What Does Being Authentic Actually Mean?

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Be authentic. Be true to who you are. Just be yourself. These kind of buzzwords are thrown around all the time and what’s worse is that they are often held up as the key to being successful without actually being explained. Why is being YOU vital to your blogging success? There are thousands of fitness blogs, thousands […]

Summer Blog Challenge Week 4

Summer Challenge Week 4

Welcome to week 4 of the Summer Blog Challenge! For the past month, we’ve been doing small blogging tasks, one each day, to get your blogging to do list drastically shortened by the end of summer. You can check out previous weeks here: Blogging Challenge Week 1 Blogging Challenge Week 2 Blogging Challenge Week 3 There’s also […]

Summer Blog Challenge Week 3

Summer Challenge Week 3

Welcome to week 3 of the Summer Blog Challenge! We’re doing one month of small blogging tasks, one each day, to get your blog to do list drastically shortened by the end of summer. There are even some more challenging items sprinkled in to push you out of your comfort zone where the real blogging magic […]

Summer Blog Challenge Week 2

Summer Challenge Week 2

Welcome to week 2 of the Summer Blog Challenge! In case you missed last week, feel free to jump back over to the beginning of the blog challenge to get up to speed. We’re doing one month of small blogging tasks, one each day, to get your blog to-do list drastically shortener by the end of summer. […]

Blog Genie’s Summer Blog Challenge

Summer Blog Challenge

Are you ready to work on your blog and your tan this summer? Join us for the Blog Genie Summer Blog Challenge. With full time jobs, kids, school and significant others we’re all faced the “where do I find the time to blog” dilemma. Yet, when we look at our blogs, we’re less than impressed and […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Monetizing Your Blog

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Over the last 5 years of blogging, I’ve made a lot of mistakes and learned a lot of lessons, many of them the hard way. A lot of those lessons were about turning a blog from, “just a blog” into a business that supports my family. I don’t know about you, but when I started […]

7 Ways to Overcome Money Blocks and Embrace Your Blog’s Value

7 Ways to Overcome Money Blocks and Embrace Your Blog’s Value

A peek into my inbox would reveal a similar thread running through many of the emails. They usually go something like this: “I started this blog to help other people, and never really thought about it as a source of income. I don’t make any money yet but I feel like I’m selling out by […]

3 Free Tools to Create Standout Blog Graphics

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There is always the struggle with design: you can see an idea in your head, but it’s hard to make that vision come to life. One of the quickest ways to improve the visual wow factor of your blog is to create graphics for your posts or sidebar that get noticed. This is where most of us get stuck, […]

Are Blogger Collaborations the New Guest Posting?

Do you write a more life journal sort of blog? Have you found that it’s harder to find guest posting opportunities because traditional advice doesn’t quite make sense for your situation? When writing about your day, meals, family or workouts, that sort of content won’t really fit on anyone else’s blog so what exactly as you supposed to guest post about?

This is an issue a lot of bloggers have and although guest posting is a great opportunity, it is harder for some bloggers than others.

Tools & Resources to Build Your Online Course

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If you’ve ever thought of creating your own online course, then you’ve likely hit a wall when you realized all the work required to go from idea to welcoming your first paying student. After launching Blog School for 3 sessions and the soon to be released First 1000 Subscribers, I thought an overview of how to put an online course together […]