Start A Blog

One of the challenges of military spouse life is holding down a career. In many cases frequent moves make this impossible, or you face the prospect of not being hired if the employer finds out you are a military spouse.

To aid in the milspouse hiring gap Army Wife 101, and our sister site are committed to helping military spouses find ways to create PCS friendly businesses and remote work. Over the next few months, you will see content on both sites that focuses on everything from starting a business to basic side hustles and so much more.

Free Blogging Mini Course

As creator of Army Wife 101, I was fortunate enough to unintentionally launch a blog that went from being more for self fulfillment to now my full time income. Anytime we PCS’ed I never had to worry  because I was able to turn my lifestyle and hobbies into a career. And no, it never feels like work!

I’ll share more about my income and cool things I’ve gotten to do later on in the series.

Let’s just say that we’ve had some amazing experiences.

Below is one of our writers with actor Chris Hemsworth. Warner Brothers flew her out to Hollywood and pampered her with a stay at the London Hotel in Hollywood as she covered the premiere of the movie. Other cool experiences include hanging with actress Queen Latifah, a stint on Headline News that included interviewing the cast of Army Wives, A Google commercial shoot, a Tylenol commercial shoot, fun vacations to Universal Studios & Disney, plus so much more.

And yes some of these experiences I was paid for.


That’s why if you’ve ever wanted to start a blog, I am excited to give you this FREE simple mini course  to help you build your own mini blogging laptop empire.

If you ever had something you wanted to share with the world, or a special talent you are really good at and have ample knowledge of, then starting a blog is for you. Imagine PCS’ing to Germany, Hawaii, or Italy and documenting your travels while possibly being paid for it. Or working with resorts and attractions all expenses paid! It does take some work, but it can actually happen!

Why Is Blogging Good For Military Spouses?

No matter how much you love your spouse, there is nothing wrong with doing something for yourself. Blogging saved me during a long deployment. It gave me a chance to distract myself and find different things to create content on. When I eventually started making money that was icing on the cake.

Here are 5 reasons why you should start one:

  • Self Fulfillment
  • Opportunity to turn into a business
  • Opportunity to earn income
  • Great way to keep busy during military separations
  • PCS friendly

What If I’m Not A Good Writer?

Don’t worry about not being a good writer, because these days there’s apps and websites that can help you to spell better and use proper grammar. One of the great things about blogging is that it taught me to be a better writer. When you are actually typing and writing for a living, you’re more apt to pay attention to things you normally wouldn’t.

Tell Me About This Free Course

In this mini course, you will learn how to how to get your professional blog up and running in as little as a 48 hours, and be on your way to creating content for your new audience.

You”ll learn how to:
  • Pick a Niche
  • How To Properly Pick a Name For Your Blog
  • Get Your Blog URL and Hosting
  • Setting Up Your Blog & Theme
  • How To Properly Create Content for Your Blog
  • Getting Pictures For Your Blog
  • Beginner’s Tips For Monetizing Your Blog + more

There’s definitely some work involved. I don’t want you to believe that you will be making thousands in days. However, if you’ve been looking for something to do and to have for yourself with the possibility of making money or receiving free products—becoming a content creator is for you.

I’ll also provide you tips on earning income via blogging as well as resources and access to our free FB groups with other military bloggers just like yourself.

P.S. Some of our posts include affiliate links (you’ll learn about these in Step 7) which means we receive a commission if you make a purchase. Thanks for supporting this free guide!

Let’s get started!




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Krystel is the mom of two and an Army Wife. In addition to Army Wife 101 she is the Co-Founder of a digital media agency that connects brands with the military market. She has appeared on MSNBC ,FOX LA and formerly was a weekly contributor to HLN's "Raising America". She has written for various outlets including Sheknows and Lifetime and is a big fan of cupcakes and french fries.