We’ve been talking a lot about the importance of an editorial calendar around here. After all, it’s the one thing that will keep you writing consistently and make sure you’re blogging strategically—not just for the sake of blogging! But there are definitely a few do’s and don’ts when it comes to creating an editorial calendar that actually works. And in today’s post, I’m showing you what these … [Read more...] about 4 Mistakes You’re Making when Creating Your Editorial Calendar
This week has been somewhat of a doozy. Between website issues, meetings, appointments and unexpected events, it hasn’t been the most productive one. It happens to all of us. We sit down with our plan, our goals and our agenda and life gets in the way and we get derailed. All the planning in the world won’t stop these thing from happening—that’s life!—but there are plenty of … [Read more...] about 5 Things Killing Your Productivity + a Free Money Making Tasks Cheat Sheet
Everyone has a place to be, and they want to get there fast. And there is A LOT of blogging advice out there promising the secret formula to grow overnight and how you can make more than 6 figures in under 6 months. I’m not here to do that. Usually, that stuff is totally bogus. Slow and steady is the name of the game when it comes to blogging as it can take a while to find your audience and … [Read more...] about How I Quadrupled My Email List Without Blogging
When you’re a blogger or creative entrepreneur it can be sooooo exciting and tempting to do #allthethings. Including blogging about everything under the sun! I get it. It’s a creative outlet. It’s fun. But your blog should also serve a purpose to either bring in more clients for your small business or grow your personal brand. In fact, if you aren’t blogging intentionally and strategically … [Read more...] about How to Define Your Blog Niche + a Free Worksheet!
If you're feeling the need to get crazy-organized in the spirit of the New Year, I've got a roundup for you this week on some posts that may help you in your blog organizing efforts! From finances and sponsorships to keeping track of all of your posts, categories, tags and more, there are a million and one things involved when it comes to blog organizing. Hopefully this resource list helps … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Blog Organizing Toolkit
The holidays are right around the corner!! Is your blog and business ready? Don't make these holiday blogging mistakes as this is a great time of year to create excitement with your audience and, of course, make more sales, too! Here are 7 holiday blogging mistakes you may be making, and how to fix them. Holiday Blogging Mistake #1: Not Planning Your Content Early Enough First comes planning, … [Read more...] about 7 Holiday Blogging Mistakes You May Be Making