How to Grow Your Blog: Part 3 – Resources on Monetization

We have reached the final part in our ‘How to Grow Your Blog’ series. If you’ve been following along since Part One of ‘How to Start a Blog,’ I applaud you for sticking with me! I hope you have learned a lot and have become more comfortable using your blog and going “behind the scenes.” […]

How to Grow Your Blog: Part 2 – Popular Plugins

As many bloggers are probably aware, there are hundreds of different options for plugins available that help to grow your blog. Choosing which plugins to implement depends on what areas you will be focusing on. There are various components to blogging that all need a little love. I’m going to go over three specific parts […]

How to Grow Your Blog: Part 1 – Newsletter Setup

Following up on my ‘How to Start a Blog’ three part series, it’s now time to talk about how you can take your blog to the next level! There are many resources and tips available from ShareASale about maintaining your blog, but I want to discuss three main components that can help you grow your […]

How to Start a Blog: Part 3 – Buy an Attractive Theme

Welcome to the third and final part of the ‘How to Start a Blog’ series. We’re so close to being done! Once WordPress is installed, you’ll want to start looking into design options for the front end of your website. You want your blog to look pretty, right?  Buy an Attractive Theme Like the first […]

How to Start a Blog: Part 2 – Get Web Hosting

Welcome back to the ‘How to Start a Blog’ three part series! If you’ve already bought your domain, congrats! The next task to check off your list for starting a blog is purchasing web hosting.  Get Web Hosting You have your domain name settled and purchased, now you’re ready to move on to the next […]

How to Start a Blog: Part 1 – Pick a Domain Name

There are numerous reasons as to why people start blogging. Maybe they want to be able to share their story with others in similar situations. Perhaps they want to use blogging as an outlet to earn extra income or maybe they simply enjoy writing! Whatever the reason may be, there are many benefits to blogging […]

Tip of the Day: Write What You Love, Use Network Tools to Assist!

When it comes to our blogger and content partners, we always encourage people to create posts about topics that are familiar to them and about something they love. Why? Because it shows and readers seek authenticity.  It is easy to get caught up in click-bait or to create posts specifically engineered to catch buyers’ attention. […]

Blog Audit: Get Your Blog Ready for Fall & Winter

The weather is starting to cool down and before we know it fall will be here! Your blog will change from posts about your favorite pool accessories and beach vacations. You will start to write about the kids back-to-school fashion or appetizers for the big Sunday football games. As you dive deeper into the fall […]

Tip of the Day: Know Your Readers!

As bloggers, our job is to cultivate content for our audience to keep them interested and coming back for more. Dedicated blogs crop up around a variety of topics: fashion, travel, kids or family life, food and so on. We can get so caught up trying to consistently publish new content that we fail to […]

Why Bloggers Should Optimize Past Posts

As ShareASale’s Blogger Liaison, I’ve been working with bloggers every day for the last eight months and I’ve attended seven blogger-focused conferences in the past year. While every blog I come across is different and tells a unique story, much of what I hear about blogger’s experiences with Affiliate Marketing is very similar. It sounds […]