How I Exploded my Blog Traffic from 10k to 38k in One Month

Do you ever feel like there’s something you’re just missing with Pinterest?

When I started looking for ways to increase traffic to my blog, I kept coming across one thing: Pinterest.

All the top bloggers I follow, all the blogging courses I took, and all the blog traffic discussions in Facebook groups said the same thing:

Get on Pinterest! It’s amazing for blog traffic!

Well, I did all the right things. I made a Pinterest business account for my blog, set up rich pins, created pinnable images for every post, joined a load of group boards and scheduled each new post out to 20+ boards in Tailwind.

But I still …

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essential blogging tools and resources for your successful blog

20+ Essential Resources For a Successful Blog

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This is the latest post in my series on profitable blogging.

Missed the first two posts? Catch up here:

  1. How to Start a Blog to Make Money – a step-by-step guide to setting up your blog on Siteground
  2. How to Actually Make Money With Your Blog – an introduction to affiliate marketing, sponsored posts and more

In this post, I want to introduce you to all the sites and resources that really made a difference to my blog!

While it’s relatively quick and easy to set up your hosting and publish your first post, you’ll probably …

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So you've got a blog, but how do you actually make money with this thing? Here are the 4 easiest ways to make money blogging for beginners

How to Actually Make Money With Your Blog

Last week I showed you how to get your blog up and running with SiteGround.

So, how do people actually make money blogging?

Blogging opens the door to dozens of different revenue streams. But in the beginning, let’s keep things simple.

Here are four of the most common ways to make money with your blog – even as a beginner! You can use all of them, or pick one and master it before moving on.

Let’s break it down:

1. Affiliate marketingSo you've started a blog, but how do bloggers actually make money blogging? This post sets out the 4 easiest ways to monetize your blog for beginners. Include a list of best paying affiliate networks to join, plus where to find sponsored posts for your blog!

Affiliate marketing is probably the easiest way to make money blogging for beginners.

Affiliate marketing is when you get a commission when somebody buys something through a …

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