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Author: Anne Carty

I run a blog over at www.foreverthewanderer.ie all about travel, mental health, long distance relationships and so much more.

How to Write the Perfect About Me Page and Social Media Bios for Your Blog

Create the Perfect About Me Page and Social Media Bios for Your Blog
This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Blog Improvement Series 2

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Blog Improvement Series 2Writing your blog’s About Me page, as well as your social media Bio for your Blog, may not seem as important as you think it is. (Like it’s something you don’t have to do right away.) But it’s a huge part of getting found! As well as, nailing brand collaborations and allowing your audience to know, like, and trust you.   The know-like-trust factor is very important when you are trying to become an influencer to your audience. Have you ever gotten a notification that you have a new follower on your Instagram or Twitter? Then you click on their profile and they have a bio full of only emojis, it’s just blank, or looks really dodgy? What do you do? Well,  I’m guessing you do what I normally do and block them or at least, not follow them back. As bloggers, we want to grow our following, not get blocked! So today I’m going to walk you through how to create the perfect social media bio and about me page for  your blog.      About me page   You’re about me page is one of…

Why You Need A Newsletter For Your Blog And How To Get Started

Why You Need A Newsletter And How To Get Started | Having an email list and newsletter to send to your audience is one of the most important things that is needed if you want to grow your blog. Growing your email list takes a lot of time and effort. Starting one can be daunting and terrifying. It doesn’t have to be scary! It can be quite simple once you know the steps you need to take and reasons why you need a newsletter. 

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Discover The Purpose of Having Social Media Accounts for Your BlogHaving an email list and newsletter for your blog to send to your audience is one of the most important things that is needed if you want to grow your blog. Growing your email list takes a lot of time and effort. Starting one can be daunting and terrifying. It doesn’t have to be scary! It can be quite simple once you know the steps you need to take and reasons why you need a newsletter.    Why do you need an email list and newsletter for your blog?   I can not reiterate this enough. Your email list is your money maker. These people have signed up to your blog to hear from YOU! They enjoy your work and want to see or read more. Your email subscribers trust you and will more than likely buy from you once you’ve created that trust and relationship.   Are you planning on creating courses for people to buy as a way of monetizing? Then you need an audience who trust you aka your subscribers. An email subscriber is way more likely…

5 Ways to Monetize Your Blog

Here's how you can start to monetize your blog in five ways today!
This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Blog Improvement Series

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Blog Improvement SeriesWe all have one thing in common, which is our love for blogging! Now, I know that my love of blogging has made me come to the decision that I want my blog (Forever the Wander) to become my career. I know a lot of you want to do the exact same, well maybe not to the extent that I want, but you want to be able to make some sort of money from your blog too. Whether it’s just to cover the costs of running your website, money for your weekly shopping or to bring you, your boyfriend/husband or kids out for a nice little treat. Well, you can!   There are a lot of articles and information on how to monetize your blog and it can become very overwhelming so today I am going to break down 5 ways that you can monetize your blog starting today, if that’s what you really want.   Sponsored posts   A sponsored post is basically a private ad that a brand or company pays a blogger to put up a blog post, banner, graphic or link on their blog and…

Understanding what your blog website needs to attract people

Your website needs some things in order for you to bring in visitors and eventually, loyal readers. Here are some tips to get you started.
This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Blog Improvement Series

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Blog Improvement SeriesToday I am going to be discussing your blog website! I know this is a terrifying thought starting out as a new blogger creating a blog website, and you may not have any idea where to start! Blogging can be a bit of a handful to get your mind around when you first start out, but that’s why we are all here to help with some tips about what your blog website needs!   Or, you maybe you’ve been blogging for some months or years, but still have no clue about how to make your website more attractive. So you stick to the basics? Let’s see what we can learn about improving your blog website with some tips.  Website The first question you need to ask yourself is: Am I doing this for fun or as a career opportunity? Which ultimately translates to, am I going with a free option like Tumblr or the basic free WordPress site? Or am I going to start as a self-hosted blogger for my business? You might not have the answer right now but that’s okay. Keep it in the back of…