Rss Feed

What, Exactly, Is An RSS Feed?

There are soooo many terms to learn when you get into blogging that you need to keep a dictionary next to your computer. One of them is RSS feed. Wikipedia defines RSS as: That’s clear, right? NOT Today we’ll explore: what, exactly, is an RSS feed? why you need one? how to find yours? RSS […]

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Why Aren’t You On Google+ Yet?

Why You Aren’t On Google+ Yet?

I know, I know…there are a ton of social media sites and you can’t keep track of them. And it’s smart to focus on a few, but I want to encourage you to make Google+ the next one you jump into. Right now, it’s still a growing space, but it’s predicted to be THE next […]

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Why You Should Be Using Twitter

To Tweet Or Not To Tweet: Why You Should Be Using Twitter

With so many options for Social Media, you can sometimes overlook the ones you don’t understand – even if they will really benefit you in the long run. I know lots of bloggers that tell me, “I don’t understand Twitter.” And I will admit – for the first year I was on it, I didn’t either. […]

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How To Schedule Tweets

How To Schedule Tweets On Tweetdeck

One of the most time-consuming parts of blogging is ALL THE SOCIAL MEDIA. Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. It’s exhausting trying to keep up with it all! But you’ve got to be active on social media to promote your blog. I schedule posts and facebook updates whenever […]

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My New Facebook Strategy

My New Facebook Strategy

As small business owners and bloggers, we have been struggling to gain traction with Facebook pages. They’ve redone their algorithm repeatedly and now only show 5-10% of our followers our posts – which can sometimes be in the single digits. Just before Thanksgiving, I was watching the Learn to Blog Hangout with Holly Homer. She talked about how […]

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How To Add A Blog Button

Tutorial – How To Add A Blog Button To Your Facebook Page Tab Area

One of the biggest tasks you have as a blogger is making sure that people know what you’re up to. One way to do that is to add a blog button to your Facebook page tab area so that people that find you on FB can also easily find your blog. It’s really fairly easy […]

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5 Tips To Get You The The Interaction You Want

Need Facebook Help? 5 Tips To Get You The The Interaction You Want.

Face it….even though many of us have a love hate relationship with it….Facebook is here to stay. So we have to find a way to make the most of our fan pages, but they aren’t making that easy these days. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. 1. Use an […]

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Easily Share Your Content

How To Easily Share Your Content

Last week, I wrote about how annoying commenting systems can keep people from commenting on your blog. This week I’m going to address a similar issue, and one that is equally, if not more, important. Your content needs to be easy to share. For most of us, it’s not enough to just write an awesome blog post and […]

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How To Handle All Social Media

Efficient Blogging: How To Handle All Social Media

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – if you want to grow your blog, you’re going to spend more time on social media (and supporting other bloggers) than you’re going to spend on your own blog. And most of us? Well, we spend a lot of time on our own blogs. Which […]

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Branding Your Blog

Branding Your Blog Checklist

BRANDING YOUR BLOG Carrie, Elizabeth and I got to talking and thought that it might be helpful to have a checklist of social media sites that you might need to know about when setting up a blog and building your brand. Branding your blog is important so that people can see you and know who you […]

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