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    8 Ways to Know if Blogging is Right for You

    8 Ways to Know if Blogging is Right for You

    Back in 2012 I was desperate to get out of teaching and I joined a network marketing company. It did not go well. As a last ditch attempt to save my failing business, I started a blog.  Well, my blog didn’t save my direct sales business - that’s a story for another...

    What’s In My Office? The Stuff That Helps My Blog Run

    What’s In My Office? The Stuff That Helps My Blog Run

    One of the great things about blogging is that it doesn’t require a huge up-front investment, so just about anyone can get started. Really, all you need is a computer with an internet connection. This makes this platform extremely accessible for everyone and a great...

    7 Business Books Every Edupreneur Should Read

    7 Business Books Every Edupreneur Should Read

    Every entrepreneur I know has a shelf full of business books, some better than others. So just in time for the holidays I’ve made a list of my favorite books that I recommend every edupreneur read. Profit First by Mike Michalowicz This is the first finance book I read...

    8 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Started Blogging

    8 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Started Blogging

    I started blogging in 2013, I had no idea what I was doing.  I made a lot of mistakes. A lot. My mistakes cost me a lot of time and money, and slowed the growth of my business in ways I can’t even measure. Last week a client asked what I would do differently if I...

    5 Essential Things Every Blog Post Needs to Get Noticed Online

    5 Essential Things Every Blog Post Needs to Get Noticed Online

    The internet is crowded and it can be hard for a new blogger to get noticed online.  And if you’re just starting out it seems like there’s so much to… how do you know where to put your time and energy so that your posts get found, read, shared, and engaged with? While...

    Blogging Isn’t Dead… It’s Just Evolving!

    Blogging Isn’t Dead… It’s Just Evolving!

    Every so often some new internet guru proclaims to the world that blogs are dead. (Spoiler alert: they’re not.) They (you know… “they”) have also tried to declare email, Facebook groups, and static images dead, so they don’t have a great track record here. The fact is...

    Reality Check: How Much Content Do You Really Need to Create?

    Reality Check: How Much Content Do You Really Need to Create?

    I recently had a conversation with a student I wanted to share. She had just finished the 5 Day Content Challenge and had a long list of blog post topics she wanted to write about. She was so excited about this list and was just about to enroll in Content Made Simple,...

    2 Sure-Fire Strategies to Make Time to Create Your Content

    2 Sure-Fire Strategies to Make Time to Create Your Content

    When you make the decision to start a blog, podcast, or video show, you do so with the understanding that you’re committing to regularly create new content to share with your readers, listeners, or viewers. But sometimes the best laid plans… you know. We all have busy...

    3 Reasons You Should Start Publishing Content Before You Feel Ready

    3 Reasons You Should Start Publishing Content Before You Feel Ready

    Let’s start this blogcast with an important statement: You are enough. Right now. Today. You are enough. I say this because there are a large number of side hustlin’ teachers who want to start a blog, podcast, or video show, but don’t because they feel they’re...

    8 Tools I Use to Make Content Creation Easier

    8 Tools I Use to Make Content Creation Easier

    One question that comes up all the time with my clients and members of the Side Hustle Teachers community is how I manage to consistently put out my blogcast week after week.  There are 2 things I rely on; systems and tools. I’ll address my systems in a future...

    8 Types of Holiday Content to Share with Your Audience

    8 Types of Holiday Content to Share with Your Audience

    Last week I suggested that you start creating and sharing your holiday content well before the holiday season actually begins, but what kind of content should you share? Oftentimes, the types of content you create at this time of year is going to mirror what you...

    When to Create and Release Your Holiday Content

    When to Create and Release Your Holiday Content

    It’s Labor Day weekend, and that means, if you haven’t started thinking about your holiday content, you should! While it seems a bit early, this is the time you need to be preparing for the upcoming holiday season. So if you’re one who gets upset when Target sets up...

    3 Content Purposes: Making Your Content Work for You

    3 Content Purposes: Making Your Content Work for You

    When you’re a side hustler, creating content to grow your business is essential, but there may be a piece you’re missing to really get the biggest return on your investment. What is that missing piece? Purpose. Creating content purposefully means that not only does it...

    How to Create and Share Content if You Don’t Have a Website

    How to Create and Share Content if You Don’t Have a Website

    ​There are many people who want to start using content to grow a business. It is the most efficient, cost effective way to build authority, strengthen relationships, and increase revenue… so it’s no wonder.  And while I strongly suggest that everyone own and maintain...

    8 Ways to Use a Call to Action to Grow Your Side Hustle

    8 Ways to Use a Call to Action to Grow Your Side Hustle

    In the world of online marketing, a call to action is a common term that gets used in many different ways. But what is a call to action, and how can you use one (or more) to grow your side hustle? Let’s dig in! What is a Call to Action A call to action, often called a...