“How a Former Elementary Teacher Became a Full-Time Blogger [Podcast]”

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Listen as Jonathan interviews a former elementary teacher on how she became a full-time blogger. Linda Kardamis is the founder of Teach4theHeart.com, a site dedicated to helping Christian teachers grow in confidence, renew their perspective, and make a lasting impact in their students’ lives. Linda offers online courses, blog content and even podcasts to help equip teachers to be their best.

  1. Can you tell us a bit about your story as a teacher.
  2. Why did you want to start Teach4theHeart.com in the first place?
  3. I know launching an online course was pivotal in getting you where you are today. Can you talk about what went into launching that very first course?
  4. Today you have several online courses. Any tips on what makes a topic a good candidate for an online course?
  5. Do you have any favorite traffic or list building strategies?
  6. Looking back, what were the key moves you made to get you where you are today?
  7. How can listeners best connect with you?

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