Giving Back Pack

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BLOGGER EVENT Dear Friends, This isn't just any event to me. It is the single most important event we do. The reason is simple we have the ability to make a real difference using the power of our influence. We have the power to inspire others to give by setting the example ourselves. I realize budgets are tight so we bust our bottoms every year to find a brand to sponsor our event to give backpacks to kids in need. The concept is simple our sponsor will provide you with $25. Then we … [Read more...]

Why I Really Love Blogging

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Thought Provoking Thursday  People are always asking how I get to do the things I do, meet the people I meet and review the products I receive. When they learn that I write and blog, they naturally think that must be why I Really Love Blogging. The thing is as much as I love visiting new places and getting really cool products to review, that is not why I really love blogging. Blogging is more than the free stuff and interesting people I get to meet. It is hard to explain to people but after … [Read more...]

Ask a blogger: increase page views

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Increase page views The top ten ways to increase page views are: 1) Write quality content 2) Write content that people are looking for 3) Use keywords so that people can find your quality content 4) Use great images to add to your quality content 5) Promote your content daily 6) Keep track of your promotions I made a checklist that you can use for free... Blogging tips ten things you should consider 7) Use these services to promote your content on" a) Google + b) Pinterest c) … [Read more...]

Advanced Blogging tips

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Advanced Blogging Tips Advanced Blogging tips are those that really deal with how to make money at this whole blogging thing. Here are some of my favorite posts on doing that. How to pitch  Monetizing your site  We have tons of Ask a Blogger articles. You now have the  Beginners Blogging Tips. If you do need them then read my Beginners Blogging Tips Post. I would suggest using the Genesis Platform for your wordpress site. Genesis Framework <=== buy it here. You can check out … [Read more...]

Blogging Tip: 10 Things Bloggers Should Consider

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Madame Deals Blogging Tip Blogging Tip - 10 Things Bloggers Should Consider 1) You need a great laptop or desktop. You will be on your computer all the time. I use a Mac for everyday and my Chrome book when I travel. 2) You need a fast internet speed 3) You obviously need a domain name. My blogging tip is for you to buy it through Go Daddy. 4) You will need hosting Go Daddy is fine until your blog gets bigger than I would transfer your blog to Liquid Web. … [Read more...]

Ask a Blogger: Places to submit your content

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Ask a Blogger: Places to submit your content   As a blogger, we all want to be heard, and our content to be seen by as many people as possible right!? Well sometimes we need to reach out to places beyond our little corner of the internet to get exposure to brand new people that might not have seen our awesome work otherwise. I began searching for great places to submit your content , to send my recipe, craft, and tutorial posts and found that there are tons of resources out there! … [Read more...]

Natural Products Expo East

Natural Products Expo East

Natural Products Expo East Tomorrow is an exciting day because I'm attending Natural Products Expo East! Natural Products Expo East is the largest natural, organic, and healthy products trade show on the east coast. It will happen at Baltimore Convention Center. More than 1,600 exhibits will showcase the newest trends in natural, organic, and healthy lifestyle and I'm so excited to find new products. This year's program features Dr. Raj Sisodia, Founder and Chairman of the Conscious … [Read more...]

How to make money blogging

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How to make money blogging The five biggest mistakes a blogger make are easy to spot if you actually make money blogging. I was surprised to find out that most bloggers do not get paid. I know shocking considering how hard it actually is.I decided to help people make money blogging by writing about how to make money blogging. I know people think you just write something and boom your email box fills with offers and money. The truth is it doesn’t you have to fill your email box through … [Read more...]

Thank You to our Conference Sponsors

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We Appreciate Our Conference Sponsors  This past weekend 4 of  The Madame Deals landed in Chicago to attend a blog conference. This was the first time that we all were able to meet each other in person. We spent our days and nights networking with other bloggers and brand in order to bring our readers the best products and content we can find. You will be seeing how our work paid off in the future as we present these awesome products and information to you but we couldn't have done any of it … [Read more...]

Blogger Planner Review

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Get organized with this Blogger Planner I know it is 2013 but I love to take notes on paper, there is something satisfying about marking things off my list. I have tried keeping a to do list online but it never works. So I sit surrounded by sticky notes, notepads, and any other pieces of paper I may have written on. That is not good when you are doing multiple reviews, posts, or have a series of articles scheduled. So when I was offered the chance to review the Blogger Planner by Simplify … [Read more...]