RewardStyle Application Denied? Here are 10 Alternatives to RewardStyle

Over the past couple of years, RewardStyle has become the go-to site for new fashion bloggers wanting to make money from their sites, but what many don’t realize is that there are alternatives to RewardStyle. Don’t get me wrong: There are many pros to using RewardStyle for monetization, including: Easy to find products Hundreds of advertisers are listed in one easy-to-use interface Easy implementation of widgets on your website make it easy to link to all of the items in

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30 Projects to Conquer During the Summer Traffic Slump

Summer is a notoriously quiet time in blog land. Many bloggers will notice their traffic decreasing over the summer months and take it personally, but I’m here to assure you that the blogging summer traffic slump is real. Not only is the summer blog slump real, but it affects most of us. Don’t despair when you see your traffic numbers decline… most of us are in the same boat! So what is the cause of the summer traffic slump for bloggers? Nice

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Everything You Need to Know to Start Reviewing Products On Your Blog

At one point or another, you will probably want to start reviewing products on your blog. Most bloggers do this at some point. Beauty bloggers review new makeup products while fashion bloggers might review articles of clothing. Recipe bloggers might review new kitchen appliances or even food products. Travel bloggers may review hotels or tour agencies. Tech bloggers review, well, new technology. Regardless of your niche, there’s definitely a product and/or service you can review. Everyone has an opinion, so

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The Worst Web Host: Bluehost Sucks

A friend once told me that I was the most tactful person she knew, but right now I am going to be uncharacteristically blunt. I am going to tell it like it is, which is this: Bluehost sucks. It is the absolute worst. If you are a new blogger looking for a web host, you’ve probably googled things liked, “what is the best web host for new bloggers?” or “where should I host my wordpress blog?” or “what is the

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Why You Should Use an Affiliate Link Cloaker on Your Blog

Generally speaking, when you grab an affiliate link to use on your blog you’re going to get a long ugly piece of code like this: http://www.anrdoezrs.net/links/3398498/type/dlg/https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g56003-d99010-Reviews-JW_Marriott_Houston-Houston_Texas.html Yuck, right? I just wrote a blog post about the 5 Best U.S. Cities to Visit on a Budget and included a bunch of links to hotel reviews on TripAdvisor, including the link above, which goes to my favorite hotel in Houston. Now, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that link. My main concern is

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