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How to Get Motivated for 2017

It’s time! It’s here! Every year seems to fly by faster and faster, and here we are staring 2017 in the face. Is there fear in your eyes? Fear in your heart? Or are you ready to tackle the shit out of 2017 like nobody’s business?! I’m hoping it’s that last option because that’s how I’m feeling and I want to take you with me.

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Why an ebook?

There are many reasons to turn your blog posts into an ebook, but my favorite would be for content upgrades, lead magnets, and/or free email opt-in incentives. When you create content upgrades (ebooks, guides, PDFs of any sort, free mini courses, etc), you grow your email list… and we all know the email list is golden. It’s the only thing YOU own. You don’t own your Facebook fans,

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You’re here to learn how to revamp blog posts, and I’m here to help! Some people measure blog success in pageviews, others measure it income, and still others measure it in how happy their blog makes them. For me, it’s a combination of all three. Generally speaking, pageviews translate to income, and an increase in income translates to more free time which makes me happy! 😉

How to Revamp Blog Posts to Increase Traffic and Income

The secret to success on all three levels,

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Whether you’re rocking as a Mompreneur, Lady Boss, or any other buzz word that’s being vomited all over Pinterest this year, I’m here to tell you these free courses for bloggers are going to take your business to the next level. You’ve gotta actually do the courses, but I mean beyond that it’s a piece of cake.

Free Courses for Bloggers … That DON’T SUCK

ByRegina doesn’t realize she’s my blog wife yet but one day she will.

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When it comes to blogging, I like to keep things simple. In this list of 10 Free Blogging Tools you won’t find anything super fancy that you won’t understand how to work. That’s now how I roll. Work smarter, not harder, with these free blogging tools (and tips)!

Top 10 Free Blogging Tools

Ideas and Organization

Toby

1. Toby
Toby is a tab organizational extension for google chrome.

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No matter how long you’ve been a Virtual Assistant, there are new extensions and programs popping up all the time to make your life easier! It’s tough to figure out what’s actually going to make your life easier, and what’s just going to be a space-taker-upper on your phone or computer. So, I’ve done some legwork for you.

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7 Steps to Double Your Income

I doubled my income in 2016 and am claiming it right now that I’m going to double my income again in 2017. What are your income goals? Do you want to double your income? Do you feel panicked when thinking about how stagnant your business has been lately? Don’t worry about any failures you might’ve had in the past. We’re moving forward right now and you’re going to make some money.

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You’ve started a blog, you’re making money with your blog, and now you’re wondering How to Get Sponsors to Notice Your Blog — aren’t we all? This article is kind of two-fold. Y’all know I love to ramble, so of course it’s pretty long. I’m going to talk to you about how to improve your blog and get sponsors (brands, companies) to notice you. I’m also going to talk about how to get in touch with the companies,

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As you know, I’m a virtual assistant and blogger. I’ve worked from home, off and on, for about ten years now. It worked out really well when the kids were smaller, and it works out really well now that they’re in school, too.

Rachel and I have been trying to figure out how she can work from home as well, and I think we’ve finally got a plan in place that will be worth a shot.

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Do you know how to use Real Time Analytics?

Folks land on your site every day, either by searching for keywords or by being referred (like via social media). Many times, you don’t even really have posts about those keyword phrases they’re looking for – or you post isn’t titled anything like it should be, but somehow they still end up on your blog. Yay!

However, if they are looking for something and you don’t have it,

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