blogging

How to Find Time to Blog When You Have Young Children

I started blogging when my third child was 8 months old. Back in 2011, there weren’t a lot of blogs, and they were definitely more written in a “journal” format, ladies sharing their day-to-day lives and the lessons they’d learned about faith, parenting, healthy eating, saving money and more. Blogging has taken on a more […] Read more…

How I Doubled My Pinterest Followers

I haven’t written a in-depth post about blogging in awhile, but I think this post is worth the time it took for me to “break it down”. Awhile back, I took a four-month hiatus from blogging. I reevaluated, refreshed my vision, and started writing again at the end of August. By that time my pageviews had […] Read more…

3 Tips for Balancing Blogging and Motherhood

3 Ways to Balance Blogging and Motherhood

When I “became” a blogger three years ago, it was a much simpler time. (Doesn’t that sound like something we hear our grandparents’ say?)  But really, it’s the truth. Back then, it was all about writing, no perfect Pinterest photos required. These days there is SO much we can do with our blogs that it not […] Read more…

6 honest ways to make money blogging

6 Honest Ways to Make Money Blogging

This post was originally published in September of 2013. In our What to Expect in Blogging: The Early Years series, we’ve talked about lots of great topics with some good conversation to boot! Among other things, we’ve chatted about creating a vision for your blog, making a blog schedule that works for you, how to write […] Read more…

Why I Haven’t Blogged for the Last Four Months

Hi everyone! Have you wondered where I’ve been lately? Maybe not, but I’ll tell you anyway ;) With the exception of a couple of Netflix Stream Team posts (a commitment I had already agreed to), I haven’t posted anything since April 29.  Wow. This has been my longest break on the blog, to date. When […] Read more…

4 tips for writing irresistible blog post titles. Don't just use the first thing that comes to mind for the title of an important blog post or article!

4 Tips for Writing Irresistible Blog Post Titles

Today I’m pleased to welcome my friend Katherine from Proverbs and Pacifiers! She’s got some great advice for you today on post titles! The title is the most important part of your blog post.  Think about it. The title is the only part of your blog post most people will ever read. It breaks my heart, but it’s true. Your post […] Read more…

3 Sensational Tips for Writing Good Content

Previously in this series I shared 14 tips for increasing your blog traffic. We’ve chatted about building a sense of community at your internet home. We also talked about using good SEO (search engine optimization) to increase views to your blog. I had three ways you could improve your SEO in that post and we’re […] Read more…