5 Ways New Bloggers Can Make Money Right Away

I once heard someone say, “Blogging as a business is a marathon, not a sprint.”  That was certainly true for me: I spent nine months working on my first blog, RVinspiration.com, full time before I got my first paycheck from Amazon for about $30. But what do you do if working full time for months is notContinue reading “5 Ways New Bloggers Can Make Money Right Away”

How I Stay On Track Toward My Blogging Goals

I’ve had several blogger friends tell me one thing they struggle with is staying on top of all the tasks that need to get done as well as staying on track with making progress toward their long term goals.  In short, a lot of bloggers (and entrepreneurs, and people who work from home….) struggle withContinue reading “How I Stay On Track Toward My Blogging Goals”

Tools & Resources for Bloggers

Below is a list of software, courses, and other resources I recommend either because I have either used them personally, know people who have used them, or know them to be valuable and of high quality.  Because I value these resources and wanted to recommend them to others, I joined their affiliate programs if theyContinue reading “Tools & Resources for Bloggers”

Plugins to Immediately Install On Your Blog

WordPress plugins add functionality to your website with the click of a button.While too many complex plugins can slow down your site, used sparingly, they are one of the main things that make WordPress such a great option for bloggers and website owners who don’t know how to write code. WordPress Plugins I Consider toContinue reading “Plugins to Immediately Install On Your Blog”

The Easiest Way to Create a Travel Blog

In this blog post I’m going to show you how easy it is to use Wix.com to create a blog or website, including the method I used to build this simple demo travel blog in under two hours. In talking about using Wix to set up a travel blog, I especially have in mind full time travelers whoContinue reading “The Easiest Way to Create a Travel Blog”

How I Quit Teaching & Became a Blogger

This article was originally published as Part One of a series for RVinspiration.com.  Read Part Two here. In 2015, I was a middle school English teacher.  I had been teaching for five years, and even though the job had been a huge personal challenge for me (especially in the first few years), I had wonderfulContinue reading “How I Quit Teaching & Became a Blogger”