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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FREE Blogger Event! Join us for a Kindle Fire Giveaway!

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Join us for our next Free Blogger Event! We're giving away a Kindle Fire!! What are FREE Blogger events? There's no entry fee for bloggers to participate! Plus Bloggers are rewarded with chances to win great prizes themselves! Here's what we have coming up... Here's how you can participate in this great event: 1. Sign yourself up here: MDM SavingStar Event Sign up Doc 2. Look for the HTML email and get your event post created. HTML info will be emailed at least 2 days prior to ...

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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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Mad about Mimi

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HOT off the presses feed burner is ending soon... if your subscribers are gone here is how you can find them. Use this awesome guide by Mom dot.com. Then the next step is to put them in a paid service so you will actually own all your emails. I use mad mimi and I LOVE it. I can tell who opens my emails. I can alter them quickly. Do you want to see what I am talking about you can try Mad Mimi for FREE. This is where you sign up for Mad Mimi I promise it will turn your blog into a business. The ...

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ASK A Blogger: Blogger Button exchanges is it worth it

Blogger Button The  Blogger button exchange. Is the exchange rate fair? The answer is usually not. I have stopped exchanging buttons because I can't be sure what people post on their site. If my button is on their site and they post things that I wouldn't agree with by having my button there I am associated with their opinions. I also stopped exchanging buttons because the exchange rate wasn't fair. I need to keep my sidebars full of ads that is how I get paid each month. If i clutter them up ...

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Blogger Rates

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   Blogger Rates To search for all of our  Ask A Blogger articles . Here is the truth I get paid to blog. I have to get paid because having a site is expensive. I have blogger rates. It takes a ton of time. I estimate this site takes about 150 + man hours a week. Yes, I have a staff. I have to pay them. How do I do it? I charge money. I can't pay them and my bills with face cream, coupons for a free frozen meals, toys for my children, mouthwash, and more. Blogger rates How do you ...

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