Make money blogging- February ’14 blog income and traffic reports

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This post may contain affiliate links, which goes towards my monthly blog income. Not every blogger chooses to try and make money blogging. I am not one of those people. I didn’t start my blog for the sole purpose to make money. It took me years to decide to go that route once I had…  Continue Reading

January ’14 blog income and traffic reports

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Blogging started as a hobby for me and after 7 years has become my job. I am very thankful for the extra income and time that I am able to have at home with my boys. How did Mama Bee Does do for the month of January? Glam media- $184 SocialSpark- $50 Google adsense- $171.55…  Continue Reading

Make money with a blog- September 2013 earnings

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While attending the Type A conference last weekend I was asked why I wasn’t sharing my monthly blog earnings posts anymore. I had received emails from people saying that my blog monetizing posts were rude because I was bragging on how much I make with my blog. That was not what my intentions were at…  Continue Reading

BlogHer sweet beginnings thanks to Wilton- tour of the school, test kitchen & store

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I can officially say I survived my first BlogHer conference. I wasn’t sure what all to expect as I flew off to Chicago. I started out my first BlogHer in the best way possible (for me). I was among 30 bloggers who were invited to visit Wilton. Yes that was this cake decorators dream visit….  Continue Reading

Reviewer’s Retreat 2013 recap #revret #iRetreat

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I know this post is way past due since the retreat was like 2 months ago but writing/typing just wasn’t much fun lately and I couldn’t make myself do it when I was not enjoying it. So here we are and this is my recap of Reviewer’s Retreat now known as iRetreat. I had attended…  Continue Reading

What a haircut and face lift can do for a girl- new Mama Bee Does look


Now when I say face lift I don’t mean for me. I said face lift because the face aka the logo of my blog (the header) has been redesigned. I have been feeling it was time for some changes so I went last week and cut a lot of my hair off going with an…  Continue Reading

Branding- will you be remembered?

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When I was preparing for SoFabCon I had only been to one blog conference. I knew I wanted to represent my blog (my brand) well to those I met at the conference. I put a lot of thought in to ideas on how I could show others just who Mama Bee Does was and not…  Continue Reading

What SoFabCon had to offer me #SoFabCon

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I wasn’t sure what to expect with SoFabCon. What is SoFabCon? It is a conference for the SoFab community that I knew online but had not had the opportunity to meet outside my computer screen before. I was so excited for my trip to Arkansas I barely slept the night before I left. I boarded…  Continue Reading

I’m determined to have a good time and not let BlogHer scare me #BlogHer13

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The high tide of blog conference season seems to be upon us. Ever since I took blogging more seriously instead of looking at it as just a hobby I wanted to experience what conferences were all about. I met a handful of bloggers in 2010 at a blogger event in TN. That was when I…  Continue Reading

Make money with a blog- April ’13

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I blog because I love what I do. Making money with a blog is just a perk that I am very much thankful for (now more than ever). There are different ways you can monetize with a blog. There’s sponsored content/posts, running ads, affiliate links, sponsorships, sponsored social media sharing and more. Each month I…  Continue Reading