How & why you should create seasonal content for your blog

How seasonal content can boost blog traffic and bring in more readers // XOSarah.com

Halloween is coming up, then Thanksgiving, and Christmas. People will be all over the internet searching for costumes, recipes, decorations. Ways to survive their family, end of the year breakups, and that weird Jell-O thing grandma always makes. Do you have seasonal content ready? You should. Properly promoted seasonal content can skyrocket READ MORE >>>

Fab made The Escape

How Fab made The Escape from the 9 to 5 and created a passion-based business

Today Fab of beapassionjunkie.com is here to share how she a whole bunch of corporate jobs behind to strike out on her own! Tell us about yourself, what you did pre-escape, and what you do now. I am Fab, and I am a Passion Junkie. I have a background as a freelance journalist (music) and as a PR and marketing strategist. I worked for over three READ MORE >>>

Blog Love

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This week was for...lots and lots of Badass Babes (duh) and prepping everything in advance so I don't have to work when I head back to Michigan for a few days. I learned a new scary drop in aerial class, got my nails did, ate the most amazing hazelnut gelato, and soaked up a little more sunshine so all my MI buddies will be impressed with my READ MORE >>>

Fix-It Friday

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It's Friiiiiday!! The one day of the month to join a bunch of other bloggers for a whole lot of FREE design and blogging advice! Between 8AM and 5PM EST post your blog/website link in the comments and I’ll reply with one tip for improvement. I’ll do my best to give each person a different suggestion so you can come back and use all of my tips to READ MORE >>>

CLOSED: Win a Badass Babes scholarship!

Enter to win a scholarship to the Badass Babes Blog Club + E-Course!

If you’re dying to get into the Badass Babes Blog Club + E-Course but don’t have the cash flow right now, never fear! Complete the steps below and you may find yourself joining the Badass Babes free of charge! This is a two-parter and you must do both to qualify. 1. Post a tweet stating WHY you want to join the Badass Babes with a link READ MORE >>>

Should you separate business & personal pins?

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 Monday, while lots of people headed to the beach to enjoy a day off and soak up the last bit of summer, I stayed home to work on personal biz stuff. Emptied my inbox, scheduled a bunch of tweets, tweaked the Babes site. And I decided to spend a whole lot of time moving my non-business/blogging related Pinterest pins into private boards. Now, READ MORE >>>

Badass Babes Blog Club + E-Course registration open NOW!

Badass Babes Blog Club + Ecourse from XOSarah.com

Super excited to open registration again for the third session of the Badass Babes Blog Club + E-Course! If you're new to XOSarah - this is my 8-week group program designed to solve your coding issues, help you generate blog content ideas, grow your readership, and keep you motivated the entire time. It's a bit different from other e-courses READ MORE >>>

Blog Love

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This week has been for: Badass Babes and more Badass Babes - I've been a busy bee re-working the e-course and getting everything ready for the launch TOMORROW. It will be the last session of 2014 - so if you're looking to start 2015 fresh, this is the session to be in! Registration launches tomorrow at 8AM ET over at xosarah.com/badassbabes Also READ MORE >>>

Client Design: The Creative Goddess

Blog Design: The Creative Goddess by XOSarah.com

Excited to share another recently launched project with you today. Vicki's blog needed a blast of personality to match her fun and crafty style. She had posted a pair of earrings on Pinterest, which I used as the inspiration behind this color scheme. Vicki's also taking the Badass Babes E-Course right now, so her blog is getting a double makeover! READ MORE >>>

I did it and so can you + a giveaway

Enter to win a free blog or website review from XOSarah.com

It's been almost two and a half years since I left my corporate job and I've had a thrilling and surprising realization... As of today, I am completely booked for 2014. Instead of booking two months in advance, I am now booking FOUR months out and taking on clients for 2015. For me that is a huge sign of success. My schedule is filled enough READ MORE >>>