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What No One Tells You When You Start a Blog {Section 2}

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It’s been two years of blogging! Here is what no one tells you when you start a blog. This is a two-part series and you are going to want to read both!! I had to split this post into two posts because there were just too many tidbits to squeeze into one piece. You can read part one here and this is part two. Affiliate links included below which means if you click through or purchase something through my links, […]

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What No One Tells You When You Start a Blog {Section 1}

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It’s my two-year blogiversary! As is my yearly custom, this is when I publish a special edition series about the “behind the scenes” of blogging. It’s hard to believe I’ve been doing this for two years now. I’ve learned so much and yet I still feel like I have so much more to learn. This little blog has gone through so many design makeovers and technical tweaks. I’m constantly trying to improve the content, the promotion, and the visuals. Two years later there […]

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How to Host an Instagram Photo Challenge

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This December, I did something new. I hosted my first Instagram Challenge! It was fun and I was able to connect with some new faces and follow what other women were posting for the month of December. If you don’t know, an Instagram photo challenge is where you create prompts for each day of a particular month and have a community hashtag that everyone uses so that all the photos can be grouped and found in one place. For my challenge […]

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Blog Scheduling & Social Media Promotion + Free Blog Promotion Spreadsheet

Blog Scheduling

This is it! The finale of my Blogiversary Series! Today I am sharing a little secret with you: An inside look at how I keep track of blog scheduling and social media promotions. Keeping up with writing posts, promoting yourself, growing followers and posting affiliates can be chaotic and overwhelming if you don’t have a plan, which I learned the hard way. Once I started signing up for informational webinars, studying email courses and applying for affiliate programs, it was enough to […]

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My Favorite Blog & Social Media Resources-Blogging on a Budget

My blogiversary series is in full swing! I posted the first part of my 4 part series on my actual blogiversary on September 28th, where I discussed how my blog design and approach has transformed over the past year. Today I’m sharing the resources that have most helped me to grow my blog and how I have done it practically for free. The only cost I have spent so far is purchasing my domain name for $18/year because it looks much more […]

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My Blog Journey Year 1-Design and Streamline

blog journey year 1

Happy Blogiversary to Lovely Little Lives! It’s hard to believe this has been going a whole year already. Possibly because it has come farther than I could have imagined when I first registered my wordpress.com domain name with the only hope being to jump start my writing again, and possibly because it feels like I have barely scratched the surface of blogging, guest posting, newsletter subscribers and all the rest. But here I am, reminiscing about year 1 and looking […]

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