Have you hit a blogging roadblock? Do you feel like you’re at a dead end with no where to turn? Never fear, you’re not alone. We’ve all been there! Don’t be frustrated, because today I’m sharing six common blogging obstacles bloggers often face, along with the resources to help you overcome them. Get ready to knock those obstacles out of your path! This post contains some affiliate links. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.
Obstacle #1: You want to start a blog, but you’re not sure where to start.
You need: Building a Framework: The Ultimate Blogging Handbook by Abby Lawson.
So you’ve been thinking about starting a blog, but you’re confused and don’t know where to start. Hmmm…I’d say it’s time to go for it! Abby will make it easy for you as she walks you through every step from choosing a blog name and host, to social media strategies and scheduling, to the best plugins and even more. She covers it all in this book, and if you choose the right package you can get access to expert training videos from some very well known bloggers. If you do decide to buy, I hope to chat with you in the fabulous Building a Framework Bloggers Facebook Group. If you have a question, you’re sure to get an answer there!
Obstacle #2: No matter how hard you try, you can’t get and stay organized.
You need: The Blog Planner by Corey at Hey There, Home
The Blog Planner from Corey at Hey There, Home is the perfect planner to keep everything related to blogging organized. This daily planner is complete with an editorial calendar and sheets for tracking yearly/monthly goals, blog stats, social media scheduling, and more. The best part is the 30+ page e-Guide with tips on using the planner, social media scheduling, choosing passwords and keeping your blog updated. It is guaranteed to turn you into the most organized blogger!
Obstacle #3: You work hard every day, but no one stops by to read your blog.
You need: How I Went From 17K to 350K+ Monthly Page Views in 9 Months by Lena Gott
Do you want to increase traffic to your blog? Lena Gott from What Mommy Does wanted to, and she didn’t stop until she did! In her eBook she shares the 17 strategies she used to grow her blog along with tips on what she learned through the process. I love that she’s honest and real as she leads you through her journey of trial and error. Take the plunge, save yourself some heartache and learn from her experience!
Obstacle #4: You don’t understand how to use Google Analytics to grow your blog.
You need: Skyrocket Blog Pageviews Using Google Analytics by Kelli Miller & Crystal VanTassel-Lopez
Do you understand Google Analytics and know how to use this powerful tool to increase pageviews? I thought I did before reading this eBook, but I sure was wrong! Kelli and Crystal are the experts that will guide you through various strategies that will help you use Google Analytics to increase your pageviews, decrease your bounce rate, and turn newcomers into loyal followers. Complete the assignments and you’ll be rocketing those pageviews thanks to Google Analytics in record time!
Obstacle #5: You’re interested in joining affiliate programs, but where do you start?
You need: Affiliate Marketing for Bloggers by Tasha Agruso.
If you’ve working struggling in your efforts to monetize your blog with affiliates, then Tasha has got your back! She’s got the answers you need in her eBook packed with information, recommendations and strategies to start making money with affiliates the right way. Learn all about proper disclosures, the best affiliate programs, how to promote links on social media and so much more. There are even instructional videos and a private Facebook group as part of the advanced package. I learned SO much from this eBook, and I bet you will, too!
Obstacle #6: You’re stuck! You struggle with everything related to blogging!
You need: Elite Blog Academy by Ruth Sokup
If you need help with it all, then Elite Blog Academy is the course for you. It is a game changer, friend! I have seen tremendous growth in my blog since enrolling in the course, and since I have lifetime access to the program I’ll never be left in the dark! With the community forum, webinars and videos included in this course it is worth every single penny. You will learn how to perfect your blog content and images, develop and use a social media strategy, profit through advertising and so much more. Best of all, there’s a money-back guarantee.
Do you want to know the best news of all? Bloggers stick together. That’s right! One of my favorite aspects of blogging is the community with other bloggers, and I love how these fabulous bloggers have chosen to share their secrets with us. If you need some extra support, try joining a Facebook Group for bloggers, creating a mastermind group with others in your niche, or checking out some of the amazing webinars that are offered by expert bloggers. I’ve been busy going through some other webinars and courses myself, so I’m sure you’ll hear from me about them soon. Until then, good luck spicing up your blogging life with these amazing resources. I know you can do it, so don’t give up!