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Starting a blog requires investment – how do you pay for this when it’s not making any money yet? Check out 4 easy money-making ideas to pay for your new blog (without dipping into family finances!)
A round-up post is a great way to create content for your site and can drive more traffic if done well. BUT you must ensure you’re not infringing on other bloggers copyright if you use their images. Tips on how to create an image round-up post without getting into hot water!
Leadpages is a powerful tool but it’s super expensive! Check out these 7 cheaper alternatives to Leadpages (including 5 free options!) – perfect when you’re on a strict blogging budget!
Build your email list with opt-in blog freebies. Check out this tutorial on how to send opt-in freebies to your email subscribers using Mailchimp for FREE. No coding required and no expensive monthly subscriptions – just an easy-to-use Wordpress plugin.
When you’re blogging on the side around your 9-5 job or kids, every minute counts. I’ve been blogging part-time for a number of years and have pulled together 5 time management tips for side hustle bloggers. These tips have helped me get more done and can help you too!
Look more professional and ensure you don’t end up in spam folders with a dedicated blog domain email address. This easy step-by-step tutorial shows you how to set up your blog email address on Siteground for free!
Facebook groups are a great way for bloggers to connect and share their work. But they can take up a lot of time if you let them. Learn how to avoid the Facebook Group time suck + a free spreadsheet to help you make the most of your Group time.
Wondering how to pick a Wordpress theme with all the choices out there? This no-jargon 4 step guide helps you choose the right theme for your budget and technical skill level. Free and premium theme suggestions included!
Quick tutorial to show you how to install a wordpress theme on your new blog. Whether it’s a free or premium Wordpress theme, the installation is super easy and it only takes a minute!
Learn how to send and receive blog domain emails via your personal Gmail account – no need to use another email account for your blog!
Find out how to start a blog the right way first time – use this easy step by step guide and follow the screenshot instruction to set up a blog on Wordpress
Make sure you customise free stock photos for your blog so it stands out from the competition. Check out 5 easy ways to modify 1 image using Picmonkey.com!
Learn how to add a text overlay to images using Picmonkey.com with this super easy tutorial. Perfect for creating branded blog and social media images.
Free stock photos for blogging are useful when you’re on a budget, but are you using them well? Find out if you’re guilty of one of these 5 mistakes!
A super easy tutorial to show you how to create image shape cutouts using Picmonkey. A great way to frame your blog and social media images.