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The 90-day Goal Setting Method that Will Grow Your Income

Do you want to work LESS and live MORE? I think that’s every online entrepreneur’s dream. Today I am breaking it down on my goal setting method, how to prioritize, and work so efficiently that you won’t even believe how much you get done (and watch your income grow as a result).

As an online entrepreneur, do you ever feel like you are just running on that hamster wheel, doing all the things you need to be doing, but not actually getting ahead with your business?

Maybe you are posting all the time on instagram, but don’t really see huge growth in your following or engagement.

Or maybe you are publishing multiple new blog posts per week but your income doesn’t seem to be increasing.

Or that you have all these ideas of things you want to accomplish with your business but can’t seem to find the time to tackle them.

I totally get it. I used to have all of those same feelings, until I started implementing a method for myself of how I work.

 

Watch today’s YouTube video to learn exactly how I set strategic income-producing goals, work in 90-day chunks, and manage my days to optimize my productivity.

Click here to watch directly on YouTube.


Key Takeaways:

+ HOW you can get way more done with less time by working in 90-day quarters allowing you to stay focused and motivated
+ Why my business goals ALWAYS “focus on the hundred dollar bills”, like my friend Amber McCue teaches
+ The BIGGEST mistake most entrepreneurs make when they set goals
+ WHY I don’t look at my email until 2:00pm everyday
+ The CHANGES you can make to increase your productivity and watch your revenue skyrocket

The goal-setting method that changed my business. How to set strategic business goals, work in 90-day quarters, and work efficiently so that you can skyrocket your productivity and income.   #goalsetting #productvitytips #timemanagement #lifehacks #growyourblog #growblogtraffic #growblogaudience

The “90-Day” Goal Setting Method I Use:

  1. Work in quarters or “90-day sprints” instead of setting goals for the whole year
  2. Set 2-3 goals for each quarter that are income-producing (no more than 3 as you will lose focus!)
  3. Plan out your months and weeks according to the task lists for each big goal

By using this method in the last year, I have personally been able to continue to grow my home and lifestyle blog in terms of traffic, ad revenue, and affiliate revenue, launch over 50 new products in my online shop, run this second business (GemmaBonhamCarter.com), and even also have a third business as a wellness educator where I teach classes and help people use essential oils.

All while still getting lots of quality time with my young kids, working about 25 hours a week, and just having a work-life balance I feel great about.

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Stop Believing These Lies About Growing a Successful Blog

There are some major blogging myths I hear over and over again in the blogging community. If you are trying to grow an online business, you have probably fell into these traps.

I want to lay these out on the table today and debunk them for you.

If you write a blog or are an influencer of some kind and you are trying to grow your income and your business, I’m sure you have sat there before thinking you need to have a bigger following, need to publish new content ALL THE TIME, that you need to branch out and create content about tons of different topics, and that you need to sell a digital product in order to make money.

I so get it. #Beenthere

But what if I told you that none of that is true?

The 4 major blogging myths about how to grow your blog business BUSTED. Find out what these lies are and what to do instead to make money and build your business. #blogging #bloggingtips #makemoneyblogging #launchastore #bloggingmyths #bloggingadvice

Watch today’s YouTube video to hear why these myths are NOT true, and what you should be doing instead.

Click here to watch directly on YouTube.

 

Key Takeaways:

+ You do NOT need to have a huge audience to make money. Having a dedicated following of the RIGHT target audience is much more important.

+ You SHOULDN’T post about every topic under the sun. Focus on creating a niched site, become known as the expert on that one thing. This will be a faster way to create a loyal following.

+ Why posting TOO MUCH content is a bad thing. Focus on quality over quantity in terms of content creation, and shift some of that time to other business activities like growing your email list, creating new products to sell, and marketing.

+ Although digital products can be great, they might not be the right fit for your brand and your niche. You SHOULD create a product line of goods that WILL resonate with your brand and audience.

 

Launch Your Shop Guide: Instant Download

If you want to learn more about how to launch an online shop in the easiest, most passive way, make sure to download my Launch Your Shop: Get Started Guide here.

 

FREE Masterclass

Want to attend my next FREE Launch Your Shop masterclass? I jam as much info as I can into this 60 minute presentation. Sign up for the next session!

Click here to sign up! 

 

Aaannnd, remember to sign up for my my FREE Facebook Group

One more thing, if you want to hang out with me and thousands of amaaaazing other bloggers and online entrepreneurs, make sure to click here to join my FREE, private Facebook Group!

 

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The 3 Phases of Blog Monetization

Have you started your blog but are stuck on how to actually generate revenue from it?

The 3 phases of monetizing your blog. Understanding these will help you grow your blog business, make more income, and establish your brand. #blogging #makemoneyblogging #bloggingtips #entrepreneurtips #onlineshop #monetizing

 

As someone who has been blogging for over 8 years, I have gone through a major evolution with my own blogging business and have watched so many others go through the same things as they build their brand.

There are 3 phases to growing your blog, and it’s important to understand them so you can be doing the right tasks to move you forward and see growth.

Watch today’s video directly on Youtube here.

Key Takeaways:

+ The 3 phases of a monetized blog

+ The 1 phase TONS of bloggers get stuck in, which totally halts their growth

+ WHY it’s so important to transform your community into a movement (and how to do it)

+ WHAT you can do to move through the 3 phases and build a successful business

 

Launch Your Shop Guide: Instant Download

If you want to learn more about how to launch an online shop in the easiest, most passive way, make sure to download my Launch Your Shop: Get Started Guide here.

 

FREE Masterclass

Want to attend my next FREE Launch Your Shop masterclass? I jam as much info as I can into this 60 minute presentation. Sign up for the next session!

Click here to sign up! 

 

Aaannnd, remember to sign up for my my FREE Facebook Group

One more thing, if you want to hang out with me and thousands of amaaaazing other bloggers and online entrepreneurs, make sure to click here to join my FREE, private Facebook Group!

 

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Why Defining your Niche will Result in More Shop Sales

Nailing down your niche BEFORE you launch an online shop is going to be a key factor in your success.

The more niched you can be, the easier it’s going to be to gain customers, create products, and ultimately make sales.

Have you ever landed on a blog for the first time, saw a whole bunch of random articles and then bounced on out of there because you couldn’t get a clear idea of what that blogger’s true message and focus was?

Well, the same principle applies to online shops.

Let me explain why.

Click here to watch today’s video directly on Youtube.

Key Takeaways:

+ WHY it’s so important to nail down your niche before you launch

+ WHY the “see what will stick” method is a mistake

+ The STEPS you need to take to launch your own successful online shop

 

Manufacturer’s List: Instant Download

If you want to learn more about how to launch an online shop in the easiest, most passive way, make sure to download my Launch Your Shop: Get Started Guide here.

 

FREE Masterclass

Want to attend my next FREE Launch Your Shop masterclass? I jam as much info as I can into this 60 minute presentation. Sign up for the next session!

Click here to sign up! 

 

Aaannnd, remember to sign up for my my FREE Facebook Group

One more thing, if you want to hang out with me and thousands of amaaaazing other bloggers and online entrepreneurs, make sure to click here to join my FREE, private Facebook Group!

 

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The 1 thing I did to go from hobby to full time blogger

My early years of blogging when I was fresh on the blogging scene, I didn’t really have a clue about how to create a business or transition into full time blogger.

I was writing blog post after blog post for my home decor and lifestyle blog, but without any kind of direction or strategic goals in mind.

I would spend SO much time creating the project, taking photos, and then editing those pictures. Then came the writing and editing part. Then publishing and trying to promote it all across social media and anywhere else I could possibly think of. Facebook, instagram, pinterest, feature sites, and more. And then doing it all over again. Trying to maintain a ridiculous schedule of 3 brand new posts per week.

I was pouring in hours and hours and hours of time, but I was barely making any money and barely seeing that income needle move every month.

The critical advice and mindset shift you need in order to turn your hobby blog into a full time business. Click to find out what tripled my blog income. #blogging #bloggingtips #entrepreneur #advice #makemoneyblogging #startablog #bloggingadvice #blogger

Can you relate?

Watch today’s video on Youtube so you can hear what my one biggest turning point was in my business.

 

I thought I had done all the things I was supposed to do to have a successful blog, but I just wasn’t getting there.

I felt totally stuck. I didn’t know where to go next. My income and blog growth felt so slow, yet I was pouring in all this energy.

But I kept doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different result.

You keep churning out post after post, like I was doing 3 times per week, expecting a different result after a certain amount of time. You expect that suddenly your blog will explode and so will your revenue, but it just doesn’t happen that way.

I wanted to get to a place where I could create amazing blog content, but on a way more relaxed basis. Something more like 1 new blog post a week would be way more do-able.

I wanted to be earning regular income month over month that was steady and growing. Something that amounted to more than just a few hundred bucks a month. I didn’t need to be one of those “six figure bloggers”, but I did need to be making enough that I could leave my corporate job.

I wanted to have a clear picture and plan for growing my business and scaling it. I didn’t want to just publish blog posts willy-nilly, but instead have a strategic direction with clear tasks.

And ultimately I wanted to have a blog that was a brand. A community. A movement. Not just a random collection of articles.

Does that sound like where you want to go, too?

Where would you LIKE to be right now with your blogging business if you could just snap your fingers?

I know there are a million people out there telling you what to do as a blogger, and countless articles you can read.

Every expert has a different set of advice or different things to focus on, and it’s impossible to do all the things.

But you know what has a huge effect on me and my blog? It was a mindset shift.

I realized that if I wanted to create a sustainable, scalable business for myself, I needed to shift out of this “just a blogger who creates content” mindset and instead call myself a business owner.

I realized I NEEDED to have actual products I could sell in order to take control over my revenue and build toward something that was mine. Where I wouldn’t have to rely on ads, random affiliate links, or brand partnerships. Those were still great and something I didn’t want to give up, but I couldn’t put all of my eggs into those baskets.

I knew that if I could create a store as part of my blog where I could sell products that were in line with my niche, and that my readers would love, I would be able to transform my blog into a brand.

Here’s the thing about creating products and launching an online shop: It helps take your blog from just a website, and transforms it into a community. You are creating connection there with your readers. And then beyond the connection, it transforms your brand into a movement.

Imagine getting a notification on instagram that someone tagged you in their pic. You head over and it’s this amazing photo of one of your products showcased by a customer. How incredible would that feel?

That’s what happens when you sell your own products. You create pieces of your brand that your readers can actually own and have in their own homes. It makes your brand tangible.

By launching an online shop, you not only create that movement, but you are building a sustainable and scalable business plan for yourself. You will generate income every month through a completely new source – your store.

Launching my own online shop as a part of my blog was the number one way I took my blog from just a hobby to a full-time gig. And I get to continue to scale that revenue up month over month.

And you know what? I have been able to reduce my blogging publishing schedule down from a crazy 3 posts/week to 3-4 posts a MONTH.

I no longer have to listen to that advice of publishing  every single week and going crazy with trying to produce SO MUCH CONTENT.

The critical advice and mindset shift you need in order to turn your hobby blog into a full time business. Click to find out what tripled my blog income. #blogging #bloggingtips #entrepreneur #advice #makemoneyblogging #startablog #bloggingadvice #blogger

 

FREE Launch Your Shop Guide:

I have a free Launch Your Shop Get Started guide that will lay the groundwork for you.

I show you how I created my shop with dropship manufacturing partners, which means I don’t have to hold any inventory or do any packaging and shipping myself. There is no financial risk in getting started. I also include a big list in there of manufacturers you can partner with, and what each one of them offers. So make sure you grab that guide through the link. It’s totally free.

Get instant access to my Launch Your Shop Guide (includes a manufacturers list!) here. 

 

Aaannnd, remember to join the FREE Facebook Group:

If you want to hang out with me and thousands of amaaaazing other bloggers and online entrepreneurs, make sure to click here to join my FREE, private Facebook Group!

 

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– 5 Things I Did that Exploded My Blog Income

– More on my shop story, including where I started (hint: I was into knitting!)

How I manage my online shop in 10 minutes a day

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8 Easy Ways To Increase Your Blog Traffic and Pageviews

Page views and traffic can be a MAJOR obsession for bloggers.

Before we dive into strategies on how to increase blog traffic, let’s just set the record straight: Page views should NOT be the be-all-and-end-off of your success as a blogger.

You actually DON’T need huge numbers to make an income blogging (I talked about that here), and you shouldn’t stare at your numbers day in and day out. You can get stuck in the rat race of trying to build your views, and it can be so discouraging if it takes a while to get there or whenever you see a dip.

So just remember all that as we go through this post, OK?

Having said that, you DO need to get some eyeballs on your content in order to grow your blogging biz. I have rounded up some of the best strategies to help drive traffic to your site, particularly as a blogger in the home decor and DIY niche.

 

How to Grow your Blog Traffic:

1 // Have a Strong  Pinterest Strategy

I have said it before, and I’m sure I’ll say it again, but Pinterest has GOT to be on your radar as a blogger. It’s a MAJOR traffic generator for bloggers in any genre, but especially in the home + DIY niche. It’s a visual search engine, and design and decorating is ALL about the visuals.

Pinterest is my #1 traffic generator, and I know that many of my blogging friends would tell you the same. If you are going to spend time on any platform, this should be it.

There are lots of things you can do to improve your Pinterest game to make sure you are using it to it’s capacity. There is a 3-pronged strategy you want to put in place: Pin your new content to your own boards, pin all of your content to group boards, and pin other people’s content to your boards.

Make sure that the images on your blog are Pinterest-friendly: beautiful, vertical, and have good 1-2 sentence descriptions in the alt-tag.

Check out this post for tactics to grow your Pinterest.

My Pinterest scheduler of choice is Tailwind.

One of my online BFFs, Meagan Williamson, who is a Pinterest expert and consultant (she has managed MY pinterest account!) wrote an eBook allllll about Pinterest and it’s the bomb. I recommend it 100% if you need to get your head wrapped around how to leverage Pinterest for your biz. Head here to check it out.

 

2 // Pay Attention to SEO

SEO (“search engine optimization”) is super important so that your blog posts come up as high as possible in google searches. Writing an evergreen post (ie. one that doesn’t go out of style) that ranks high in Google will continue to bring you traffic for months and years to come.

There are tons of factors at play that go into how Google ranks pages, and it isn’t the most straight-forward thing, but there are some basic things you can do to improve your ranking.

The first is to install some kind of SEO plugin on your site to make sure each post is optimized. I personally like the Yoast SEO plugin that gives you a green light when you are good to go.

Secondly, you need to use a good keyword phrase. You will be identifying a new keyword phrase for each blog post you write. The phrase should be 2-4 words in length, and something that you can imagine people would search for (and you want them to land on your post). This post, for example, would be “increase blog traffic”.

There are a number of keyword search tools you can use to do research on your keyword phrase. Google Keyword Tool (but you now need to have an AdWords account), Google Trends, SEOBook, Moz, and more.

So for example, say you were writing a post on faucets. You would want to do some research into google to see what the search term is that a lot of people are searching for. If “brass kitchen faucets” is a highly searched term, then you would want to use that as your keyword for that blog post. It could be something like “20 affordable brass kitchen faucets to transform your space”. You would aim to use that same “brass kitchen faucets” phrase in your title, throughout your post, and again in your meta-description.

I know all of this can be overwhelming, but even just doing the basics for better SEO will be great for your posts to help drive traffic to your site from Google.

 

3 // Submit your Post for Features

Submitting your blog posts to other larger sites to get featured is a great way to help bring some of their traffic over to your blog. Having other sites link to you is also a great way of boosting your blog’s overall SEO.

An example of a feature would be getting a room makeover showcased on Apartment Therapy. They would feature some photos of the transformation, but link to your blog as the source of the images. Then the interested readers from that post would click on over to your site and hopefully become raving fans of yours.

It’s an amazing feeling to get featured on big sites that you follow and love. It really makes your day!

There are lots of big sites out there that you can submit your work to. I have built up a list over the years of sites that offer features – it’s like my handy little reference tool whenever I do a really stellar project or have a room makeover I would love to get some extra attention. Instead of keeping it all to myself and making you do the legwork of creating your own list, I thought I would just share it here with you!

Click below and I’ll send you the list straight to your inbox. It has over 25 websites where you can do submissions!

The only caveat I’d throw in here is that it can be time consuming to send out your work to a bunch of sites. I would watch closely to see which sites actually feature your work often, and track whether you get much traffic whenever there is a feature. This will help you know which sites are worth your time submitting to.

 

4 // Amplify Across Social Media (repeatedly)

I’m guessing that you already have yourself set up across several social media platforms – be it facebook, twitter, instagram, etc. Remember that only a tiny percentage of your followers on each of these platforms are actually see your content when you post. I think it’s like less than 5%? Those damn algorithms.

So don’t stress about over-sharing your blog posts across social media. I promise that no one is going to complain of being bombarded by it, since they will very likely only see a small portion.

This means you want to have a strategy in place for regularly sharing your blog posts (both new and older ones) across your social media platforms often. I just recycle through my older content and keep mixing it up with other things, like favourite finds, sharing other bloggers’ posts, and promo’s for my etsy shop.

I want you to create a schedule like this for all of your social media platforms and use a scheduling tool to batch schedule it all out in advance. Check out my Blogger Resources for my favourite scheduling tools.

 

5 // Share your Posts in Facebook Share Threads

Facebook groups have become quite a popular way of bloggers helping bloggers to share their content. Search around for facebook groups in your niche, and see if they have facebook share threads. Usually what you do is share your own blog post link, and then send the love back by sharing and interacting with other bloggers’ posts.

Like submitting for features, I would suggest that you monitor which threads actually produce a good result for you in terms of engagement building and traffic. Don’t spend hours on Facebook everyday submitting your links all over the place if it’s not bringing back tangible results.

Here are some blogger Facebook groups you might want to check out.

 

6 // Truncate your Posts

Did you realize that every click a person makes on your site means another page view?

If you have your blog setup so that each blog post is “truncated” – ie. has only a snippet of the text on the main page and the reader has to click “continue reading” or “read more” to get to the rest of the post – that just totally increased your page views. Same person, but double the views when they click on the button to get to the rest of the post. It’s also just a nicer way of showing off more posts on one page (and your reader can click the posts they are interested in, versus having to scroll through a ton of text).

If you look on my homepage, you’ll see an example of this. See how there are half a dozen of my latest posts but you have to click on “continue reading” to get to them? That’s truncating!

blog-post-truncate

 

To actually do this, you’ll need to look into your blog theme and platform to change the settings to truncate. Usually it’s a checkbox located in the theme settings area.

 

7 // Be Consistent

Another way of increasing your traffic is actually just to make sure you are being consistent. Choose how often you want to publish to your blog, and then pick a particular day(s) of the week and stick to it.

It’s surprising how this can actually affect blog traffic. If your loyal readers know that you post every Tuesday morning, they will start to come to your site regularly at this time knowing they can expect a new update.

I used to think that this wouldn’t play a huge role, but it’s been shown over and over again that once a blogger gets super consistent with their publishing schedule, their traffic goes up (even if the number of posts doesn’t go up – just the consistency of them).

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8 // Collaborate with Other Bloggers

This one is equal parts fun and advantageous for your blog. Since every blogger has a different audience, if you are able to collaborate with other bloggers in your niche, you can share your audiences and both grow your readerships. The idea here is that you write guest posts for each other, include links back to your own blog, and then when you publish you are each directing your readers to the other’s site.

If swapping guest posts takes too much time or isn’t up your alley, there are totally other ways to do this too. You could gather a group of bloggers together and do a series – like a house tour series or a DIY project series of some kind. Each post in the series links to the others, so it encourages readers to click around and check out the other bloggers’ posts.

Another option is simply to do a lot of sharing of other bloggers’ stuff on social media. By sharing their work, they are likely to check out yours and share it back. Bloggers are nice people and it’s all about spreading the love!

 

That’s a wrap! 8 tried and true strategies for increasing page views and blog traffic.

Don’t forget to Pin it!

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The Easiest Way to Increase Blog Traffic Fast

Do you want one quick tip that could majorly increase blog traffic fast?

Something so simple you might have wondered why you didn’t think of it before?

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Here it comes …

Create round-up posts of your own content.

I’m not talking about round up posts where you are using other people’s content (ie. “The 10 best all-white kitchens”). Nope. Caution: if you do ever want to write a post like that, make sure you ALWAYS get written permission from any blogger you want to feature.

What I’m talking about is rounding up your own content. You may not have realized it, but you probably write blog content with the same overall themes.

If you post a lot of DIY project tutorials, could you round them up into “10 DIY projects under $10”? Or “8 projects you can make with paint chips”?

If you are a food blogger, it might be more like “The 10 best chocolate dessert recipes” or “Easy Crockpot Dinners for Big Families”, etc.

If you post holiday content, it might be “5 Simple Easter Decorations you can make with your kids”, or “10 Handmade Christmas Gift Ideas”.

If you are a home decor blogger, it could be “5 room transformations for less than $500” (assuming these are all rooms you have posted).

 

See where I’m going with this?

 

FREE Submission Sites List:

Before we dive into the how-to, be sure to snag my list of submission sites below. Included in the list are 25+ spots you can send your blog posts to get featured (not the round ups – send the original posts!). This is great for building your traffic and getting your blog out there.

 

How to Create your Round Up:

Sit down with your blog and look through past content. What blog posts could you pull together into a round-up? What are some of your over-arching themes?

Once you’ve identified a round-up theme, the most important thing you want to do is create a great pinnable graphic for that blog post that features the images from the individual blog posts. Use some text overlay to demonstrate what the theme of the round-up is to entice viewers to click over.

You can easily create collage graphics like this using free software like PicMonkey or Canva. Both are very user-friendly. Keep reading to get the step-by-step on how to create one in Canva.

 

Want to see a great example?

My girlfriend Colleen from Lemon Thistle has done a great job at rounding up some of her themed projects.

Here is one with brush lettering projects (you’ll have to click over to really see the pin!).

And she did it again here for some St. Patrick’s Day themed blog posts.

So smart, right?

You don’t need to include a ton of text in these blog posts. Basically just little blurbs about each project with a link. The main purpose of doing these round-ups is to get some good Pinterest and search engine traffic.

You should be able to whip one of these out pretty quickly. Maybe make it a goal for yourself to do 1 per month?

 

How to Design your Pinnable Collage in Canva:

Let’s go through a quick example of how to create a collage in Canva.

First up, I use the “custom dimensions” for making longer collage-style pins. I go with 730 by 1300 (the usual pin size is more like 1100 in length, but I go longer for collages).

In Canva, you create collages by going into “layouts” and choosing the collage layout you like that matches the number of images you have. You might cover up a few of the images with a rectangle and overlay text, so keep that in mind.

Alternatively, you don’t have to use layouts. You can just use the blank canvas, upload your photos, and place them yourself (basically skip this layout step and hop down to the “uploads” step).

Next, click on “uploads” and upload your blog post images.

Drag and drop them into each spot (you can see below that I started placing two of my images into the collage).

Once you’ve filled up your collage, then add in a rectangle (under “Elements”) and some text on top with the title of your pin.

Download the finished product, and you’re done!

Once you’ve created one of these, it’s easy to replicate for additional round up posts.

How to create a round-up blog post using Canva. Create this pinnable graphic with a collage of photos - great to drive traffic from Pinterest.

 

How to Get Traffic To the Round Up:

There are two things I want you to do to get this round-up post to gain traction.

#1 –> The first is your Pinterest strategy. Make sure that you pin that graphic to all of your own relevant pinterest boards, plus regularly pin it to group boards that you are a part of. Slowly but surely it should gain traction. Remember that Pinterest is a “slow burn” kind of platform – you need to be patient! Monitor how these pins do and adjust them as you go and learn what does well.

#2 –> Then secondly, when you are creating the title for your round-up blog post, I want you to make sure it’s optimized well for SEO. This means it will come up in Google searches.

Use a 3-4 word keyword phrase that is highly searched in Google. You can use Google’s Keyword Tool for this, or just search in Google to see what auto-pops up (what pops up = more highly searched) and scroll to the bottom of that first google page for other relevant search phrases. Use something like the wordpress Yoast plugin so you can get the “green light” when you know you are optimized with that keyword phrase.

 

FREE Submission Sites List:

Another traffic source is to get your blog posts onto other sites.

Included in this list are 25+ spots you can send your blog posts to get featured (not the round ups – send the original posts!). This is great for building your traffic and getting your blog out there.

 

 

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#Convertkit Review | Wondering what email service provider you should use for your blog newsletter? I have used Mailchimp and others, but ultimately landed on Convertkit. I'm laying out the benefits and features - like email funnels, opt-ins, landing pages, automations, tagging, and more.

My Honest ConvertKit Review

Email lists are a really important part of running a successful blogging business. I truly believe that you need to stop worrying too much about social media and instead focus on building your email list: It’s going to stay with you no matter what algorithm changes happen, or what social media fads come and go.

That group of people on your list are going to be your biggest fans and your most important customers. You are building up a really engaged audience on that list. Very different from the blog reader who clicks over from Pinterest, stays for 50 seconds, and bounces off again.

And let’s be clear, email lists aren’t just for people who sell digital products. You can use them to drive traffic to your blog (therefore increasing your ad revenue), to sell affiliate products, to sell your actual products (you might have an Etsy shop or whatever), and to use as a negotiating tool when pitching brands for sponsored work.

So bottom line: email lists are important. And therefore, your email service provider is too.

While I haven’t used every email service provider out there, I have used a few and haven’t found one that is as packed with blogger-friendly features like ConvertKit.

#Convertkit Review | Wondering what email service provider you should use for your blog newsletter? I have used Mailchimp and others, but ultimately landed on Convertkit. I'm laying out the benefits and features - like email funnels, opt-ins, landing pages, automations, tagging, and more.

 

Why I Love ConvertKit:

While there are a few little things I would change if I could, I have honestly loved using ConvertKit from the moment I started with them.

Here’s why…

Forms & Landing Pages

One of my favourite things about ConvertKit is how crazy easy it is to setup places for people to sign up to your list.

Within ConvertKit you build sign-up forms that you embed into your blog (if you use wordpress they even have a plugin so you don’t have to copy/paste any code).

To create a “form” (ie. a sign up box) you upload a photo (optional), some text about what the opt-in incentive is, customize the colours, and boom: you’ve got yourself a great looking sign-up form. Then you edit the settings so that it automatically sends the opt-in incentive to your new subscriber, and maybe puts them into a sequence of some kind (up to you!).

You can see here that they have different template options for the form, so it can be as much or as little as you want.

This is an example of one of my ConvertKit forms (and yes, you can actually get on my email list if you want by filling it out – I’ll send you a sweet plug and play newsletter template you can use!):

[convertkit form=5018506]

Similarly, you can build landing pages right in ConvertKit. So if you want to create a whole page that is dedicated to promoting a product of yours, you can. They don’t have a ton of landing page templates, which is something I hope they add to down the line. I would love it if they would have more templates similar to what you can find through LeadPages.

But even still, it only takes 15 minutes to put one of these together and you can edit them to your colours and overall aesthetic. Super easy!

Here is one of my landing pages I created in ConvertKit – very simple but effective.

Tagging

In ConvertKit you have the ability to create an unlimited number of “tags”.

What this means is that you can tag subscribers based on their interests. For example, in my own account I have some subscribers that have signed up to my list to be able to use a coupon code in my Etsy shop. I will tag those as etsy customers. I also have another tag setup for people who have signed up for local workshops – I have them tagged as “ottawa” (where I live). Or two of my biggest tags are just “The Sweetest Digs subscriber” (for all of my subscribers who opted in on my DIY and home decor blog) and “Bloggers” for folks like you who would have opted in to my list from this site.

Here is a quick snapshot from in my account. You can see that I have a whole bunch of opt-in’s that I created for my blog, The Sweetest Digs, and that they are tagged as a “The Sweetest Digs Subscriber” when they opt-in. You can also see “GBC Subscriber” further down, which are subscribers to this site. And like I said above, I have the Etsy tag, a local tag, and more. The sky is the limit here.

By having all of these tags, it means you can send seriously customized emails. For me,  if I want to run a promo for my Etsy shop but don’t want to send it out to my whole list, I can easily segment the list and send it just to those who will be interested. Or if I’m hosting a local workshop, I can send that email to just my local subscribers. Or if I’m sending out a blogging tips newsletter, I just send that to those tagged as bloggers.

It’s such a useful tool!

 

Sequences

This is the money. I have come to LOVE sequences. Also known as “email funnels”.

The idea is that you create a sequence of emails – so whether it’s an email course, or a series of emails that eventually sells one of your products or an affiliate product, or a welcome/onboarding sequence. Then when someone opts in to a certain form that you setup as being the “funnel” for this sequence, every new subscriber automatically goes into the sequence and is sent those emails. You can set up when they get the emails (ie. 1 day after subscribing, 5 days after subscribing, etc.) and you can connect multiple opt-in forms to the same sequence.

Sequences are AMAZING for creating passive flows of income. If you sell any kind of product, create an opt-in related to that topic and then write up a sequence that eventually leads the subscriber into a potential sale.

I have a friend who has a sequence like this set up for her de-cluttering eBook and it generates on average about 2 sales a week, just through her sequence that she only had to set up once. She has multiple spots throughout her blog where readers opt-in for a free printable related to de-cluttering, and then she has a few more emails that send around de-cluttering in general (including another freebie), and then in the end she has a promotional email for her eBook. She is generating trust and credibility through the sequence, and so the customer feels more motivated to buy her product at the end.

Similarly, I have a sequence setup that takes customers through a funnel ending in an affiliate product promotion. That really cranks up my affiliate revenue every month because it is consistently generating sales.

Here is what it looks like in ConvertKit when you go to write a sequence. You just write as many emails as you want for the funnel, connect it to an opt-in form, and then you’re golden.

 

Automations

The automations feature in ConvertKit is kind of like your rule-book. You can create all of these “rules” that tells the system to do certain things at certain times.

So if someone opts-in to Lead Magnet #1, you can tag them with a few tags and send them directly into a sequence. Or you can create a rule that says those who opt-in to Lead Magnet #2 are automatically sent a welcome email. Or when someone buys a product from you, they are tagged with X, so you know not to send them promotional emails regarding that product anymore.

You can see, there are lots of triggers and rules you can setup:

This level of automation is incredible. I love the whole “set it and forget it” approach because who has time to go in and do these things manually when you are trying to run your online biz?

 

Subscribers

So you know how people will opt-in to multiple places on your site? Like in one spot to get a printable, and then in another to get a free eBook or something? Well, some email service providers will charge you double because they are list-based versus being subscriber-based. So that subscriber that opted in to 2 or 3 different things on your site – you are paying for him or her 2 or 3 times!

Not ConvertKit. They recognize the email address and won’t ever double-charge you. They are “subscriber-based”, which is awesome.

 

Deliverability

When I first switched over to ConvertKit from Mailchimp, I felt like my emails got ugly. That they were missing all the pretty colours, pictures, and styling of my previous emails (which was really easy to do in MailChimp). However, I also quickly noticed that my emails got a higher open rate and click-through rate without all that stuff.

The more images and HTML you have in your emails, the more likely it is to get put in people’s spam boxes because it looks like a promotion. Not good!

ConvertKit on the other hand is setup so that your emails make it into inboxes. They have a whole deliverability team dedicated to this. It’s also why the emails you create in ConvertKit generally just look like a normal email that you would get from a friend. No fancy stuff.

Take your images out of your email and you’ll see your click-through rates go up. It’s weird and counter-intuitive to me…. but it works!

 

Pricing

Sure it would be great to use a free email service provider forever, but as you build your list and need more functionality, you are going to have to pay for an email service. I find the ConvertKit rates extremely reasonable, particularly when you consider all of the features it comes with.

I used to have LeadPages AND my email service provider, and I’m slowly moving away from needing LeadPages at all. I’m switching everything over to ConvertKit forms and landing pages, and won’t need to renew my subscription with LeadPages this year (hundreds of dollars per year saved!).

Maybe you don’t use any other software providers right now, but you bootstrap the delivery of your opt-in’s. Or have some big complicated system for keeping your subscribers organized. ConvertKit will save you all that headache and time. Totally worth the investment. Spend that time on other elements of your blogging business that will help grow your income.

 

So that’s that. My honest review of ConvertKit. I’m clearly a fan;) The other thing I like about this company is that you feel really connected to it. They have a face behind the product, a very accessible customer service team, and great support in their Help forums.

If you are thinking about building your list, or want to make a switch from your current provider, I’d say go for it. Sign up here!

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Seasonal #Blog Post Ideas for Every Month of the Year - perfect for home, DIY and lifestyle bloggers. No more writer's block when you use this as your guide to blog content creation!

How To Create a Year’s Worth of Blog Post Ideas in 1 Hour

Do you ever struggle with coming up with blog post ideas and planning out your content?

Hit writer’s block from time to time, or just feel plain un-motivated?

Working from some overall theme guidelines might just be what you need to stay on track and come up with a ton of blog posts.

I plan content for 3 months in advance for my home decor blog, The Sweetest Digs.

 

Using an Editorial Calendar

Before I started using an editorial calendar, I was flying by the seat of my pants and inevitably felt rushed, didn’t produce quality content, and felt a little bit like a crazy person trying to finish up DIYs the night before I wanted to post them. Exactly the kind of thing that leads to blogger burnout.

So, planning content out in advance is KEY. To do this quickly and to stay on trend, I have created overall topic ideas for each month of the year that any home decor / DIY / lifestyle blogger can use.

These fall in line with holidays and general interests, so your readers will feel that your posts are timely and relevant.

Before we dive in, make sure to grab my editorial calendar printable, so you can sit down and start filling it out with blog post ideas for each month. It feels *amazing* to have your year largely mapped out. You also get some sweet goal-setting worksheets too!

Click here to get the FREE templates!

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The infographic above is perfect to pin on Pinterest as a reminder, but here are all the topic ideas by month…

 

January:

  • De-cluttering
  • Organization projects – you could even offer free printables related to organizing and budgeting
  • Budget-friendly DIYs (people have just spent money on the holidays, so purse strings are tight at this time of year!)
  • New Year Resolutions
  • Healthy living – Recipes, Exercise, Clean Homes, etc.

 

February:

  • Valentine’s day gift guide
  • Valentine’s day decor and crafts
  • Date ideas
  • Handmade gift ideas
  • Any pink decor or DIYs

March:

  • St Patrick’s day decor
  • Easter home decor
  • Easter egg decorating
  • Any interior room makeover is great at this time of year, since people are usually stuck inside (winter!)

 

April:

  • Easter home decor
  • Easter egg decorating
  • Freshening up the home with lots of white, pastels, and spring patterns – time to break away from the winter stuff!
  • Spring wardrobe and accessories

 

May:

  • Cleaning tips
  • Organization Ideas
  • Gardening tips; Landscaping ideas
  • Porch Makeovers
  • Flower arranging
  • Switching out your decor to that summery, beach-y aesthetic. Think light and bright.

 

June:

  • Upcycling projects – garage sale season is in full swing this month!
  • Backyard makeovers
  • Curb appeal projects
  • Landscaping
  • Pools / Spa
  • Fitness (people want to feel healthy and fit for summer time!)

 

July:

  • Colourful and fun projects
  • Outdoor parties and events
  • Cottage Decor
  • Gardening
  • Road trips
  • Summer bucket lists
  • Cocktails and BBQ
  • Summer style
  • Summer reading list
  • Beach must-haves

An example of a cottage bunkie makeover I did – a perfect type of post for July/August.

August:

  • Beach must-haves
  • Outdoor parties and events
  • Back to school shopping guides (give people enough time to order online)
  • Back to school projects and traditions
  • Flea market decorating (people have been hitting up garage sales and flea markets this summer!)

 

September:

  • Fall decor ideas
  • Decorating with warm colours – think red/orange/brown/pinks – and lots of layers and textures
  • Fall fashion and transitional pieces
  • Fall printables are always popular!
  • We’re getting into all things pumpkin spice 🙂

 

October:

  • Halloween decor and DIYs
  • Costume ideas
  • Thanksgiving table decor
  • Thanksgiving DIYs
  • Fall Wreaths
  • Using natural elements in your decor and DIYs – acorns, leaves, rocks, sticks, etc.
  • Pumpkin painting and carving ideas

November:

  • Christmas gift guides (get these out in November to ensure your readers have time to order online!)
  • Holiday home decor
  • Any indoor projects popular as people move inside for the colder months
  • Cozy decorating – lots of layers, textures, etc.

 

December:

  • Holiday home decor
  • Handmade gift ideas
  • Holiday traditions
  • Winter Printable
  • Christmas Tree Decor

 

Posts that work all year round:

Beyond these seasonal ideas, there are many styles of blog posts that will work all year round. Try and mix these in throughout the year, where they make sense for your schedule.

  • Room makeovers (everyone loves a good before and after!)
  • Renovations (always try to write these as evergreen posts where you are teaching the reader something tangible – not just “stories” of your own renovations, which won’t have a long lifespan on the internet)
  • DIY project tutorials
  • “Day in your life” posts (great for injecting some really personal stuff into your blog and connecting with your readers!)
  • Reviews of products or “favourite things” round ups – just be sure to keep these really genuine, not just an obvious spot for affiliate links
  • Recipes and/or Fashion Tips, if you blog about those topics
  • Personal stories – It’s great to do these every now and then to create a deeper connection with your reader. I would just warn against doing these ALL the time, as often they don’t become evergreen pieces of content that bring you traffic for months and years down the road. Try to mostly create blog posts that solve a problem, make sense on their own, and can stand the test of time, and then throw in personal stories and anecdotes when you can.

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Seasonal #Blog Post Ideas for Every Month of the Year - perfect for home, DIY and lifestyle bloggers. No more writer's block when you use this as your guide to blog content creation!

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The 10 Best Sites For Free Stock Photos

One of the things that I notice a lot when new bloggers hit the scene, is that they don’t realize that photos out on the internet cannot be used on their blogs. Even if you link back to the original source, it constitutes a copyright violation to have any photo on your blog that isn’t yours unless you have written permission from the photographer.

I totally made this mistake myself when I first started blogging. I was just trying to pull together images to highlight a certain home decor trend, but either didn’t link back to the original source, or if I did, I hadn’t gotten permission from them to do so. A huge No-No that I could have been fined for!

So, what do you do if you have a blog post that needs pictures but you don’t have your own original photography?

Or if you want some images to use on social media or even in some graphic artwork or digital download?

That’s where stock photos come in.

#Free #Stock Photos | The best websites to find royalty free stock photos and images that you can use for any personal or commercial project. Perfect for bloggers who need images for their blogs and social media! Click through for the full list.

 

Paid Stock Photos:

If you are looking for something really specific or unique, you may need to go the paid route for stock photos.There are plenty of sites where you can go to search out what you’re after.

For instance, I personally need quite a lot of office/desk stock photography for this blog, so I use Haute Stock (affiliate), which is a subscription-based service. It means I get fresh new photos each month and have a LOT to choose from.

For my Etsy shop on the other hand, I’ll usually head on over to Creative Market (affiliate) if I’m looking for a stock photo for digital art prints or my mugs.

Creative Market is like my bad habit of choice. There are soooo many pretty things to browse!

 

However, if you don’t need stock photos all that often, you may just be able to get away with using free ones. Luckily, there are quite a few sites out there that offer free stock photos that you are able to use on your blog or on your social media, without permissions or often attribution required.

Let me just explain the terminology regarding copyrights for a sec.

“Creative Commons” or “Creative Commons Zero” means that you can use those photos  in any way you’d like, without asking permission or linking back to the photographer. You can copy, modify and use the photos (even for commercial purposes) without asking permission.

“Creative Commons with attribution” means that you can use the photo in any way you want, BUT you have to give credit to the photographer (ie. a link under the photo).

 

 

Now on to the round up…

Top 10 sites for free stock photos:

 

1 / Pixabay

Pixabay is a huuuuge site. Beyond great stock photos, they also have vectors and art illustrations, if you’re looking for something to do some graphic design work.

I find the quality of the files on Pixabay to be really professional. There are so many beautiful images to choose from!

Because everything on their site is released free of Copyrights, there is absolutely no attribution you need to worry about. You can use everything royalty-free and modify however you wish. So great!

I found these lovely images on Pixabay in a matter of minutes – no digging required!

blue-furniture-stock-pixabay

coffee-mug-stock-pixabay

 

2 / Pexels

There is a pretty huge variety of photography on Pexels and I find the quality to be good. They have an easy search bar up at the top, so best if you go in there with an idea of what you’re looking for.

The other nice feature is that if you find a pic you like, they have suggested other free stock right underneath. So sometimes I’ll click on something that is “okay”, but then it leads me to the perfect one. I like having those “suggested for you” features.

coffee-work-desk-free-stock-pexels

 

 

3 / StockSnap.io

A lot of landscape and scenic photos are over on StockSnap. One thing I really like about this particular site is that there are a bigger variety of shapes and sizes to the photos (they aren’t all horizontal, like many stock photo sites stick to).

Seriously, I could browse through the homepage for a long, long while … so many beauties!

You could totally grab some of these to use for your instagram.

StockSnap_6F8QGSMGLW

StockSnap_8Z6ZCTO07P

 

4 / UnSplash

GORGEOUS photographs over on Unsplash. It’s a very simple, streamlined site featuring super beautiful pics. Lots of landscapes. All horizontal, though.

The other downside? There isn’t a search bar. Means a lot of scrolling to find what you’re looking for.

Doesn’t this look appetizing?

Unsplash-free-stock-photo-food

 

5 / Death to the Stock Photo

I love love love the options on Death to the Stock Photo (“DTTSP”). They are so professional and gorgeous. They also have quite a variety of things from quotes, photoshop actions, art prints, writers’ prompts, and more. You can sign up for a monthly email from them, which delivers new stock right into your inbox.

DTTSP included this statement on their site, which is a basic guideline in terms of copyright: “Under the license, you may display a DTTSP photo as you please, reproduce it, add it to a collection, and make adaptations of it. However, you may not distribute the photo—so don’t include it in any photo packs or give it out for others to use.”

So, use their pics, but don’t claim as your own or redistribute in any way. Pretty obvious.

Check out these adventure themed art prints (from here). Fun, hey!? You could even use these for a DIY art project and then write a blog post about it!

scenic-route-art-print-smaller

great-outdoors-art-print-small

 

6 / Picjumbo

PicJumbo has really beautiful photographs, but not as many as some of these other sites.

I like the way their homepage is laid out and I find it really easy to search for whatever I’m looking for. From what I can tell, all the photos are horizontal.

I kinda love this pink sneaker shot, don’t you?

girl-with-pink-shoes-laying-in-meadow-picjumbo-com

7 / Morguefile

In Morguefile, there is quite a mixture of photos uploaded by the general public, meaning some definitely are NOT so great. You need to go to this site with a specific need in mind and then search for it. If you do that though, you may just find a gem (like this one I found below!).

Unlike the other sites on my list, Morguefile indicates that if you use the image exactly as-is, you need to credit the photographer underneath the photo. Of all of these sites (at this time of writing), this is the only one that requires an attribution.

Desk-stock-photo-Morgue

Photo by: Agatha Brown

 

8 / Creative Commons on Flickr

On Flickr you can check on the Creative Commons area, which has a variety of free photos that fall under different categories. There are some that require attribution to the photographer, but the photos that fall into the “Public Domain Dedication” group means that they are up for grabs by you and you can alter and use those images however you please without any credit or attribution required.

If you go here, these are all images within the “Public Domain Dedication” group. Use the search bar to find what you’re looking for, and just double check before downloading it that it does indeed say “Public Domain” under the image.

I find this site to be harder to find great photos because anyone and everyone can upload to Flickr, but if you are looking for something specific then it might just be the right spot!

Desk-scene-Flickr-stock

 

9 / Gratisography

All of the images on Gratisography are photographed by the same photographer (Ryan McGuire) and so they have a similar modern and artsy aesthetic, which is really nice for cohesiveness.

There are definitely some quirky shots. The photographer obviously has a sense of humour. If you are looking for something a little different, then this may be the right site for you.

From what I can tell, all the photos are horizontal.

free-stock-photography-palm-trees

stock-photo-camera-pic

 

10 / Free Images

I don’t actually love the stock photos on Free Images, but the one thing they have that most of the others don’t are textures and patterns.

These are great to be able to use as backgrounds for something you might be designing. Want to make a printable or some other kind of graphic? You’ll probably need a background pattern of some kind.

Like images, patterns you find online aren’t free to just copy – you need permission. You kinda need to look through the weeds, but if you look around you can find some cute ones (the turquoise one is here, anchor one is here).

One thing I don’t like as much about this site is that I find it has more ads than the others, and you also need to create an account to download (which you don’t with the ones above).

free-turquoise-geometric-pattern free-anchors-pattern

Alright – there you have it!

My insider tips on where to snag the best stock photos and graphic design elements FO’ FREE.

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