I have discovered some awesome websites to grow your online business and blog lately and wanted to share them with you.
Some of these I have been reading for months, others are new discoveries and some I have rediscovered. All are awesome and incredibly helpful.
I’ve included links to each home page as well as some of my favorite posts.
Here goes. Enjoy!
The Nectar Collective
This one I have been reading religiously for months now. In a nutshell it’s great.
The owner Melyssa is incredibly knowledgeable, insightful, funny and open.
It’s hard to pick favorites here (there are so many great posts!) but here goes.
9 Ways to Start Treating your Blog Like a Business (with a free workbook)
Melyssa provides quite a few free workbooks on her site. I’ve started using a few myself, so I can highly recommend them.
17 Things You Should Do To Every Blog Post Before + After You Hit Publish (Free checklist!)
Exactly How I Launched and Marketed My E-Course: What I Did, What Worked and What Brought the Highest ROI
As someone who is getting ready to launch my first product, I found this one totally fascinating and informative.
Check out these two other launch posts – How to Create and Prepare Your First Info Product (#InfoProductBiz Series) and How to Grow and Prime Your Audience for Your First Info Product (#InfoProductBiz Series). Heads up, there are more posts due out in this series.
3 Steps to Starting Your Business When You’re Just As Ambitious As You Are Broke
Sarah has some great content. I also just bought her Create. Profit. Party! book recently which I am enjoying working through.
You can see a bit of a pattern emerging here regarding my drive to learn as much about launches as possible (considering I have one coming up)!
Here are some of my favorites.
10 End of the Year Blog Post Ideas You Should Add to Your Calendar Today
I totally loved this post! So many great ideas and yes I will be implementing some of them here, so stay tuned…
10 Ways to Make Running A Business Solo Easier On Yourself
I definitely needed to read this one right now.
4 Years in Business: How Long it Took to Grow Traffic, Subscribers and Revenue
I love the honestly and openness (as well as the learning aspect) of this post.
9 Ways to Reduce Your Blogs Bounce Rate
Turns out I have been looking at my bounce rate numbers all wrong. Yicks! Lots to work on here.
Elle & Co
I found Elle & Co through Pinterest (feel free to head over and follow me) and I have to admit I have been binge reading this baby!
24 Time Saving Hacks for Busy Entrepreneurs
How to Get First Time Visitors Hooked on Your Blog
6 Engaging Ways to Humanize Your Online Business
4 Secrets for Exponential Blog Growth
Sarah Von Bargen
I’ve been a fan of Sarah over at her Yes and Yes blog or a while now but only recently jumped on board her blog for small business.
9 Things That Will Make Your Blog Successful (and it’s not the post you’re writing)
You Can Be Your Business ‘Why’
I totally got this one because yes I’ve read the book as well…
How to Get More Traffic to Your Link Posts
Considering the link post you are reading is the first one I have done in ages, I found Sarah’s link post information helpful.
How to feel unproductive and worthless in one easy step!
I had to include this one because I had exactly the same thought when I read this motivational quote (?) about Beyonce.
This is another new find via Pinterest. Olyvia.co is run by Erika Madden.
How to Make Easy Passive Income Online with a Free Challenge or Mini-Course (The Ick-Free Upgrade Technique)
This post is fascinating. I definitely learnt a lot from this one!
The Extra-Heroic Guide to Writing Remarkable Blog Posts
How to Get Pinterest Followers + Repins: The Ultimate Guide
Awesome post! Clearly I have some work to do on Pinterest.
The 3 Best Tips for Growing Your Blog Traffic
Ah traffic – the thing we can never get enough of!
I hoped you enjoyed this selection. Have fun reading through all of this amazing info on how to grow your online business or blog!
I would like to give a big thank you to Melyssa, Sarah, Erika, Lauren and Sarah (as well as your amazing work crews) for providing such interesting and helpful content is such a friendly, open way. Thank heaps!
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Thea, thank you so much for mentioning me in this post. What an honor to be included with these smart, fabulous women. I love them all!