FREE Blogging eBooks: Basics, SEO, Photography and MORE

Head on over to Amazon where they have several FREE eBooks that are perfect for bloggers – both beginners and advanced.  If you don’t have a Kindle,  the books can also be download for free to your iPad, iPhone, PC or other compatible device. You can download a FREE Kindle app for your Web Browser, PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, or Android PhoneWhile these books are free now, the price may change at any time.

How to Start a Successful Blog in One Hour
SEO Black Book – A Guide to the Search Engine Optimization Industry’s Secrets
The Corporate Blogging Book
Master Your DSLR Camera
The Updated Google Analytics Guide

  Disclosure:  These links do contain my affiliate links.  See our complete disclosure policy here.

Easily Monetize Your Blog with Escalate Network

Have you been monetizing your blog? One of the easiest ways to get started is with an affiliate program. There are tons of programs out there, but some are much easier to use than others and some have much better offers than others.

 I have been with Escalate Network for several years now and they both have good offers AND are very easy to use. Once you set up an account you can log in to the easy-to-navigate dashboard to see what offers are available and quickly grab the links and images to post on your blog. Plus you will get emails from your affiliate manager with new offers that you can post – often with all the info you need right in the email itself.

Whether you’re a deal blogger, lifestyle blogger, review blogger….or almost any other genre, you’ll find offers relevant to your readers.  You can sign up for an account HERE and start earning as soon as you’re approved.

Disclosure:  This post has my referral link.

Get Paid to Host Giveaways on Your Blog is a marketplace that connects Sponsors (Advertisers) and Bloggers to deal with Giveaways / Contests online. They connect you with sponsors to host giveaways for your readers and pay you for doing so.  To run the giveaway you just copy and paste a widget does everything including accepting entries, validating, announcing winners and distributing prizes. I just signed up and hoping it brings some good opportunities.  You can sign up HERE.

FREE Profitable Blogging For Beginners Online Class

{FREE} 4-Week Profitable Blogging For Beginners Class

Blogelina is running a special right now on their popular Profitable Blogging For Beginners Online Class. Normally, the class is $17 but… Until the end of May, they are giving it away for FREE! You get the class and all the bonuses that come with it for absolutely nothing!  You MUST sign up by the end of the month to get this deal.

FREE Coffee for Bloggers from Cross Country Café

Cross Country Cafe has a huge selection of Keurig Kcup coffee at rock bottom prices!

Cross Country Café is looking for new bloggers to join their affiliate program. Just for joining and posting, they’ll send you FREE coffee!

If you’re interested in joining, just email me at thriftyjinxy with your name, e-mail address, site name and URL. I usually promote their Wacky Wednesday coffee sales.  They have some really good deals!

Join the Gazelle Affiliate Program – $10 Referral Bonuses

The newest affiliate program on Share-a-Sale managed by Accelleration Partners is Gazelle. What I like about the programs they manage is that they often offer a lot of bonuses! As soon as you sign up, you can receive a $10 referral credit for any other blogger you refer who is accepted into the program. Also, for many of their other programs they frequently offer $5 or $15 bonuses just for writing super short blog posts with your affiliate links. I’m hoping they will do the same with Gazelle.

Join the Gazelle Affiliate Program Today!

Other programs that offer $5 – $15 posting bonuses include:


Stella & Dot

One Kings Lane


Layla Grace


Cents of Style

Shoe Dazzle

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Apply for the Purex Insiders Community

The Purex Insiders is an online community of social media influencers and bloggers. As a member, you’ll have the opportunity to try new products, host product giveaways and earn rewards. It’s a great way for newer bloggers to break into the giveaway area. Apply for the Purex Insiders here.

Get More Pinterest Followers with Pinwoot

I have been seeing a huge increase in blog traffic from Pinterest over the last few months.  How about you?  Today I just signed up with Pinwoot, which claims to give you free and quality Pinterest followers daily.  So far it seems pretty easy and I have gotten some new followers.  Check it out for yourself HHERE. Review Crew Blogger Program is looking for bloggers for their Review Crew Blogger Program. As a member of the crew, you’ll be required to:

  1. Review two restaurants within a two month period either locally or while traveling, post on your own blog and other social channels
  2. Reviews should include restaurant and food photos, as well as a personal review of the restaurant and dining experience
  3. Bloggers will be compensated with a Gift Card and an additional stipend via Visa Gift Card (1 pair for each review)

You can apply for the  Review Crew Blogger Program here.

A New and Possibly BETTER Alternative to Google Reader – Get a Beta Invite to Bloganizer

You may have heard this week that Google Reader will be going away as of July.  Many of us are scrambling to find an alternative to keep up with all our blog reading.  Right now you can sign up for a Beta Invite to Bloganizer. 
But, I should not that Bloganizer will be more than just an RSS reader.  It has special features that are just for Bloggers to help with inter-blog networking, reading upkeep and promotion.  There is help to keep up with the “Unread Post Overwhelm” and some cool ways to keep on the pulse of the blogosphere as a whole and/or just the portion of the blogopshere that you care about.

Their first  “more than” feature will be launching in just a week or two so get ready and get access to it with a Bloganizer Beta Invite.

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