The Ultimate Guide to Q4 for Bloggers: How to Make the Most Money During the Craziest Time of the Year

The summer months can suck for bloggers because people just don’t want to be on their computers. (Not that I can blame them!) The summer traffic slump is real and it’s a bummer. Thankfully, those days should be coming to an end as school begins and temperatures begin to drop, and people begin spending more time on their computers again. This is great news for bloggers utilizing affiliate marketing on their blogs, because the uptick in traffic comes right before the fourth

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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

Chances are that you’ve encountered some pretty prominent blogs recommending Bluehost. But are those honest Bluehost reviews? I’d argue that most of them are not and the positive reviews are strongly motivated by money. I bought the hype once myself and made it through to the other side to tell you this: 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

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How and Why You Need to Update Old Blog Posts

“They” say that blogging is 20 percent writing and 80 percent promotion, but I think “they” forgot to include one very important aspect of blogging life, and that’s updating old content. Once you write a blog post you really don’t want to just forget about it for the rest of eternity. Well, you could, but it really wouldn’t be in your best interest to do so. Instead, every few months or on a yearly basis (at most), you will want

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