Category: Make Money Blogging

Types of Blogs that Make Money

Do you know the types of blogs that make money?

If you haven’t started a blog, this post will give you some good information on how blogs actually make money. Yet, if you are in the beginning process you will want to check out my “start a blog” tutorial here to get you up and running. If you are ready to learn the types of blogs that make money, keep reading!

What types of blog posts make money? #sidehustle #makemoneyonline #blogging #blog
What types of blog posts make money?

What is a Blog?

A blog is a website that has written articles or blog posts that are helpful to readers. Blogs, as opposed to business websites, are usually written by one or two people adding their unique perspective and expertise to the topic at hand.

What is the difference between a blog and a website?

Websites are usually owned by businesses and do not necessarily have updated posts, although many businesses are using blogging to help promote their companies.

A business website usually provides information about the business such as location, store hours, contact information. email and telephone number, pricing information and other information about the company. Yet, a blog usually has informational posts with a personal twist or list of information. Blogs can include personal stories or provide information in a unique way.

Importance of Blogs

Blogs are important for many different reasons, the main being providing knowledge and expertise to the reader. Sure many get into blogging because they want to turn it into a business and make money blogging, but if you can help people in your money-making journey then it is a win-win for both you and your reader.

You want to provide the best information on your topic and show authority and trust.

Web Log Post

Web Logs, commonly known as blogs, are just that. A log on the web. Yet, many people choose to write about their life as a log, but others choose to create informational blogs that relate to their own expertise or personal experience. Blogs are common ways to share information with a personal flair.

What should I blog about?

There are so many blogging topics. In fact, you can write a blog about anything. Although some topics will be more popular than others.

Do you like chicken coops? Write a blog about it.

Are you an expert traveler? Why not share your knowledge with the rest of us. Although small niche websites can gain a following and make money there are many broader blog topics that can create income as well.

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Best Affordable Blogging Classes to Create a Successful Blog

Best Affordable Blogging Classes to Create a Successful Blog

Best Affordable Blogging Classes to Take Now #blogger #blog #bloggerslife
Best Affordable Blogging Classes to Take Now

Are you thinking of starting a blog but aren’t quite sure how? Or did you already start your blog but are finding it difficult to increase traffic and monetize? If this is the case then blogging classes are the way to go. Yet, it is not always easy to find affordable blogging classes when you aren’t making any money. Let’s face it, most beginning bloggers do not have a budget for training or ads.

So if you are in the above blogging situation then this post will help you find some affordable blogging classes to amp up your blogging skills, especially if you are on a budget like me.

You could literally spend thousands a year on blogging books, classes, and conferences. But in actuality, there is no need to spend so much, when there are affordable options that still give the same information.  

You don’t have to break the bank to start a blog or learn more about blogging. 

If you are pondering starting a blog, then you will want to check out my step-by-step blogging guide here. But if you are already up and running you will need to learn as much as you can to survive and flourish in this blogging world. Why? You are up against millions of other bloggers and if you want to stand out, you will want to know your craft.

Also, it is easy to give up if you aren’t seeing the results you want. Blogging can become frustrating and you are left wondering why you started a blog in the first place. However, if you get the proper training you can avoid this scenario and streamline your blogging goals.

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July Blog Income Report and SEO & Pin Tips

July Blog Income Report and SEO and Pin Tips: How I made $120 this month!

July Blog Income Report and SEO tips
July Blog Income Report and SEO tips

I haven’t done a blog goal or income report in a while, but I promote frequent check-ins when setting goals, so why not make myself publicly accountable.

Also, as a blogger, I find these goal and income reports extremely helpful. I love reading about how other bloggers promote their work and earn money from their passions. It is a wonderful motivator to see how the bigger bloggers have made it and quite frankly, it keeps me going!

In this post, I will tell you the following:

  • my top five posts
  • 9 juicy pin tips
  • my best SEO tips
  • how I made money blogging
  • the best affiliates I use
  • blogging goals

I haven’t written about my progress in a while because I have been Uber focused on SEO keyword research and writing longer, better posts. I’ve been successful in that I have some post ranking number one on Google now. I’m slowly learning the best SEO practices and will share my tips with you.

Posts You Will Love:

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How to Find Time as a Mommy Blogger

How to find time as a mommy blogger
How to find time as a mommy blogger

Are you trying this “blog thing” as a side hustle? Many of us mammas are doing our best to blog and be the best stay-at-home mommies we can be! Yet, one of the most difficult parts of starting a blog is finding time as a mommy blogger! – Seriously, can we add one more hour in the day??

I’m a mother of two boys, ages three and five! I’ve blogged for about a year and a half now and one MAJOR issue is finding time to learn about blogging while trying to maintain posting once a week – my posting schedule. This is a HUGE time suck when you first begin, but once you get the hang of it, you are ready to focus on your content and write, write, write!

The question is, how do mommy bloggers do it? Many of us have a hard time just getting ourselves out of bed in the morning! Yep, hit that snooze again today!

So I’m here today to offer some suggestions and quick tips to make blogging as a stay-at-home or work-at-home mom easier!

First things first, if you are thinking of starting a blogging side hustle, here is a free tutorial to get you started! I use Bluehost for hosting. Their plans are totally affordable (less than $4 per month) for new bloggers and their basic plan is really all you need! So go ahead and get your blog up and running, but check out my tips below if you are super worried you will not have time to blog as a mommy! There are SO many mammas out there killing it as bloggers and you can do it too!

On a side note, blogging is not a get rich quick scheme. It takes a lot of hard work and patience, but over time you can make blogging into your side hustle and start making money from home.

Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! And I’m here to tell you, it can be done!

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How to be a Better Blogger: My Personal Journey

 

How to be a Better Blogger: My Journey

How to be a Better Blogger: My Personal Journey

I’ve blogged for around 15 months now and I am so happy to announce this is my 100th post! As a new blogger, this used to be a goal of mine.  In fact, I thought I needed 100 posts in my quest to be a better blogger and gave myself a timeline of one year to achieve this goal. Now I realize setting a number of posts for yourself isn’t helping anyone. Why? Well, quality content always wins over quantity. Yet, meeting the 100 mark on my blog feels like such an accomplishment and I am so happy to have you along for the ride!

Since it is the New Year, it is time to set some blogging goals. As I mentioned in my Goal Setting Post, one major aspect of goal setting is writing down what you want to achieve. Also, doing a checkup after a set time will help you adjust and revamp your goals as needed.

My blog had its first birthday on October 19, 2017, and that was my last blogging check-in. It is true, I learned a lot in my first year of blogging, but as an experienced blogger knows, I still have a long way to go. Blogging takes a lot of hard work but having a wealth of content on my site feels amazing!

Update: I made money from my blog! Learn what I did here in my July Blog Income Report – plus juicy pin tips and SEO tips!

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5 Amazing Blogging Tips to Try Right Now

One Year Blogging + 5 Best Blogging Tips One year of blogging has come and gone! It has been an amazing ride and I have learned so much along the way! As I move forward, I am really focused and ready and I want to thank all you for joining me thus far!

Blogging is such an amazing journey! I mean, I get to write about a subject I love, SAVING MONEY and make a real connection with people by helping them with budgeting. Nonetheless, I chose personal finance because I have always loved budgeting and bargain shopping and have been pretty smart with my money thus far! (I think Suzie Orman would give my husband and me an A.) We have paid off over $100,000 combined worth of debt (mostly being student loans) because we believe in the value of living debt-free and being smart with our money! Finding a hubby with similar money values was a win-win for me (love ya, hubby).

Blogging is also an awesome side hustle for me since I am a stay-at-home (well I guess I can now be called a work-at-home) mom of two young boys, ages five and three! It has given me a hobby, I can call my own (instead of always being M-O-M – picture someone yelling that loudly about every five minutes – ha!) and I have made a little extra income with my blog, so for that, I am thankful!

If you are interested in starting a blog, check out my free tutorial! Do some soul-searching and find your passion! Then start writing! Honestly, I was so nervous about starting a blog but I am so glad I did! It has been a fun way to stay busy and I love learning about all the fun, creative things you can do with blogging! I would have to say my favorite thing about blogging is creating pins in Canva and writing, of course!

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