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 …

20+ Essential Resources For a Successful Blog

essential blogging tools and resources for your successful blog

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 spend a lot of time wondering ‘what’s next?’

Things like finding great stock images, …

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

What Does It Take To Make Money From Blogging?

What Does It Take To Make Money From Blogging

Have you ever thought about starting a blog as a way to make extra money?

Don’t get me wrong. People talk a lot about making money blogging.

It’s not a quick fix. A blog is not going to make you a millionaire overnight.

But it can be the start of your very own business. With some time, effort and a lot of hard work, a blog can provide a very secure and comfortable source of income.

Can you make money blogging?

I started Boost My Budget nearly a year ago. For several months, I didn’t make any money at all with my blog. But just look what’s happened over …

My Newest Side Hustle Revealed: Building a Passive Income with a Niche Website and Affiliate Marketing

niche website affiliate marketing

In my last couple of income reports I mentioned that I’ve been working on a new project.

I know I’ve been kind of vague about what I’ve been working on so far, so today I’m spilling the beans for anyone who’s interested!

My newest side hustle is building a niche website. I’m monetising it through affiliate marketing.

What is affiliate marketing?

Affiliate marketing is when you promote products and earn a commission on the sales.

You don’t have to create your own products to sell. Instead, you find existing products which you enjoy and use, and promote them yourself.

The company will give you a special link, called …