Years ago I exclusively blogged about blogging, and I’ve been getting almost daily questions from new or aspiring bloggers about everything from how much it costs to blog to whether a certain blog design looks good ever since. For a long time I felt weird about it, like I wasn’t knowledgable enough to answer or… Read More
Tips + tutorials for running a successful blog!
I started a version of this blog as I was finishing up my senior year of high school back in 2014. I had no vision in mind for it, other than that it was an easy way to make it look like I was doing something productive during my Computer Science class. A year later,… Read More
As often as people say blogging is a dying industry or whatever, I feel like I get a new email every day from a reader eager to start a blog and it makes me so happy! I started my blog as a senior in high school with so many worries, always scared that I was… Read More
Okay so I’m totally copying Kayla on this, but I love the idea of being able to look back on recap posts like this and see how far I’ve come with my blog! Like Kayla, I don’t recommend that bloggers obsess over analytics and numbers 24/7, because there are so many factors that contribute to… Read More
After recently installing some popup disclosures throughout my blog, I’ve received a lot of requests for a tutorial on setting them up. Popups have so many potential uses, and even if you don’t like the traditional time-delay popups, you can still make use of them! For example, my popup disclosures don’t open automatically—instead, I have… Read More
The Amazon Affiliate program, also known as Amazon Associates, has slowly become my biggest source of income from blogging. By slowly, I mean I spent months earning less than five dollars from it before realizing what a great program it was. And that’s the thing about affiliate programs—so many bloggers give up on them early… Read More
Despite spending 10 days with minimal wifi and no signal, July still turned out to be my most successful blogging month yet! That’s definitely making me feel better about splurging on this UO duvet cover, which I’m almost just as excited about getting this week. Priorities. As always, if you missed last month’s report, you… Read More