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Amanda Cross

In Blogging on
May 29, 2019

How To Fight Overwhelm As A New Blogger

Being a new blogger is one of the most overwhelming feelings. There is so much to do, and you aren’t sure if you are doing any of it effectively. Today on the blog, I am going to share some advice and tips on how to fight those feelings of overwhelm. I want you to focus on what is most important on your blog and the plans you have to make it successful. Overwhelm has no place in your head because I want you to feel excited and motivated to be a fantastic blogger.

I wanted to share today’s post because I know that summer is an excellent season for starting a blog. Blogs come with a ton of work on the backend, and I want you to be prepared. Please let me know if you found this pot helpful on your blogging journey.

How To Fight Overwhelm As A New Blogger | Is starting a new blog getting you down? Starting anything new can be overwhelming, and blogging doubly so. Most of us don't know a ton of bloggers in our day-to-day lives, so we don't have anyone to turn to when it comes to dealing with it all. Click through for my best tips on battling overwhelm so you can take your blog to the next level. #Blogging #BlogAdvice #BloggingAdvice

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In Freelancing on
May 24, 2019

5 Tools That Help Me Write Better Cold Pitches

As a freelance writer, a big part of my week is sending out pitches to companies I want to work with. Cold pitching isn’t easy work. It can often be challenging and not rewarding. You won’t get a positive answer to every email you send. Every no is an opportunity to work on your pitch, every maybe is a new connection, and every yes is money in your pocketbook. While I am not a cold pitching expert yet, I wanted to share a few tools that help me write better cold pitches when I do it. Keep reading for the tools that help me!

Note: This post contains affiliate links.

5 Tools That Help Me Write Better Cold Pitches | Do you want to start cold pitching as a freelancer? Check out my latest post that explains the five tools I use most frequently while building my freelance business. Cold pitching is not for the faint of heart, but it can grow your business and help you work with businesses you never dreamed of working with. #Freelancing #FreelanceAdvice #FreelanceTips #WorkFromHome

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In Blogging on
May 22, 2019

Is This Amazon Affiliate Program Worth Your Time As A Blogger?

Many bloggers feel the need to flock to the Amazon affiliate program when they begin their affiliate marketing journey. Can you blame them? Most affiliate marketing advice out there pertains to joining this program as soon as you can. I am here to shed some light on why this program isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Here’s why the Amazon affiliate program may not be that great after all.

Is This Amazon Affiliate Program Worth Your Time As A Blogger? | There are many sites that will guide you to Amazon as the best affiliate program for bloggers. Based on my experience, there is more money to be had elsewhere. Click through for my thoughts on the Amazon affiliate program, they may surprise you. #AffiliateMarketing #BloggingAdvice #MakeMoneyBlogging

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In Lifestyle on
May 20, 2019

How To Create An Itemized Grocery List So Shopping Is Less Stressful

If you’re like me, grocery shopping can be extremely stressful. I live in a small town, so going to the store isn’t usually fun. I don’t like seeing random people I know while out and about. Ultimately, I want to get in and get out without all the extra social stuff that comes with grocery shopping. Creating an itemized grocery list is one of the best things you can do if you want to quickly get your things and go. Today, I wanted to share a simple way to create your itemized list.

How To Create An Itemized Grocery List So Shopping Is Less Stressful | Does grocery shopping stress you out? Have you ever thought about creating an itemized grocery list so you can shop with ease? Check out today's post for a step-by-step tutorial on how to create a grocery list that makes shopping easier. #Budgeting #Shopping #GroceryShopping #LifeTips #Adulting

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