Every once in a while (read: all the friggen time) bloggers feel a bit crunched for time. You’re working a full-time job, and after 8 hours of work, plus your commute, plus assembling a bunch of items from IKEA, you just feel exhausted by the idea of running your blog, let alone growing it.
Not that I’m talking from experience here or anything.
So, how does one find the time to blog in an endless world of busy? Well, unfortunately you can’t just whip extra time out of thin air, so you’ve got to prioritize.
My favorite way to enforce those priorities? Time blocking.
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One of the most intimidating aspects of design and branding is typography. There are so many fonts out there, it always seems impossible to choose!
And even after you’ve slimmed it down, how the heck are you supposed to figure out which ones look the best together without spending hours upon hours of putting random fonts together?
I promise: it’s actually not as hard as it seems! It will still be time consuming, but these tips will make it a bit easier!
One of my favorite things to do is to help people find answers to their problems and encourage them to keep following their dreams.
But… that’s hard to do if you don’t know people’s problems and dreams!
So, would you take the next two minutes or so to fill out my seven-question reader survey? I’m going to use your answers to plan out all of my content for 2017: newsletters, blog posts, courses, and more!
Take the reader survey now!
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Aaah, the end of the year. The time when we plan out our New Year’s Resolutions and get super ambitious with our goals.
But, as everyone knows, we set these awesome goals in December and January, and they’re history by February.
Let’s take my 2016 New Year’s Resolutions, for example. At the end of December, I decided that in 2016, I was going to create two courses and two ebooks for my blog.
This is great if you’re blogging full-time, right? Lofty enough to make you work for them, but still relatively achievable if you’ve got the time for them.
Well… I ended up creating one ecourse and zero ebooks. And I had already started creating the ecourse in December of 2015.
So what stopped me from achieving my blogging goals? Oh, it might have been the fact that three days into 2016, I moved to a different state and wasn’t sure when or where I was going to find a job.
One of the most common questions I get as a blogger is how the heck do you make money from your blog?
Well, one of the biggest ways I monetize my blog is through affiliate links.
In 2016, almost 18% of my blogging income was made with affiliate links. So, how can you do the same thing, and what rules do you need to follow to prevent you from getting in trouble?