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How to Login to Multiple Pinterest Accounts at Once – Switch Pinterest Accounts

Do you manage multiple Pinterest accounts? Then you probably have been longing for the day when Pinterest allows you to login to multiple Pinterest accounts at one time. Well, that day is here! I discovered this hack in September 2018 and am super excited to show you how. Weary social media managers, keep reading to […]

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Facebook Branded Content Policy and What It Means UPDATED

Updated August 2018: Facebook’s Branded Content Policy and Branded Content Tool rolled out in April 2016. This post was originally published on April 28, 2016. Since then, there have been a lot of updates to the policy. This post has been updated to reflect the latest changes to the Branded Content Policy, including how to […]

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GDPR for Bloggers

Disclaimer: The contents of this web page do not constitute legal advice. This page is for informational purposes only, and I strongly encourage you to seek independent legal counsel to understand how your organization needs to comply with the GDPR. You’ve probably heard a lot lately about the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. […]

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How to write gift guides

Last year I quadrupled my affiliate income. A few years ago, I met this new blogger who told me she was making $10,000 a month from affiliate income. Last summer, I would have still been skeptical of her. This year, I know that it is entirely possible and then some! I increased my income by creating […]

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Negative Comments – why they are not welcome

Whether on social media, blogging, or creating a business, these days it is all about cultivating a community around a common interest. I’ve seen so many people defend the “rights” of the community when it comes to leaving negative comments. It hurts me so much to see the people creating the blogs, businesses, and online content […]

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20 Things I Learned at BlogHer – Conference Tips + A #BlogHer16 Recap

When I posted in Smart Creative Social (our Facebook group) that I was going to BlogHer, everyone wanted me to share what I learned from the conference. I shared as much as I could via Snapchat and Instagram Stories but there’s a whole lot more! I had my laptop and WiFi and my external hard-drive […]

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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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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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