How to Find Time to Blog when You’re a SAHM

You can be a blogger and a stay-at-home-mom. Here's tips and tricks for time management.

I’m fairly new to this mom thing. Ever since bringing my beauty queen into the world 7 months ago, I have grown to have an entirely new appreciation for mommas. I have always had a deep respect for moms, but after becoming one, that respect skyrocketed to a completely other level. Can we all just quickly give a shout out to all the mommas out there? You rock. Related: –Start a Blog Like a Boss –8 Things NOT to Do when You Start a Blog –The 3 Keys to Blogging Success –Starting a Blog? Do These 5 Things First I absolutely love being a stay-at-home-mom. And as much as I love spending every second with my baby girl and watching […]

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8 Things NOT To Do When You Start a Blog

Read this post before you start a blog. You'll be happy you did.

This post contains affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure for more information. Starting a blog can be fun, exhilarating, and exciting, but it can also be somewhat intimidating too. You are, after all, putting yourself out there. And not only that, but you’re doing so in what some call a saturated marketplace. I’d like to quickly pause for a second and tell you that I don’t believe in saturated marketplaces. Yes, there are a lot of bloggers out there in the blogosphere, but there’s no reason you can’t stand out from the crowd and make a name for yourself or brand. You are unique and you have a unique perspective and new creative ideas to offer. If everyone thought in a […]

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15 Smart Things To Do the 1st Month After Starting a Blog

Every blogger should check out these tips!

If you’re reading this and just started your own blog, congratulations on taking the plunge. If you haven’t yet started a blog and are doing your research in advance, good for you; I’m impressed! Here’s a list of things you should do before you start your blog. If you’re still on the fence and looking for some encouragement to start a blog, here are several reasons why you should. Blogging is really what you make it. You can blog as little or as much as you want. You can blog specifically to make money or simply for pleasure. You can spend one hour a day or you can spend 40 hours a week. It’s really up to you. The versatility that […]

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4 Reasons Bloggers Should Use Canva

4 Reasons Bloggers Should Use Canva

If you’re just starting out on your blogging journey, are still thinking about blogging, or are a seasoned blogger, this post is for you. Canva is an amazing tool that can help bloggers create beautiful, professional graphics without having any Photoshop skills. The use of esthetically pleasing images is especially important for a blogger because we rely on visually based social media platforms, like Pinterest and Instagram, to promote our content (to hopefully grow our audience). Related Posts: – 15 Smart Things to Do the First Month After Starting a Blog – How to Add Images to Your Blog’s Sidebar – The 3 Keys to Blogging Success – No-Fail Blog Post Ideas – Do These 5 Things Before You Start a Blog If you want to […]

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Tutorial: How to Add Images to Your WordPress Sidebar Using HTML

How to Add Images to Your Blog's Sidebar

First and foremost, it’s important to know that you can add images to your sidebar without using HTML coding. There are several plugins you can install to do this. I always opt to do a little coding instead of using plugins because: I have more control. I think it’s faster. I come from the marketing world, so naturally, I think coding is pretty cool. Now, if you’re a newbie to HTML code, I’d suggest you learn a few small codes if you have a blog. It just makes blogging easier, and you can usually achieve the look you want with a few small codes. Related Posts: – 15 Smart Things to Do the First Month After Starting a Blog – 4 Reasons Bloggers Should […]

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The 3 Keys to Blogging Success

Despite this blog post name, there are clearly more than three keys to blogging success. I’m limiting the number to three in this post because I’d argue these are the Most Valuable Players when it comes to blogging success. Without having the below three ideals implemented in your blogging strategy, you probably won’t see your blog blossom into the thriving flower it could be. Related Posts: – 15 Smart Things to Do the First Month After Starting a Blog – 4 Reasons Bloggers Should Use Canva – No-Fail Blog Post Ideas – Do These 5 Things Before You Start a Blog HERE ARE THE 3 KEYS TO BLOGGING SUCCESS: CONSISTENCY. Think about blogging like anything else you do well in life. If you’re into fitness, […]

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6 Reasons You Should Start a Blog

6 Reasons You Should Start a Blog

I’m sure there are several reasons that have led you to consider starting a blog. You may know a blogger or perhaps you spend a lot of time on Pinterest, and think, “hey! I can do that.”  And while you may have all these wonderful thoughts about blogging, there must be something holding you back if you’re reading this post. Fear not. While blogging does come with a learning curve, there are so many reasons why starting a blog is awesome. Related Posts: – 15 Smart Things to Do the First Month After Starting a Blog – 4 Reasons Bloggers Should Use Canva – The 3 Keys to Blogging Success -Start a Blog like a Boss – No-Fail Blog Post Ideas – Do These 5 Things Before […]

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No-Fail Blog Post Ideas

Crap, what was that brilliant blog post idea I had yesterday that I didn’t write down?  Yep, I’ve been there. We’ve all been there. Where did all those thoughts go, and why can’t we remember any of those topic ideas? I don’t know. But, what I do know, is that when you have these million dollar blog ideas, write them down!  Because, guess what, you’ll forget. Which brings me to the reason for this post. For the times when you don’t have a pen and paper handy or, err, I mean computer nearby and your brain is spilling out the most awesome, unforgettable ideas, you can click over to this post for some new ones. Related Posts: – Start a Blog Like a Boss […]

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