Are You Making These 9 Profit-Killing Mistakes With Your Blog?

how to make money with free blogThis post is by my colleague, Sarah Peterson at She and I are exchanging blogs. I’m over on Unsettle today with my post on “Traffic Demystified” and Sarah has taken over Successful Blogging. Let’s see how many of you can read and comment on both posts today!

It’s frustrating, isn’t it?

Getting the hang of this whole blogging thing.

You open Google Analytics to see that only a handful of people had visited your blog. Your comments section is as empty as the Chinese buffet on Christmas. You’re working overtime and haven’t earned a single cent.

And you wonder..

Should you throw in the towel? Give up this blogging thing entirely?

But I have good news.

You right just be making a handful of new blogger blunders that are preventing you from gaining traction, readers, and profit. And most of them are completely fixable.

Here are ten mistakes new bloggers make and how they hurt your bottom line.

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Winna, Winna, Winna!! [You Can Be Too!.. Read On…]

giveaways for bloggersI have some great things for each of you to get today. So, even if you don’t see your name as the winner of the giveaway…

Keep reading!

So, the winner of the $2,500 giveaway is Dawn of Beginning Me Again. Congratulations, Dawn, for winning a blog migration and premium theme setup and makeover and a consultation call from me, a logo package from Dre at The Branded Solopreneur, 5 custom blog posts by Daniela at, a month of WP maintenance from WP Radius, and a year of free hosting by BlueHost.

Wow! You are going to LOVE this! 

Here’s the goodies for everyone else…

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A 16 Step System to Writing Amazing Copy That Sells (Without Sounding ‘Pushy’)

how to do copywritingA guest post by my colleague, Ben Murray.

You finally did it.

You started a blog and created your first product. Now it’s time to finally start making sales online.

However, there’s one big issue in the way. You’re going to have to convince people to buy it. Specifically, you’re going to have to write some sales copy that will actually turn visitors into customers.

If you’ve been taking a look around some of your favorite blogs and courses, you’ve probably realized there isn’t a lot of solid information when it comes to writing sales copy that actually converts.

Especially about writing copy that doesn’t make you sound like a used car salesman and all you care about is making money.

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