Running your own business means it all falls on you. Finding the work, doing the work, making sure you get paid for the work, taxes, fees, equipment, everything. Sure you may outsource some things, but it still requires you ensure what is outsourced gets done. It’s a lot to keep track of and handle. These are all the tools I used to help me stay organized, get paid, and manage my business’ money.
Wordpress has been around for a really long time and because of that, it comes with a lot of benefits and functionality. For this reason, tons of websites are run on WordPress, including my personal finance site Less Debt More Wine. However, newbies like Squarespace are disrupting the blogging world by offering all in one solution that addresses many of Wordpress’ pain points.
I started blogging in August 2014, at the time I had no idea what a guest post was or how to go about “guest posting.” I actually didn’t come to understand what a guest post was until after I’d already guest posted.
When I started blogging two years ago, I never could have imagined the world it would open up. Blogging opened up a desire to learn a whole new skill set, connected me to incredible and inspiring people, and frankly made me feel like my big crazy dreams weren’t so big and crazy. I reached out…
Blogs are started by all kinds of people for all kinds of reasons and on all kinds of subjects. Even in the personal finance blogosphere, there are tons of reasons why personal finance bloggers got started. Every blogger’s reason is a little different but many had some reasons in common. Personally, I started Less Debt…
Starting a blog is an exciting roller coaster ride of an adventure. There are a lot of ups and downs. Just when you think you’ve gotten the hang of something, you realize there is something else to learn.
If you are just starting your blog, great, get started building your email list. If only I had started my email list either before I started my blog or even when I started my blog but I didn’t. Start your list now, even if all you have is a “Coming Soon” page. There are several ways to build an email list, but the most common is
When I was looking to start a blog I kept seeing every one suggest that if you wanted to be serious about blogging you should self host your blog. Self-hosting refers to your ability to own your blog. If you use a free site, you don’t have control over what happens to it.