• A Few Strategies For Scheduling Posts

    One of my favorite ways to stay ahead of the game and save time during the week is to spend an hour or so scheduling blog posts and social media updates for up to a week. Scheduling posts and social media updates is one of the oldest tricks in the book and it’s a popular

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  • The Case For Using the P.S. Method in Blog Posts

    In this post, Candice pointed out that I routinely drop a P.S. below almost all of my blog posts. She’s right. I’ve been using the P.S. method for a few months and it definitely aids in driving traffic to some of my forgotten about posts. Here are some reasons why you should jump on the

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  • Four Ways to Get Excited About Your Blog Again

    You’ve been blogging for months, maybe years and you’re starting to get bored with your blog. You’ve considered scrapping the entire thing and just starting from scratch. But that means you’d lose your page views, comments and possibly an audience. Besides, starting over is not only risky, it’s scary. Don’t worry, though. Below are four

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  • 4 Ways to Make Your Blog Easy to Read

    A widespread belief in the blog community is that content is king. But what good is having quality content if you make it difficult for your readers to actually read the content? In this post, I’m going to discuss four basic elements of your blog’s design that impact your blog’s readability. Text Alignment: I’ve noticed

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  • How To Make More Time For Blogging

    Time is a nonrenewable resource. You get 24 hours a day and you get to decide every day how you will spend those hours. For many of us, in addition to blogging, we have jobs to go to, a boss to report to, children to care for, and other obligations that need our time. None

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  • 6 Tips For Participating in Twitter Chats

    Participating in Twitter chats is an easy way to chime in on topics you’re interested in and a less intimidating way to network with other bloggers. Here are my top tips for participating in Twitter chats: #1. Calendar the chat. As soon as you learn about a Twitter chat that you want to participate in,

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  • How to Find New Blogs to Read

    Have you ever found yourself bored with visiting the same blogs all the time? I do. That’s why I make a concerted effort to find new blogs to read every few months. Often, I find new blogs just by checking out other bloggers’ blogrolls. But, I’ve realized there’s more than one way to discover new

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