5 Ways to Treat Your Blog Like a Business

I started blogging sometime around 2000-2001. I started with an Xanga, and then moved to LiveJournal when that was cool. Those blogs were more personal and each post was set up like a diary entry. I rambled about my day…

7 Random Times to Brainstorm Like a Boss

Since I work full-time and run this blog during off hours, I’ve realized that I come up with blog topics during the most random times. Some days I’ll come up with blog ideas while waiting in line at the grocery…

I Need Your Help

{Image via UnSplash | Graphics added by Nicole Raudonis}  I appreciate each and every one of you and strive every day to make sure you’re getting the most out of Simply Nicole. With that said, I’d love to hear your thoughts on…

How to Start a Blog

I’ve been blogging since 2009 and it’s been a long six years! So much has happened since my very blog post. For any of you who were readers from the very beginning, you will remember that Simply Nicole was more…

Clean Up Your Inbox in 15 Minutes or Less

As a blogger, most of my contact back and forth with brands is done through email. In all actuality, probably 90% of the emails I send and receive have to do with the blog. That being said, it’s very easy for…

Email Updates Now Available

I have some exciting news to share! If you’ve noticed lately, I’ve re-done this little ol’ blog of mine. The layout was changed a week or so ago, and my new logo was uploaded early yesterday morning. And if that…