When is the right time to start shopping for professional blogging courses?
- What should I spend money on as a new blogger?
- I keep seeing one professional blogging course after another. Are they worth it? How do I know?
- If I decide to get a blogging-for-beginners course, how do I choose a good one?
- How do I know where to spend money for blog growth? SEO? Graphic design? Consultant?
- How do I find the best blogging course?
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:
- 2:30 . . . The mindset that will help you answer “what should I spend money on as a new blogger?”
- 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!