How I 6x’d Blog Traffic in Six Months (Pinfinite Growth Review)

How I 6x’d Blog Traffic in Six Months (Pinfinite Growth Review)

*This post contains affiliate links* Everyone wants quick fixes and easy end-alls to make blogging a breeze. Unfortunately, there will never be some golden ticket to “success” – it takes work. Good ol’ fashioned, elbow-greasin’…

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9 Reasons Why People Don’t Come Back to your Blog

9 Reasons Why People Don’t Come Back to your Blog

Alright alright alriiiiiiiiight, we gon’ learn today! Lots of the Q’s I get through CUR are somehow related to blogging, whether it’s on how to start a “successful” blog in the first place, how to…

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8 Productivity Hacks to Totally Transform your Day

8 Productivity Hacks to Totally Transform your Day

ATTENTION! ATTENTION! New studies show that a human’s attention span is officially less than that of a goldfish. A goldfish’s attention span is 9 seconds. …and humans can now only pay attention for 8. HA,…

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How to Write a Standout About Me Page (& why it’s important)

How to Write a Standout About Me Page (& why it’s important)

One of the most well-trafficked pages on your website will be your About Me page, and for good reason – if you’re constantly growing and constantly bringing in new peeps, they want to meet the…

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11 iPhone Flat Lay Photography Tips

11 iPhone Flat Lay Photography Tips

Happy hump, y’all! First things first: a SUPER special guest was hangin’ out at CUR headquarters with me yesterday, and I absolutely have to introduce you to her. Meet Sarah – my new intern at…

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How to Start a Blog

How to Start a Blog

Happy Week-after-Mother’s-Day, to all the mamas and people-with-mamas in the audience. Hope your weekends were full of family and fun. Today, I figured it’s due time to dive into a topic I’ve actually been getting…

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Monthly Income Report: $2739.27

Monthly Income Report: $2739.27

Income report, we meet again. If you’re new around these rosy parts (welcome, welcome, welcome!), you might’ve come across this lil’ thing called an Income Report (and/or Traffic Report). So ya know, sometimes I share…

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A Day in my (Coffee) Life

A Day in my (Coffee) Life

You know the age-old adage, “But first, coffee“? I don’t know if that was a Ben Franklin original – maybe a US president? – but whoever started the saying knows what’s up. Coffee is what’s up,…

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How to Theme your Instagram (+ FREE growth guide!)

How to Theme your Instagram (+ FREE growth guide!)

Instagram is the golden rule. It’s the talk of the blogging town, so it’s no secret that everyone is hopping on the Insta-train in the hopes of creating dynamic profiles that rake in followers and interaction…

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What Brands should know about working with Bloggers

What Brands should know about working with Bloggers

TGIF! In the spirit of kicking off Friyay with a bang, let’s talk shop. Specifically, 8 things that brands should know about working with bloggers. I’ve been working with brands for quite awhile now and have…

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Post-Grad Plans

Post-Grad Plans

Black jumpsuit: LOFT (Similar from Ann Taylor) // Teal blazer: c/o Apricot Lane // Cork Tiny Tote: c/o Dagne Dover // Heels: Franco Sarto Alright, alright, alriiiiiiiiight – let’s get down to business! The above…

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13 Mistakes you’re making with your blog (& don’t even know it!)

13 Mistakes you’re making with your blog (& don’t even know it!)

I’ve been around the blogging block for circa three years now, but only really doing it for about half of that. (Really doing it meaning blogging more than once a week, building community and making money).…

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Brand, Branding, and Design: What’s the Difference?

Brand, Branding, and Design: What’s the Difference?

Alright, alright, alriiiiiiight, we gon’ learn today! Guys, it’s killing me. It’s killing me seeing SO MANY people really not get the difference between three mega-important words when it comes to blogging, building a brand,…

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December Income Report

December Income Report

First things first, a huge thank you to all of you who have already opted into taking my readership survey! One of you will win 25 buckaroos to Starbucks because of it, so cheers to…

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November Income Report

November Income Report

Alright, alright, alriiiiiiight – we gon’ learn today! After I semi-reluctantly hit “publish” on my first income report back in September, I absolutely loved reading all of your comments and responses. I had no idea…

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How to find the right Side Hustle for YOU.

How to find the right Side Hustle for YOU.

Remember NYNB? ICYMI for all of 2015, New Year, New Blog is a series I’m doing with this gal to tackle a different blogging topic every month to just teach you the stuff you need…

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Income Report + Traffic Report from September

Income Report + Traffic Report from September

The time has come. Time to pour another mimosa, because between deciding on a florist and having my first gown try-on with my girls, this past weekend has been a celebratory one for the books.…

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Why you need a contract to work with brands (+ how to write one!).

Why you need a contract to work with brands (+ how to write one!).

Why hello there, Friday. Nice of you to show up. It’s been a long week here, and there’s soooooo much I feel like I should tell you soon, so brace yo’selves: that’s happening. But for…

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Why you need to get paid to blog.

Why you need to get paid to blog.

How’s September treating you? We’re getting back into the academic life (read: skimming most of our readings and embracing senioritis) and basking in the glory that is the PSL. It’s back, folks. The dark days are…

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Blog Conference Highlights

Blog Conference Highlights

*This post has been sponsored by Amtrak and Her Campus Media. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Coming Up Roses! Ever since the infamous Amtrak accident this past year, you could say I…

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