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Affiliate Links – It’s Never Too Late – why bloggers need to start using affiliate links NOW

It’s never too late. July 12 was PrimeDay – Amazon Prime’s anniversary where they say they have Black Friday prices. While I was busy filling my shopping cart in preparation for all the great deals I was going to get on PrimeDay, other bloggers were creating blog posts, videos, and social media posts with their Amazon […]

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VidCon 2016 ReCap – What I Learned

I got home from VidCon with loads of ideas floating in my head. This post took me three days to write because I had 10 pages of notes and I wanted to make sure to get all the best nuggets of info down on (blog) paper for YOU! This was my second VidCon and knowing that […]

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What to Post to your Facebook Page

If you’re reading this, you’re probably frustrated with the results from posting on your Facebook Page. With all the algorithm changes that Facebook performs multiple times a year, it seems that once you get a strategy that works to grow your Facebook Page, they change everything up AGAIN. Many of the people giving advice for […]

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Dear Broke Craft Blog Reader: Why Your Sense of Entitlement is KILLING Creators

One of my friends in the craft industry shared a blog post from an author that reads as if it was ripped from a crafting Facebook Group or scrapbooking forum. Replace the words “writing” and “author” with “creating” and “blogger” and you’d be hard-pressed to see any difference. I woke up this morning asking myself […]

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How to get started with Amazon Associates – Affiliate Marketing

How do all of these people make money from blogging without totally selling their soul? (Don’t be THIS LADY). A great place to start making money from your blog is with affiliate marketing.  Amazon Associates, Amazon’s affiliate program, is the easiest affiliate program to get started with. I am so glad you’re here because I […]

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Resources you need NOW to make your blog and business ROCK!

Do you ever wish someone would just TELL you where to find the best help and guidance for your blog and business? Hey, that’s what I am doing, right now! These resources to make your blog and business ROCK make me hop out of my chair with excitement because they are SO GOOD. Be sure […]

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How to Differentiate Your Business with Creativity

A fun video has been going around Facebook about a man who dresses in drag to sell Tupperware. Kevin Farrell’s entertaining approach earned him the title of top sales person four years in a row and has helped him live his dream in a way he never thought of before. Kevin’s creative approach to business helped him […]

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Stop bashing on sponsored posts

I’ve heard people bash on bloggers who do alot of sponsored posts. I tell you what! There is ALOT of skill in being able to weave a sponsor message into a blog post, write well, check your spelling and not rely on spell check, take amazing photos, learn how to write a tutorial, follow instructions, turn […]

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How to Make Your Own Opportunities #LatinaScopes

This past week I was honored to be a guest on the Latina Bloggers Connect Periscope channel, sharing about how to make your own opportunities in the Craft and DIY market. At CHA, I organized and moderated a panel on “Working with Bloggers”, which we shared on Periscope (scroll to the end of the post […]

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How to Calculate Your Hourly Rate – Simplified

Over the years I have attended conferences and webinars, read books, listened to podcasts, and even had business coaches discuss how to calculate my hourly rate. Over all that time, the best method is the one I am sharing with you today, a simplified version of what I learned while in a 9 month group […]

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