Four Tips to Increase Traffic for a Beginner

This past week, a friend from college approached me with some basic questions about starting a blog. I decided to give her some much-needed advice, not only about monetization strategies, but also about how to increase her traffic. While IContinue Reading

How Blogging Can Turn You into a Entrepreneur

Almost two years ago, I decided to start my own blog for the sake of helping others get a handle on their finances. While I am not alone in starting a blog, very few people make it past the 6 month or 1 year marks. Making it past these mile markers is a huge sense of accomplishment and if you have made it this far, you should be proud. Two years is coming up and I can’t believe how far I have come in the past 21 months. One of the biggest changes that I have noticed is my new sense of confidence when it comes to running my own business. Continue reading Continue Reading

Reasons Not to Pursue Full-Time Blogging

A year ago, I often dreamed of being able to make it as a full-time blogger. Many may say I was young and naive, and perhaps that is right, but I was also seeing a lot of success. In myContinue Reading

Everything You Need to Know to Sell a Website on

A little over a month ago, I made the difficult decision to throw in the towel for one of my sites. I had some decent success with it in its first year, generating several thousands of dollars in revenue, but there were several life changes in the past few months that have kept me busy. To continue to grow the site would take time that I didn’t have and it just seemed like an injustice to keep it any longer. Plus, it would probably lose value later if I tried to sell it after months of little to no activity or posts. I couldn’t let that happen, so it was time to pull the plug. When I decided to list my site on Flippa, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I know what it can be like to feel unfamiliar, but there are key things to know in order to make it a successful sale. Continue reading Continue Reading