Blogging and writing, Mental health

Reflections on Upgrading to the WordPress Business Plan

It's been almost 7 months since I upgraded to the WordPress business plan, so I thought I'd reflect on how it has changed my blog, both good and bad. Plugins The business plan lets you install plugins to perform specific functions on your site.  Basically, you load the plugin onto your site, tweak the settings,… Continue reading Reflections on Upgrading to the WordPress Business Plan

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Blogging and writing

How easy is it to monetize a blog?

How easy is it to monetize a blog?  Hint: It's not.  Not in the slightest. Many of us spend a great deal of time blogging.  Some of us (like me) may not have much in the way of income, so monetization seems like a reasonable step to try.  But anyone who tells you that it's… Continue reading How easy is it to monetize a blog?

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Blogging and writing, blogging community

The Awkward Topic of Blogging & Money

First off, this isn't a post about how to make money blogging (I've previously done a post on monetization options).  It's more about the general idea of getting financial support within the mental health blogging community, and whether there are characteristics of the mental health community that will affect that.  It'll be a bit choppy… Continue reading The Awkward Topic of Blogging & Money