How to set blog goals for beginners

You’ve got a brand new blog and you want to rock your first month of blogging. But where do you start? One of the first things you should do when you start a blog, especially if you want to make money blogging, is to set blog goals. This will be your road map for success. This post will look at how to set blog goals for beginners. I’ll also share my goals for my first month of blogging (December 2017). I’m sure you’ve heard of SMART goals. They are goals that are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Timely. So how is this relevant to blogging?Read More →

Have you got these 8 essential pages on your blog? You must have these pages before you start making money from your blog.

Whether you’ve just set up a shiny new blog or have been blogging for a while, these are essential pages for your blog. Depending on your niche, there might be others that you need in addition to these, but they’re a great place to start, especially if you are planning to monetize your blog. 1. Start Here This is an about page taken to the next level! It’s a page designed specifically for new readers to guide them through your blog’s highlights. It’s a page that introduces them to the blog posts you’re most proud of, while letting them find out a bit more about youRead More →

Can Pinterest really drive epic traffic to your parenting blog? I spoke to some UK parenting bloggers to find out and discover the secrets to success.

Do you want to get more traffic to your parenting blog? You’ve spent hours writing brilliant content and now you want people to read it. (And they totally should- you rock!). Maybe you’ve read some income reports from 6 figure bloggers. Ones that talk about how they get eleventy gazillion page views from Pinterest every day. But does traffic really grow on the magic Pinterest tree? I decided to find out. I asked some UK parenting bloggers for their thoughts on Pinterest. You might be surprised by what I discovered. Can Pinterest Drive Epic Traffic to Your Parenting Blog? Yes. And no. It seems PinterestRead More →