For Bloggers: Blog Boost Opportunities 4/18

As a blogger, one thing I try to do is be open for every opportunity that might come my way. You never know when one thing might lead to another and you find yourself involved in an opportunity you never know existed! That is how I’ve happened upon some of my coolest blogging projects!

Formula Mom Blog Boost

Each week I will share some of my favorite blog opportunities of the week that could help you boost your blog! If you’re looking for ways to grow your blog, grow as a writer and maybe make a bit of money, check out these blog events, freelance writing, sponsored posts, or other ways to monetize your blog! Be sure to check out each week’s Twitter Lead Tuesday post for additional opportunities!

Boost Your Numbers

Sign up for some of these great blog events to help boost your following and your traffic!

  • Summer Splash Giveaway Hop – This event runs from 5/14 – 27 and is FREE to join. There is a loose beach/swim theme. Minimum prize value of $25.
  • Canadians Welcome, Eh? Giveaway Hop – This event runs from 5/21 – 30 and is FREE to join. Giveaways must be Canadian friendly. They can be open to the US & Canada but they must include Canada!  Minimum prize value of $25.
  • Shake, Rattle, & Roll Giveaway Hop – This event runs from 5/22 – 6/5 and is FREE to join! It is baby, toddler, and kid themed. Tommee Tippee is sponsoring the grand prize and there is a minimum prize value of $25.
  • Summer Backyard Blast Giveaway Hop – This event runs from 6/1 – 6/30 and features a FREE blog hop as well as an optional paid grand prize giveaway. The theme is outdoor products for kids. Minimum prize value of $25.
  • Fluffy Butt Cloth Diaper Giveaway Hop – This event runs from 6/4 – 15 and is FREE to join! There is an option to pay $5 for FB & Twitter Link to be added to the 2 hostess RC Form. Cloth diapering themed event. Minimum prize value of $25.

Boost Your Income

Check out these opportunities to monetize your blog and boost your income!

  • Social Spark – Social Spark is where I got started doing many of my sponsored posts and is still one of my main sources of blog income. I save the money I make to pay for my hosting and domain each year! Depending on the size of your blog and the amount of traffic you have each month, payment can range from $15 – 200 per post! Many of the campaigns are family friendly and I find the Social Spark dashboard to be very easy to work with! Sign up for Social Spark!

Boost Your Writing

These opportunities can help you boost your writing through activities like guest posting and freelance writing

  • Mamavation – Mamavation is currently accepting applications for new Mamavation Moms to join their weight loss boot camp program. The application deadline is today (4/18)! Apply to be a Mamavation Mom here!
  • – If you’re looking to branch out and write for a more local audience, may be the perfect outlet for you. You also have the potential to earn depending on the popularity of your articles! Sign up to be a local Examiner!


If you have an opportunity you would like included in next week’s Blog Boost, email me at!