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Why We Love Being Affiliates of the Ultimate Bundles + Why You Will Too!

We’re a few days into yet another AMAZING bundle of resources provided to us via Ultimate Bundles. And it’s a good one, as always! I want to share with you why we love being affiliates for the Ultimate Bundles, and why we think you will too!   For most bloggers, probably the most difficult stage of blogging is when you become serious enough about it, to start monetizing your blog. You probably know that affiliate marketing accounts for a mass amount of profit for bloggers, dare I say the majority of income for most bloggers. It’s overwhelming at first, to start swimming through all the many options you have about monetizing your blog: What kinds of things do you want to be an affiliate of? Do the companies and products I love have affiliate programs? How do you apply, and better yet when you do, what next? There are places like ShareASale and the rest, but how do I make the most out of those affiliate offers anyways?   I know for me, the most confusing part wasn’t how to become an affiliate, or even what kinds of things I wanted to rep. It was what to do when you…

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…