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How To Make Your Blog Go Viral

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Blogging, Lessons on working, Stay at Home Moms

by: Kel Amstutz


Last year, I posted a blog post that went viral. (much to MY surprise!) 


Today, I still see traffic in the thousands (on a daily basis) and from that one article! 

Since then, I have had a few more blog posts that are getting shared in the thousands.  The internet is filled with different niches that cater to different interests.  In today's internet landscape, it is a MUST as a blogger, that you formulate a strategy that CAN make your posts go VIRAL. 


Why is vitality or contagious content important today?  

Social media has become a staple in the attitude of online users. What this means is that with more shares and likes, more people can get to see your blog and be exposed to your brand. 

So how do you go about doing this? 


Know your Niche if You Want to to VIRAL

One of the best ways to turn a blog post viral is to know your audience, know their interests and their likes. You may even go the extra mile and create a really c…

3 Reasons Why You Really Need to Productize Your Knowledge

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Digital Products, Packaging Information



by: Kel Amstutz





I remember when I was first starting out online.  I was reading up on the different kinds of income models out there, in terms of blogging. 


I came a crossed some experts who were out there creating products that were named after them, like Eben Pagan and others who offered a unique solution(s) that were bundled up into versions of their own expertise. 


So, I continued to watch, to study, and I began to learn exactly how to create digital products and how to bundle up my own experiences, knowledge, and expertise.  This is what I like to call productizing your knowledge. What that means, in la-mans terms, is "packaging yourself" and it is something that almostanyone can and should do!



I say that almost anyone can and should, but I also think that you have to be authentic, you have to show your value, and you really have to change someone's life or help someone who is in a certain situation. That being said, do not be vagu…

Day 4 of the VLOG Challenge

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Check out todays Vlog post @ https://youtu.be/3obOvOsMtjc#letsthrive #thrivewithme #thriveon #thrivemoms http://kelamstutz.le-vel.com

Its a Vlog Challenge!

https://youtu.be/coaRva59wxI

5 Ways to Earn an Extra $2,000 a Month by Blogging

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Making Money5 Ways To Earn An Extra $2,000/Month By
BloggingAugust 01, 2016
by: Kel Amstutz Hi ALL!I wanted to share a post today that could get some of you, who read the blogs, are curious about the blogs, are showing interest in starting your own blog, a chance to:  #taketheleapMany of you know that I have kept this little blog, Life at Gray Gables, since Fall of 2013. I started it in order to relieve my writing frustrations. I had so much data going on in my brain that it was literally leaking from my fingertips and begging to be typed out and I needed an outlet to...well, let it all free! It wasn't until May of 2014 that I started getting serious about my blogging and things started to happen!Let's face it though, blogging can, will be, and frankly, ISoverwhelming.  It took me a good five (5) months of trial and error, and ramblings to get a good thing going...and even then, I have re-created myself over...and over again!  What do I mean, I am sure you are asking yourself. We…

5 Ways to Shine at Sponsored Posts

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Making Money5 Ways to Shine at Sponsored Posts August 01, 2016
by: Kel Amstutz

If you’re working with brands (or hoping to), at some point you’ll write a sponsored post. But how do you make a blog post about a brand not one big buzzword-filled snoozefest?

Well, keep it true to your style and voice for starters.

You’ll not only make the brand happy; your readers won’t hit the back button either.

These five tips will give you a fresh twist for your next sponsored post.

Plus, check out the examples from bloggers who know how to write for brands in a way that’s both authentic and informative.




Just Be Real… Even if that means at Your Own Expense You don’t have to sound like you’re spouting marketing-babble when you write a sponsored post.

Brands want to see you being you so keep it real, even if that means showing a less-than-perfect day or poking a little fun at yourself.

Shining Example: Anne from AnneHogan.net did a great sponsored post for Kohl’s Wink of Pink Giveaway. Is pin…