Beautiful Blogs and Brainy Business

How Can I Help You Blog Better?

My goal is to always improve the content and resources that I bring to the blog – to help you grow your blog and do what you do better. To do that, I need a little help from YOU! To gather all of your blogging wishes and frustrations, I’ve created the Blog Genie 2015 Reader Survey. The […]

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Launch Before You’re Ready

I’ve quietly been working away on a site re-design for the last few weeks and it’s finally ready – well, almost (a site is never really done!) It’s not a rebranding, but a reorganization and streamlining of the pages and resources that were occasionally not that easy to find on the old site. My goal in giving you […]

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Positioning Your Blog to Charge Higher Prices

Have you ever wondered? What should I charge for a sponsored post? What should I charge for doing service x, y, z for a brand? What price should you charge for your new coaching offering? Pricing and charging what you’re worth is a tough internal conversation for most of use. But I think we’re asking […]

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From Nearly Quitting to 4x the Traffic

Have you ever considered giving up on your blog because it just wasn’t working? No pageviews, no comments, no traction. Or feeling like there was some secret answer as to why some bloggers get so successful and others don’t? I’ve been there too, hunting for hours, endless testing and trying new things. It’s exhausting. It’s […]

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How to Take Charge of Your Website Even if You’re Tech Challenged

Setting up a website is often marketed as being super simple with “no technical skills required”. And while that is essentially true, if you’ve ever attempted even the smallest design customization or email mailing list integration, you’ve no doubt felt the nervous anxiety that comes from being waaaay outside your comfort zone. If you feel that your technical skills or lack […]

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10 Tools to Create Better Blog Graphics

Do you feel like your blog’s graphics or social media streams are a little bit blah? Not jumping off the screen and garnering the attention they deserve? We all know that visuals are one of the most important things when it comes to shares and engagement across virtually all social media platforms. Research has shown […]

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Where Can You Find Support to Keep Your Goals on Track?

Before you started blogging, it looked a lot more social, didn’t it? That was definitely my impression too. With all the comments and social media interaction, blogging looked like a non-stop coffee date with you and 10,000 of your closest friends. But it’s actually pretty lonely out there. Building your blog, being so focused on making […]

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6 Pillars of a Successful Blog

When you first start, blogging seems as easy as typing up a quick thought about your day and hitting publish. But the thing about blogging is this: There is so much more to blogging than blogging. A successful blog, however you define that for yourself (traffic, income, book deals, etc.) is like the top of a table. Although the […]

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