• How to start a business with barely any startup. You can start your own blog for under $200.

How to Start a Business With Hardly Any Startup

Have you ever wondered how to start a business?  If you have, perhaps you were stopped by the idea that businesses cost an average of $30,000 to start. (That stat found here.) But is there a way to start a business that doesn't require so much money?  In fact, there is! And the good news [...]

By |December 7th, 2016|BLOGGING, Tips + Tutorials|0 Comments
  • How to make money as an Amazon Affiliate.

How to Make Money as An Amazon Affiliate

Earlier this week, a newer blogger asked me how to make money as an Amazon affiliate.  Note: This post contains affiliate links.  It reminded me that about a year and a half ago, I was in the same situation. I knew people were making money by blogging, but I didn't really know how to make [...]

By |December 3rd, 2016|BLOGGING, Tips + Tutorials|15 Comments
  • November 2016 blog income report is here!

Blog Income Report November 2016

Ladies and gents, this is my blog income report for November 2016!  I'm super excited to share this with you because November 2016 has been an amazing month for my little blog. It's been my best month EVER in terms of traffic and income.  To give you a little back story, I was a stay [...]

By |December 1st, 2016|BLOGGING, Income Reports|8 Comments
  • Do you really have a blog niche? Do you even know what that is? Here's why it's important.

Just How Important is Your Blog’s Niche?

Hi friends! Today I bring you a post from niche-pro Kelly Cannon from The Take Action WAHM. Enjoy! There are a lot of people out there who think that finding a blogging niche isn’t that important. I think those people are wrong. Now, before you get mad and hit the “back” button on this, hear me [...]

By |November 29th, 2016|BLOGGING, Tips + Tutorials|16 Comments
  • How to use Amazon CPM ads on your site.

How to Use Amazon CPM Ads on Your Site

As many of you know, I have been testing various ways to make money blogging since the get-go.  Today I'm focusing on how to use Amazon CPM ads to monetize your own blog. I think that many people are missing out on what Amazon has to offer, especially in the way of Amazon CPM ads. [...]

By |November 26th, 2016|BLOGGING, Tips + Tutorials|12 Comments
  • Need a great hosting package for your website? Siteground's Black Friday sale has you covered! Get 70% off all qualifying packages.

How to Snag the Perfect Hosting Package at 70% Off!

When you're searching around for a place to host your site, it can be a little overwhelming. You don't want to have to worry about the issues that could arise with your host - you just want to get started working on your blog! Right?! As many of you know, I found the perfect hosting [...]

By |November 24th, 2016|BLOGGING, Tips + Tutorials|4 Comments

The Big Fat (Honest) Affiliate Marketing Guide

Are you familiar with affiliate marketing?  Today, I'm bringing you a big affiliate marketing guide for newbies. Because out of every type of monetization, I think affiliate marketing is my favorite! This post contains affiliate links. (If you are new to affiliate marketing, no worries! I'll cover it all in this post.) I've felt a ton [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|BLOGGING, Tips + Tutorials|0 Comments

10 Ways to Take Your Blog from Hobby to Business

Is your blog a business or a hobby? When I ask myself that question, I'm not sure how to answer it. I think I'm somewhere in the middle, honestly.  It's probably not the best thing for growth - but over time I've realized that taking things too seriously can set you up for some major [...]

By |November 10th, 2016|BLOGGING, Tips + Tutorials|0 Comments

How to Install WordPress with SiteGround

Hello new bloggers + friends!  Do you know how to install WordPress, or was it done for you? I was on Facebook the other day when I noticed the thread of a distressed newbie blogger. She had purchased a domain name and hosting package from Siteground, but was having trouble installing WordPress.  It reminded me [...]

By |November 6th, 2016|BLOGGING, Tips + Tutorials|4 Comments
  • There's a lot to learn from your favorite powerful bloggers.

What do Powerful Bloggers Have in Common?

Lately, I've been looking at big, powerful bloggers that really know their stuff. I've been studying them like crazy. But I'm not just casually visiting their sites and occasionally pinning something I might want to go back to, or nodding my head at something I like. I'm really trying to learn something - taking notes, rereading things, eyeballing their [...]

By |November 5th, 2016|BLOGGING, Tips + Tutorials|1 Comment