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Blogging Q&A #4: How Did you Get Started + Did you Take Writing Courses + Blog Finance Tools

Blogging Q&A #4: How Did you Get Started + Did you Take Writing Courses + Blog Finance Tools. I'm answering a few of YOUR questions in this video!  Blogging Q&A #4 Video Hey you.  Answering your blogging questions fills such a wonderful space in my heart. I truly mean that.  Each time I answer your questions, (See Q&A #1, Q&A #2, and Q&A #3 too!) it takes me back to the time when I first started blogging.  The thoughts of, Am I ever going to learn everything? Am I doing the right thing? What should I blog about next? ...and so many more questions.  But...

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Blogging Q&A #3 - Have to have a niche
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Blogging Q&A #3: My Turning Point, Facebook Ads + Do You Have to Have a Niche?

Blogging Q&A #3: My Turning Point, Facebook Ads + Do You Have to Have a Niche? I answer these three questions in today's video, hoping it helps SO many of you! You know, I'm honestly not sure if there's anything better here in the blogging world than hearing from you all. When you ask these questions, it does SO many things. Here are just a few... • Tells me you're there. Online can be so lonely at times, until others speak up and create a voice. • Helps others by asking the questions someone else may want to know the answers to...

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Blogging Questions: Can you really make money blogging, how to get readers to engage, and where to find music for videos
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Blogging Q&A #2: Engaging with Readers + Music for Videos + The Truth about Actually Making Money Blogging

Blogging Q&A #2: Engaging with Readers + Music for Videos + The Truth about Actually Making Money Blogging Do you know how much I LOVE reading your questions about blogging?! You guys, they're so good, and they're real, straightforward questions. I so enjoying reading them and answering them. If you haven't submitted yours yet (or have more to submit) you can do that HERE! If you missed the first video where I answered your blogging questions, you can see that one HERE! Blogging Q&A #2 So in today's video I'm tackling 3 questions that were submitted, and um... I kind of go...

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Blogging questions answered: q&a affiliates, time to blog, and how to grow and get followers
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Blogging Q&A Video: Affiliates + Gaining Followers + Finding Time To Blog

Blogging Q&A Video: Affiliates + Gaining Followers + Finding Time To Blog — I'm answering a few of the questions you've asked, in a REAL way. Keep the questions coming! Hey blogging (or soon to be blogging) friends! I could NOT be more excited to answer some of your blogging questions today. You all, there are SO many good ones!!! For real. I couldn't answer them all in one video, so there will have to be multiple videos to answer all of them. But for today, I've answered 3 for you! You'll see that in the video below, but in light of...

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My Favorite Video Equipment for Blogging
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My Favorite Video Equipment for Blogging

My Favorite Video Equipment for Blogging: The camera, lenses, lights/light, microphones, and equipment that I use to create videos for my blog. My Favorite Video Equipment for Blogging I have loved being on camera since my parents took the plunge and bought one of those 1980 CamCorders, that you put on your shoulder.  You know the ones... they were so heavy your shoulder would start hurting after 5 minutes of filming a kid opening up his presents on Christmas morning? When I'd see my mom yank that sucker out of the cabinet, I would nonchalantly walk in front of the camera, hoping...

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Blog Income Report: December 2016
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Blog Income Report: December 2016

Blog Income Report: December 2016 A look at the actual income streams for my lifestyle blog, for December. Sponsored work, affiliates, advertising, sales, & more. I'm so excited to have you over here to share in this blogging income update with me.  For a while now, I've been creating these income reports, because I'm often asked, "How much money can you make, blogging," and to help show those who have purchased my "How to Make Money Blogging," video course, that it CAN be done! Expenses: Each time I share an income report, I always make sure to be completely upfront and honest...

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Blog Income Report: (October) November 2016

 Blog Income Report: (October) November 2016... an honest look at what income the Fantabulosity blog brings in each month, and which revenue streams are used. Blog Income Report I totally slacked. I didn't do an income report for the month of October. I'm not really sure what happened, besides being incredibly busy preparing for the holiday season.  November and December tend to be the craziest months all year long for me in the blogging world, and personally.  So I'll just say it was that. However, I'm still happy to include the income for the month of October, but I just won't create...

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DIY Backdrops for Food & Blog Photography

DIY Backdrops for Food & Blog Photography: A quick and simple way to achieve the backgrounds and backdrops that you desire, without having to use your real spaces. Since starting this blog, back in 2013, I had always wanted a big, beautiful BRIGHT white kitchen, to take all of my photos in.  But there was one big problem... I had a big, beautiful, DARK brown, kitchen.  My builder husband, tends to always go in the brown (safe) color pallet for a "resale," factor.  It was time to get creative, and think of how I could pull off the look that I wanted,...

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Blog Income Report for the lifestyle blog Fantabulosity
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Blog Income Report: September 2016

Blog Income Report: September 2016 | Showing you the truth behind Fantabulosity’s income, and breaking it down, to show you how I make money blogging. Blog Income Report: September 2016 Now that I've been sharing my income reports (see my very first income report) for a while now,  you probably know that I include the actual income that was generated & created for the month, AND the future work that I have nailed down for the future month.  I think that’s super important to break down and consider as well, because it’s work (income) that is shored up for the next month, that you can start...

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Blog Income Report: August 2016 Fantabulosity
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Blog Income Report: August 2016

Blog Income Report: August 2016 | Showing you the truth behind Fantabulosity’s income, and breaking it down, to show you how I make money blogging. Blog Income Report: August 2016 I'm a little late this month on sharing my blog income for August, so please pardon my tardiness!  I've been a bit busy around here, preparing for the Inspired Retreat that I'm speaking at, and a full load of sponsored posts.  I love the Fall, because you can really fill up your editorial calendar with brand sponsored work.  A lot of big brands will spend a lot of their marketing dollars in the...

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Blog Income Report: December
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Lifestyle Blog Photoshoot

Lifestyle Blog Photoshoot: As a lifestyle blogger, a photoshoot at least once a year, can be a super handy tool in your toolbox... Some may ask, "Why in the heck do you have a photoshoot of yourself?" No really, I totally get it, and I understand why you'd ask that question.  Spending a day in front of the camera, (when you are FAR from being a model), can be quite awkward.  So why do it? ... besides the fact that a camera can catch you at your worst, especially while trying to eat an ice cream cone & laughing at the...

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Blog Income Report: July 2016

Blog Income Report: July 2016 | Showing you the truth behind Fantabulosity's income, and breaking it down, to show you how I make money blogging. Blog Income Report: July 2016 I'm often asked: Jessica, how does this even work?  How do you make money; sharing recipes, showing photos of your house, and throwing parties? I love this question.  It's a loaded question, but I love it.  It's not because I love talking about myself, or how I make money doing what I love... it's because I get to see the looks on the faces of those that ask, when I tell them all of the...

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