Julie Cole Flip Side Interview

Why this girl doesn't want you to put a ring on it...
Julie Cole

You know this Canadian beauty and mom of six is just one of the talented minds behind Mabels Labels, but we discovered some fun and facts you might not have imagined about her…
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Category: The Flip Side

How to Make Your Sponsored Reviews Go the Distance

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Results for brands that want to advertise to your blog audience.
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Once a brand has read through your media page, the next question they will ask themselves is how your blog and social media reach translates into exposure for their brand. If you offer sponsored reviews, then you’ll want to make sure they really go the distance for each brand you work with. Here are some tips and tools to ensure they do!



Category: Insider, Magazine

Why You Need a Podcast Host

Using your website host to host your podcast could get you in trouble!
How to choose which podcast host to use

Once you’ve decided to start a podcast and chosen the niche for your podcast, one of the next things you’ll need to do is sign up for podcast hosting.

Before we go further, let me explain what a podcast host is, and why you want to use one rather than just using the host that you use for your website.

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Category: Grow Your Business, Technology

I Am Leaving Social Media

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And I’ll probably lose a few fans by speaking my mind.
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What I’m about to say is not going to go down easy. And I’ll probably lose a few fans by speaking my mind. That’s okay. I’m not afraid of controversy. And frankly, someone needs to say it. When I survey the social media landscape, there are some alarming trends that have become increasingly disturbing. I’ll explain my reasoning, but the end result is that I am leaving social media. I know, it seems bizarre for a “social media expert” to make such a seemingly abrupt tactical move. It may appear that way, but let’s take a look at what is happening in the social space:



Category: Insider, Magazine

How to Make Money on Your Blog Through Advertising

Advertising is one of the best ways to make money on your blog.
How to make money on your blog through advertising

If you’re blogging, and your blog isn’t generating any income (either directly or indirectly), you have a hobby, not a business. If that’s your situation and you want to turn that around, or if you simply want to increase revenue, one of the best things you can do is make money on your blog through advertising.

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Category: Grow Your Business, Making Money

The Magic Behind Affiliate Marketing

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How to work with brands you love even if they never approach you.
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Some of the first questions bloggers always ask when it comes to monetizing is “What happens if I don’t have the traffic to get sponsored post opportunities? How do I start making money on my blog?”

According to affiliate marketing experts Missy Ward (Co-founder of Affiliate Summit and FeedFront Magazine) and Debbie Bookstaber (President of



Category: Insider, Magazine

The Best Sites for Learning Technical Skills to Enrich Your Business

Who knew that you'd have to be technically savvy to run a business? Good news is, there are great ways to learn!
The Best Sites for Learning Technical Skills to Enrich Your Business

If you’re like many entrepreneurs, before you started your business, you had no idea how much you’d have to know to carry out the day-to-day aspects of your business.

For instance, if you’re an artist, or perhaps a real estate agent, you probably started your business because you love art, or want to sell houses, not because you wanted to blog, create images for social media, or do bookkeeping.

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Category: Grow Your Business, Technology