Free Blogging Resources

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Here I have compiled a list of free blogging resources to help you on your blogging journey.

Free Blogging Courses

Start a Blog Training: It is important to know how to start a blog to break into the world of blogging, what better way then to learn from experienced bloggers, offering their training for FREE.

Maybe you have already started your blog and want to learn more after you’ve jumped in, or maybe you are just at the very beginning stages, just thinking about it. This is the perfect place for you, with free training to get you started in the right direction.

Carly from is offering a Free Course on ? Starting a Profitable Blog, because you are starting your blog to make a profit.

Carly is also offering this awesome course for free on ? Defining your Business., this is meant for bloggers already making some money, but stuck and not sure how to earn more.

Jennifer Ledbetter from offers a Free Blogging 101 Course, ? check out this blog post for more information. She has a long list of highly recommended paid courses in Google and Pinterest SEO, learning to blog and much more.

Tracie Fobes offers a highly recommended in depth course on starting a blog, even if you have already started your blog, this is a great resource to build up your skills ? Profitable Blogging Roadmap

Tracie Fobes also offers the ? Free Start a Blog Checklist, an excellent resource for anyone wanting to start a blog.

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Lucrezia, from offers a ? Free Blogging for New Bloggers Fast Track 5 day email course. This a great resource to fast track getting your blog setup and monetized.

Lucrezia, has just opened up this awesome ? Free Legal Course for Bloggers, it is fully detailed and action packed on what you need to know for Blogging Legally. Learn how to protect your blog legally and how to meet all the legal requirements!

Lucrezia also has this paid resource, but makes things so easy for getting all the legal pages setup on your blog. It is the most affordable ? Legal Policy Templates package that I’ve seen yet, which comes with a Cookies Policy Template as a bonus too. Lucrezia is a lawyer and holds a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in International and EU Law.

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Free Tool ? Free Name Checker, see if the name you want is available on social sites and the domain

Kristen Smith has two great free resources available.
1. ? How to Start a Blog, including topics on how to pick your blog platform, name your blog, choose your host (I wish I had more upfront information on this when we were first starting out).

2. ? Content Corner – Free Tools to Fuel Growth, building your blog business plan, time management, landing pages, starting your email list and much more.

Nataly Llanes ? How to Start a Money Making Blog: FREE 7-Day Email Course, after all that is why we started our blogs isn’t it, to either make extra money on the side or to build up to replacing our full time income.

Free Pinterest Training

When you first start a blog, Pinterest can be your fastest traffic generator! I highly recommend that you take a few free courses before you start your business profile. Yes you can convert your personal profile to a business profile, but remember you want your business profile to blog or niche specific, which may mean setting several personal boards to secret or archive to clean up your Pinterest presence. Now onto the free resources.

Marina from Blogging for New Blogger’s offers the free course ? Pinterest for New Bloggers to help you get Pinterest setup correctly from the start.

Tall, Vertical Pins are extremely important with titles that make the reader curious and want to click the pin and visit your website. See this related blog post for ? video tutorials on how to create tall, vertical pins., the link will open in a new tab, so you won’t lose your place.

McKinzie Bean from Moms Make Cents offers 5 Days of Free Pinterest Training in her ? Pinterest Primer Course, including optimizing your profile, creating viral pins and more.

Angela Tempest offers a free 5 day challenge around Pinterest, called, ? “So You’ve Got Pinterest – Now What?” Here you can find out things like what kind of tools can make pinning less time consuming, how to start increasing your boards in clever ways and my top tips to building your account.

Amber Temerity offers Free Pinterest Video Training on ? The Four Most Essential Parts to a Pinterest Marketing Strategy, showing you on screen steps to follow.

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Free Training to Grow Your Email List

Tracie Fobes has just release a new freebie I am so excited about, for growing your email list. She gives awesome tips on how to create specific optins per post. You can check it out here ? Grow your list.

Tracie has also put together a ? LIST GROWTH CHALLENGE, you won’t want to miss this.

Free SEO Training

Search engine optimization (SEO), as you may already know, is very important for getting traffic from search engines. In my research for this I have read that some blogs do not get ANY traffic from Google, yet others receive the bulk of their traffic and blog earnings from Google.

Mike Pearson’s Stupid Simple SEO is a highly recommended paid course, and he offers for Free the ? SEO Bootcamp email course.

Lena Presley Gott is another big name in SEO Training, from Adventures in Blogging. She is offering a brand new {FREE} 5-day mini challenge designed to help you grow your blog traffic and monetization in 15 minutes a day.
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Free Graphics and Design Training

Kara Fidd from Simplifying DIY Design offers four free resources
She has incredible Pin and graphic designs and walks you through step by step how to create your Pinterest Pins and provides you with some free templates for taking the Design Your Blog Growth Challenge course. I loved her down to earth way of teaching and showing how you to do the whole process step by step.

1. ? Design Your Blog Growth Challenge

2. ? Canva 101 Workshop Mini Course

3. ? Product Creation Free Training

4. ? Canva Free Mini-Course

Kristin Rappaport offers a free graphic design mini-course video training for bloggers! ? Graphic Design Mini Course full of great information to help you up your game in graphics design.

Sarah Watts offers two great free resources:
1. ? “How to use Photoshop” course

2. ? Free Stock Photo Library that she adds new photos to each month!

I’ll be adding more resources as I find them, so check back regularly.

If you know of a great free resource not mentioned above, feel free to add it in the comments below. Also, if you have taken any of the courses above, feel free to leave a review in the comments below to encourage others.

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