Wondering about God’s purpose for your blog? Got a list of to do’s sitting untouched and don’t know which to tackle first? Visitor numbers less than what you were hoping for?
You’re not alone.
Intentional Blogger: A Guide to Growing Your Blogging Ministry is a downloadable eBook designed to help you discover God’s purpose for your blog. One step at a time, it will teach you how to grow your blogging ministry and take the guesswork out of blogging.
Designed to Make You PRAY, and Then DO
Woven throughout the pages of this eBook, you will find Biblical encouragement partnered with blogging know how that cannot be found anywhere else. This eBook is divided into seven easy-to-read sections that will teach you everything you need to know about blogging, but even better it will guide you through seeking God first in all things!
Who is it for?
Intentional Blogger: A Guide to Growing Your Blogging Ministry was written for two types of bloggers.
- Beginner bloggers who want to start building on a solid foundation
- Long term bloggers who want to go deeper into God’s purpose for their blog
There is a reason “intentional” and “ministry” are in the title of this eBook. We chose these words on purpose. You are “intentional” if you seek to glorify God through blogging. You have a “ministry,” if you’re a Christian blogger. If that is you – if you’re ready to be “intentional” and if you’re building a blogging “ministry” because you’re a Christian blogger – then you are in the right place.
Intentional Blogger is the eBook I WISH I had years ago when I was learning all of this on my own! It is truly a gem and will bless many women who want to serve God through blogging. Nikki and Leigh Ann have a personal way of writing that makes you feel like you are sitting in a room chatting, this makes the LONG book a fast read! It is also an easy read because you can easily jump around, it doesn’t have to be read in order. I highly recommend this eBook to any woman who loves the Lord and feels He may be calling her to ministry through blogging, or for the woman who is already blogging and looking for more direction and specific information. ~Carisa from www.1plus1plus1equals1.net
“Not only have I had the privilege of previewing the Intentional Blogger book, but I’ve also had the unique opportunity to have been given much professional advice from both Nikki and Leigh Ann. Believe me, these ladies know their stuff. Don’t spend hours scouring the internet on how to grow you blog. Buy this book and save yourself both time and money–and start making money for your family and growing your ministry through your blog.” ~Erin Odom, The Humbled Homemaker and author of Confessions of a Cloth Diaper Convert
If you’re serious about growing your blogging ministry, you’ll find Intentional Blogger indispensable.
What You’ll Get with this Guide
Intentional Blogger: A Guide to Growing Your Blogging Ministry has two parts:
1. The 40 Chapter eBook
1-Two Definitions You Need to Know
2-Mission Statement: Uncovering Your God-Given Purpose
3-Setting Goals: Count the Cost and Make a Plan
4-Establishing Your Niche
5-Do You Have a Platform?
6-Hosted vs. Self-Hosted: A Look Into Two Types of Technical Platforms
7-Blog Start-Up Costs: The Truth
8-Choosing a Blog Design: DIY or No?
9-The Basics About Plugins
10-Content: Without It You Don’t Have a Blog
11-SEO 101 (Search Engine Optimization)
12-Using Social Media to Build Your Platform
13-Social Media: Organizing and Managing Like a Pro
14-What it Really Means to Network with Other Bloggers
15-The Amazing World of Mastermind Groups
16-Blog Conferences: Connecting in Real Life
17-Getting, Keeping, and Growing Your Audience
18-Managing Your Time with Office Hours
19-Carving Out Time to Write
20-Printables to Keep You Organized
21-Spreadsheets and Calendars to Keep You Organized
22-Virtual Assistant: When You Have Too Much to Manage Alone
23-To Monetize or Not to Monetize
24-Email Marketing and List Building: The Truth
25-Media Kit: Plan, Price, and Put into Action
26-Direct Ad Sales: Attracting and Managing Sponsors
27-Contracts and Invoices: What You Need to Know
28-Advertising Programs: The Pros and Cons
29-Affiliate Marketing: The Easiest Way to Earn Money by Blogging
30-Reviews and Giveaways: The Art and Science
31-Additional Opportunities to Make Money
Bonus: Our Blog Income Exposed
32-Disclosure and Privacy Policies: Blog and Website Must-Haves
33-What to Expect from Tracking and Handling
34-Do You Need to File a Tax Return?
35-Understanding Income and Deductions
36- Business Use of Home
38-Welcome to Bookkeeping 101
39-Taxes and Bookkeeping: Let’s Tie it All Together
40-The LLC Skinny
2. The Complete Blogging Resource Library
Your downloadable, complete blogging resource library contains 29 documents, templates, worksheets, and examples to help you put our advice into practice immediately.
- How to Create a Mission Statement Work Packet
- Goals Printable
- Daily Checklist for Bloggers
- Stat Tracker Spreadsheet
- Extensive list of free, hosted sites, and options for purchasing domains as well as hosting plans
- Fictional Persona Worksheet
- Linkup Tracking Printable
- Daily To Do List Printable
- Blog Post Ideas Printable
- “Before You Publish” – Blog Post Checklist
- Daily Blog To Do Checklist
- Affiliate Tracking Spreadsheet
- Media Kit Checklist
- What to Cover in a Pitch Worksheet
- Sample Confidentiality Agreement
- Sample Contract
- Accounts Receivable Spreadsheet
- Sample PayPal Invoice
- Sample QuickBooks Invoice
- Sample Word/Pages Invoice
- Sample Excel/Numbers Invoice
- Income/Expense Tracking Spreadsheet Template
- Form 1099
- Form 1040
- Schedule C
- Class Life of Assets
- Business Assets
- Glossary of Blogging Terms
Stop feeling overwhelmed when it comes to getting organized as a blogger and use these downloadable resources to build your blogging ministry and become an intentional blogger!
I love this book! Intentional Blogger is, by far, my favorite — and quite possibly the best — resource I’ve seen for blogging. Leigh Ann and Nikki take every aspect of blogging, even the technical side, and makes it understandable enough for anyone to follow along. In this helpful book, the concept of “intentional blogging” goes well beyond the title; it goes straight to the heart. Blogging intentionally, in the right way and for the right reasons, is a continual theme. This book is also about being a professional. It took me deep into the business and organizational side of blogging, areas where I’m in desperate need of help. The information and printables give me everything I need to take my ministry and business to the next level. Intentional Blogger is a blessing, and my blog will never be the same! ~Amy from Gospel Homemaking
More Reader Reviews
I first met Leigh Ann and Nikki last fall when they contacted me about contributing to one of their blogs. I had no idea what a blessing that first e-mail contact would turn out to be. Since that time, these ladies have been nothing but helpful and encouraging to me. Not only are they blog savvy and willing to share their knowledge, but they also have hearts to encourage others in their individual ministries (and aren’t afraid to give you a little kick in the pants when you need it!). Intentional Blogger aptly bottles both sides of these ladies into one handy resource. By purchasing this eBook, you get excellent and current blogging know how AND godly encouragement from two ladies who seek to see God in every aspect of their lives. Total win/win! ~Mary Beth from New Life Steward
I wish I had started out an an Intentional Blogger. I WISH this book had been available when I started my blog three years ago. I would have snatched it up in a heartbeat! I could spend my time wishing away, but instead I’ll spend it reading Intentional Blogger and implementing all their wonderful tips and following their guidance. Not only is the information top notch, but it’s from a Christian perspective – and we should all be aiming to honor God in everything…even our blogs. To God be the glory! ~Stacy from Stacy Makes Cents
There have been books written on blogging – but not like this! I wish I had this resource back when I started blogging 5 years ago. It could have helped me avoid so many mistakes and at the same time help to hone my eMinistry. I’m a blogger, but I’m also out on the mission field and Intentional Blogger really helped me to understand that and learn how to practically use my blog for business AND ministry! Intentional Blogger is a beautiful blend between ministry advice, direction and solid tips on how to be an intentional blogger and grow my platform! Thanks Leigh Ann & Nikki!! ~Jami from Young Wife’s Guide & A Biblical Marriage
Download Your copy of Intentional Blogger Today!
Intentional Blogger: A Guide to Growing Your Blogging Ministry comes to you in an easy to download zip file, which includes the eBook (all 40 chapters) and 30+ documents, templates, worksheets, and examples. Save yourself time and energy, and get your copy of Intentional Blogger today.
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