Are you ready to “put yourself out there” online . . . but just don’t know where to start?

“In Just 5 Weeks…Learn Exactly How to Build Your Tribe, Create an Authentic Online Brand and Turn Your Blog into a Business That Allows You to Travel and Work from Anywhere in the World!”

002-Thurman-Ro-MIA15Does this sound like you?

  • You know your purpose is to help others with your unique gifts and talents, but you’re struggling with HOW to get your message out there in a big way
  • You know you need to build your platform with an online presence, but you just don’t know where to start
  • You’ve already started a blog, but you aren’t sure what you should be doing to grow it and actually make money from it
  • You’re ready to get your online business off the ground, but there’s so much information out there that you get overwhelmed and end up doing nothing
  • You want to create a location-independent lifestyle so that you can travel and work from anywhere in the world, including from home!

If you answered “YES” to any of the above, then allow me to take you “behind the scenes” for a moment and share my journey with you…

In a nutshell, here’s the story behind why I’ve been teaching hundreds of people about blogging since 2011.

I started doing this work because I’m so passionate about the power of blogging to transform lives, businesses and careers.

I’ve seen how it’s opened so many doors for me and others who have a strong online presence. You might know that I started blogging back in 2007 and could never have imagined the benefits I would reap as a young professional-turned entrepreneur!

8 years ago, I was a NOBODY online. No one knew who I was and I had no personal brand whatsoever. But in 2007, I made the decision to just “put myself out there” online and EVERYTHING changed for me.

Organizations began to invite me to their events for speaking engagements, hire me for freelance writing and consulting gigs and ask me to write for professional publications. I self-published my very own book and was even offered an adjunct faculty position at a local university! The opportunities were coming at me so fast that I had to start using my vacation time to go speak at conferences around the country, earning extra income every year on top of my 9 to 5 salary.

But if you go back and look at how I got started, the BLOG was definitely the catalyst. Even being a professional in my field with a Master’s degree, it was the VISIBILITY that came from having a blog that really skyrocketed my reputation among my colleagues and peers!

Since I started blogging, I’ve been awarded significant recognition in my career and business. I’ve been featured in numerous media outlets including JET Magazine, BBC London, The Washington Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Fox 5 News and The Network Journal. I’ve been named a “Top 25 Urban Entrepreneur to Follow,” ”Top 100 Most Desirable Mentor,” ”Top 25 Online Influencer in Leadership,” and a “New Leader in Philanthropy.”

fox5My first TV appearance even came through my blog! Get this: the reporter found my site through a basic Google search!

In 2010, I quit my job to become self-employed and the rest is history.

Today, my business is thriving with multiple income streams that allow me to use my unique set of skills, expertise and experience in combination with what I’m passionate about in life. Currently, I earn a living working for myself full-time doing what I love: writing, speaking, mentoring and coaching.

But if hadn’t put myself out there by starting my first blog, I wouldn’t have the location-independent lifestyle or freedom I have today. I’m able to travel and work from anywhere in the world, as long as I have a laptop and an internet connection!

From taking cooking classes in Paris…


To touring wine country in Tuscany…

To horseback riding in Jamaica…


To eating curry in Thailand…


To exploring the beautiful beaches of Hawaii…


And even skydiving in Mexico!

hqdefaultNow WHY am I sharing all of this with you?

Because I want you to know that BLOGGING was the biggest factor in helping me to build my online business and location-independent lifestyle.

And I want to show YOU exactly how you can create these same results for yourself!

If you know that now is the time for YOU to take that leap and start “putting yourself out there” online, I invite you to join me inside the Blogging School. I’ll be teaching you everything I know about building your online presence – from branding to content to traffic to list-building to monetization – and answering all your questions along the way.

In just 5 weeks, you will learn exactly how to start a professional blog, create an authentic online brand and build a business that allows you to travel and work from anywhere in the world!

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Hear Directly From a Blogging School Student About What She Learned in the Course…

“I received my first speaking request!”

Kiara Blogigng School Testimonial Photo“Before I took the Blogging School course, all I had was a vision. I needed to learn how to put myself out there and offer my insight to a larger audience.

As a result of taking the course, I have been able to write about my passion in a way people can relate to and I have begun to carve out a space for my perspective online. As a result of putting forth effort into each assignment and engaging with and learning from the material and my classmates, I have gained the confidence to begin to leverage myself to family, friends, and co-workers.

I received my first speaking request shortly after! The person who contacted me mentioned how impressed she was with my site, which I can’t thank Rosetta enough for helping me to organize and fine-tune in our one-on-one session!

I recommend this course for anyone who is ready to establish their online presence without feeling as though they are fumbling around in the dark. You will be thoroughly guided and supported by Rosetta and a host of like-minded and inspiring individuals!”

– Kiara Jones, kiarajones.com

“I have been able to build a professional-looking blog presence…a huge feat for someone like me without any technical skills!”

Keisha Reynolds Blogging School Testimonial Photo“I was thrilled to discover Rosetta’s Blogging School course, just as I was considering embarking into the blogging universe. I had no idea where to start and I needed the detailed guidance that the course provided.

As a result of taking the course, I have been able to select a WordPress theme and build a professional-looking blog presence, of which I could be proud—a huge feat for someone like me without any technical skills.

I also love that the course allows you extended access to the materials and lectures. As I progressed in my blog creation, I was sometimes unsure of how to handle specific challenges. In these scenarios, I was able to listen to related lectures again to ensure that I was moving in the right direction.

I would definitely recommend this course to anyone who wants to launch their own blog, become a contributor to someone else’s blog, or simply wants to become better educated about this interactive media option. It was a real pleasure to participate in the course and I am eternally grateful to Rosetta for the information!”

– Keisha Reynolds, globalhands.co

“It was a great value for the money!”

Melissa_Mendes_Campos“This course has been a great experience on a lot of levels. Practically speaking, it was really “doable” in terms of the fee, work load, and pacing. In terms of quality, it was great value for the money, and I was really impressed with the level of detail with which you were able to address everyone’s questions, as well as with the authenticity, openness, and friendliness you bring to what you presented and how you presented it . . . and it just made them that much more enjoyable and real.”

– Melissa Mendes Campos, lapiana.org/about/la-piana-blog

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Here’s EXACTLY What You Are Going to Learn Inside
Rosetta’s “5 Steps to Freedom” Blogging School System:

Step #1: Define Your Online Brand

The main challenge for anyone who wants to build a profitable online business is not having a PLATFORM with an active and engaged audience that wants to buy your products and services. It’s very difficult to make money online when no one knows who you are! This module will help you finally get your blog set up properly, develop a clear focus for your online brand and give new visitors a reason to read your blog.

In this module, you will discover:

  • how to set up your blog properly so that it positions you for growth and success
  • the #1 way to stop being “all over the place” and develop a clear focus for your blog
  • a step-by-step formula for writing an engaging “about page” for your blog
  • what critical information you MUST put on your blog to position yourself as an expert in your particular topic area
  • BONUS: Includes the “Craft a Great Bio Template” to help you write a compelling biography for your about page

Step #2: Create Useful Content

Setting up your blog is only the first step of putting yourself out there online. If you actually want to attract readers, you have to provide them with useful content – on a consistent basis. With millions of blogs online today, it can be difficult to stand out amidst all the noise. This module will help you develop a regular posting schedule and prevent the dreaded “blogger’s block” that can kill your momentum and sabotage your success.

In this module, you will discover:

  • the fastest, easiest way to instantly connect with your blog readers and earn their trust and attention
  • the 3 most popular blog post types you need to master if you want to keep your readers coming back for more
  • how to come up with eye-catching blog headlines that make people read (and share!) your posts
  • a blog post “cheat sheet” that you can use over and over again to maintain a stream of useful, interesting content for your site
  • my no-fail method for never running out of blog post ideas, plus 2 simple tools to keep them organized
  • BONUS: Includes the “20-Minute Blog Post Template” and a detailed “67 Creative Blog Post Ideas” guide to help you avoid the dreaded “blogger’s block”

“People are contacting me for speaking engagements!”

0617civalwar103-e1346856480368-220x300“Before I took The Blogging School course, I was just blogging without a real vision for what I wanted to do. The biggest thing I learned in The Blogging School was the importance of creating your brand and using your brand to get yourself out there.

Now my career is taking off as people are contacting me for speaking engagements, consultation and general information on how to effectively interpret the enslaved experience at historic sites and museums. My blog is not perfect but it constantly gets better with the information I gained from The Blogging School!”

– Nicole Moore, interpretingslavelife.com

Step #3: Generate Consistent Traffic

Once you have your blog set up and some great content available on your site, the next question you will be faced with is: WHERE do you find readers who are actually interested in what you have to say? Fortunately, there are numerous FREE tools you can use to drive people to your site, if you know how to use them correctly. This module will help you avoid the frustration of hearing “crickets” every time you write a new blog post and experience increased pageviews, shares and comments instead.

In this module, you will discover:

  • how to use free online tools to measure the number of people who visit your site
  • the best plugins to use to get more pageviews, shares and comments on your blog
  • why you NEED a Facebook page for your blog and how to use it properly to bring a daily stream of traffic to your site
  • 3 simple, “low-hanging fruit” traffic generation strategies you can implement right now to attract your very first blog readers, commenters and fans
  • BONUS: Includes a “Blog Promotion Plan” template to help you generate consistent traffic for your blog

Step #4: Grow Your Email List

You’ve heard it before – the money is in your list! Your EMAIL list, that is. I started building my email list back in 2008, but I didn’t really take the process seriously until years later. Big mistake! Your email list is the source of your most loyal blog readers as well as a valuable pool of potential clients and customers. This module will teach you how to leverage your blog to start building your email list right from the beginning so that you can reap the benefits much faster than I did!

In this module, you will discover:

  • the easiest way to use your blog to grow your email list each and every week
  • why it’s so important to build your email list right from the beginning, instead of waiting until your blog is “established”
  • how to get your first 100 email subscribers within 30 days (and how I’ve replicated this same method, over and over for years to take the Happy Black Woman email list from 0 to over 13,000 people)
  • my #1 secret for using social media to attract new email subscribers quickly!
  • BONUS: Includes the “List-Building Cheat Sheet” and a copy of Kristen Robinson’s “Facebook Ad Secrets” ebook to help you get started with building your email list FAST on Facebook

Step #5: Monetize Your Blog

Now that you have everything in place with your online presence, you’re ready to say, “show me the money!” Well, before you can start earning an income through your blog, there are some simple, yet critical tools you need to be ready to receive new clients and customers. This module will show you exactly how to monetize your blog using the most profitable “location-independent” income streams available today.

In this module, you will discover:

  • the essential tools you need to have in place before you can start earning money from your blog (if you’re missing any of these, you’ll have a hard time making sales and attracting clients!)
  • 10 of the most profitable “location-independent” income streams and how to get started with each one (and which one is best suited for your particular blog)
  • how to start selling products and services through your blog (and what it really means to make money while you sleep!)
  • case studies of how successful bloggers earn passive income
  • BONUS: Includes the “10 Income Streams Pricing Template” to help you decide how much to charge for your products and service, plus Rosetta’s “Location-Independent Lifestyle & Travel Guide” containing links to all of her recommended resources for living a life of travel, romance and adventure, all while running an online business from anywhere in the world!

“I’ve launched my coaching practice, secured speaking engagements and gotten paid as a freelance writer!”

meinthecaronmyweddingday“I signed up for the Blogging School because I needed clarity and guidance on how to start a successful blog. Before I took the course, I needed help with brainstorming ideas to spark conversation, building an audience and creating a viable schedule. What I enjoyed most about the training was Rosetta’s immediate feedback on my site and homework. I also found the templates extremely useful. On top of that, I loved the fact that I could complete the course at my own pace.

As a result of the Blogging School, in less than a year and a half, I’ve been paid to write for popular online sites like Madame Noire, The Root, Hello Beautiful, Black and Married with Kids, The Griot, and LearnVest. I also have been featured in print publications like Black Enterprise Magazine and Ebony Magazine for my message of financial empowerment, girl power, and “juicy living.”

In addition to freelance writing, I have leveraged The Frugal Feminista to secure speaking engagements and launch “Get Coached By Kara,” my personal finance coaching practice. I highly recommend this program for anyone who is looking for structure, support, honest feedback and practical tools to help them build their blog into a business.”

– Kara Stevens, thefrugalfeminista.com

“My blog has opened up opportunities to showcase my talent and expertise as a woman veteran entrepreneur!”

DonnaNewmantmphoto (2)“Before I took the Blogging School course, I was struggling with how to get started with the process. My gremlin “not good enough” paralyzed me from moving forward.

As a result of taking the Blogging School course, I have been able to step out of my comfort zone, because Rosetta’s teaching points and tips were exactly what I needed to get moving. The list of content examples Rosetta provided during the course was right on time for me. I felt more confident in sharing my passion and purpose with my target market. The 10 blog posts I have created thus far, have been met with favorable feedback and comments from others. Which in turn, opened up opportunities to showcase my talent and expertise as a woman veteran entrepreneur.

I recommend this course for anyone who wants to take their business to the next level with Rosetta’s support and expertise. Rosetta is a true professional whose energy and commitment to the success of others was demonstrated every week during the Blogging School Course.”

– Donna Newman-Robinson, CPC, ELI-MP, US Army/Retired, CEO/Founder of LAMA Resource Network LLC, lamaresourcenetwork.com

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At this point, you might be wondering, “Rosetta, how EXACTLY are you going to teach me how to…”

  • Define My Online Brand
  • Create Useful Content
  • Generate Consistent Traffic
  • Grow My Email List
  • and Monetize My Blog…

…so that I can turn my blog into a business that allows me to travel and work from anywhere in the world?”

Wonderful question!

Here’s EXACTLY how we’re going to accomplish this together:

Once you complete your registration, you will be sent a welcome email with an invitation to join our private, password-protected Blogging School website. On that website, you will be able to watch each of the 5 training modules in my “5 Steps to Freedom” Blogging School System, clearly laid out for you in a simple, step-by-step format. You will be able to follow along with each module using the accompanying Action Guides.

For each module, you’ll have homework assignments to finish from the program. There is a Q&A audio and transcript provided for each module as well. And when you join our private Facebook Accountability Group, you will be able to get feedback from your classmates on your completed assignments!

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Here’s Everything You Get When You Join the Blogging School:

webinar-cal15 Step-by-Step Training Modules
(valued at more than $1,800)

These training modules cover each part of Rosetta’s “5 Steps to Freedom” Blogging School System and are designed to help you take concrete, immediate action in the areas of branding, content, traffic, list-building and monetization.Each training module is about 90 minutes in length, giving you plenty of time to learn each concept in-depth.

format_pdf115 Action Guides With Weekly Homework Assignments (valued at more than $500)

You will use these PDF guides during the training modules and they will walk you step-by-step through the processes that will help you create an authentic online brand. Each guide contains a specific homework assignment to ensure you make progress every single week!

Woman On Her Cell Phone5 Q&A Audios in MP3 Format and Printable Transcripts! (valued at more than 2,500)

You will also benefit from the in-depth Q&A audios which will be answer common questions you have during the course. These calls have also been conveniently transcribed for you so you can follow along with the audio recordings and take notes!

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Register Now and Get Over $1,000 in Bonuses!

BONUS #1: A Ticket To My 2016 Launch Your Business LIVE 3-Day Boot Camp! (valued at $997!)

Get a FREE ticket to my upcoming event – “Launch Your Business LIVE 3-Day Boot Camp” being held May 13-15, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia

United States Capitol in autumn - Washington DC United StatesThis will be a 3-day high-level training and networking event where you can experience the loving spirit of the women in our community and be fully supported in building your online business! When you attend Launch Your Business LIVE 3-Day Boot Camp, you will get the chance to learn from me directly and be in community with dozens of like-minded entrepreneurs. I will walk you, step by step, through each of the training modules in person so that you can implement what you’ve learned and ask questions right there at the event! This transformational training focuses on giving you a deeper understanding of my blogging formula that shows you exactly how to build your tribe, create an authentic online brand and turn your blog into a business that allows you to travel and work from anywhere in the world!

BONUS #2: Access to our Private Blogging School Facebook Accountability Group! (priceless!)


When you register, you will get access to our private Facebook Accountability Group where you can ask questions, get feedback and receive support from your classmates, allowing you to build momentum with others who are on the same path. You are encouraged to network and make new friends in the tribe!

BONUS #3: Kristen Robinson’s “Facebook Ad Secrets” Ebook (valued at $97)

This guide will show you how to get Facebook to show your ad to the RIGHT people who actually want what you have to offer! Learn how to create a Facebook Ad that grabs the attention of your prospective client that will have them signing up. Plus, find out what your Facebook Ad budget should be (hint: if you can afford a daily Starbuck’s latte, you have the budget for a Facebook Ad!)

IMG_2746 (1)BONUS #4: Rosetta’s “Location-Independent Lifestyle & Travel Guide” (valued at $197)

Rosetta’s “Location-Independent Lifestyle & Travel Guide” contains links to all of her recommended resources for living a life of travel, romance and adventure, all while running an online business from anywhere in the world – priceless!

“I was able to set up and design the site myself!”

Likeisha Blogging School Testimonial Photo“I enjoyed and learned so much from the Blogging School course. For some time, I had been thinking about setting up a blog, but didn’t know how to start.

As a result of taking the course, I have been able to launch my blog site and therefore have an additional means of communicating with my niche audience for me life coaching business; Destination Purpose. The course stretched my technical knowledge and abilities, but in the end I was able to set up and design the site myself. The guidance provided by Rosetta Thurman was invaluable. The course provided great tools to not only help me design the site, but how to structure the writings for my blog and how to attract more readers.

I recommend this course for anyone who wants to start blogging but are unsure how to begin or those that have a blog but want to learn how to obtain more subscribers and readers. You will walk away with a wealth of new knowledge.”

– LiKeisha Mills, Personal Life Coach, Destination Purpose, LLC, likeisha.com

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Yes, Rosetta! I’m ready to put myself out there and start creating a location-independent lifestyle!

imac_809x667I understand that I will receive:

  • Rosetta’s complete “5 Steps to Freedom” Blogging School System, delivered through five step-by-step training modules
  • 5 Q&A audios in MP3 format answering frequent blogging questions, plus downloadable PDF transcripts that I can access from my computer, laptop, iPod or mobile device for a full 12 months
  • Printable PDF Action Guides with all the presentation slides, perfect for taking notes on as I listen to the training modules!
  • Templates, resource lists and worksheets that will help me take immediate action on what I learn in the course – including Rosetta’s 20-Minute Blog Post Template, Location-Independent Income Streams Pricing Guide, List-Building Cheat Sheet and many more!
  • Access to Rosetta’s 2-part Blogging School “Pre-Work Training” that will help prepare my mindset and create the conditions for success in building my location-independent lifestyle!

I understand that I will also receive these valuable BONUSES:

  • BONUS #1: A ticket to Rosetta’s upcoming event – “Launch Your Business LIVE 3-Day Boot Camp!” being held May 13-15, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia (a $997 value!)
  • BONUS #2: Access to the Private Blogging School Facebook Accountability Group
  • BONUS #3: A copy of Kristen Robinson’s “Facebook Ad Secrets” Ebook to help you get started with marketing your business effectively on Facebook
  • BONUS #4: Rosetta’s “Location-Independent Lifestyle & Travel Guide” containing links to all of her recommended resources for living a life of travel, romance and adventure, all while running an online business from anywhere in the world!




“This class has been exactly what I needed!”

_DSC3025_2 copy“This class has been exactly what I needed to take my blogging to the next level. Blogging is hard work, but I’m getting the hang of it and starting to see how useful it is. Before this, it all seemed pretty daunting, but now it’s broken down into smaller pieces I know that I can do it.” – Naeema Campbell, naeemacampbell.com

“I have created a blog that I am very pleased with!”

Melinda Blogging School Testimonial Photo“Until I went to The Blogging School I was not able to structure what I wanted to say nor how to set up my blog.

Ms. Thurman helped me to create a blog that I am very pleased with and I will continue to improve on my product thanks to her helpful tutoring and support.”

– Melinda Merritt, spiritsofancestorsconnect.weebly.com


Q: Will this training program work for my specific blog and business idea?

A: The material that I teach in the Blogging School applies to anyone who wants to start or grow a professional blog based on their passion and expertise and then turn it into an online business.  If you want to learn how you can use your blog to create “location-independent” income streams, then this program is perfect for you!

Q: This will be a significant investment for me. Is this training worth the money?

A: What I can share with you is that my life and business, I judge any potential investment by the goals that I’ll be able to accomplish because of it. What would it be worth to you to learn how to start or grow your professional blog, create an authentic online brand and build a business that allows you to travel and work from anywhere in the world? For me, that’s priceless! Of course, I can’t tell you how to decide, but what I will tell you is that when I began to invest in myself at a high level, my life changed forever as a result. There’s something incredibly powerful that happens when you pay money for something – it pushes you to actually do the work! Best of all, if you just follow the training and do the homework, you have a very good chance of seeing a quick return on your investment!

Q: How long do I have access to the course?

A.You have access to the program for a full 12 months from the date of purchase.


I am so confident that this training can transform your life and business, that I’m offering a 30-DAY, 100% Money-Back Guarantee. I also know that if you follow the steps and do the work, you will see results! And just to back that up, we’ll give you 30 days to try it for yourself! Download the training material, do the work and THEN decide if it’s truly right for you. If you don’t love the training you purchased, just show us that you did the work and we’ll return your money. Just email our support team at support@happyblackwoman.zendesk.com with your completed assignments and you will receive a full refund of your course tuition, lose access to the course materials and bonuses, and be removed from our private Facebook group.


Every effort has been made to accurately represent this training and its potential. Any claims made of actual earnings are exceptional results and are not intended to represent or guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s business success depends on their background, professional ability and level of follow-through. As with any business endeavor, there is an inherent risk and there is no guarantee that you will earn any money with the methods taught in this class. The templates and materials provided are for educational purposes only and should not be misconstrued as legal or financial advice.

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