You have probably heard about SEO. You probably know that it stands for Search Engine Optimization and has to do with adding keywords to your website. But, do you truly understand how to use it in a way to grow sustainable, organic traffic to your blog?
With only 24 hours in a day, there's no way you can work a full-time job, run your house, take care of your family, write content for your blog, take and edit photos, and promote your content on every single social media platform. Or is there?
Why would you want to position your blog as a local blog? The benefits can include increasing your audience, getting fun and unique sponsored posts, connecting with other creators in your area and more. You can drastically decrease your competion and stand out!
Yyou work hard for your money and throwing it away on pointless tools or products is irritating and upsetting. So, today I'm sharing 5 investments that are 100% worth the money. And, don't just take it for me - I chatting with a few other of my successful blog friends to get their perspective as well.
Today I'm super pumped to have Erica, creator of the course BossPitch, here today for an interview. I hopped on a call with Erica recently and she dished all about how to work with brands as a blogger so that you are in control. Make more money, work with who YOU want to, and get on the fast track to being a full time, monetized blog.
Every day bots crawl websites and take what they find from the content, the keywords, the images, and so on, and decide WHAT that page/post/website is about. It then uses that info to display post and websites to someone searching for a specific keyword on the internet.
The algorithm for ranking high in Google and other SERPs is constantly changing, but there are many things you can do to improve your likelihood of showing up and gaining traffic this way....read more >>
Diversifying your income as a blogger is very important. Not only does it allow you to make more money, but it also protects you from the unexpected. If you're making $800 a month in affiliate links and the affiliate company goes under or you're booted out for some reason, you will be up creek without a paddle.
By creating multiple streams of income you can ensure your financial foundation as a blogger is safe and sound.
If you're a blogger I'm sure you're wearing many hats: content creator, editor, photographer, graphic designer...the list goes on. With all those roles, it's hard to stay on top of some of the day-to-day maintenance your blog needs. So, use spring cleaning as motivation and give your blog a good sprucing.
In this post I'll share some great places to dust, mop, and buff on your blog. These are things that will improve not just the look of your blog, but your SEO, your user engagement, and so on.
If you're a blogger or online entrepreneur I think you've heard it a billion times, you need a mailing list. Your mailing list is your ticket into the inboxes of the people who love what you do and who you are – whether that’s 5 people or 5,000. That being said, once you venture down the road of mailing lists and sending emails to them, you may find yourself making some of these big-time no-no's in the world of mailing list etiquette. I'm here to tell you the popular mailing list mistakes and then tell you how to avoid them!
Recently I've discovered a new tool inside of Tailwind called Pinterest Tribes. These are essentially networking groups inside of Tailwind where you can share your pins in exchange for sharing other member's pins. With the commitment of a couple minutes a day, you can start to see real engagement growth, growth in repins, and, subsequently, more traffic back to your blog and site!