How to Create a Collaboration/Roundup Blog Post

How to Create a Collaboration/Roundup Blog Post

A few months ago I was included in this roundup post, 22 Awesome Blogs to Help Creative Entrepreneurs Grow Their Business from Melanie at CopyRefresh.

I remember that I was leaving the gym and my notifications were going off like crazy… and then I had this email:

15+ Creatives Reveal How to Grow an Audience Online When You're Struggling

15+ Creatives Reveal How to Grow an Audience Online When You're Struggling

As a creative business owner, growing your audience online can be a struggle at first with so many different tools and strategies to choose from. That's why I created this Lessons Learned series!

I reached out to 15 creative business owners about growing their audience online and asked them a few questions.

These are the questions that I asked them:

This post is the last post in the Lessons Learned series and I hope that you find these helpful! Here is the question I asked for this post:

What Is One Piece Of Advice That You Would Give Someone Who Is Struggling With Growing Their Audience Online?

7 Tailwind Tribes for Creative Bloggers to Boost Their Traffic

7 Tailwind Tribes for Creative Bloggers to Boost Their Traffic

Have you heard of Tailwind Tribes? I LOVE using Tailwind Tribes.  

Tailwind Tribes are similar to a group board on Pinterest but better. It's more exclusive, you have to be invited or have a special link invitation to join and you're able to connect with other marketers, bloggers, etc. within your niche.

If you're interested in learning about Tailwind, check out my Ultimate Guide to Using Tailwind for Pinterest here

Tailwind Tribes are great because they are more niched down than a Pinterest group board and you can get the statistics from the tribes that you're in. Here's an example of the reach and repins that I received from one of my tribes. 

15+ Creatives Share Lessons Learned About Growing an Audience Online

15+ Creatives Share Lessons Learned About Growing an Audience Online

Have you heard that it's important to grow an audience online for your creative business?

As a creative business owner, growing your audience online can be daunting at first with so many different tools and strategies to choose from. That's why I created this Lessons Learned series!

I reached out to 15 creative business owners about growing their audience online and asked them a few questions.

These are the questions that I asked 15 creative business owners:

  • If you could go back in time to your first year in business, what would you tell yourself?" Read here: 15+ Creatives Reveal Lessons Learned as a Business Owner

  • What is one piece of advice that you would give someone who is struggling with growing their audience online? (**COMING SOON**)

This post is about lessons learned and I hope that you find these helpful! Here is the question I asked for this post:

What is the biggest lesson that you've learned about growing your audience online?

How to Track your Stats for Your Online Business

How to Track your Stats for Your Online Business

Tracking your stats online sounds geeky I know... but I'm going to break it down for you so you'll know EXACTLY how to do so without feeling like you're wasting anytime online.

It's important to track your stats for growth because you can see what is working and what’s not working so you can continue to work towards your goals.

Everything that you do online should be intentional and strategic with growing your audience online. Every social media post, every blog post, and etc. 

I only look at these numbers EVERY 30 days. Don't overwhelm yourself. It's very easy to get caught up in the numbers game, and while I do track my follower counts and email list numbers I AM MORE concerned with engagement. You can learn how to increase engagement on all of your posts by clicking here. 

Prefer to watch the video instead of reading the post? Click play on the video below!

15+ Creatives Reveal Lessons Learned as a Business Owner

15+ Creatives Reveal Lessons Learned as a Business Owner

Being a creative business owner definitely has it’s ups and downs but in the end, it’s well worth it.

I reached out to a few fellow creative business owners about growing their audience online that I’ll share here over a few posts because it's too much information for just one post! 

I asked 15 creative business owners this question:

“If you could go back in time to your first year in business, what would you tell yourself?”

The Ultimate Guide to Using Tailwind for Pinterest

The Ultimate Guide to Using Tailwind for Pinterest

I started using Tailwind a few months ago and wow I am loving it. In three short months, I have grown my website traffic, email list, and Pinterest following.

Tailwind is a Pinterest Scheduling tool you can also use it for Instagram but I haven't used that feature yet. 

So before I tell you why you'll love Tailwind, get some helpful links and a video training, I want to share with you what life was like for me before Tailwind.

How to Increase Engagement on All of Your Posts

How to Increase Engagement on All of Your Posts

Sometimes it is really hard to be true to who you are online.. I reaaaalllly used to struggle with this. I would find myself saying "but me and my online brand wouldn't say that..." or etc. but here's ONE thing that has really helped me. When I get overwhelmed or I'm not quite sure what to say in a post...

I think of ONE person.

I keep that one person in mind that I know needs to hear what I'm going to tell them. I write / speak to them and talk like I'm talking to a friend.

This makes things easier for me for a few reasons:⠀