Jul 21, 2018
What should I spend money on as a new blogger?
Links to references made in this episode:
The Don’t Keep Your Day Job podcast episode – (where Seth Godin explains the important money mindset you should have around things you do for your future vs. things you buy for yourself).
Felicia's Wallet Video Series – (where you can follow Berna's change in money-mindset).
Shawn Matthew's Swagbot Creative – (where you can connect with the miracle man who designed our logo if you’re in the market for that sort of thing).
The 99 Designs logo package - (where you get multiple submissions from many designers. But we were wrong about the price! It's $299.)
Our last episode about marketing – (where we talk about the importance of breaking things down into baby steps vs. attempting to take an overwhelming bite... and ultimately feeling like a failure).
The Monthly Report episode – (where we talked about the fact that there are some things that don't deserve your attention more than once a quarter – true for reporting, true for marketing!).
Places to talk to us online:
5:22 . . . Two things that will happen if you invest money in your site
7:03 . . . What you need to admit before deciding where to spend money for blog growth
9:39 . . . Step one to do before shopping for the best blogging courses
10:48 . . . What will happen if you don’t spend money for blog growth
12:52 . . . The #1 thing to consider before purchasing a professional blogging course
18:46 . . . Two ways to know whether or not a course is going to be good value
21:28 . . . How to find the very best blogging course
22:49 . . . Berna's self-assigned homework from the episode
24:20 . . . How to get your Ticket 2 Blog fix between episodes
25:46 . . . Berna's biggest current fail
26:42 . . . Jema's biggest current fail
29:42 . . . Bloopers! Imperfections: we've got 'em!