7 Must-Have Plugins for Your WordPress Blog

7 Must Have WordPress Plugins

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my Newsletter and pick up your free gift. Thanks for visiting!I’m gonna come right out and say what you’re all thinking when you saw this blog title. “Great, another blog post about WordPress plug-ins.” Like there aren’t already a million of them out there. OhRead More »

5 Super Effective Ways to Earn Money From Your Blog

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So you want to make money blogging. You might be one of the rare people who started a blog as a work at home business – but if you’re like most people, you started a blog because it seemed like fun, and you figured it might make a few dollars. You thought it would beRead More »

How to Become a Highly-Paid Freelance Writer: From SAHM to WAHM Starters

How to Become a Highly Paid Freelance Writer #writer #WAHM #workathome

Today’s post is from Elna Cain – Blogger, Freelance Writer and WAHM Do you often wonder how you can make some darn money from blogging? I mean you probably add content to your blog each week. You’ve even worked hard to create a loyal readership and in turn, probably become quite the savvy marketer. Yet,Read More »

How to Find Your Perfect Niche

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Today, I want to talk about finding a niche market for your blog.  It’s the biggest choice you have to make, really, apart from the technical side of getting your blog hosted, which we talked about last week (Read about web hosting options here). Not having a focused idea of what their niche is, is oneRead More »

5 Quick and Easy Blog Post Ideas

5 Quick and Easy Blog Post Ideas - Sometimes you need to get a post out fast. What do you do? Here are 5 ideas for types of posts that can be put together fairly quickly and still provide value for your readers. #blogging #content #blogtips

The kind of content you can post on your blog is really limited only by your imagination. In fact, putting info out there in new and different ways is pretty much the cornerstone of building a following. No one wants to read the same dull boring stuff over and over, but people do absorb info inRead More »

Don’t Make the Wrong Web Hosting Choice – Free Hosting Vs. Paid

One Mistake Wide

Literally the first thing you need to do when you start a new blog is decide on hosting. Now, if you haven’t ever blogged or had a website before, you probably just thought – “er, what?” because you don’t have a clue what I mean by hosting. Hosting is simply the place where your blog files areRead More »

How to Write Awesome Blog Posts Even if You’ve Always Hated to Write

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I think one thing that people don’t always think about when they decide to start a blog is that they’re going to be doing a lot of writing. A lot of writing.  And that can be tricky for people who never thought of themselves as writers before. Honestly, I always hated writing. I have terrible, chicken scratchRead More »

FREE – 2015 Food Blogging Planner


  I know that planning your blog posts can be one of the most difficult parts of blogging.  It’s hard for me sometimes too, and there are way too many times when I sit down at the computer thinking “Well, what am I going to blog about today?” If you’re a food or lifestyle bloggerRead More »

Blogging 101: Choosing a Theme for Your WordPress Blog – Free vs. Premium

Choosing and Installing WordPress Theme

Today we’re going to talk about one of the funnest parts of creating a new blog – choosing a theme! This is one of the ways you get to really show your own personality on your blog – and you don’t have to be a web designer to make it look good. Once you’ve installedRead More »

Blogging 101: WordPress Widget Options

wordpress widgets

Working with WordPress is one of those things that can be picked up fairly quickly, but can take a long time to master. I’m going to be doing an ongoing series of posts called “Blogging 101″ to help people who are new to WordPress understand how it works. In today’s post, I’m going to beRead More »