#BlogWorkshop: How One Busy Mom Turned Her Hobby into a Profitable Blog

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my Newsletter and pick up your free gift. Thanks for visiting!Every week on the blog workshop, Jackie and I do our best to give you the information you need to create a successful, wildly profitable blog. But – the thing is, Jackie and I bothRead More »

2 Tips To Make The Text Pop On Your Images

If you use your photo backgrounds for the images on your blog, you may get frustrated at times with how the text can be difficult to read. If it’s a dark background, you’d use light colored text, and vice versa… But sometimes with a photo, it doesn’t matter what color you use, the text justRead More »

Review: CoSchedule Social Media Scheduling App and Editorial Calendar

One of my biggest problems as a blogger has always been the marketing side. For me, specifically, I’m talking about social media here – basically, making sure that I’m sharing my posts consistently across the different platforms that I use. I’ve used a few different tools to schedule social media, but usually, those tools areRead More »

5 Ways You Can Become An Authority Figure in Your Niche

All this month, we’ve dedicated the Blog Workshop to the topic of niche mastery – how to choose a niche, how to stand out in a niche… And today, we decided to share a bit about becoming an authority figure in your niche. So, first of all, what does that even mean?? The phrase “authorityRead More »

10 Blog Post Ideas For When Your Brain Just Isn’t Making It Happen

I know that we all have days when inspiration doesn’t hit us. In fact, a single day can turn into several days, or even a week or a month… But if you’re blogging as a business, it really doesn’t matter what your inspiration says – you have to do the work. Believe me – I’veRead More »

How to Make Your Blog Stand Out in a Giant Niche

“Oh, that topic is oversaturated online.” Have you ever heard that one before? It seems like just about any blog topic you choose, there are already 100s of other blogs out there, writing about the same dang thing. So how do you make your blog stand out from all the other blogs in that niche?Read More »

How to Add Categories to Your WordPress Blog Menu Bar

The blog format has it’s pros and cons. One of the pros is how easy it is to add new content. But the flip side is that as you add new content, your other content disappears back into the archives and becomes difficult for people to find. Now, this can be a real problem whenRead More »

Blog Workshop: Do This Before You Even Start Your Blog…

Today’s Blog Workshop was so good, I’m not going to waste your time with a bunch of writing.  (Ok, also, I’ve got a million things to do today and not a lot of time lol) This month, we’re going to be talking about niches in the Blog Workshop. Each week, we’ll have ideas on differentRead More »

Choosing a Niche for Blogging – Are You Making It Harder Than It Has To Be?

We recently had a question in our mastermind group* about choosing a niche. The question asked was if it is possible to have a successful blog based on a niche product that the blogger himself doesn’t use. Well, the answer is… maybe? I think first, we need to clear up a thing or two about blogging. See, there are two typesRead More »

Blog Workshop: 3 Tips to Turn Your Email List into a Thriving Community

One of the things I’ve always loved about blogging is the way it allows me to connect with so many people I never would have had a chance to meet otherwise. I’ve met some of my very best friends in the world all because I sit here and write stories on the internet. That’s whyRead More »