Blogging Your Passion

What are you passionate about? Is it possible for you to make a living and help others in an area that you are passionate about? Absolutely! You need the know-how and the desire. Let me show you how.

Website: http://BloggingYourPassion.com
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Blogging Your Passion was founded by Jonathan Milligan in early 2011. His passion is helping bloggers become better bloggers. Read more about him below:

Jonathan's Blogging Journey

I first heard of blogging in the Summer of 2008. I was really fascinated by the idea and concept. It was about the same time that I began a personal mission to discover my true purpose in life. I had spent the previous five years building a start-up executive search firm with a few close friends. Although I was enjoying the journey, I really wanted to find my "fit" in the world... [Read More]


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For the past two years, we have helped hundreds of blogging students discover their passion and make money blogging about it. This group is dedicated to helping others build their platform and get their message out to the world. Come learn from two ProBloggers as they share their story and tips for how to create a portable, freedom business online.

We were honored to have Dan Miller on our podcast. Be sure to take a moment and hear: Dan Miller on Online Business, Blogging, and Books.

BYPU 101

BYP University 101 Course

In 22+ step-by-step videos, Bob and Jonathan provide detailed instruction on how to get your Wordpress blog up and running today. In addition, they provide expert suggestions on how to set your blog up to succeed!

Who it's best for:

  • Those who want to start a blog today and need step-by-step guidance.
  • Those who want a simple Wordpress tutorial.

Just click here to find out more!

BYPU 201

The 201 course takes everything to the next level with over 40 instructional videos and downloadable PDFs.

The course covers topics like how to start getting traffic to your blog today, how to use social media to grow your blog, and the best ways to make money from your blog. It was designed to pick up right where BYPU 101 left off and help bloggers grow their blogs.

Who it's best for:

  • Those who already have their blog up and running but don't really know what to do next.

Find out more about 201 here.

BYPU 301

The 301 course has over 40 instructional videos and downloadable PDFs. It covers tips and strategies for getting more traffic (from a variety of sources), earning more money from your current traffic, lots of SEO guidance for helping your blog to get found in the search engines, and even some real-world advice about turning your blog into a real business.

Who it's best for:

  • Those who have been blogging a while, who have a little bit of a following, who are making a little money, but who want help taking their blog to the next level.
  • We assume that you know everything from the 201 course and we cover advanced topics that many new bloggers may not be able to keep up with.

Find out more about 301 here.

Discussion Forum

Options for planning and starting a new blog

Started by Blair Finnie. Last reply by Brant Thompson on Sunday. 3 Replies

Greetings folks. My name is Blair, and my ultimate dream is to build a successful business that provides both inspiration and practical resources to people who struggle with mental illness. I am considering starting the process with a brand new…Continue

What's ONE THING more than anything else you truly want to know about blogging/online business?

Started by Jonathan Milligan. Last reply by Doug Renz Nov 18. 1 Reply

Hi,nice to meet you!My name is Jonathan Milligan and I’m the creator of BloggingYourPassion.com. I wanted to take a second to say hello and welcome you to the group (if you are new).On behalf of myself and the entire BYP Community I want you to know…Continue

Mining for Passion - My New Blog

Started by Brian Grow. Last reply by Kathy Oct 27. 3 Replies

My friends,I have created a blog to discuss my own personal journey and search for my passion. I've created my first post titled "Imagination Encircles the World" where I discuss various topics on my mind. Feel free to take a look at …Continue

Getting Started

Started by Michael Elliott. Last reply by Rj Redden Sep 13. 2 Replies

Hi everyone!I am in the stages of planning to start a blog with plans to generate revenue through membership, premium content, etc.I am planning how I could go about building a following/audience. I have read some books and listen to several…Continue

Do you think this is a good/bad idea?

Started by Myhriah Young Jul 2. 0 Replies

Hey guys, I am new to this group, but I posted a discussion on the general forum and the "Iron" Jen suggested that I post it here.  Which of course made me ask myself why I hadn't already joined this group.  So, here I am.I started attending…Continue

Pest Control Writing Opportunity

Started by Dave Ozment May 23. 0 Replies

Perhaps you have your own Pest Control website or perhaps you have an expertise and passion but haven't taken the steps necessary to starting your own site just yet.  In either case, I have a paid writing opportunity that might start small/simple…Continue

Looking for feedback / Would you read this?

Started by dan stevens. Last reply by Rick Davis May 20. 1 Reply

Being a working man who has a great family and enjoys doing as much as we can outside, I recently started a blog to try to encourage others and provide ideas to help people find ways to have fun without a lot of planning or expense. Myself like a…Continue

Blogging Vs Newsletters

Started by Jeremy Obermeyer. Last reply by Jeremy Obermeyer Apr 26. 4 Replies

I have written many gardening newsletters for area newspapers and email lists. I have also just been invited to write blogs on a magazines website. I have never really written a blog so I am kind of nervous about this and wondering if there are any…Continue

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Comment by Saule Rubinchik on November 4, 2015 at 7:43pm

Hi Jonathan, guys! Sorry I did not figure out how to start a discussion so I write my question here. I wanted to purchase Getnoticedtheme by Michael Hyatt and build my blog on that platform. I really liked it. But I had doubts since my blog will be in Russian, will I be able to translate all the buttons and menu headlines? My cousin who is web programmer said that now almost all platforms should have UTF-8 encoding (dont know if I wrote it right), and I should be able to translate easily and there won't be any jiberish instead of words. Can someone in this group please help me with this? 

Another question is where can I get nice wordpress themes, sort of exclusive ones and those that require minimum efforts - or i should say from minimum people, like designers and webprogrammers. I want to do everything myself, with little help from my cousin web-programmer... but most of the work I am ready to do myself.

Will appreciate your answers!

Group Leader
Comment by Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" on October 20, 2015 at 12:41pm

Hey quick shout of congrats to Jonathan on the mention from Michael Hyatt in his newest video series around skyrocketing your to the next level (you can find him on the 3rd video around 22:58).  https://platformuniversity.com/skyrocket/the-next-level/

Comment by Brant Thompson on September 4, 2015 at 3:44pm
That's great Michael I'm glad you are starting a website and a blog to get your story out there. I think that is an important first step and the book ideas very awesome as well.

Keep up the good work and we look forward to your progress reports!

Comment by Michael Elliott on September 3, 2015 at 7:16pm

Hi Everyone!

My name is Michael Elliott. I am 31 years old, have been married for 11 years, and have 3 kids. I recently joined 48 days and I am excited to get more active in the community. I have over 10 years of experience in sales, marketing, customer service, and account management.

My life, like everyone else, has been roller coaster of ups and downs. Over a year ago, I went through a devastating series of events, ultimately resulting in a full nervous breakdown and being hospitalized. By the grace of God and the support of my amazing friends and family, I have done a complete 180 and have a successful career. Unfortunately, I hate my job.

My heart's desire is to take my background and personal journey (the ups, downs, highs, and lows) to help (coach) others through the tough times, discover their passion, and live a life of fulfillment and purpose. I have seen several different doctors and counselors and have been diagnosed with ADHD, which brings on symptoms like anxiety and depresssion if not treated. I believe that God has brought me through all of this so that I can understand and relate to others in similar situations, offering them coaching, support, and encouragement.

I am currently starting a blog/website where I will begin sharing my story. I have also started writing a book, but that is definitely a long term project.

Comment by Richard Cornwell on August 10, 2015 at 6:10pm

I just signed up to this group. I have been away from 48 days for some time. I will, next few days update the profile. It is very very old. I am retired and on a small SS amount. In my area of the country I have been passionately involved in a ministry that give people an opportunity to see the heart of God. This ministry has given me word that I want to express to others. This group looks like an opportunity to express those ideas and earn income to boot. I hope to hear from some of you.

Group Leader
Comment by JRosemarie Francis on July 11, 2015 at 10:48am

I listen to 15 Success Traits of Pro Bloggers every day on Audible. I also purchased the Kindle version.  I have been repurposing my blog to be more in line with my passion and I found this at the perfect time.  Very useful tool. I use it like a manual for blogging. Thanks Jonathan.

Comment by Kevin Reynolds on May 28, 2015 at 7:45pm


Just wanted to say thanks for the webinar that you put on today.

For any that missed the time with Ryan Levesque, IT WAS GOLD!

I look forward to learning from you and trying to bless you and others as I learn about blogging, speaking, writing and wherever this journey is leading us!

I can't wait to see what other resources you offer.

Group Leader
Comment by Lynne Watts on April 29, 2015 at 10:29am

As a follow-up to our teleseminar... Kathy Brunner and I have created a mastermind.  It's a great way to take your dream to the next level:

Maximize Your Momentum

Read all about it here: http://acalledwoman.com/masterminddeets

Grab a seat here:  http://acalledwoman.com/mastermind

Email me if you have questions here:  lynnewatts@comcast.net 

Group Leader
Comment by Lynne Watts on April 10, 2015 at 8:28am

Free Teleseminar Series:

Maintaining the Momentum

Following your dream, your passion is energizing, exciting and rewarding.

It can also be exhausting, frustrating and downright discouraging.

Sometimes you feel like you take two steps forward and three steps back.

Sometimes you wonder if it is EVER going to work out.

Maybe you feel like giving up altogether…

Join Lynne Watts and Kathy Brunner on Sunday April 12th,  at 8:00 pm EST for a special teleseminar on

Maintaining the Momentum


Here’s the link to sign-up: http://acalledwoman.com/teleseminar

Group Leader
Comment by Lynne Watts on March 9, 2015 at 1:17pm

Free Teleseminar Series:

Rx:  Burnout-How to get your energy back

Overcommitted, overworked and overwhelmed? This is the teleseminar to get your mojo back!

Join Lynne Watts and Kathy Brunner on Sunday March 22,  at 8:00 pm EST for a special teleseminar

Rx:  Burnout-How to get your energy back

Looking forward to helping you get your mojo back!




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