Start Making an Income From Your Home + DIY Blog in the Next 30 Days

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Are you trying to turn your blog into a profitable business but keep having month after month of barely making an income?

Feeling frustrated with all the different strategies and vague tips about monetizing your blog that don't always relate to the DIY and home niche?

Keep jumping from one thing to the next without a solid plan?


I totally get it. I was right there too.

Thankfully, there ARE good strategies you can use to monetize your blog where you aren't relying just on a few ads and affiliate links. You need to implement the strategies in a smart, diversified, and strategic way in order to turn your hobby blog into a profitable business.

It's a blueprint to success, and I want to share it with you.

Let's take a second and imagine what life will look like once you have monetized your blog in a strategic and diversified way.


  • will start making part of your revenue on autopilot
  • will have 4+ streams of income coming in each month
  • won't be desperately stuck in the rat race for blog traffic in order to make ad dollars
  • will know exactly what to spend your time on to maximize your revenue
  • will be able to stop reading post after post on monetization and be able to instead focus on developing and growing your business
  • will be growing that business of your dreams

Are you ready to turn your hobby blog into a profitable business?


I have pulled back the curtain on the exact system I have used to make money blogging in: The Blog Monetization Blueprint.

The Blog Monetization Blueprint is the course I wish I had when I was trying to build my blog income. It would have saved me so much time and missed revenue.

The course starts from scratch and shows you how to build your income streams, with the tips and tricks I have learned along the way that make ALL the difference.

It's the exact system I have used to go from earning less than $500/month to earning $50,000 a year without dramatically increasing my blog traffic or with a fluke affiliate post - I just got smarter with my strategies.

Once you implement each step as laid out in the modules, you will build the blogging business you are dreaming of.


The Blog Monetization Blueprint is a super comprehensive, step-by-step course. If you want the guidebook on how to make money blogging, this is it. The fact that the course is tailored to home and DIY bloggers is rad. The advice is specific and you'll walk away with a concrete action plan for your blog business. Gemma has laid it all out for you. Why not invest in yourself and your blog? You won't regret it.



  • You spend tons all your time publishing amazing blog content, but can't get it to trnaslate to financial success

  • You are chasing traffic and page views in the hopes of making marginally more income with display ads

  • Your income is small and sporadic, and you can't predict it

  • You aren't actively pitching brands and booking out sponsored work - you are waiting for opportunities to come to you

  • You don't sell anything yourself and have no idea where to start with creating a product or service relevant to the home and DIY niche

  • You don't have a business plan for your blog's financial growth


  • You have a diversified revenue strategy, bringing in income from multiple sources

  • You have an affiliate marketing strategy that converts - bringing in income through blog posts, social media, and automated email sequences

  • You know exactly how to pitch sponsored campaigns, what to charge, and are booking out your work with brands

  • You have optimized your display ads to make the most revenue, but still provide a good reader experience

  • You have a product line or service (or both!) that you sell to your readers

  • You understand exactly where your income should be coming in month after month, and can forecast and plan for growth

  • You know exactly what you should be working on in order to maximise your income

  • You get to run a creative business that you LOVE

Let me tell you where I'm coming from...

I started my DIY and home blog, The Sweetest Digs, back in 2010. It was a total hobby - just a passion project on the side where I could share my stories of fixing up our first home and connect with others.

Over the years my blog had grown slowly and organically, and I started testing out different monetization methods as I went.

I had months of making $5 through affiliate sales and $100 here and there on display ads. I tried opening up a shop with handmade products without a plan or idea about scalability. I felt too nervous to reach out to brands so instead waited for them to come to me to work together.

But then I had my daughter and suddenly had a mindset shift: I wanted to turn my blog into a business so I wouldn't have to go back to my traditional "9-5" job. I immersed myself in research, tested different things out, worked from a business plan, and through trial and error, figured out what worked and what didn't.

I went from making less than $500 a month (on a good month!) to $50,000 a year just from getting smarter with my monetization strategies. I didn't explode my blog traffic or happen to strike it out lucky on one amazing affiliate post, I just refined everything I was doing in order to maximize income from all avenues.

I'm not trying to sell you on a "get rich quick" scheme. That's not what this is. You will have to work hard and be serious about growing your business.

But if you are ready to dream big and hustle, then I want to show you how to make it happen.

Wondering what the course includes?

Just take a look through the curriculum below to see how much information I have jammed in...

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Class Curriculum

See what I mean? I have literally included it ALL.

No need to buy a course on each monetization strategy - we're going to walk through everything in here.


  • To create your first product line, including how to price, what platform to sell on, and how to have a scalable business

  • To be successful with affiliate marketing - going beyond the basics and showing you exactly where to place your links, which networks to join, how to increase your conversions, and use email funnels as advanced affiliate marketing tactics

  • To pitch and land sponsored work with brands - email swipe copy included (just copy and paste!), finding the right contact person, what to charge, how to create an amazing media kit, and develop a long lasting brand partnership; plus a comprehensive list of agencies that have sponsored opportunities

  • To get setup and optimize your income with display ads, which agencies to work with to maximize revenue, and what NOT to do (comprehensive ad agency list included)

  • To start selling a service as part of your blogging business and tons of resources to get you started

  • ... and so much more!

Oh, and you want some Bonuses?

Sure thing.

Not only do you get all of the video lessons with each module above, plus the supplemental resource sheets, templates, and swipe copy... but you'll also get these sweet extra's thrown in FOR FREE:

#1 - My Printable Blog Planner

My printable blog planner is going to become your BFF. I use mine every single day to plan out my content, set goals, track stats and income, brainstorm, and more.

Over 15 printables pages and even some free art prints for your office, too!

#2 - Blogger Case Studies

Knowing how other bloggers have built up their businesses is always crazy inspiring. I have interviewed some of the VERY BEST out there and they have shared their insider scoop with you.

Abby over at Just A Girl and Her Blog, Colleen from Lemon Thistle, Kristi from Making It In The Mountains, Bethany from Whistle & Ivy, and many more! They are in here sharing their best tips.

#3 - Lifetime Access to the Course

You will have lifetime access to the course material in The Blog Monetization Blueprint. Any new materials, bonuses, or updates will be included in your purchase. No need to ever renew or upgrade!

As a new blogger, I cannot tell you how much Gemma's advice has meant to me and how well the blogging strategies that she has taught me have worked! Her insight is incredible and her experience is untouchable. Gemma's experience in building her blog, growing her email list, coming up with engaging content, and actually earning a living is inspirational and motivational whether you're a seasoned or newbie blogger. Not to mention that she is SUPER FUN!! So get ready y'all, Gemma is offering all of her best tips. Lucky us!!

-Amy Howard, Amy Howard Social

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this meant for?
This course is perfect for either the beginner DIY + design blogger who is looking to create a business plan and monetize their blog biz from the start OR the longtime hobby blogger who is ready to turn their side project into a thriving business.
How long do I have access to the course documents?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like! As the course gets updated with new videos and downloads, you will automatically have access to the latest and greatest. You will also get access to any additional bonuses that are included with future launches.
What if I am unhappy with the course documents?
I believe strongly in the course's ability to set you up with a strategic and diversified blogging business plan. However, if you are unsatisfied with your purchase in any way, give me a shout in the first 30 days showing me that you have gone through the material, and I'll be happy to give you a refund.

Your Instructor

Gemma Bonham-Carter
Gemma Bonham-Carter

Gemma Bonham-Carter is obsessed with helping bloggers within her niche build their businesses. Gemma started her own home and DIY blog, THE SWEETEST DIGS, in 2010. Over the years she has taken it from hobby, to side hustle, and then full-time, with brand partnerships, a line of products, workshops, and more. She started her second site,, to share strategies, lessons learned, and advice for fellow online entrepreneurs.

I’ve known Gemma and read her blog for years. She’s not only a great blogger (have you seen her DIY’s?!) but also an astute businesswoman. Gemma has approached blogging as a business and uses it to complement her online shop, her events and styling business, and other entrepreneurial adventures. I consider Gemma an expert in the field and have had her speak on the topic of monetization at my conference BlogPodium, Canada’s Conference for Design and Lifestyle Bloggers. She knows her stuff and shares her knowledge in clear and practical ways. Gemma has achieved success in so many areas (not to mention balancing work with life as a wife and mother of two) and I know this course will share her tried and true secrets.

-Jennifer Flores, Rambling Renovators


  • When you purchase the course, you will be directed to creating a Teachable account. This is the platform where the course lives. Once you login, you'll find a welcome message, introductory workbook, and all modules with their corresponding videos and downloads. All of this material is made available to you immediately after purchase.

  • You have lifetime access to the course materials! Take the course entirely at your own pace, and come on back in for a refresher whenever you like.

  • You will have access to ALL new materials and bonuses added to the course over time. No need to ever upgrade or renew!

  • To join our facebook group, you will be directed to the page and required to send in a join request. You will then be let into the group and able to start connecting with other bloggers.

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