5 Free Tools To Create Stunning Instagram Stories

TOOLS FOR INSTAGRAM STORIES

Instagram stories is all the rage right now. And if you know me, you know I like to stay away from the “rage”. However, I have used Instagram Stories for the last 2 years and have to be honest: I love it! I’ve grown my YouTube Channel and podcast thanks to Instagram stories. People have bought from me because of Instagram stories. In the post I wrote yesterday, I shared...

5 ways to use Instagram Stories for business

5 WAYS TO USE INSTAGRAM STORIES FOR BUSINESS

If you follow me on Instagram and you know how much I love and use Instagram stories for business. But beyond the fun of using Instagram stories, it really can be a powerful business tool. As a matter of fact, I’ve used it to land clients and sell my digital products. In today’s post, I will be sharing 5 ways you can use Instagram Stories to generate business. Let’s delve...

5 ways to create tons of social media content for your small business

How to create social media content for your small business even if you don't have a ton of existing content

As a freelance writer and social media manager, I’ve had to create a lot of social media content for my clients. If you’re the person handling social media for a small business, creating social media content can seem super intimidating at first. If this is you and you were frantically searching the internet for a solution that would make your life and work 100% easier, you’ve come to the right...

Build a YouTube channel from scratch with these 7 brilliant resources

7 brilliant resources from wildly successful Youtubers. Build Youtube channel from scratch.

Want to build a YouTube channel from scratch? Recently, I’ve gotten a lot of inquiries about building a YouTube channel and this is wonderful except I don’t even consider myself an expert at YouTube. I am still learning a lot about the platform and striving to get better everyday. But I’ve gotten enough questions about it that I wanted to write a post sharing some of the best educational resources...

8 Mindset Shifts That Will Help You Thrive As A Blogger

MINDSET SHIFTS FOR BLOGGERS

Mindset shifts to become a successful blogger? When I started out online, I didn’t think mindset was important. As I’ve built my online business however, I’ve realized that mindset, and not just strategy, makes a huge difference between who becomes a successful blogger and who doesn’t. In my 5 years as a blogger, I’ve learned that you can approach your blog and business with a “woe is me, why isn’t...

How to (REALLY) work from anywhere in the world

HOW TO WORK FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD

This summer, I had the privilege to visiting my home country Ghana, West Africa after 16 years of being the USA! The trip brought back many pleasant memories and helped me reconnect with some of my oldest friends. Here’s a picture of my son and I on our first day in Ghana. But the thing that impressed me so much, was that I was still able to run my freelance...

12 Top WordPress Landing Page Plugins

Top wordpress landing page plugins paid and free

*This post contains affiliate links.* If you are serious about making money with your blog, you need to be building an email list. Email is still the top way businesses are keeping in touch with their customers and potential customers. You can no longer count on social media to “house” the people you want to market to. The recent Facebook and Instagram blackout should tell you that. Why landing pages?...

7 steps to start a successful blog from scratch in 2019

how to start a successful blog 2019

*This post contains affiliate links. I only promote products I use myself and/or love.* Is blogging still necessary? Does anyone still read blogs? Surely you must be kidding. Nobody is reading blogs. These are the lyrics to the song I’ve heard over and over again since I started blogging. And yet, my blog has helped me earn amazing money since 2015. Let me cut to the chase and be real...

20 MUST-HAVE free (or affordable) WordPress plugins for your blog

20 best free Wordpress plugins for your blog

I love WordPress for many reasons but one of the biggest reasons I love it is because of the number of free and affordable plugins that exist! In this post, I compiled a list of 18 best free WordPress plugins plus 2 plugins that are super affordable and well worth the purchase. I’ve used these plugins to build a profitable blog and can attest to their effectiveness. Ready to learn...

Is Udemy Worth It? (PLUS 10 Udemy Courses Doing It Right)

Is Udemy worth it? An honest opinion PLUS 10 courses doing it right.

Is Udemy worth it? Is it worth your money and time? The short answer to that question is this: it depends on your goals. Personally, when I first wanted to start an online business, I was a broke graduate student with little money to spare. I was beyond thrilled when I found a platform that could teach me those first skills I needed to establish myself as an online business...