My 10 Favorite Blogging Tools When I was a new blogger, it took me so much time and research to figure out the best software, plugins, and platforms to use for my blog. I didn’t know who should host my blog, how to manage my social media accounts, or the best way to optimize my blog for search engines. And…

Why Business Blogging is Not About Being Creative (Most of the Time) I am well-aware of the fact that the title of my article sounds extremely general and almost painfully exclusive but I assure you it is not. It is simply a title that will hopefully pique your interest about something I have been observing for a few years now…

How to Grow Your Email List With Content Upgrades This page contains affiliate links. Read the full disclaimer here. Before we get started, let’s first tackle what a content upgrade is. A content upgrade is a free bonus that you offer to your readers inside of a blog post. A content upgrade is also different from your standard freebie (ex:…

Why Women Are Better Entrepreneurs - TheCollectiveMill.com

Why Women Are Better Entrepreneurs Solving the Enigma of the Better Entrepreneur Female-owned businesses are on the rise, but looking at the statistics, women are still outnumbered by men by a good mile. From the annual Forbes’ list to Fortune 500 entrepreneurs, almost every list out there is dominated by men. It actually made me think, are men really better…

How to Start a Blog in Under 8 Minutes - Plus a Free Checklist - TheCollectiveMill.com

_ How to Start a Blog in Under 8 Minutes Starting a blog was one of the best decisions I've ever made and over the last year, has turned into my full-time job. However, when I was first starting out, I was terrified of the technical side. I remember spending hours on YouTube watching tutorials and then trying to test…

How To Grow Your Blog Without Spending a Dime - The Collective Mill

How to Grow Your Blog Without Spending a Dime I started in on the blogging game back in 2009, before it exploded into the widespread medium that it is today. Throughout the last seven years, I’ve watched Google’s algorithms change more times than I can count, and I’ve seen my blog visits spike, fall, and stay stubbornly unmoving for weeks…

6 Easy Steps to Boost Your Facebook Posts with Ads Facebook ads are an easy, convenient, and effective way to share your posts with an audience larger than you could reach on your own. If your business doesn’t have a Facebook page, make one! Reach out to everyone you know and post regularly. Your friends are likely to share your…

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