In a perfect world, we would all be able to figure things out on our own without the help of others. But, blogging does require a lot of knowledge (and there is an amazing amount of information out there to read).
But, to help you find the best resources for your blog, this page will list courses, free resources and everything else that may help you succeed as a blogger.
Here is a blogging dictionary full of over 100 terms and vocabulary.
Make sure to check out the free resource library for getting organized and succeeding as a blogger for subscribers of BAM!
With a million and one courses out there, how do you know which ones are worth spending your hard earned money on?
Below is a list of recommended courses to help you on your blogging journey:
- Ready Set Blog for Traffic by Elna Caine
- Becoming A Blogger by Cate Rosales
- Stupid Simple SEO by Mike Pearson (this course opens up sporadically for new students but you can get on a mailing list to be notified when it’s going to open again).
- Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner
- Pinning for Traffic Accelerated Workshop by Mariana Chambers (Pinterest)
- Holiday Blogging Bootcamp eCourse by Caroline Vencil
- Pinterest Traffic Avalanche by Alex and Lauren of Create and Go
- FB Ads for Bloggers by Laptop Empires
- Post by Numbers by Suzi Whitford
- Income Journey eBook by Suzi Whitford
While this mama has not taken these courses, these were highly suggested by other bloggers:
- Dare to Conquer (formerly Billionaire Blog Club)
- Elite Blogging Academy (EBA) (enrollment opens once a year)
- Pinteresting Strategies by Carly Campbell t
- Facebook Side Hustle Course by Laptop Empires (this isn’t blogging specific but is another way to earn money online)
- Boost Your Blog Traffic With Pinterest by Sweet and Simple Life
- 5-Day SEO Bootcamp (email course) by Stupid Simple SEO
- The Blog Plan by Suzi Whitford
- How To Use Picmonkey As A Mom Blogger by Suzi Whitford
- Design With Canva by Kate Danielle
Here are some great resources (mostly free opt in printables):
- 2019 Blog Plan by Suzi Whitford
- The EBA Blog Structure Blueprint by Elite Blogging Academy
- The Essential Blog Post Promotion Checklist by Elite Blogging Academy
- Blogging Email Templates by Caroline Vencil
- Affiliate Marketing 101 ebook by Caroline Vencil
If you don’t have the time or the inclination to do design work for your blog, you can also hire or pay someone to help!
You can get help with your logo, site design, social images and whatever else you may need. Here are some sources (recommended by other bloggers):
Need help creating content for your blog? Hire professional writers to fill your blog with researched articles:
Most bloggers lack the skills (or the time to learn) to troubleshoot issues with your site. Here are some ways to get the help you need:
- Sarah Wall of XeraSupport can help you with most anything on your blog’s backend, including implementing GDPR requirements and troubleshooting issues. She specializes in tech support and website setup.
- Fiverr offers technical support options. You hire someone to fix a specific issue on your site (and, hopefully, form a connection for future fixes).
It stressful to think about how to protect yourself as a blogger. Below are some helpful resources to help:*
- Mariam Tsaturyan created Freelance & Marketing to help bloggers and solopreneurs to start profitable online businesses. She came up with this idea after she had to close her law office and become a stay at home mom. Visit her template shop to get legal terms and policies to protect your website and hard work today here.
- Need help with GDPR? Check out this site.
*Bloggingaboutmomming.com does not provide a guarantee that the products offered by these legal sources meet all the requirements for every site. The products offered are “buy at your own risk” (yup that’s this mama covering her legal butt).