We are honored today to share a post with you written by Ruth Soukup, Founder of Living Well, Spending Less. Ruth is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur, as well as the New York Times bestselling author of Living Well Spending Less: 12 Secrets of the Good Life. Through her popular blog, she encourages a million and a half monthly readers to follow their dreams and reach … [Read more...] about How to Profit from Your Passion in 30 Minutes or Less Each Day
So… You want to blog for a living? It’s hardly surprising. There was a time when gifted writers had few outlets to reach an audience with their offerings. Unless you worked for a paper or had a publisher you had to send constant submissions to magazines and hope that one of them would be so kind as to reproduce your work. Now, throw a rock in a franchised coffee bar and you’ll … [Read more...] about 3 Things Nobody Ever Tells You About Professional Blogging
I have been blogging professionally since 2012. Before then my blog was basically just a place for me to write and share things happening in our lives. In 2012 though, I decided that I wanted to "run with the big dogs" and actually have a blog that meant something, that stood for something. Naturally, attending a blogging conference was tops on that list. Like any newbie … [Read more...] about Personal Sponsorship: From Proposal to Partnership
As a blogger, there is nothing more FRUSTRATING than pouring your heart and soul into your blog, providing content that you know your readers will find useful, and then - nothing. No shares, no comments, no likes - just the sound of crickets chirping in the background. When it comes to getting more followers on social media, there are some universal tactics that you can use … [Read more...] about How to Get More People To Follow Your Blog on Social Media
Parenting, mom or dad blogs are amazing resources with parenting tips, hacks, frugal ideas and much more. If you have always read these blogs and wondered if you can actually do it, here are some tips to help you start a blog and run a successful parenting blog. Why Do You Want To Start A Parenting Blog? Before you start writing, you need to figure out why you want to start a … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Start a Successful Parenting Blog
Bloggers constantly work together to promote events and giveaways and that usually means shared HTML for everyone to post and adapt to their own particular blog. Have you ever received an HTML post from another blogger that took forever for you to clean up or had additional formatting that just did not "play nice" with your particular blog layout? We are going to show you how … [Read more...] about Super Silly Simple: How to Format Shared HTML
I don't care how many planners you have, how many to do lists you have, how often you check your mail, there is going to come a time within those 365 days of the year when your neat and tidy organized system gets shot to hell. The end of the year is a perfect time to take care of those blog and computer organization items you've written down all year. No matter how organized … [Read more...] about Year End Blog and Computer Organization Tips
If you are attempting to grow your blog and monetize it as a means of working at home and helping to sustain your family - you realize that it's not as easy as sitting down and typing up a post and then publishing it.Along with all the other challenges of working from home, there is the ever present TIME factor. How to find more time to blog. How to find more time to "do it … [Read more...] about Giving Back Blogger Series: Finding More Time To Blog & A Limited Offer!