Yes, you heard right! As of 12:01 am on August 1, 2014 – we have officially launched the forum that we have been talking about for months and months! If you are ready to take your blog to the next level, ready to have some hand-holding, ready to meet like minded individuals who are investing in their businesses, then you are ready to join our VIP Forum! For only $7.99 per month (the price of a subscription to netflicks) you get all of the following:
#LearntoBlog Hangouts VIP Forum
Here is a quick walk-through and a bit of a silly “party” that we had when we hit “LIVE” on the forum:
This forum is busy and is only going to get busier, this section is your “online manual” of sorts to help you navigate all that the forum has to offer.
Welcome to LTB!
This section is free for all – everyone can see it. Guests and registered users as well as paid subscribers. Please be sure to use this section regularly – the busier it is, the more likely we are to turn folks into regular subscribers that can grow their blogs with us! In this section, you will find the following boards:
- Welcome to #LearntoBlog – this is a section that welcomes those people that haven’t yet decided to become a VIP. It will give them a brief run down of what all there is here.
- Calendar – this is our calendar. In addition to #LearntoBlog events, it has member birthdays, and other great blogging events. Be sure to wish members a happy birthday to make them feel loved! It also has regular holidays.
- Blog Events – This section is a place for folks to list their linkies, their multi-blogger giveaways, twitter parties, etc. Check it out and support the folks in your BIG tribe!
- Giveaways – This is exactly what it sounds like… a place to advertise your giveaways AND find blogs to link up your giveaways to. Be sure to spend some time supporting our members by trying for the giveaways that interest you.
VIPs Start Here!!
This section is ONLY visible to paying members. If the subscription runs out, you will be bumped back down to a “free” member and will no longer be able to see this area. Consider this your manual – 🙂
- How to Navigate! – this is a section that tells you about all of the sections within the VIP area.
- Introductions – This section is a place for folks to introduce themselves – for you to introduce yourself. 🙂 Plus, it is a place to find out about the other members, welcome new members, etc!
- The Water Cooler – This section is a place for folks to chit-chat about random things.
- Give us your feedback! – This section is a place for folks to let us know what types of things they wish we had, give us feedback on the FORUM, etc.
Grow Your Blog!
Paying member area ONLY! Here you will find tons of tips and help for growing your blog into the best blog it can be! From help on your specific blogging platform to challenges, guest posts, and more!
- Bloggy Challenges – In this section, you will find VIP ONLY challenges with actionable tasks that you can implement today! Over time, this will grow into tons of 1-2 step tasks that you can choose to work on any day!
- General Blog Help– Increase your blog comments, basic blogging help, and more!
- Guest Posts – offer guest posts or find places to guest post! Guest posting (if done correctly) can increase your authority, PR, search engine rankings, and readership!
- Resources for Round Up– If you are creating a round up, post it here to have others give you some links – you can also check this each day to see if there are places you need to add your links!
- WordPress Help – This section is a place to find specific answers to your wordpress (self-hosted) site!
- Blogger/Blogspot Help– This is a section to find specific answers to your blogger/blogspot questions!
- Where to learn– While we would love to be, #LearntoBlog isn’t the only fish in the sea! Find places we recommend, other members recommend, etc to increase your learning! We even have lists of books and conferences!
Social Media Help & Shares!
Paying member area ONLY! This is one of our favorite spots from daily (or weekly) share topics to follow me/follow you trees. This is the place to go when one of your social media account needs a boost! Find the one you want and have fun. Remember – always give more than you get! It will come back to you 🙂
- Facebook – In addition to finding the list of days certain bloggers open their Facebook page wall to advertising, you can also find like me/like you, share threads, and lists of FB pages that our group members own.
- Twitter – Get RTs, get help, learn how to use, and more!
- G+ – This section is a place devoted to Google+
- StumbleUpon– This is dedicated to all things StumbleUpon
- Pinterest– From group boards available to join all the way to shares. This is your home for Pinterest Fun!
Paying member area ONLY! This is your go-to for all things related to blogging income & expenses! From paid gigs, to things that may put you right in the face of a brand, to (eventually) networking in a fun environment directly with a brand, to scoring the ultimate product. We also have a ad networks and affiliates – places for product, and classified ads for blogger looking to hire or be hired!
- Brands Seeking Bloggers – This is a section for you to find picthes from companies and to list pitches that you receive and aren’t going to use or just want to share.
- Spots to Join – Here, we have all those other blog spots listed like Social Spark and more – to get you product and sponsored posts
- Ad Networks – Increase your revenue
- Affiliates– This is places that have pay affiliates to promote their products
- Bloggers Seeking Brands – When you have a holiday gift guide and such, you post it here!
- Bloggers for Hire– This is exactly what it sounds like! Bloggers that do work for pay will list their sales and expertise here including a way to contact them!
- Bloggers Hiring– When you are looking for someone to do a special job for you, post it here so the others can contact you
Paying member area ONLY!
- ISO Tribemates – Find and communicate with your tribemates here.
- ISO Local Bloggers – Find folks in your area so you can get to know each other and have bloggy brainstorm sessions!
LTB Class Members ONLY!!
This section is only available for those that have taken (and completed) our Learn to Blog Class – it has extras just for those folks!
- area 1 – this is a section that…oops! can’t tell you! You have to take our class to find out 🙂
- area 2 – this is a secret
So? What are you waiting for? Join us now!