Reliable Resources and Tools for Beginner Bloggers

Although it can, blogging doesn't have to cost a fortune. There are some amazing resources, tools, and courses available for new bloggers that don't break the bank.

Knowing when and where to invest money in your blog can be tricky. But not if you've got a trustworthy mentor who's wasted some of their own time, money, and energy along their journey. Trust me to stear you away from bankruptcy and toward monetization!

The following posts feature the tools and resources that I know and trust. Most of the services and programs you find here I still use everyday. And, as for courses, let's just say I've invested a lot of time and money learning (and not learning) a thing or two about what I now teach.

And if you're looking for killer courses that don't break the bank, look no further than my very own course content. The Spark Squad Academy is designed for new bloggers, like you, who want to learn without spending a small fortune. Be sure to check it out!

Affordable Blogging Education for New Bloggers

Affordable Blogging Education for New Bloggers

By Carlie Dayle

I won’t lie. It’s super easy to get distracted by so-called experts when you first start blogging. There are tons of people out there (myself included) promoting courses designed to help beginner bloggers. But before you fork over your hard-earned cash for any education, do some research on affordable blogging education for new bloggers. Get…

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How to Use Canva to Create Custom Blog Graphics

How to Use Canva to Create Custom Blog Graphics

By Carlie Dayle

The best part of blogging (in my humble opinion) is the ability to be creative and tell stories. Part of what drew me to blogging in the first place was my desire to be creative. Creating custom images and graphics is one of the best was to exercise creative control over your site. Plus, custom…

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Affordable Blogging Tools Worth Paying For

Affordable Blogging Tools Worth Paying For

By Carlie Dayle

Taking your blog to the next level requires commitment and persistence. It may also require $$$…cold hard cash. Luckily, there are some amazing and affordable blogging tools out there. This list of affordable blogging tools is for every type of blogger, meaning you can benefit no matter the niche. And, just for the record, I…

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Is Pinfinite Growth a Good Investment

Is Pinfinite Growth a Good Investment?

By Carlie Dayle

So, you’re curious about Pinfinite Growth? Maybe you’ve heard of the signature course from Melyssa Griffin and were wondering if you could believe all the hype? Do you want to know if buying Pinfinite Growth is worth it? Well, guys, I’m here to tell you it’s so totally worth it. It’s ridiculously worth it. This…

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The Most Helpful Podcasts for New Bloggers

The Most Helpful Podcasts for New Bloggers of all Niches

By Carlie Dayle

I can’t even begin to tell you how helpful podcasts have been for me. I listen almost daily on my commute to/from work. I get ideas for content, affiliate relationships, types of posts, etc. Use this list of helpful podcasts for new bloggers to start learning on the go! Problogger My absolute favorite is Darren…

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Helpful Blogging Courses Worth Paying For

Helpful Blogging Courses Worth Considering

By Carlie Dayle

In the beginning, every blogger is super stoked to learn as much as possible about blogging. But, when it comes to courses, knowing who to trust can be tough. Use these tips to learn why you should be selective when looking for helpful blogging courses worth considering. Why You Should Be Selective Not all bloggers…

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Are you a beginner blogger? If so, listen up! Blogging isn't as easy as slapping some words on a page. Successful blogging requires LOTS of hard work. These 7 (honest) survival tips for new bloggers should help you keep your sanity while teaching you how to grow a blog to new heights! Click thru to learn more! #bloggingtips

7 (Honest) Survival Tips for New Bloggers

By Carlie Dayle

It’s natural for new bloggers to feel energetic and eager when it comes to all things blogging. They feel ready to take on the world. Every available second is spent creating content, marketing, and building community around their new blog. But taking on the whole wide world of blogging all at once can be very…

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Your website analytics are rich sources of information about your site and your readers. Learning Google Analytics basics can help you better understand Google Analytics data and improve your website. Click thru to learn more! #bloggingtips

Google Analytics Basics for New Bloggers

By Carlie Dayle

What can you learn from your Google analytics? Everything. I love exploring my Google Analytics data. It’s a FREE gold-mine of information! Google Analytics can tell you everything you need to know about your site, your content, your audience, and your brand. Having insider information about your blog or business can only yield good things.…

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Growing an Instagram account can be tough if you don't know where to start. Use these killer Instagram tips for new bloggers to increase Instagram followers, improve Instagram engagement, and grow Instagram reach. Click thru to learn more! #Instagramtips

Killer Instagram Tips All New Bloggers Should Know

By Carlie Dayle

Blogging has changed a lot over the past several years. To be successful, new bloggers have to be social media managers, too. And Instagram has quickly become one of the biggest social media markets for bloggers. Visual interest generated on Instagram can translate to page views, but you first you need an Instagram following. New…

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