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Apple Pie in a Jar

This is such a fun and easy recipe to make with the kids. Apple Pie in a Jar looks adorable and tastes delicious with all those fall flavors coming together. I love apple pie, but it's a chore to make, even with store bought pie crust (which is how my family has made pies for generations). Using crumbled oatmeal cookies is the key to this

Apple Pie in a Jar2020-08-19T09:20:38-05:00

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 12: Legal Stuff

Welcome to day 12 of Start Your Own Blogging Business! You've made it through to the final lesson - CYA and other Legal Stuff!! As always, if you have any questions please leave them in the comments or post your questions in the Facebook group. If you haven't already joined the Facebook group, please do so you can participate in the community. If you've stumbled

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 12: Legal Stuff2020-08-12T18:55:24-05:00

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 11: PR Welcome

Welcome to day 11 of Start Your Own Blogging Business! You're nearing the home stretch of this blog course, woohoo!! As always, if you have any questions please leave them in the comments or post your questions in the Facebook group. If you haven't already joined the Facebook group, please do so you can participate in the community. If you've stumbled onto this post, but

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 11: PR Welcome2020-08-12T18:16:53-05:00

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 10: Lead Generators

Welcome to day 10 of Start Your Own Blogging Business! By now you have set up your email capture form and created a template for your newsletter. You may already have some subscribers, but how do you grow your email list? How do you entice visitors to give up their email address? You offer them an incentive - or what we call a lead magnet

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 10: Lead Generators2020-08-12T17:44:12-05:00

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 7: Sponsored Posts/Affiliate Links

Welcome to day 7 of Start Your Own Blogging Business! Today it's all about how to make money on your blog. I'll explain what it means to be an affiliate and how the affiliate links work. I'll also go over Sponsored Posts and where you can find opportunities for them. As always, if you have any questions please leave them in the comments or post

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 7: Sponsored Posts/Affiliate Links2020-08-12T17:12:56-05:00

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 9: Newsletters

Welcome to day 9 of Start Your Own Blogging Business! Today we're going to work on our newsletter. Yesterday you set up the email capture form on your site with Mailchimp, Constant Contact of Convert Kit. Today we're going to put together a simple newsletter. As always, if you have any questions please leave them in the comments or post your questions in the Facebook

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 9: Newsletters2020-08-12T17:50:48-05:00

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 8: Email Lists

Welcome to day 8 of Start Your Own Blogging Business! You're in the home stretch and should be feeling pretty good about your blog. The fear should be gone and you're probably excited to get going already! Today we're going to talk about email lists and how to grow them. As always, if you have any questions please leave them in the comments or post

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 8: Email Lists2020-08-12T17:50:04-05:00

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 6: Get Social

Welcome to day 6 of Start Your Own Blogging Business! Prior to today's lesson, we've been doing the heavy lifting of creating a blog. So far we've discovered our niche, found our domain and set up hosting. From there we installed Wordpress and chose a theme. We also created our social media sites and designed them to look like our blog. Yesterday, we learned a

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 6: Get Social2020-08-11T12:59:15-05:00

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 5: SEO

Welcome to day  5  of Start Your Own Blogging Business! Today we're going to talk about SEO or Search Engine Optimization. SEO is a huge monster of a topic and you could spend years studying it and still not know it all because it keeps changing. Because it is such a large topic, I'm only going over the basics here. Enough to get you started

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 5: SEO2020-08-11T12:58:12-05:00

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 4: Social Sites

Welcome to day 4 of Start Your Own Blogging Business! Today we're going to set up our social sites to match our website/blog. This is a lot of fun because it's pretty easy and the results are really satisfying. As always, if you have any questions please leave them in the comments or post your questions in the Facebook group. If you haven't already joined

Start Your Own Blogging Business Day 4: Social Sites2020-08-07T14:18:54-05:00

About Redhead Ranting

Redhead Ranting is the rantings of a frazzled, twice divorced mother of two who freelances and cares for two stupid dogs while writing her memoir against incredible and unbelievable odds (but will make a wonderful book one day).

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