Business 101: Blogging and Business Guide
This blogging and business guide is a curated list of popular posts for building your hobby, business, blog, and brand. These posts will help to make your writing, crafting, and blogging life easier.
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Part I: Building Your Business Guide
So you want to learn how to build a creative business? Let me help you. This section covers all you need to know about how to build your own business. When you are ready; check out Part II to learn how to grow your business.
How to Build Your Business Guide
If you plan to earn money with your passion, you will need to pay a variety of taxes. What type of taxes and what type of business you form will depend upon where you live, and what you plan to do. My post How to Build Your Business covers the different types of business structures that you should consider.
How to Build a Successful Brand
A brand is defined as a name, term, design, or other feature that distinguishes one seller’s product, business, or service from those of others. To build a successful brand you have to know who you are, what you stand for, and what you are selling or offering. You also have to know what makes YOU unique. Read my postHow to Build a Successful Brand to learn more about building and growing your own brand.
How to Create Your Own Logo
A logo is a graphic mark, or symbol, that organizations and individuals use to promote brand recognition. It is the “stamp” that represents who you are and what your company stands for. While you can hire someone to design a logo for you (and this is one of the services I offer), you can also design a logo yourself. Check out my post How to Create Your Own Logo for more information. If you are interested in hiring me to design a logo for you or to consult/teach/guide you on your way, you can contact me via my Contact page.
How to Build a Website
A business website and/or blog is a great way to promote and grow your business. My tutorial on How to Build a Blog will take you step by step through the process of creating your own website.
Part II: Growing Your Business Guide
I believe that you can make money (and gain financial independence) doing what you love. My goal is to help YOU become successful. This section is full of resources to help you grow your business and make more money.
Creative Ways to Make Extra Money from Home
Whether you are a blogger, writer, crafter, or creative entrepreneur; there are numerous ways you can make money with your business. My Ultimate Guide: Creative Ways to Make Extra Money from Home will show you how.
How to Start Blogging
If you are thinking about building a website, or starting a blog, my Ultimate Guide: How to Start Blogging covers the ins and outs of blogging. Learn whether you want a blog or niche site, how to choose a creative blog name, how much it costs to start a blog, how to set up your blog, and finally what to do after you start your blog.
How to Increase Traffic to Your Blog
Once you’ve set up your business website and/or blog, you’ll want to learn how to get traffic. My Ultimate Guide: How to Increase Traffic to Your Blog will show you numerous ways to increase your blog traffic. Once you increase your blog traffic, you’ll be able to increase your revenue.
Pinterest is a great way to grow your business and blog. In my Pinterest Help post you’ll learn how to use Pinterest, as well as tips and tricks that will save you time.