The Power of Super Short-Term Goals

When you start a new venture or business one of the things you have to combat is doubt. It doesn’t go away as you grow, but it does lessen. Whether you are in the beginning stages of a business or established but feeling stuck, setting super short-term goals can make all the difference. What is […]

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting Work On Your Brand Identity

When I start a new project or company I typically feel a burning desire to jump right in to creating the branding. What will I call it? What will my brand colors be? What will my logo look like? I’m all for taking advantage of the energy of new beginnings, but far too often we […]

The Tool I Use To Create Pro-Quality Social Media Graphics Fast

Relay That Dashboard

Deal Alert – AppSumo is currently offering a lifetime deal on Relay That.  For a one-time $49 dollar fee you get a lifetime membership for 1 person with unlimited projects.  This is a crazy wonderful deal and only available for a limited time so check it out now. Social media is awesome. Creating different versions […]

The Best WordPress Hosting – AKA I Finally Found a Host I Love

Finding the right blog host isn’t easy. My pick for the best Wordpress hosting offers reliability, insane performance, amazing pricing & first-in-class customer service.

Push Back On Blogger’s Guilt – It’s Okay To Focus On Making Money

Have you ever felt bad about making money? I know – crazy- but we’ve all been there. Guess what, it’s OK to focus on making money with your blog. Here’s why.

The easiest way to discover tech tools that will help your blog-based business grow

When I first started working on my business, I found it easy to research the design and content end of what people in my field were doing. What wasn’t so easy was figuring out what tech tools my aspirational companies used. Until I learned about tech stacks that is! Don’t Fall Into The Tool Envy […]

Being Realistic When Starting A Blog-based Business Will Make You More Successful

I’ve been there. I read an article on a blog and suddenly I’m like YES, this is the answer to all my prayers. I’ll just put together some nice looking pages, write a little content and whazoom, I’ll have a successful biz. But starting a blog-based business takes a little more then that! If this […]

Showcase other bloggers products and score big

Having a core set of products to sell can help cement you as an expert in your field, but what do you do if you are just starting out or haven’t had the time to create products to sell yet?  One of the simplest ways to begin making money online is to advertise other people’s products. […]

The Google Analytics Report That Will Help You Really Understand Your Website Traffic and Make Data Driven Changes

What is one of the biggest mistakes you can make when building a blog based business?  Not using data to drive your decisions.  Don’t worry, I’m not one of those data crazies who thinks you need to analyze every single change but I do think you need to spend time looking at analytics reports, analyzing them […]

Understanding Facebook Retargeting

If you haven’t heard of retargeting yet, I’d bet you have experienced it and just don’t know it.  Ever wonder how big brand’s ads seem to pop up everywhere you go after you’ve visited their website?  It’s not a coincidence.  It’s something called retargeting (also known as remarketing). Here’s how it works – you visit […]