Get Paid To Blog with Heidi Nazarudin

 

You can't afford not to listen to this episode. Heidi Nazarudin is a fashion blogger and the founder of Ambitionista, a blog focused on lifestyles of stylish, sophisticated working women. She’s also the CEO of The Blogger Babes, a network of bloggers and influencers. Heidi shares how she makes money as a professional blogger, and gives amazing advice on how you can, too.

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The biggest mistakes bloggers are making right now
  • How to make money blogging
  • Incredible Instagram techniques you can use today

Episode Soundbites:

7:22, “How do I become an actor? How do I become a singer? How do I become an artist? You have to know what your theme is about and you have to stick to it....”

8:15, “Next to content, branding is equally as important. In fact, to have a content plan without a branding plan is like not having legs. It will cripple you.”

15:48 “You can’t get away with a sloppy website now. That’s your storefront. If you’re not investing in your storefront you’re not being serious.”

16:10, “ New bloggers come up to me and say, I want to make money on my blog, I say, honestly the first 6 to 12 months - really concentrate on building that audience...you need that amount of time to really know your audience and who you are”

20:27, “It’s really important to be consistent...people make decisions of you or your brand in just two seconds or less. If you’re a smaller brand you really need to be thinking about this stuff.”

22:40, [On the #1 most important social media platform right now] “ Right now it’s Instagram, above and beyond. It’s very visual; you can get it just by looking at it. A lot of brands just don’t care about anything else.  I spent so much time building my Twitter and now people don’t even care! They’re like, Oh but what’s your Instagram?”

27:10, “Your Instagram is not about you. Do not post on Instagram and expect people to interact. It doesn’t work like that. You have to go out, look for hashtags similar to your brand.”

27:39, “I always see who my top interactors are, I treat them like gold. If they comment on my post, I always reply and I make sure I interact with their photos because it’s really important to know who your super-fans are.”

28:53,  “Really know what you want to talk about and see how that is of value to people, then the money will follow.“

 
Phil Pallen