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Setting Your Blog Goals This Year In 4 Easy Steps

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Blog Improvement Series 2

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Blog Improvement Series 2 We’re still in the early parts of the year. But I’m taking a guess that, with regards to setting your blog goals, you’re already hanging by a thread – if not completely detached already. You know you set those blog goals with the best of intentions. But when it comes to actually executing them and taking action to achieve them? It seems as if everything — every single freaking thing — in your life is working together to keep you from following through. Look, I totally get it. I’ve been there too. Heck, I’ve been there more than a couple of times at this point. Which is why I spend most of my free time and waking hours wrapping my head around this goal-setting problem that a lot of us bloggers seem to share. And I’ve got it down into 4 steps you can easily follow: HOW TO SET AND ACHIEVE YOUR BLOG GOALS IN 4 NEAT STEPS Figure Out Your Why Now I know this seems a bit woo-woo. But stick with me here for a minute. Why do you want to achieve the blog…

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…

Creating A Great Blog Business Plan

In order to build a successful blog, you establish your long-term goals and how you can achieve them. You will need a business plan. Here are a few tips on writing a great business plan for your blog.
This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series Blog Improvement Series

This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series Blog Improvement Series Every good idea starts as just that, an idea. In the blogging world, it might just be a thought to write a blog. Great, but for you to build a successful blog, one that will bring in an income and not just be a small hobby you do on the side. At some point, you need to shift your mindset into thinking about your blog as a business. You need a blog business plan. I recently wrote a post about why you should blog like a business. Maybe you can take a minute to read that first. Let’s get to the good stuff, a free download of a Blog Business Plan! Sweet, right? A post that not only is going to explain how you should begin your blogging journey as a business. It also comes with the tool to help you do just that.   || DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE BLOG BUSINESS PLAN HERE ||   This download is free for our Blog Buddy News Subscribers. Instant access password included in the welcome email of Blog Buddy News Subscription. Email BlogBuddyProgram@gmail.com for download support or contact Lee directly. …