How to Simplify and Authentically Grow Your Blog Without Spending Money

This post is the most useful I’ve ever read on the subject. She knows what she’s talking about, and writes amazingly. If you’re a new blogger like me, I’m sure you will appreciate this post and follow her advice!

Suzie Speaks

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Blogging is now a viable career option and there are endless examples of bloggers who have monetised their site to the point where they can quit their 9-5 job and live the dream.

Consequently, the bloggosphere (blogisphere? blogosphere? There really should be some clarification on this) is filled with ‘Earning Reports’ (which I often ignore), along with a bajillion things that we should all be doing to optimise our traffic and increase engagement to our sites. I apparently need an email list, in which I should offer incentives. I should be part of an Instagram pod or tailwind tribe. I should be self-hosted and have a professionally designed site, I should have paid advertising across all of my social media. I should be building up my social media accounts by following and then unfollowing people.

Nonsense.

No wonder so many bloggers are feeling overwhelmed or disappointed with the fact that…

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8 thoughts on “How to Simplify and Authentically Grow Your Blog Without Spending Money

  1. frugaldod says:

    I love blogging, but have not officially been able to give up my 9 to 5 sadly. But I am always excited to read more about what I can do better to make my blog sing so to speak. And this was definitely an appreciating read. Thanks for sharing 🙂

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