How to Bullet Journal Like a Pro

I’m an organized person. Like, really organized. From my morning routine to my sleep schedule, I feel there’s a certain sense of zen that comes with having everything in its place (and matching). Throw in my love for stickers, glitter, and all things colorful, and it was no surprise that my heart skipped a beat when I saw my first bullet journal. After all, I was running myself ragged with all the other organizational tools I had – a wall calendar, Google calendar, and sticky notes on just about every surface. Finally – something to keep it all in place […]

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10 Unusual Ways to Find Killer Blog Post Ideas

When you’re a new blogger, it feels like you have an endless supply of post ideas. You have so much to say, so much ground to cover, that it seems you’ll be covered for years. Until it happens. Writer’s block. Suddenly your nonstop flow of ideas comes to a crashing halt, your posts come few and far between, and your blog grows a little stale. But writer’s blog doesn’t have to stick around. All you need is a little spurt of inspiration to get those gears turning again. Today I want to give you my top 10 insider’s tips on […]

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My 2017 In Review: A Year of Extremes and New Beginnings

So Whew, what a year! Maybe it’s the leaps in personal growth or maybe it’s the rocky political climate here in America, but 2017 felt like perhaps the longest, most transformative year of my life. It was no doubt a year of extreme highs and extreme lows. There have been times of soul-shattering sadness and times of unprecedented clarity and peace. And with such great extremes and so much progress, the end of the year makes for a great time to reflect and process while planning key goals for 2018. A Snapshot of 2017 Previously, sometimes from busyness and sometimes […]

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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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How to Make a Five-Year Plan That Gets Results

“What would you do if you had a million dollars?” Whether at a job interview, a date, or in those late-night talks among friends, it’s a question we’ve all heard a million times before. We laugh lightly about the luxury cars we’ll drive as we pull into the driveway of our mansion by the sea in some exotic country. We’ll lounge about under the sun as our own personal butlers bring us frozen margaritas by the glistening pool. But is that really what you want? Chances are that, if you’re like most people, literally doing nothing all day isn’t actually […]

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10 Secrets to Writing Sexy Blog Headlines

When you’re writing a killer blog post, it’s easy to make the headline an afterthought. After all, the most important part is the post itself, isn’t it? The fact is that 80% of people never make it past the headline. There would simply be no point in writing a time-consuming article if no one reads it. The solution? Learn to write bolder, sexier headlines that hook readers from the start. But with 2 million blog posts being published every day, there is obviously a lot of competition. How can you rise above the noise and really resonate with your readers? […]

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