Ask a Blogger: How do you make a button

The button ... everyone has one.  I don't mean belly.  I mean blog buttons.  This is the easiest way to promote who you are.  I am going to show you how to make one in under 5 minutes. Where do you get them? You can make your own.  I will show you the easiest way I know.  I say if I can do it, anyone can do it. Step 1: Think of your theme Step 2: Search for or create an image to use for your button. Here are a couple of sites that have nice images. Make sure that they are not … [Read more...]

Ask A Blogger: Blogger to WordPress

I thought that you would  find this interesting Madame Deals is hosted on WordPress and we find that is very easy to use. It is however much harder then blogger but there weren't as many legalities when operating a website as a business. The rules are clearly stated for Blogger. We at Madame Deals weighed the costs and efforts mentioned below and determined that we needed to move our site over in order to grow and expand our business. This post was written by: Dana at the The Coupon … [Read more...]

Facebook HOP

So fellow bloggers, business owners, and friends... My goal was to increase Madame Deal's presence in the Social Media Market. The best way to do so is good old networking. This is another opportunity for you to spread your message enjoy! <a href="www.thecouponchallenge.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://i743.photobucket.com/albums/xx76/TheCouponChallenge/TuesdaysTrips-1.jpg" border="0" alt="The Coupon Challenge and Mom on Dealz"></a> Welcome to the NEW Tuesday’s Trips … [Read more...]

Twitter Party: You're invited

1. Add your Twitter URL to the Linky below: when you add it, it will automatically appear on everyone’s page that posts this Linky so you do not need to add it more than once 2. Click on the top 4 Twitter Names and follow them: The top 3 will be the hostesses; Shining2Save, Living on Love and Cents and Luxury Living Frugal Style, and every week we will randomly pick someone for the 4th spot. We will follow you back. 3. Follow as many people on Twitter as you like: Be sure to leave comments so … [Read more...]

Ask a Blogger: How did you create your twitter page

If you used to follow Madame Deals on Twitter you may not be. Here is our  Twitter link!  We miss you! NOTE: view this in full screen by clicking on the right hand corner. This is what I did. 1) Down Load Jing it is free! This is how you use Jing in case you missed last week. 2) Grab a screenshot of something on your blog that you would like to make your background on Twitter 3) Save the image 4) Open your twitter account 5) Click on  Profile 6) Click on Design 7) Change Background … [Read more...]

Ask A Blogger: How do you capture screenshots

I stumbled upon the awesome screenshot tool JING. The best part is it is free and easy to use. I love Jing so much because it downloaded easy on my Mac and my windows based computer. I made a little movie to demonstrate how easy Jing is. I made a video on how to use our printable grocery list. I only captured a small portion of our screen. … [Read more...]