How to Budget Your Life & Your Blog (& a Free Spreadsheet!)

Budgeting. Necessary, but tedious. So, what's the best way to budget your life while blogging? Click through for a FREE budgeting spreadsheet for life and your blog!

Budgeting is… not the most fun thing to do. But that doesn’t mean it’s unimportant. In fact, it’s one of the most important things you can do!

So, where the heck are you supposed to start? Let’s walk through every step of the budgeting process. (Oh, and don’t forget to download your free spreadsheet so you can track your budget and spending habits!)

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What are Content Upgrades? (Plus, 100+ of the best content upgrades to send out!)

Trying to grow your email list as a blogger? You should try content upgrades! But what are content upgrades, you ask? Click through to find out, PLUS get a list of 100+ content upgrades to send to your email list!

When I first started blogging, I didn’t understand the need for an email list. My blog was just a hobby, and I didn’t really care if I made any money of it.

Well, I still moderately feel that way (I don’t want to have any ads on my site, for example), but I’ve changed my outlook on email lists.

After all, one of my main goals with my blog is to help make the intimidating aspects of blogging and design easy to digest. If I’m not getting my content out there… I’m not really helping anyone, am I?

I set to work on growing my email list using popups, subscription forms in my sidebar, you name it.

But my email list wasn’t growing.

What’s a girl to do? Easy: content upgrades.

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How to Effectively Use Tags on Your Blog

There are a lot of features on WordPress. It's hard to know how to really utilize all of them! So what are tags, and how can you effectively use tags on your blog?

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When I first started blogging, I was a bit overwhelmed by all of WordPress’s features.

Pages vs. posts is pretty obvious, but categories and tags… what’s the difference? What do you use them each for?

When I first tried to organize my blog, I was using about seven or eight categories (which is a problem in and of itself) to organize the general topic of each post.

Tags, on the other hand… I was just typing in random keywords into the Tags field. That’s how it’s supposed to work, right?

Well… not exactly.

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