Want to start a blog to make money? Here's a step by step guide for beginners to get you started!

How to Start a Blog to Make Money: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide

If you’ve ever searched for how to make money online, you’ve probably come across the idea of blogging for money.

For some people, blogging is a fun and creative hobby. For others, it’s an extremely profitable business!

There are a lot of resources out there about how to make money blogging. To start with, I held back from adding to the noise – because I wanted to prove that it was possible first.

(There are heaps of ‘make money blogging’ tutorials written by people who’ve never made a penny from their blogs. Why should you take their advice?!)

Well, last summer – less than two years after I started …

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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:…

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genius blogger's toolkit 2017 review

Genius Blogger’s Toolkit 2017 Review

I mentioned last week about the Genius Blogger’s Toolkit from Ultimate Bundles.

The Genius Blogger’s Toolkit is a GIGANTIC package of the best blogging tools and resources, covering topics from starting a blog, to getting traffic, to promoting it with social media, to taking your blog full time!

It includes 28 eBooks, 43 videos and eCourses, 16 printables, 10 digital bonuses and more. There are books and courses for everyone from total beginners to professional bloggers.

Unbelievably, this package has a total value of $5,802.51, but for this week only it’s on sale for just $97.

(The sale closes on Monday 9th October at  11:59 pm EST – that’s 03:59 am

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