Stop worrying about your blog traffic, and focus on these marketing metrics instead

When I started blogging, I got so excited for every new Twitter follower and Pinterest re-pin. “People like me, they really like me!” I would think to myself. Just as quickly, my mood would crash when I checked my blog traffic stats. “Maybe they don’t like me at all and my content is crap,” I’d think to myself while moping on the couch, pity-eating Cheetos.

I checked my marketing metrics multiple times a day because I thought that’s what a business owner was supposed to do. And also because I thought the stats would show me exactly how to explode my business growth.

I was totally wrong. Stats and analytics aren’t a magic bullet. Checking them multiple times a day is a waste of time. Plus, if you’re tracking the wrong information you’re not going to grow your business effectively.

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How to Make Money Blogging When You Don’t Have Time To Blog

You know how some bloggers share screenshots of how they tripled their traffic in one month or went from 100 to 10,000 Pinterest followers in a year or added 500 people to their email list last week?

Well, this is not one of those posts. And I am not one of those bloggers.

The truth is, my blog is small. My email list is small. My growth is slow. Let me show you some screenshots. 😉

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How to Make Passive Income With an Email Funnel That Sells on Autopilot

Many of the bloggers I know make a full-time income (more than me!), but their deep dark secret is that their evergreen sales funnel doesn’t convert.

And an evergreen sales funnel? It’s kind of the holy grail of passive income. You create a product, and write a series of emails to sell it. If all goes well, you earn a steady income on autopilot for months and years to come.

So, why are so many entrepreneurs struggling to create an evergreen sales funnel that works?

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Best Planners for Bloggers and Solopreneurs: Best Self Journal

When the Best Self Journal arrived, my husband and I fought over who would get to use it. Yep, we’re nerds like that. But it’s also a great planner, as I’ll show you in a minute. First, let me introduce myself: I’m a mama to two and a part-time blogger, so time is my most limited resource. As a result, I’m obsessed with time management, productivity, and planning.

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