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! ...

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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 ...

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Adding Users to Google Analytics

Adding a User in Google Analytics I have a team I admit that it takes more than myself to run my business. I am a business owner and as such it is important to know if what you are doing is effective. The best way to measure effectiveness on a blog is to look at your stats in google analytics. The things I track are: Traffic sources Clicks on content What posts were effective the same time last year and more I think of Google Analytics   as a road map to guide me to my final ...

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Go Daddy

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People ask how do you get traffic to your website. One of the ways to drive traffic to your website is by buying domains. I never thought about this but it makes sense if you find what people are searching for and buy that url. Then you direct it to your site you then have that traffic. Go Daddy Featured Offer! $2.49. COM domains! Now through 5/14/2013! I am currently sitting here buying a couple for myself. I suggest picking up a few and picking up traffic. Just a little tip....   ...

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ASK A Blogger: Your Button

    I think a blog button is very important. I think knowing where your blog button is equally important. What I do not understand is people rushing to sites to buy stock images. If this is your brand and your image for your site then it should be unique to you. I have seen the same buttons over and over again on other people's sites. I am not sure what their sites name is only that I have seen that image somewhere before. It is in fact very distracting. The button on this post ...

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Website 101 How to start a Blog:

How to Start a Blog   Wow! Starting a new website is a BIG deal. I forget because it is has been so long since this one was started. I had to sit down and ask myself, "how to start a blog" I had to start with my own tips in How to start a blog: blogging tips. Then I had to get to work. The first thing I did when coming up with the site was researching urls. I then found a designer to represent our vision. I hired Seright Designs owned by Coralie. Then the fun really begins. You ...

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Beginners Blogging tips

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Okay so you want to blog... You need Beginners Blogging Tips You need to get LifeLock if your going to be online all the time. You never know people are crazy.. This is totally worth the money. You need a domain name I suggest Go Daddy for your basic hosting options and your domain. You need to find a name with both the .com and the .net. If you're just starting and the .com name is not available, keep brainstorming. If a logical spelling isn't available, keep searching. Don't expect ...

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ASK A Blogger: Pinterest

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Pinterest What is Pinterest and should I be using it. The answer is it is a virtual pin board. The answer to should you be using it is yes. The problem is how do you use it quickly on your site. The resolution is this link to Pinterest. The combination of the plug in and this video will allow you to easily share your photos with others. It is true that some of us are visual learners. We all require inspiration and Pinterest has the ability to gather your visual inspirations for you. I have just ...

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ASK A Blogger: Small Business Payment Options

Small Business Payment Options As a blogger you are a service provider. We are often paid for our services. We often use Paypal to collect compensation but we needed other Small Business Payment Options. I am going to tell you that you are not protected when you use Paypal. I had a horrible experience. I thought the event was corrected but the "buyer" is up to his dirty tricks again. This prompted me to seek alternatives options. I figured I would share them with you because it is important ...

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Pinterest Post: taking a great picture

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Are you on Pinterest? I love it! If you would like to follow madame deals here is my page. http://pinterest.com/madamedeals/ <----- Here is a great idea Use a scrapbooking paper as a backdrop. You can easily hang it behind a table with double stick tape. Like I did to make these cool center pieces with some of my necklaces and a bracelet and a shell. I love pinterest if you aren't on it this is a great Ask a Blogger post on why you should use Pinterest. Here is the image when you ...

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