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I love podcasts. I really do but I find them hard to listen to most of the time. Mostly because my kids are loud and crazy. I have found that turning on a podcast helps keep me motivated on my walks alone. It gives me a chance to learn while getting my creative juices flowing. […]

90 Day Reset With This ONE Podcast

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Blogging Resources, Building A Strategy

As I watch my middle child grow up, I realize that she is more and more like me every day. She has a way with words. She can sit and write in her notebooks all these beautiful and interesting stories. She draws pictures to bring her words to life. Her love of words fills me […]

The Creativity Secret You Need to Add Into Your Life

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Building A Strategy, Content Creation

I 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

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Blogging Tips, Starting A Blog

I have always been a big goal setter. I feel that it gives me more structure and more organization when I am trying to reach something that I want. No matter if you choose my 1 on 1 coaching service or my Blogology coaching program, we always start with goal setting as a blogger. As […]

Examples of Blog Goals to Set

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Blogging Resources

I hate the word resolutions. Did I ever tell you that? If you have followed me for a while, you would have heard me say this before. I used to live for resolutions. Wait until January 1st to begin the new diet or the new resolution that I believed was going to change my life. […]

2021: The Year of Powerful Goals

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Building A Strategy

My daughter, Anneleise, is just like me. She loves to write. When I spoke to her grade four teacher in September, I told her that I wasn’t concerned with her writing at all. It is something that she loves to do and does it daily. She even wants to someday publish a children’s book. As […]

Using the Blog Post Creation Map

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Blogging Resources, Content Creation

To be successful as a blogger, we need to know our audience. We need to know who we want on our website and why. Without knowing this, we can’t write. We are left stumbling around in the dark and wondering why no one is reading our blog. We need to know their pain points and […]

5 Ways to Understand Your Blogging Audience

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Blogging Basics, Content Creation

As a blogger, we know what content is. We know that we need to create content consistently for our readers to continue visiting our site and to attract new readers. In a previous blog post, I spoke about different ways that you can reuse your content. This is sort of the same thing but strictly […]

Using Your Social Media Alongside Your Blog

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Building A Strategy, Content Creation

Over 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

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Starting A Blog

I am going to start this post off by saying that I am not a lawyer. I did take 1 legal course in high school and it was so much fun. The mock trial we did was a criminal case so not even sure this experience would have helped me. However, I did write a […]

What to Add to Your Blog to Legally Protect Yourself

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Starting A Blog

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