start a blog

TweetShareSharePinHow many times have you said to yourself that you wanted to start a blog? One time? Three times? Ten times? Too many times to count? I am the type of person who will just jump in before I have anything figured out. I know that I can learn along the way so I don’t […]

Let’s Work Together: How I Can Help You Start A Blog

TweetShareSharePinI said yes.  Technically, I was prepared to say yes. I had an incredible opportunity and thought that this was my next step. I was preparing myself and I was ready to walk away from a business that I have been building since 2021. Well, really, building since 2016 when I began my entrepreneurial journey. […]

How To Successfully Rebuild Your Blog

TweetShareSharePinI LOVE talking about niches. I LOVE helping people figure out their niche. I LOVE breaking down the overwhelming idea of choosing a niche. If you couldn’t tell, we are going to talk niches today!!! There is nothing better than taking someone’s expertise, experiences, and passions and turning them into a niche that is unique […]

Different Niche Ideas You Can Blog In

TweetShareSharePinIn my Facebook group, Becoming the Blogger Within, we have been talking about the beginning stages of starting a blog. Yesterday, we talked about choosing a blogging platform and today we started talking about how to choose your domain name. I have gone through a few domain names throughout the years that have changed when […]

How To Choose Your Blog Domain Name

TweetShareSharePinI never realized how much I loved talking about blogging UNTIL January 16, 2020. I consider this the start of my business. Just over 2 years ago, I started Creative Purpose. Up until recently, it was called Samantha Laycock Blogging. As I stood at the library, giving a workshop on Blogging For Your Business. I […]

Your Top Questions About Blogging Answered

TweetShareSharePinI love crime shows. My kids may even say I am a bit obsessed with them. I could watch them all day long, and well, I will admit that there have been days that I have done that. Even while I write this post, Bones is playing in the background. My favourites lately that I […]

Collaborations are Your Best Bet to Grow

TweetShareSharePinWe all have a story. When I started blogging in 2014, I had no idea what I was doing. I didn’t know anything about SEO, keywords, niches, and all of the other parts that blogging now includes. I just knew that there was a story inside of me that needed to be released. That story […]

Your Clients Want to Know YOU

TweetShareSharePinThis blog post has had me stumped because I just couldn’t figure out what to write as the intro paragraph. I have no exciting stories about pillars or foundations. I have no way to lead you into this post that truly helps to convey the importance of having these four pillars organized when you begin […]

The 4 Pillars You Need For Blogging

TweetShareSharePinSEO. LINKS. BLOG URL. KEYWORDS. WORD COUNT. H1, H2, H3. Oh, the list could go on and on of things that I had no idea about when I started. If I had thought too hard about any of those, my blog would not have started. Is that what is holding you back? The amount of […]

The Struggle of Starting a Blog

TweetShareSharePinOver this past week in my Facebook group, Becoming the Blogger Within, we have been talking about ways to help you narrow down your blogging niche. I remember when I first moved to Alberta in 2014. I was 29 years old and I still felt as if I had no direction in my life. I […]

5 Lists to Narrow Down Your Blogging Niche