How to Make Big Bucks Writing Blog Posts

“Content is king.” How many times have you heard that phrase in the past year? But the fact remains – great writing, from social media posts to blogging, is the cornerstone of most companies’ marketing strategy these days. The truth is though, that most companies have neither the time nor the know-how to get it done. And that means big bucks for upstart freelancers like you. Small mom n’ pop shops and big-time corporations alike are looking for freelancers to keep their blogs fresh, sometimes to the tune of $75 or more per post. And while those rates might not […]

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The Quick and Easy Guide to Killing Debt Forever

Just like that, 2018 is already around the corner. A new year means a new you, and what better way to massively improve your life than to improve your finances? Unfortunately, for most of us parasitic debt is draining away at our precious income. Whether it’s car payments, student loans, or the ever-fearsome credit card debt, most of us are shelling out hundreds that could be spent on enjoying the holidays or taking a much-needed vacation. It doesn’t have to be that way. Today I’ll go over a relatively simple but highly effective strategy to kiss debt goodbye forever. Understand […]

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5 Tasks You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant for

Chances are that you got into self-employment for a myriad of attractive reasons. Work at any time of day or night, lounge in your pyjamas, and have an unlimited income potential – who could say no to that? But here’s the thing: when you’re a one-woman show, your potential can only go so high. You know that between writing posts, promoting them, balancing email, and building your strategy, there simply isn’t enough time to do it all. Sometimes you might even find yourself in a panic wondering if you made the right decision – you left the corporate world to […]

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How to Make an Easy Budget Without Losing Your Mind

Ah, budgets. For most people, saying the word alone is enough to make people break into a cold sweat. We all know they’re a necessary part of a healthy bank account, but not all of us know how to create one that keeps us from pulling our hair out. Not to worry though, girlfriend! Today we’ll go over how to build a foolproof (and emergency-proof) budget that’ll keep your bank account happy and you even happier. What a Budget Does The person who doesn’t know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn’t know where his last dollar went.” […]

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How I Tripled My Pinterest Traffic in Two Weeks

If you’ve been blogging for any amount of time, chances are that you’ve heard the praises of Pinterest sung all around the blogosphere. From affiliate sales to networking to those all-important page views, Pinterest is a traffic gold mine for many bloggers. Some even credit it for up to 90% of their traffic! There’s just one problem: for the Pinterest newbie, it is one tough nut to crack. It took me months to wrap my noodle around before I finally struck gold. Here’s how I tripled my Pinterest impressions in just three weeks. This post contains affiliate links. For more […]

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10 Side Hustles You Can Start for $100 or Less

Whether it’s the rising cost of living or the dread of an unfulfilling job, many people these days are looking to side hustles to build a better life. And while these side gigs are usually hobby-based or simple, many people find such success with their side hustles that they are able to say goodbye to their hum-drum day job for good! Sound far-fetched? From self-published authors who make $5k every month to bloggers who rake in $1.5 million a year, side hustling is clearly something that, with work, can become highly profitable. Ready to sink your teeth into a side […]

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9 Tools to Quickly and Easily Promote Your Blog with Social Media

This post contains affiliate links. To learn more, click here. With millions of blogs on the internet these days, it can be hard to get yours in front of readers’ eyes.  Thankfully, social media can put even an upstart blog on a potential reader’s radar. But there’s only one problem. Between liking, commenting, and finding new accounts to follow and interact with, social media takes time. Lots of it. And with everything else you have to do as a blogger, how are you supposed to avoid overwhelm? With automation! By automating certain functions, you can save dozens of hours every […]

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#TreatYoself, Blogger: My Friday Favourites to Reward Yourself

This post contains affiliate links. For more information on what that means, check here. Let’s be honest. Blogging is hard work. Whether it’s social media marketing, writing and editing posts, or launching a new product, there’s never a shortage of work to do. And for most of us, all of that is on top of an already long work day or a day spent wrangling the kids. And what’s worse is that most people think it’s merely a fluffy hobby! I think it’s about time we treated ourselves to a little something. Here are my top favs this week to […]

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How to Make Money Blogging with Affiliate Marketing

This post may contain affiliate links. To learn more, read the affiliate disclosure here. When I first got started online, I was blown away to see that people were making money on their blogs through affiliate marketing. Even stranger, these people weren’t “special” – they had no special degrees or training, didn’t need years of experience, and didn’t even need to make their own product. I was fascinated. How was it that some people were able to make a full-time living just by recommending their favorite things? So I researched it – from other bloggers’ income reports to a hefty […]

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Bye-Bye Burnout: How to Stay Productive and Stress-Free

We’ve all been there. Your boss is hounding you, you have papers due first thing in the morning, the kids are hungry, AND there’s that one really annoying chore you’ve been putting off for eons that’s still looming in the back of your mind, but somehow you have energy for exactly zero of those things. You’re burnt out. What is it you need? A vacation? Motivation? A glass of wine? What you need is a mindset shift Your sense of burnout comes from the idea that hard work = energy drain. The harder you work, the more it grinds on […]

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