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68 In Blogging

Email Lists – Why and How To Build Your List

Hey friends! Today we are going to delve into an important, but somewhat touchy topic for bloggers and influencers. Many bloggers I talk to have not even thought about starting an email list, never mind growing one. I understand- as a blogger, there is sooo much to do. To be honest, I had no idea how much work was actually involved when running a blog. I knew there would be writing involved, obviously, and social media…but that was about where…

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72 In Blogging/ Productivity

How to Keep Your Blog Organized with an Editorial Calendar

Can you even believe October is here already?! How did we get here? It must be because I am getting old that time passes so quickly, right? 😉 Anyway, because I am getting so old…ahem…so busy…I decided I need to get even more organized with my blog. Up until now, I have been somewhat organized. I do use a planner and my Power Hour Checklist and both of those have helped me a great deal. However, with fall comes extra activities…

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50 In Blogging/ Productivity

Twitter Pro in 10 minutes a day? It’s possible!

Social media….it’s a love hate relationship with me. On one hand, I absolutely love and enjoy it…interacting with my readers and other entrepreneurs, educating myself in ways I otherwise wouldn’t be able to, keeping up with what’s going on in the world…the list of things I love goes on and on. On the other hand, as a business owner there is so much to keep up with! Every time we think we have a handle on one channel, another new…

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28 In Blogging/ Productivity

The ONLY Resource You Need for a Successful Blog

BUILDING A FRAMEWORK: THE ULTIMATE BLOGGING HANDBOOK Blogging can be overwhelming…especially in the beginning! There is SO much to learn…and then implement. Many bloggers quit in the first six months after starting a blog for this reason. If you don’t have someone to guide you step by step, you feel like you are going it alone and you’ll never “get there.” I know…I felt that way too. But what if you had a detailed, step-by-step guide to walk you through…

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21 In Blogging

Hashtags to Up your Instagram Game

Podcasts for Christian Women, Christian mothers

Instagram may easily be my favorite platform. It’s where my community hangs out, and where I enjoy being. If you have been using Instagram for any amount of time, you know that hashtags are a necessity when trying to build your following and create community. Hashtags provide a way for users to easily navigate to topics of interest and find others that they can relate to. There are a variety of ways you can use hashtags and I recommend playing…

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42 In Blogging

14 Free Places for Feminine Stock Photos

Ladies, are you ready for this?! Free feminine stock photos for your blog?! We all know that having great photos on your website is a must! We live in a highly visual world and most people decide whether they like your site enough to stay and poke around in about 3 seconds. That’s all you get for a first impression – pretty rough. So, how do you invite your readers in and engage them? Clear, uncluttered site design Engaging blog header…

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23 In Blogging

16K Instagram Followers – An Introduction to Instagram

Ladies, I am so excited to introduce our guest today at Just A Simple Home – Emily Crawford, creator of Why Hello Beauty and author of ‘The Social Bloggers Guide | How to grow your beauty blog with Instagram!’ You could call Emily an Instagram expert, with over 16,000 followers. I have been a follower myself for awhile now and I just love her style. Emily graciously offered to be a guest blogger for us when I eagerly asked her…

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25 In Blogging

HUGE List of Blogging Conferences

Get ready blogger friends! Have you ever been to a Blogger Conference? If not, you should make it a goal to get to one. It is a community like no other- full of women (and men) coming together to support and inspire each other. You’ll meet new friends, connect with old friends, network with sponsors and learn something new. Take a look at this list and see where the next blogging conference is in your area!     BLOGGER CONFERENCES…

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38 In Blogging

The Best Groups for a Blogger to Join Now

It took me a little while to find a community of bloggers I could connect with, but once I did….it was like a whole new world opened up!   If you are a blogger – new or old – you should know about these amazing groups. There are these Facebook groups for bloggers to connect, learn, encourage, inspire…it’s just amazing and exactly what I was looking for. Not only do the women in these groups help me learn and grow…

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