How to be Successful at Affiliate Marketing Whether you are a brand new blogger or a seasoned hobby blogger who is looking to monetize (or even if you’ve tried monetization with limited success), there is one strategy you need to be using: Affiliate Marketing. If the idea of marketing leaves you with the image of making dozens of cold emails (or worse calls!) and your response is to shudder, allow me to dispel that image. Affiliate marketing is not that sleazy old-style marketing-it is ... Read More about How to be Successful at Affiliate Marketing
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Picking up on my earlier post about why you might want to consider plotting rather than pantsing your novel, I thought I might share with you the basics of plot structure so you can plan your book out as best you can. I wrote this post with a novel in mind, but you can use a lot of this into shorter works without issue. I am currently writing two novels using the traditional three-act structure. I’m about halfway through writing the first one and have only just begun the second one (I ideally ... Read More about Plot Structure – What Every Writer Should Know
Are you looking for a new jewelry project to try? Have you thought about making a memory wire bracelet? Memory wire is one of the more popular styles of bracelet out there, and they are effortless to put together with minimal time and materials. What You Will Need: Memory wire (I got mine through Create For Less - Affiliate Link) Beads (I used ones that I had lying about, the crystal ones are from Amazon, and the big chunky ones are from Michaels) Round-nose Pliers (Check out this ... Read More about Memory Wire Bracelets – Everything You Need to Know to Make them!
Are you a Pantser or a Plotter? In fiction writing, writers will typically fall into one of those two groups. Pantsers write by the seat of their pants and plotters will outline their story beforehand. I used to be a serial pantser when writing creatively in school. However, it can lead to some rather ridiculous plot holes (I recall the main character being rescued by helicopter during a Hurricane in one of my short stories, for example!). Don't get me wrong, it’s totally fine to be a ... Read More about Why You Should Be Plotting Your Story
No doubt you’ve heard about the importance of building a list. It makes sense, algorithms change on social media platforms constantly, and one shift can lead to a dramatic drop in your reach on Pinterest, for example. To build a list, you have to do something to convince people to sign up, the easiest way to do that is to offer an opt-in freebie! Right now, I am heavily reliant on Pinterest for my traffic, but I am making strides to build my list. Yep, that little box near the bottom of every ... Read More about How to Design an Amazing Email Opt-in Freebie