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Building Your Blog

Building a Community & Monetizing your Blog

When I first started blogging, it was just me and my computer sharing whatever thoughts came into my pretty little head. I never even thought about actually becoming “real” friends with anyone online. That was creepy right?

(me, my chins and Laurie at EVO11)

That all changed when I got a call from Laurie with Tip Junkie. She thought that her, Cindy (skip to my lou), Tiffany (Sits Girls) and myself should join forces somehow andtry to make some money off our hobbies.

(me, Crafty Chica Kathy, & Cindy, Skip to my Lou)

Shortly after that we started working withBlog Frog. Not only did I build a large community, but Blog Frog is a great company to start with if you’re wanting to work with brands. Some of my best brand experiences have been contacts via Blog Frog.

(just a few great friends…..Jen, (tatertots & jello), Amy (The Idea Room), Shelley (House of Smiths), Laurie (Tip Junkie) and me.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Blog Frog will offer me a campaign and if I feel it aligns with my readers and it’s a brand I’m interested in, I accept it. Simple as that. If you’re a blogger and you’re wanting to start monetize your blog, this is a great way to start. All the nitty gritty is done for you as far as contracts, disclosures etc…. Blog Frog makes it simple!

(Cheryl, Tidy Mom and Tauni, SNAP, along with others already linked)

It’s been a real blessing that I’ve been able to turn my passion into full time work. I feel very fortunate. I talk to all these ladies at least once a week and sometime multiple times a day and I get to meet so many others in communities like mine or like theEbates community where I’m a community leader. Blog Frog Communities ROCK!

As a part of the BlogFrog Influencer Circle, I have the chance to create meaningful, authentic content for brands I love. If you’re a blogger interested in new opportunities, join BlogFrog’s Influencer Circle and check out some of the top brands already working with BlogFrog.

If you’re a brand looking to work with online influencers, learn more about BlogFrog’s Brand Solutions here. Now, I’m curious. What do you love most about blogs and blogging?

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of BlogFrog. The opinions and text are all mine.

Kim

Kim

Owner/Editor at Today's Creative Blog
Since 2007, Kim has been sharing tips and tutorials on how to live a creative life. Owner/editor of Today's Creative Blog and InspirationDIY.com where inspiration happens everyday! From the Pacific Northwest, Kim is a busy mom who adores her teen son, her middle aged husband and is constantly wiping the muddy paws of her adorable Labradoodle Maybelline. In her spare time, she teaches fitness classes and loves to decorate with thrift store bargains. You can also find Kim once a month on Portland's AMNW Morning show as their "creative expert". Life is more fun when it's creative!
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