This week’s topic? How to determine how much to charge for a sponsored post. Aka something all bloggers need to figure out at one point or another. Or, if you’re not a blogger, think of this post as a way to determine how much to budget for working with influencers on sponsored posts. See? Something for everyone!
I’ve gotten a lot of requests for this post over the years. Most of y’all know that I went to undergrad in Upstate New York. As a result of my days as a big red bear, the majority of my friends from undergrad are far, far away.
But how do I keep those friendships strong from afar? At most, we see each other 2-3 times a year. So, over the past 6 years, I’ve figured out how to maintain a long-distance friendship – a few tips and tricks to ensure that my friendships stay strong no matter what.
Happy Wednesday, friends! As mentioned the other day, I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather as of late, which is why there’s been a bit of a delay in getting this post up. BUT now it’s up so we can all celebrate!
Today’s Blogging Basics post is all about how to differentiate yourself as a blogger (read the previous entries in my Blogging Basics series here!). This is something with which I struggle on an almost daily basis… even after 4 years. Finding your voice – and ensuring your voice stands out in the crowd – can be super challenging. So before we dive in, know that you’re not alone if you’ve been struggling with this lately!
If there’s one area in which I truly excel, it’s sleeping. I can sleep just about anywhere and pretty much at any time. I sleep on planes, trains, and whenever I’m the passenger in an automobile. Typically, I can fall asleep in under 10 minutes.
But how do I do that? I’ve developed my own bedtime routine to guarantee a good night’s sleep. And I stick to it. When I deviate from that routine, I end up tossing and turning for hours on end. And nobody wants that (or to be around me after a night like that).
So this post is going up a little later in the week than usual. Last week, I had two group projects and a paper due. And school had to come first. When I finally had time to write this post, it was after 2AM on Wednesday night. So I decided to just put it on hold for a few days.
But the story of me writing this post is actually perfectly in line with this post’s subject: my tips for first-year MBA students. Obviously, one of my biggest tips is that you have to put school first. Well, health first… school a close second. (As I write this battling a horrible cold – lesson learned!)