Choosing a Blog Name That Sticks

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From the very beginning, I knew I wanted to create a mommy blog – I just didn’t know anything else. I mean, first of all, what on earth was I going to call this blog? This type of thinking is common among new bloggers, but down the road I came…

9 Facebook Tips for Bloggers

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Without Facebook, my blog would be nowhere near where it is today. Every time I check my blog stats via WordPress, Facebook is always the number one referrer of traffic. Think about it – even the majority our parents are on Facebook these days. Depending on your demographic, Facebook could…

10 Twitter Tips for Bloggers

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Any time I go to research news outlets, publications, bloggers or writers (or anyone really), the first social media account I look up is their Twitter account. I hop right on to Google and search away. Nowadays as a writer, it seems almost necessary to own a Twitter handle; it comes…

10 Instagram Tips for Bloggers

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Many bloggers fail to recognize the potential of Instagram. Instagram can greatly enhance your blog in a number of ways, from networking to directing traffic. Out of all the social media platforms out there, Instagram is by far my favorite. Why? Mostly because it can turn any topic into an…

10 Places to Find Paid Freelance Writing Jobs

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Even if it’s only on a part-time basis, taking on a few freelance writing or paid blogging gigs comes with major benefits including: Getting a better job: Nowadays, many companies search online profiles before making a new hire. Those who have a strong online influence are usually more preferred. Freelance writing…

7 Tips for Creating Viral Content

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Every creator dreams of “going viral,” but it is almost impossible to predict what type of content people will share. Although going viral is not an exact science, there may be a few things you can do to increase those chances. I stumbled upon an amazing article via BloggingTips.com that really put…

Spring Into New Blog Post Ideas

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Spring is in full bloom, the perfect time to revamp your blog with fun, new and creative ideas. Below is a list of 10 different types of blog posts you ought to try out: 1. Interview someone. Find an expert/influencer within your niche. I’ve mentioned this once before in my “Fighting Blogger’s…