3 Affiliate Marketing Experiments I’ve Had Fun Playing With

3 Affiliate Marketing Experiments I’ve Had Fun Playing With

Note: this post obviously has affiliate links because this whole post is about how I’m trying harder at affiliate marketing. 😉 Regular readers know how obsessed I am with doing more with less. Whether it’s doing more work in less time, using less tools for the same tasks, or making more […]

10 Advanced MailChimp Features You Probably Forgot About

10 Advanced MailChimp Features You Probably Forgot About

(This post contains affiliate links 💰 – because I’m really good at buying chocolate, and really bad at not buying chocolate.) You know I’ve seen getting a really bad rep lately? MailChimp. And I don’t really get it. Suddenly, it’s become the “newbie tool” and “you can’t use it if you’re […]

6 Sadly Forgotten Blog Maintenance To-Dos

6 Sadly Forgotten Blog Maintenance To-Dos

(Note – this post was originally published in December 2015 and has been updated with fresh tips for you!) I’ve been reading pretty much every “how to clean up your blog for the new year” post I can find, and can’t help but feel like they’re incomplete. Blog maintenance posts in […]

5 Really Silly Things Biz Owners Believe About Automation

5 Really Silly Things Biz Owners Believe About Automation

Automation is something I’ve geeked out over since 2012. To me, it was just a part of life and my work as a blogger, marketer, etc. I thought that everyone else felt the same way. But as I’ve published more and talked (read: geeked out) more, I’ve been really surprised […]

The Best Email Marketing Providers for Newbie Bloggers

The Best Email Marketing Providers for Newbie Bloggers

Note: this was originally published in July 2014 and has been updated as best practices change, software companies adjust, and I gain new firsthand experience. 🙂 It also contains affiliate links. RSS and Bloglovin’ are great. They’ll always be some people’s preferred method of reading content. It also makes a lot […]

Trick Yourself into Saving More Money With Automation

Trick Yourself into Saving More Money With Automation

For the past year, my monthly expenses have been inconsistent, precarious, terrifying. The cost of diagnosing a chronic illness (that did not want to be diagnosed), managing the flare-ups with medications not covered by insurance, and maintaining ongoing treatment? Not a cheap process, as it turns out. And did I […]

Just Checking In: Bye Bye May, Hellooo June

Just Checking In: Bye Bye May, Hellooo June

Just Checking In is a feature on the blog where I’ll pop in to share what I’ve been working on and the progress I’m making towards my goals. Accountability, baby! WTF, where did this year go?! How is it June? It was so weird to realize last month that I’ve been at my […]

Just Checking In: Bye Bye April, Hellooo May

Just Checking In: Bye Bye April, Hellooo May

Just Checking In is a feature on the blog where I’ll pop in to share what I’ve been working on and the progress I’m making towards my goals. Accountability, baby! April was a pretty big month productivity-wise. May will be complete shit, but that’s because I’ll be busy doing other things, and those […]