• Securing your blog to protect your readers’ privacy can become necessary if they have to input any kind of personal information on your site.

SSL on your Blog – Should you Add It?

If you are a regular BBM reader, maybe you noticed a change – all the pages on the site are now secure with SSL and has "https" at the beginning of the URL. This means that all our pages are secure. If you run a blog or thinking about starting a blog, I hope this [...]

By |March 27th, 2017|BLOGGING, Tips + Tutorials|0 Comments
  • I share 11 creative ways you can build more traffic to your new or existing blog. Promotion of your content is key to get more readers!

11 Creative Tactics to Get More Traffic to Your Blog

In this article, I share some creative ways to build more traffic to your blog! You've purchased your domain name, installed WordPress and started a blog. You brainstormed blog ideas and knocked out a couple of posts. Here comes the hard part, building traffic and a following for your site! Hi! I'm Rebecca, I'm the [...]

By |February 26th, 2017|Tips + Tutorials|1 Comment
  • 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
  • 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|Tips + Tutorials|13 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
  • Your blog may never be lucrative if you're doing these things.

5 Reasons You May Never Have a Lucrative Blog

Do you have a lucrative blog? Does your blog have the potential to be lucrative? I know, those are some scary questions. Not all bloggers like to talk about money. But it's time to get real! (What is a lucrative blog, anyway?) Now that I've just had my first "blogiversary," I can really look back [...]

By |October 31st, 2016|BLOGGING, Tips + Tutorials|0 Comments
  • Use Crowdfire to gain Twitter and Instagram followers.

How to Use Crowdfire to Gain Twitter + Instagram Followers

Hey blogging friends and mamas!  Want more Twitter and Instagram followers? Of course you do! Recently a lot of you have asked me how to get more sponsored work on Twitter (follow me!), how to gain more followers, and how to use it to get traffic to your blog. I recently came out with a [...]

By |October 27th, 2016|BLOGGING, Tips + Tutorials|1 Comment