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  • Had a bad year in business? Start preparing now for a more successful 2018

    Had a bad year in business? Start preparing now for a more successful year

    As we slowly approach the end of the year, business owners are starting to get a clear picture of how the year went for them. If it’s already obvious to you that last year has not been a great year for your company, it’s time to start planning for next year. You’ll want next year to be a better one for the business, so here are some of the things you can start to do today. (more…)

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    Blogging FAQ: Is It Too Late To Start A Blog In 2024? Your blogging questions answered!

    As you know I’m a big advocate for blogging and I think everybody should start a blog. I’ve been blogging for over 16 years and I have built my whole business around it! I get a lot of questions about blogging all the time. Like is it too late to start a blog? Can you make money with blogging? I don’t have time to blog and more! Some of them are really relevant for 2023, so I thought it’s time to do a blogging FAQ!

    You can always ask me additional questions. Mail them to nm at with the subject “blogging FAQ” and I’ll add your question here!

  • How to use Tailwind Tribes to grow your blog traffic and make more sales on autopilot with automatic Pinterest scheduling (even when you have a small following!)

    How to use Tailwind Communities to grow your blog traffic and make more sales on autopilot with automatic Pinterest scheduling (even when you have a small following!)

    I wrote about 5 programs/sites you can use to schedule your Pinterest pins before and made a pretty good breakdown of the differences between each site. As you might know, I love Pinterest! It’s my biggest source of traffic and how I make the most money on autopilot, thanks to this strategy. But recently I decided to step up my game to go all in on using Tailwind to schedule my pins. Wanna know why? Read along…  (more…)

  • Top Tips To Help You Build A Brilliant Blog

    Top Tips To Help You Build A Brilliant Blog

    Building your own blog can be a truly rewarding experience, but it takes a considerable amount of time and effort to ensure you can create the most successful site. Luckily, there are a few key tips and tricks that you can utilise to make sure your blog can attract as many readers as possible, helping you to push your profit margins and establish a strong reputation in your chosen industry. So, if you would like to find out more, then read on to uncover some of the best steps that you can follow today. 

  • How You Can Protect Yourself as a Blogger

    How You Can Protect Yourself as a Creator

    Getting started as a creator is an exciting time for anybody. You don’t want to get ahead of yourself, but you are already thinking of your first view and the first time someone shares your content on social media, and other people actually like it. However, while there is a fun side to blogging, there is also a tedious but also vital side to it, and that’s making sure your blog is protected. 

  • Everything You Need For A Successful Travel Blo

    Everything You Need For A Successful Travel Blog

    Are you looking for a business venture that is fun and that you can run in your spare time? Well, then you might want to think about setting up a travel blog. Yes, with a travel blog, you can make money, while travelling the globe or simply staying at home. It’s entirely up to you. A lot of people love this idea and think they have what it takes to find success down this path. But do they? 

    It’s actually far more difficult than most people realize to set up and run a successful travel blog. So, let’s break down the key ingredients that you’ll need and the steps that you must be ready to take.  (more…)

  • Can You Really Make a Career from Blogging?

    Can You Really Make a Career from Blogging?

    As times change, so do common careers. While there were plenty of chimney sweeps in the Victorian era, there are relatively few today. Times change. Demands change. Perhaps the biggest step that’s changed career options in modern times? Technology changing and advancing. Thanks to the rise in tech and many people now having a laptop or computer of their own at home, time spent in offices and other work premises is less necessary and many people are beginning to work from home and to work for themselves. This independence is great! On top of this, platforms such as blogs and social media and their sheer popularity means that whole new job roles have opened up. Right now, you really can make enough money to live on by blogging! Sure, this might have been a purely personal venture a few months back. But you can now get paid ads and sponsored posts which make blogging a truly viable source of income! So, here are a few steps you might want to take if this is a path you want to pursue! (more…)

  • Five Ways To Improve Your Blog On Your Business Website

    As a business, your website provides a lot of online footfall, and it’s important that you are trying to adapt and improve your website as the company grows. The more influence you can create online, the better your company will benefit from it. The blog part of your website should be performing effectively in order to create more noise in your industry, and if you haven’t got one yet, then now’s the time to do so. Here are five ways to improve your blog on your business website. (more…)

  • Stand Out as a New Blogger in 4 Simple Steps

    Stand Out as a New Content Creator in 4 Simple Steps

    Entering the world of content creation at the moment is a pretty scary and overwhelming place. There are so many well established people out there and you feel like a tiny fish in a big pond. Luckily, there are things you can do to stand out online as a new blogger. If you want to become a successful creator you definitely need to consider these ideas and stick with them consistently. It may take some time to get your head around them, but soon enough you will feel ready to conquer the blogosphere!

  • 5 Golden Rules Of A Successful Blog

    5 Golden Rules Of A Successful Blog

    Blogging. You see it everywhere nowadays. It’ll pop up on the bio of your favorite Instagram personality. It’ll be on the website of your Twitter blurb. If you’re a business, it’ll be one of the many pages of your website. There is no denying the effect that social media has had on the world – both personal sites and businesses, and it’s become one of the main ways that we communicate with each other.  (more…)

  • The Building Blocks Of Branding Your Blog

    If you want your blog to be as successful as possible, you need to think about many things at once. One of the main things that you will have to focus on, however, is your marketing. In particular, you are going to have to make sure that your branding is on point, and that is something that you will find yourself working on from the very start if you want it to be effective. Branding a blog is something of a challenge, but only in the ways that it can be challenging to brand any business, so the good news there is that many people have been there before you and know what to do about the many challenges you are likely to face. That means that there are a lot of places to find help out there, but for now we are just going to look at some of the building blocks of branding. Let’s take a look and see what you might need to do. (more…)