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#MattieJames the podcast is a daily podcast where I - Mattie James, a style blogger based in Atlanta - share my experiences on blogging, branding + business in the blogosphere by answering your questions. After blogging for the last 5 years & working with the likes of H&M, Cotton, Club Monaco, American Express, Macy's & more, the purpose of this podcast is to help others prevent some mistakes by learning from mine. Please SUBSCRIBE on iTunes, rate (5 stars pretty please!) & review. You can also check out my blog where I post daily on style, blogging & lifestyle - http://www.mattiejames.com. Be sure to subscribe to the blog via email as well! You can follow me on social - Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Snapchat, YouTube & Periscope, @theMattieJames. Be sure to Slay Your Day and David Your Goliath. xoMJ

#MattieJames the podcast is a daily podcast where I - Mattie James, a style blogger based in Atlanta - share my experiences on blogging, branding + business in the blogosphere by answering your questions. After blogging for the last 5 years & working with the likes of H&M, Cotton, Club Monaco, American Express, Macy's & more, the purpose of this podcast is to help others prevent some mistakes by learning from mine. Please SUBSCRIBE on iTunes, rate (5 stars pretty please!) & review. You can also check out my blog where I post daily on style, blogging & lifestyle - http://www.mattiejames.com. Be sure to subscribe to the blog via email as well! You can follow me on social - Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Snapchat, YouTube & Periscope, @theMattieJames. Be sure to Slay Your Day and David Your Goliath. xoMJ
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#MattieJames the podcast is a daily podcast where I - Mattie James, a style blogger based in Atlanta - share my experiences on blogging, branding + business in the blogosphere by answering your questions. After blogging for the last 5 years & working with the likes of H&M, Cotton, Club Monaco, American Express, Macy's & more, the purpose of this podcast is to help others prevent some mistakes by learning from mine. Please SUBSCRIBE on iTunes, rate (5 stars pretty please!) & review. You can also check out my blog where I post daily on style, blogging & lifestyle - http://www.mattiejames.com. Be sure to subscribe to the blog via email as well! You can follow me on social - Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Snapchat, YouTube & Periscope, @theMattieJames. Be sure to Slay Your Day and David Your Goliath. xoMJ

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Episodes

Episode 65 - The One Thing You Must Do When You Work With Brands

11/25/2015
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Working with brands as a blogger can be an exciting and fulfilling experience. However, it is lots of work especially depending on how long your partnership with the brand is. There's a lot of back and forth via email and sometimes phone making communication a huge factor in those types of situations. In episode 65 of the podcast, I discuss the one thing you must do when you work with brands to be successful. Be sure to grab your free show notes & worksheet recapping this episode at...

Duration:00:07:45

Episode 64 - What I Learned From Starting A Lifestyle Newsletter

11/24/2015
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When I started MIMOSA eight weeks ago, I had an idea of what I wanted but had no idea what I was getting myself into. It takes a lot more than what subscribers see. Between getting templates made, making sure that we had content to deliver and a lot more. In episode 64 of the podcast, I share all the lessons I've learned so far and how I've been keeping up with maintaining a lifestyle newsletter. Be sure to get your free notes recapping this episode and worksheet at mattieologie.com/ep64.

Duration:00:10:36

Episode 63 - 3 Important Tasks Bloggers Should Delegate To An Assistant

11/23/2015
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You might be at the point in your blogging (or business) career where you need to delegate. Trust me. I'm at the same point myself. But maybe you're not sure what you should have your assistant do. Are you really that busy? You probably are. In episode 63 of the podcast, I share 3 important tasks bloggers should delegate to an assistant and why it's so important. Get your free show notes & worksheet at mattieologie.com/ep63.

Duration:00:08:56

Episode 62 - How To Sound More Professional In An Email

11/20/2015
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As a blogger - whether you work with brands, correspond with readers/customers or simply compose marketing campaigns - you have to email on quite a regular basis. It's certainly something to take seriously making sure all your t's are crossed and i's are dotted. Professionalism is not optional, but instead a necessary tool to take your emails to the next level. In episode 62 of the podcast, I discuss 3 things you need to do to sound more professional in an email. Be sure to get your free...

Duration:00:10:58

Episode 61 - The Best Way To Maximize A $250 Budget As A New Blogger

11/20/2015
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I get it. When you start a blog, you're usually not in a position where you have much disposable income if at all. There are some things you should invest in before others and it doesn't have to cost you and arm and a leg. If you invest about $250 into your blog, you can take it far before having to invest more. In episode 61 of the podcast, I discuss how to maximize a $250 budget as a new blogger. Be sure to get the free show notes at mattieologie.com/ep61

Duration:00:09:24

Episode 60 - 7 Creative Products To Offer Your Online Audience

11/18/2015
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Making money online is something you need to be strategic about if you want to be good at it and do it often. If you're creative there are so many products that you could offer your audience to create a steady stream of income. In episode 60 of the podcast, I break down 7 creative products you should be offering to your online audience. Be sure to download your free show notes at mattieologie.com/ep60.

Duration:00:14:17

Episode 59 - How To Use Your Blog To Become A Freelance Writer

11/17/2015
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One of the best ways to increase your blog readership is by getting in front of a new audience. One of the best ways to get in front of a new audience is by freelance writing for a compatible publication. And your blog can help you do that. If you treat your blog like a running pitch and use posts to support pitches. In episode 59, I'll talk about how to do that in detail and share my experience as a freelance writer as well. Be sure to download free show notes & take action worksheet at...

Duration:00:08:58

Episode 58 - 5 Things You Must Have To Monetize Your Blog 1

11/16/2015
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So, you want to monetize your blog. Like, for real, for real. And it is possible to do it. You've heard stories. You've seen some of your favorite bloggers make a career out of it. There's even your co-worker's cousin who she's bragged about working with major brands by "being herself." So, yes. It is possible. But you've got to do a few things before that happens. In episode 58, I break down the 5 things you need to monetize your blog. Successfully. Be sure to download your free show notes...

Duration:00:10:31

Episode 57 - How To Wake Up Earlier + Get Things Done

11/12/2015
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I'll be the first one to tell you that I am not a morning person. And I'm not naturally good at time management. However, it was even possible for me to figure out how to get up early on a consistent basis to give myself more time to get things done. That's what it's all about. Maximizing your time to slay your day. In episode 57 of the podcast, I discuss 7 ways to wake up earlier & get things done. Be sure to grab the show notes & free worksheet at mattieologie.com/ep57.

Duration:00:19:47

Episode 56 - 5 Things You Should Know As A New Blogger

11/11/2015
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I can't believe that I've been blogging for almost 6 years come January. But now that I know what I know when it comes to blogging - monetizing, branding, audience building - I would have done things a little differently. In episode 56, I break down five things I wish I would've known as a new blogger and what new bloggers should know as well. Be sure to get your free show notes and worksheet at http://mattieologie.com/ep56.

Duration:00:11:44

Episode 55: Everything You Need To Know To Write Catchy Post Titles

11/10/2015
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You write an amazing post that has great visuals and useful content for your audience. You can't wait for them to read, but then you're stuck. You have no idea what to title it. You come up with something and not as many people read as you expected. Your post title just wasn't catchy enough to get them to your blog. This is why your post title is so important. It's single handedly the deciding factor for a reader to check out your post. In episode 55 of the podcast, I break down the science...

Duration:00:09:08

Episode 54 - The 5 Things You Must Do During Your First Brand Campaign

11/9/2015
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Getting your first brand campaign as a blogger is a really exciting time. A brand respecting and valuing you enough to pay you and sponsor you is a big deal and can take your blog to the next level. But there are 5 things you must do during your first brand campaign (and any brand campaign) to ensure that you create more opportunities for yourself. In episode 54 of the podcast, I break down what those 5 things are and why they're crucial to your blogging career. Be sure to get your free show...

Duration:00:10:33

Episode 53: 3 Ways To Write Better Social Copy

11/5/2015
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Episode 53: 3 Ways To Write Better Social Copy by Mattie James

Duration:00:10:07

Episode 52: Why Your Good Idea Isn't So Great

11/3/2015
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The podcast’s back! In episode 52, I share about how I come up with good ideas all the time and how they usually aren’t always so great. I tell you the one secret to making a good idea great and what hard lesson I learned when I started Style Bloggers of Color. Be sure to download the show notes for free at mattieologie.com/ep52.

Duration:00:07:28

Episode 51: How To Consistently Get Things Done

9/4/2015
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This is something that, no matter who you are, is super important. While I’ve written about the daily system that I use to get things done, I’m going to show you the 3 things that help me to follow through on the plans I’ve made for the day. The Mattieologie podcast (formerly #AskMattie) is posted Monday thru Friday. If you have a question for me on style, life or blogging, send your name, URL & city + your question to askmattie@mattieologie.com. Listen below or subscribe on iTunes.

Duration:00:08:47

Episode 50: The Absolute Best Way To Come Up With Post Ideas

9/3/2015
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Today, we’re going to talk about the best way to come up with post ideas. Sometimes you can hit a brick wall in terms of content creation, so I’m going to share a secret and show you how to create amazing posts for your blog. The Mattieologie podcast (formerly #AskMattie) is posted Monday thru Friday. If you have a question for me on style, life or blogging, send your name, URL & city + your question to askmattie@mattieologie.com. Listen below or subscribe on iTunes.

Duration:00:05:30

Episode 49: Everything You Need To Know About Your Audience

9/2/2015
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While no one in particular asked me this question, it’s something that I feel is important for all bloggers. This topic is a major reason why people go out of business or why no one is reading their blog. Today I’m going to break down the 4 things you need to be aware of in reference to your audience. The Mattieologie podcast (formerly #AskMattie) is posted Monday thru Friday. If you have a question for me on style, life or blogging, send your name, URL & city + your question to...

Duration:00:09:14

Episode 48: Is A Static Home Page Better Than A Blog For Your Website?

9/1/2015
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Episode 48: Is A Static Home Page Better Than A Blog For Your Website? by Mattie James

Duration:00:06:38

Episode 47: 3 Reasons Why You Should Be Creating Video Content

8/31/2015
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Creating video content is so important right now as a digital content creator. As I begin to revisit my YouTube strategy, I share the top 3 reasons why having video content on the blog is vital for your online success. The Mattieologie podcast (formerly #AskMattie) is posted Monday thru Friday. If you have a question for me on style, life or blogging, send your name, URL & city + your question to askmattie@mattieologie.com. Listen and subscribe on iTunes.

Duration:00:07:51

Episode 46: Why I Blog & How To Stay Motivated

8/28/2015
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@wjprather on Twitter wants to know what my ‘why’ is and how I’m able to stay motivated. I’m going to tell you why I blog and the best ways to stay motivated even on the days you don’t feel like it. The Mattieologie podcast (formerly #AskMattie) is posted Monday thru Friday. If you have a question for me on style, life or blogging, send your name, URL & city + your question to askmattie@mattieologie.com. Listen below or subscribe on iTunes.

Duration:00:11:13