Have You Made Your First $1k From Blogging Yet?

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A guest post by my friend and colleague, Elna Cain.

If you’re a new blogger, then I’m sure the thought of making money from your blog has crossed your mind at least a dozen or so times, right?

Of course, when you first start out, you’re not thinking about making money. You’re just excited to have a blog and write!

I bet you spend hours coming up with the perfect blog topic and perfect image.

You promote your post all over social media, and you’re not ashamed to do it either.

You’re excited.

You have a blog, and you’re sharing your thoughts, tips, and opinions to others.

It’s only after a few months of blogging does the idea of monetization become an idea. Naturally, you start looking for ways to make a living from blogging.

But, six months later, that dream seems to be shattered and what little money you earned – if any – doesn’t even pay the hosting bill.

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11 Ways to Make Your Blogging EASIER

ways to blogOne of the toughest things about blogging is the self-imposed pressure to always have a terrific, earth-shattering, life-changing blog post that makes people catch fire just reading it.

You know what I mean…

…You’ve got that little voice whispering in your ear that if your posts don’t measure up to some impossibly high standard you’ve set, then all is lost and the world will know that you’re a fraud.

The good news is, it simply isn’t true.

You don’t need every post to be a 2,000-word masterpiece or the final definitive word on your topic. Instead, all you need is content that gives your readers what they want.

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How to Create Captivating Blog Images In Less Than 3 Minutes

captivating imagesA guest post by my colleague, Helen McCarthy

Don’t you hate it?

How everyone uses images in their blog posts except you.



You know that images will help your blog posts get shared on social media.

And you know that images break up chunks of ugly text, so your readers will stick around longer. But what you don’t know is … anything about images.

Besides, you haven’t got time for that rigmarole. You’ve got deadlines to meet.

If only you could craft eye-catching images that ooze personality. And emotion. In say … three minutes?

Well …

Now you can.

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