See the new thing I tried with my woodworking blog that made me question if this whole blogging for traffic thing is really worth the time and effort it takes to make it happen, or if earning from it is even obtainable.
Hobby to Money Making Blog
See how I did with flipping a hobby site into a money maker this year – including what it took, how much it cost, and what I learned from the process.
I am thrilled with how simple it was to create Reusable Blocks in Gutenberg to easily monetize my Heartwood Art woodworking site with affiliate links.
See how I did it and how you can make use of Reusable Blocks over and over for your offers, optins, affiliate links, and more.
The goal of so many new bloggers is to make money from their site.
But when and how to monetize is different for everyone.
Discover why I chose to start monetizing Heartwood Art after only 9 months with only a few blog posts.
My dad gave me a great piece of advice. If at first you don’t succeed, try playing second.
My plans to dominate search with woodworking videos didn’t hit a snag.
They ran into a boulder.
Discover how I dealt with it to get me and my plans back in motion.
There is a 1-2 year gauntlet that all new site owners go through. The goal is to survive it and avoid as many expensive pitfalls as possible in both time and money along your way to site success.
Here I’ll share a couple of examples of what that journey looks like as a newb site owner moves to a money-making mindset and how an experienced site owner does it, plus an explanation of why we all have to take that journey and how to survive it.
A video does not have to be a talking head type thing. Still shots and quick video clips of you demonstrating what you’re talking about work fine too.
Learn more about my latest video experiment and why I’ll be making more of these.
See my first attempt at making a short video to promote my latest woodworking blog post on Instagram and Facebook.
You’ll see what I learned and what I’ll do differently next time.