• Blogging,  Work from Home

    My Guest Post Experience: Motherhood & Baggage

    Many bloggers agree that creating a guest post to publish on other blog sites is a great way to gain exposure. Additionally, it is an effective way to generate trust within the blogging community. Recently, I found an opportunity to guest post for another motherhood blog site. While guest positing doesn’t necessarily mean you have to stay within your niche, I chose to follow through with a blog that was similar to mine in the motherhood niche for this post. When choosing guest post opportunities, here are some tips that I considered before agreeing to post. I hope these tips are helpful to you! 5 Things to Consider Before Submitting…

  • Blogging,  Work from Home

    When is the right time to start a blog?

    When is the right time to start a blog? I’m sure you’ve seen dozens if not hundreds of sources telling you how to start a blog or how you can make money from blogging. While this may all sound enticing, I think there are many out there who are still waiting for “the right time” before they jump in to finally start a blog of their own. Why? What is holding you back from starting your own blog? Are you too busy with work? With your child(ren)? With life? Check, check, and check! Been there, done that. From experience, the right time never comes. You’re always going to be “too…

  • Blogging

    Increase Blog Traffic for Beginners Without Posting to Your Site

    As a beginner blogger, I’m always researching new ways to increase blog traffic to my site. This is something that’s continually on every blogger’s mind and the are so many methods to this madness. The trick is to find which method and technique works best for you. I took a month off from posting on my site and specifically focused on increasing my traffic, views, and engagements for my site. While this is not generally recommended, taking time away from posting on your website and then jumping back into it has proven to give boosts as well. I found it worked for this experiment. However, it is not something I…

  • Blogging

    My Blog

    What drives a person to want to create their own blog and share things about their life with others? The truth is I really don’t know the answer to that. There are various reasons why someone would want to be exposed in letting others read about their life. For me, my reason for wanting to create this journal blog is so that I can express myself creatively and connect with my passion for writing. In the Beginning As a child, I remember sitting at my grandmother’s computer with a Word document up on the computer screen on various afternoons. I would sit for hours typing away. Usually, I would produce…