Without any coding skills or design experience. (Using a FREE or Paid theme).
Hi, I'm Alison.
I'd like to explain why this course is different.
You see I'm a bit of a nerd. I'm not one of those super cool people who claim to make tonnes of money sitting by a pool and working just two hours a day.
Plus I won't sell you a course about starting a blog then skip over all the techy stuff and recommend paying for a graphic designer.
I don't get you to sign up for Divi just because it saves having to teach you how to use WordPress properly. I want to teach you how to start a blog you will still use in a year's time. A fast loading PROFESSIONAL blog that's ready to make money.
If you've been on my Simply Hatch website you'll have seen what's possible with NO CODING EXPERIENCE AT ALL.
I built every inch of the Simply Hatch site. Just me. I didn't pay out $1000+ for a developer. I will teach you how to do the same. To confidently install a theme on WordPress and produce a gorgeous website.
Oh and it won't stop there. There's a lot to learn when it comes to blogging. I will set you on the path to making your first $1000 with all the tools you need to become a PRO Blogger.
Discover how to find a money making blog idea, create your own brand and launch your blog in 7 days.
Plus this course doesn't stop there.
Hatch A Blog will teach you how to unleash the two secret ingredients of blogging success: Traffic + A Money Making Machine.
I started my first eCommerce business back in the days of dial-up. One of my businesses grew from a tiny startup to a 7 figure turnover.
It all started as a side hustle, in a town of less than 2000 people. I had a shop you couldn’t swing a cat in, next to the Scottish border. If I’d relied on passing trade, it wouldn’t have survived the first year.
Key to survival was my blog and optimising my website to rank highly on Google.
Much has changed since I started my first business. Blogging has evolved from a means of growing website traffic into a legitimate way to make money online.
In my view it's the best way to make money if you only have a tiny budget. I can't think of any other business you can start for less than $100.
I come from an Engineering background plus I'm a qualified teacher. To me it's important to get the best out of your blog. For everything to be set up correctly ready to make money. This course will show you how.
"I wanted to get into blogging for the freedom of working at home and on my own terms. Alison helped me out by helping me understand the WordPress platform and incorporating aspects about making money from blogging.
Alison set up the course in a way which was methodical. There is a lot to absorb and excellent having the opportunity to be able to go back and look up topics when you need to. Alison has been terrific to answer questions I have emailed her about the course and in answering questions I have posted to her Facebook page. Very approachable.
My blog is coming together and I am liking what I am seeing. It is a fantastic feature to have lifetime access to the course for a fresher on topics or have more updated material added."
- Donna Stewart, Founder, Journey Of Self Content
"I'm loving this course! I'm making a list of ideas as I go! This is so exciting! So many things I hadn't thought about! Alison explains everything so clearly - in such logical steps."
- Pauline Aitchison, Business Manager at SCHOOLS NorthEast
Who is this course for?
Anyone who has just started their blog and got STUCK.
Maybe you've just signed up for hosting, opened up your WordPress dashboard and thought "What do I do now?"
Or perhaps you've had your blog for a while but it's going no-where and you just can't get it to look like a Professional blog (or make any money).
Someone who wants to start a blog but has NO IDEA.
This course will help you come up with your money making idea. Go from "no idea" to your first money making blog.
I will hold your hand every step of the way!
Beginner Bloggers overwhelmed and looking for help.
This course will take you step-by-step through everything you need to do set up a professional standard blog and start making money.
Go from feeling lost to making your first $1000.
Who is this course NOT for?
Intermediate bloggers with an established blog.
Although you may still learn a lot from this course, it's a course aimed at beginners. I can't guarantee you'll benefit fully from the course.
This course is aimed at taking your first steps to monetise your blog. It doesn't cover all the advanced techniques you'll need to make a full time blogging income.
Blogging is a huge subject area. It's important to start with the basics: build a strong foundation that can grow into a successful blog. This course is focused on setting up a PRO standard blog and making your first $1000.
15 Modules with 60+ Videos To Support Your Blog Launch
Over 6+ hours of video walkthroughs and tutorials from a qualified teacher and professional blogger.
You will learn how to set up a Professional standard blog and be well on your way to making your first $1000.
The Hatch A Blog eBook
116 page image rich eBook providing a step-by-step guide to everything you need to know to start making money online.
The Hatch A Blog Workbook
Plan your blog schedule and make sure you stay on-track for achieving your money making goals. Includes 41 pages for organising your weekly schedule, making your 12-month blog plan, setting your monthly blog goals, and recording all the information that goes into building a blog from your plugins to your site changes and affiliate links.
Build your blog from scratch without any coding skills. Set up navigational menus, understand categories and tags, install essential plugins and learn how to master WordPress.
All with the support of the Private FaceBook Group if there's anything at all you don't understand.
Create a killer logo, choose a consistent colour scheme, learn how to remove backgrounds from images and use CANVA to add the wow factor to Hero images.
Access my Easy To Follow Blog Post Template, use More tags, set featured images and create list posts. Discover how to write amazing content that will draw in your readers.
Planning is key for a successful blog. Start out with a clear idea of where you want this blogging journey to take you and plan the steps you need to take along the way.
The best blog in the World will fail without traffic. Learn how to attract visitors to your blog, optimise your blog pages to rank on search engines, grow traffic with social media and build your newsletter audience.
Email marketing is core for a successful blog. This course shows you how to capture visitors with email forms using both MailChimp and ConvertKit.
Adding freebies to your site to encourage readers to sign up for your list will boost your conversions. I'll show you how to create irresistible PRINTABLES in Canva and add them as downloads to your sign-up forms.
Business founder, teacher, and facilitator, Alison has owned and run several businesses taking one from a few hundred pounds investment to a 7 figure turnover. Originally trained as an Engineer, she worked as a Business Solutions Consultant for a score of large organisations. Alison is a Qualified Teacher and has an MBA from Edinburgh Business School.
Access my list of tools and resources for blogging. These are tools and resources I use everyday and most of them are FREE. They will make your life so much easier (and your blog so much more successful)...
Access to the Hatch A Blog Private FaceBook Group for assistance & advice from Alison and the wider Hatch A Blog community. I will answer every question - no question is too small...
Traffic is useless unless you know how to use it to make money. This introduction to affiliate marketing will show you the techniques to turn your traffic into income.
As the World of blogging changes, I will be updating this programme. Return anytime to refresh your blogging skills. When I expand the course (and increase the course price), you will benefit from the added modules at NO EXTRA CHARGE.