9 Ways InDesign Will Make Your Life WAY Easier

We all want to make our lives easier, right? Well, luckily, InDesign can help! If you're a blogger spending too much time trying to grow your email list or increase pageviews, InDesign can help! Here are 9 ways InDesign will make your life WAY easier!

We’re all on the hunt for ways to make our lives easier, right? We’ve got things we need to do and things we want to do, and they don’t often intersect.

Well, good news. If you’re a blogger spending way too much time trying to grow your email list or increase your page views, InDesign can help. Here are 9 ways it will make your life WAY easier.

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Behind the Scenes: Engagement Photos!

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Hey friends! I thought it was time to share a peak behind the scenes at And Possibly Dinosaurs because it’s been a while!

Sean and I went back to Michigan over the holiday to see family and work on wedding plans, including getting our engagement photos taken!

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How Not to Grow Your Twitter Following (& how to grow it instead!)

I've received some pretty awful blogging advice over the years, and this is one of the worst. Find out how I grew my twitter following from 400 to 5,000 in a few months, and why I'd never recommend you do the same. Click through for details!

A few years ago, as I was just getting started with my blog, I got some advice on how to grow yourTwitter following. She told me that I could grow my current following (about 400 followers) to 5,000 within two months.

Sound too good to be true? I mean, technically it wasn’t. I did, in fact, grow my following to 5,000 followers (though it did take a little longer than two months) using her technique.

But it really wasn’t a great strategy, and I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone.

So, what’s the strategy? Follow for Follow.

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How to Regain Confidence in Your Blog

Blogging is an amazing hobby, but it's really easy to get overwhelmed and lose interest. So, what can you do to regain confidence in your blog? Check out my 7 tips, with real-life examples of how I overcame blogger burnout!

It’s very easy to lose confidence in your blog and start feeling overwhelmed. As much as we try not to, it’s impossible not to compare yourself and your blog to other people out there.

This blogger has a much better design than me. This blogger is making way more money than me. This blogger writes so much more often than me.

Sound familiar?

Trust me, I’ve been there. Many times. I wish I could say I’ve found a way to beat it and prevent blogger burnout from coming back, but I know that’s impossible. Luckily, I’ve tried some techniques you, too, can use to regain confidence with your blog and bounce back from blogger burnout.

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How to Send Content Upgrades with Mailchimp

If you want to grow your email list, content upgrades are a must. But do you really need expensive tools like Leadpages and ConvertKit to send them via email? No! Check out my tutorial on how to send out content upgrades with Mailchimp. (Good news: It's only $9/mo!)

If you want to grow your email list, it’s absolutely critical that you offer content upgrades to your readers.

You’ve probably been told that the best way to send content upgrades is through programs like Leadpages and ConvertKit, right? While these tools are great, they’re really expensive. We’re talking $25/mo and $29/mo each, minimum.

Yeah, no thanks.

I’ve talked before about how to give out content upgrades fo’ free, but that involves a redirection away from your blog post. Not ideal, but it’s doable when you’ve got a nonexistent budget.

So, what if you wanted to send content upgrades with Mailchimp, so it sends the new subscriber an email? Luckily, it’s 100% possible to send content upgrades with Mailchimp.

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