5 Surprising Reasons You Need to Start a Blog in 2019

By: Monica Miller Monday May 13, 2019 comments Tags: blog, blog for business, start a blog

5 Surprising Reasons You Need to Start a Blog in 2019

It's 2019 and it's time to start your blog for your business, lady boss! You know that you need to be producing a main source of content on a weekly basis, whether it's a video on YouTube, a weekly podcast, or a blog. I am all about blogging, so I want to encourage you to start a blog in 2019 so you can grow your girl boss business, generate new leads and clients, and give back to your community in awesome ways. If you want to start a podcast, head over to my friend, Laura at Social Savvy Geek, who teaches women entrepreneurs how... Read More


4 Painful Lessons I Learned by Canceling My Retreat

By: Monica Miller Monday May 6, 2019 comments Tags: blogging, blog for business, blog retreat, start a blog

4 Painful Lessons I Learned by Canceling My Retreat

What happens when you put in a whole lot of time and effort into hosting a blog retreat only to have to cancel it? That just happened to me and I am sad to say that The Elite Women Blogger Retreat has been canceled due to not having enough sign-ups. Even though it is sad and I am slightly disappointed, I get to tell you some lessons I learned along the way and how you can learn from my lessons if you want to host your own event or retreat. So here are four lessons I learned from hosting a Blogging Retreat that had to be... Read More


How I made $1,000 Blogging (and you can too!)

By: Monica Miller Monday April 29, 2019 comments Tags: start a blog, blog for business, blog retreat, make money blogging

How I made $1,000 Blogging (and you can too!)

I made $1,000 from blogging. No, I didn't make my money from the "traditional" ways of blogging - you know, ads, affiliate marketing, or online courses either. The way I created my income was through another unique way that I feel not many people talk about or even see as a way to make money blogging. The way I made money blogging was taking my blogging content and turning it into a presentation, which I gave away for free, and then I got on discovery calls and gained clients from there. Wonderingwhich blog posts I... Read More


Who Attends a Blogging Retreat? Meet Brenda Bowen to find out why she's coming!

By: Monica Miller Monday April 15, 2019 comments Tags: blog tools, blog retreat, blog for business

Who Attends a Blogging Retreat? Meet Brenda Bowen to find out why she's coming!

Have you ever wondered who attends bloggingretreats? I mean, who wants to go to a retreat and hunker down to gettheir blogout into the world with a glass of wine in their hands? Pwish, doesn't sound the least bit fun (I'm totally being sarcastic here)! I asked my good friend, Brenda Bowen from Peace of Mind Accounting , why she is coming to the Elite Women BloggerRetreat to showcase who comes to a bloggingretreat and why. A Little Bit of Background... Brenda and I met in 2015 when I signed up with a group... Read More


6 Reasons Why You Should Attend a Blogging Retreat

By: Monica Miller Monday April 8, 2019 comments Tags: blogging, blog for business, blog retreat

6 Reasons Why You Should Attend a Blogging Retreat

Blogging retreats. You might have seen blogging retreats being hosted in places like Bali or Costa Rica or some exotic location while others are inside your local area. Some retreats last up to 7 days while others are a day or two. So what makes a bloggingretreat unique? And why should you (or anyone) attend one? I wanted to give you some insights on why you should consider going to a bloggingretreat because it's so much different than hiring a one on one coach or even going to a bloggingconference. And I am totally... Read More


10 ways to make money with a blog

By: Monica Miller Monday March 25, 2019 comments Tags: blogging, blog, blog for business, make money

10 ways to make money with a blog

You have seen those people on Pinterestclaiming that they are making 6-figure months from blogging, haven't you? Perhaps you're wondering how they do it and if it's really real or not. There are plenty of opportunities to make money with a blog, but making money from a business blogis a tad bit different because we can go outside of the "norm" and create new ways of making money bloggingwith our businesses. Since I coach female entrepreneurs on how to do this, this is the subject I will be taking. Now realize that one... Read More


11 Ways to Increase Your Blog Traffic Now

By: Monica Miller Monday March 4, 2019 comments Tags: blogging, blog for business, why blog

11 Ways to Increase Your Blog Traffic Now

Traffic. How do you get traffic for your blog? You don't want to write a blogand then hear crickets! You want traffic to come to your blogso you can get new leads, new subscribers, and start building residual income from your blog! What's are good traffic sources for your blog? Although there's not one answer that fits all, here are strategies you can put into place to increase traffic to your blogso you can start seeing more results faster. SEO Ensure you have a basic understanding of SEOand how to use it for... Read More


How to Start a Badass Content Calendar for Your Business

By: Monica Miller Monday February 11, 2019 comments Tags: blogging, blog for business, content calendar, blog content

How to Start a Badass Content Calendar for Your Business

When I first starting blogging, I had no rhyme or reason to what I posted. This was back in the day when I was writing about marriage and Germany. Then when I began bloggingfor my business, I started out with themes. But in October 2016, I discovered that if I planned my content with a strategy , then I could easily lead my readers with my content into a webinar or a sale I was having. That is when a Content Strategist was born and I came to LOVE teaching it and sharing it wherever I go. But it all started with me seeing... Read More


How to Conduct Market Research for Your Blog's Content

By: Monica Miller Monday January 28, 2019 comments Tags: blog, blog content, blog post topic, blog for business

How to Conduct Market Research for Your Blog's Content

You're getting ready to begin writing blogposts, but do you know what kinds of blogtopics your audience wants from you? The whole point of blogging is to write topics your audience wants to hear or know more about. You want your readers to think, Is she a mind reader?! We want to speak our audiences language. Sometimes we get caught up in what we think our audience should know rather than what they want to know. Our audience speaks in a different language and you have to know this language. The only way to do that is... Read More


Why is having a Purpose to Your Blog so Important?

By: Monica Miller Monday January 21, 2019 comments Tags: blogging, blog for business, blog content

Why is having a Purpose to Your Blog so Important?

Have you read a blogpost and wondered why the author even began to share his or her content with the world? Or you read a blogand wondered what the person expertise really is. Before you even write one blog post, you need to ensure your blogis serving a purpose so that your message is targeted and unwavering. You don't want people who come to your blogscratching their heads, wondering what your blogis all about. You want it to be crystal clear on what your blogis about, who it is for, and why that person needs to listen to... Read More





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