The New Blogger’s Guide to SEO

SEO for dummies

Email lists. Guest posting. As a new blogger, there’s a lot to figure out. So it’s not surprising that most bloggers don’t know the first thing about search engine optimization. Not surprising, but it is a shame. What is SEO? Search engine optimization is simply the “art” of getting your blog posts found when somebody types in a search term on Google. If you’re a travel blogger and have written about the best beach destinations … Read More

Building a Blog While Working Full-Time? Cut Out EVERYTHING Except These 3 Things

Let me guess… Between the 9-5, the 30-minutes-each-way commute, and having a social life, you feel like you’re piling too much on your plate. You’re terrible at using the little free time you do have to work on your side hustle, because you’re exhausted. So how do you find time to focus on your own blog when you’re already working all day for somebody else? If this sounds familiar, it’s because I know what you’re … Read More

Mom Bossing: How the Rules of Productivity & Online Work Change with Parenthood

I started my first online business in 2010, when I was a college student still scraping my way through school. By 2015 I felt like I had gotten the hang of this online business,freelancing, and blogging thing. So I started Unsettle. I wrote about things like productivity — why you need to set a schedule, engineer your environment, find what works and do more of it, and sometimes, take some serious risk to get where … Read More