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Ep. 061 // What it Takes to Get Over 100,000 Page Views with Kara Harms

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Kara, from the blog Whimsy Soul, went from Minnesota to San Francisco on a dream with no job or apartment lined up, and wow did she make it work! Listen in to hear how Kara grew her blog from 20,000 sessions a month to over 100,000 and now employs both herself and her husband full time while living in San Francisco.

Topics Discussed in this Episode

  • How Kara started her blog and moved to San Francisco
  • How Kara went full-time with her blog
  • Growing your community
  • How the industry has changed and how she's adapted
  • How her content has evolved
  • Content vs. Growth
  • Setting and hitting major and micro-goals
  • How she got into working with Mediavine and how it changed her blog
  • Focusing on your blog rather than focusing on Instagram
  • Advice for people starting out and people at her level
    • "Invest in your business...It's so important to have a good foundation in your business and to constantly be educating yourself on new practices and to make sure the bones are great."
  • Upcoming projects for Whimsy Soul

Resources Discussed in this Episode


Our Top 5 Downloaded Podcast Episodes to Date:

Episode #001: Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Episode #022: Creating Engagement & Re-Evaluating Your Blog (guest, Kelly Mindell)

Episode #055: Setting Up for Success

Episode #054: How to Take the Best Pictures for Your Blog with Jeff Mindell

Episode #036: Instagram Growth Action Plan


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