Rock your Facebook Page with these three tips

Rock Your Facebook Page With These Three Tips

With Facebook always changing, there are a few things you can do to make the most out of your business page. Here are instructions for making three quick changes that will give you an edge on the competition, whatever your field may be! 1. Add link to your website in About section: Always have a link in your About section! This makes it easy for people to find your website right from your Facebook page.   a. Edit page >…

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Round Up of Blog Resources

Blog Resources And My Virtual Book Tour

I have been on my virtual book tour this week–stopping by a handful of my favorite blogs and sharing tips, tricks, and blog resources. Here’s a round up of these posts for you to refer to! How to Become a Craft Blogger on Today’s Creative Blog How to make Your Pins go Viral on Desert Chica Ramblings Make Your Previous Content Work for You on 7 On A Shoestring How to Create a Media Kit in PicMonkey on Learn Like…

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How to set up MailChimp like a Boss.

How to set up MailChimp like a Boss.

There are two ways to subscribe to someone’s blog–RSS and email (which is through RSS). When dealing with RSS feeds, it can get very confusing very quickly. I’m going to try and help make it all clear for you! Every website that’s routinely updated has a feed. It’s usually found at http://YourBlogName.com/feed. When you go to that address, it won’t look like your blog and it won’t look very user-friendly, but that’s OK. It’s supposed to look that way. Take…

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Sample chapter from Everything But the Posts: Tips, Advice, and Templates from a Blogger Who Has Been in Your Shoes, including a list of Blogger Referral Networks!

Everything But the Posts Sample Chapter And List Of Blogger Referral Networks

If you’d like to be notified when Everything But the Posts is published, please sign up here! Table of Contents? Check. Beautiful cover design? Check. Index? (grumble, grumble, grumble) Check. Everything But the Posts should be hitting shelves (both ebook and real ones) within a month or so, and I’m pretty darn excited. Though the book is aimed at bloggers who are just starting, I’ve been told by a few veteran bloggers that they learned some tips from it. I’m…

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Ten things to try in your first six months of blogging

Ten Things To Try In Your First Six Months Of Blogging

I am so excited to introduce you to Anna from Learn Like A Mom. Anna is a client and friend, and she even contributed a chapter in my book! When Anna started her blog, she had so many questions. She was always thinking ahead to the next step, and had very small learning curve because of that-she’s a natural. Because of this, she is a valuable resource for new bloggers. I’m excited to be posting her list of 10 things…

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How To NoFollow A Link And Why You Should Be Doing It.

How To NoFollow A Link {Blogging Tips}

I’ve seen a lot of talk lately about adding “nofollow” to blog posts. I thought I’d try to break it down and give you a quick explanation of how to do it and why. The “nofollow” value was originally created to try and stop the amount of spam in websites. Now that blogs are around linking to one another and outside websites like crazy, things have changed a bit. Here are the things you need to know, with some definitions…

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How to create a group Pinterest board (and why you need to!)

How To Create A Group Pinterest Board (and why you need to!)

Group Pinterest board are a great way to put your best pins in front of an audience and gain new followers! If you’re looking to create a group board, it can be a little tricky. Here are some tips to make sure you don’t waste time or get a headache while creating one of these goldmines :) First, you’ll want to create a board. Click the plus sign in the top right corner of your screen: Give your board a…

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What I Wish I Knew Before That Post Went Viral

What I Wish I Knew Before That Post Went Viral

  Want more blogging tips? Sign up for my email newsletter or visit my other blogging posts. A little over a month ago, one of my blog posts went viral. It was my post Apple iOS7 Tips & Tricks, published 6 days before the operating system was released to the public. It was based on my experiences as a beta tester. My previous definition of a viral post was “any post that receives five times your average views in a…

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Pinterest Tips and Tricks For Bloggers

Pinterest Tips And Tricks For Bloggers

This is part two of my Pinterest Basics for Bloggers series. Find part one here. As I’ve mentioned before, Pinterest is the place to be for bloggers who have content to share. I have some more tips for you today! In my post about making your blog content go viral, I said that I pin most of my blog posts multiple times to multiple boards. There are a few tricks to doing this. Don’t pin the same post multiple times…

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Pinterest For Bloggers: Creating Boards, Content & Images That People Want To Share

Pinterest For Bloggers: Create Boards, Content And Images That People Want To Share

This is part one of a series about using Pinterest for blogging. Find part two here.  Pinterest is a social media site that acts as a virtual cork board. If you can imagine having several cork boards hung up in your home, with articles ripped from magazines about projects and ideas on each one, that’s what Pinterest is. Pinterest is a mecca for bloggers–I can’t say that enough. You can find posts about just anything on Pinterest, and it’s a great…

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Best tips and tricks for bloggers: a roundup of posts

Roundup Of Tips and Tricks For Bloggers

If you’re a blogger looking for some ways to make your blog better, you have come to the right place! I’m gathering up all of my best tips and tricks for bloggers and sharing them with you! Social Media Tips Are you on twitter? It’s a great way to connect with other bloggers and keep up with the latest news! I wrote about how I make twitter work for me by following local news personalities and even added a few…

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