Local fashion and lifestyle bloggers Jess Keys and Blair Staky recently teamed up to create an online community to help bloggers rise to the top. Launched in February, Blogging for Keeps ( ) is a free website that gives aspiring bloggers/writers helpful tools and tricks on how to turn their hobbies into hustles,” says Keys. Resources include a free library of resources to help with brainstorming for blog posts, tips on how to increase online traffic, photo editing tricks and advice on how to successfully use social media to increase exposure. Keys and Staky met two years ago at a Chicago blogging event and have been collaborating on and off since.
However, Xiaxue’s post certainly did bring about some backlash as well, especially in her subsequent post on Instagram. Comments on Xiaxue’s Facebook revealed that some people feel that she shouldn’t be using a picture of her son, Dashiel (or … Read More
I wish I had some magic secrets or shortcuts to share, but the truth is that food blogging is hard work. I receive questions about the subject fairly often, so I sat down to compile my best tips for food bloggers and ended up with an even twenty. You’ll be more likely to develop a successful food blog if you follow these guidelines.
Thanks for the tips! I too am a new blog (started right around the same time as you actually!) and am loving every minute of it! Before I ventured into this world of blogging, i wanted to be sure it was something that I wanted to do and not waste my time over. So i did my research for a month or so. One tip that REALLY helped me: make a list of 50-100 possible ideas/topics. I worked on this list for about a week, adding many … Read More
I wanted to write an article that goes beyond the basic tips, tricks and techniques for proper growth of fruits and vegetables. I wanted to share some ideas that can help fellow vegetable gardeners take their love of the hobby to earn a little extra cash which could go a long way to pay for much needed supplies.
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Great tips Matt! My background is a bit different as I am a Marine Biologist – I work 8 months and travel 4 months (in between projects) during the year. I … Read More
There are plenty of tips and tricks to get your own creative blog rocking and therefore raising your profile and helping you to win more business. Here’s my top 20 tips for a successful creative blog, but if you can think of any more, please comment below and help me make this the best list on the web.
Yes, yes, I do teach an entire course on this But what a kick booty feeling it is to sit down, look at your editorial calendar, and know what to post to Instagram, tweet, or write for your next blog post. It’s the ultimate way to be productive as a blogger! You don’t have to plan out every single detail, but planning content ahead of time does indeed save time.
Jetarian then moves on to taking a much darker-toned foundation and placing a smaller, dime-sized spots into the center of each circle … Read More
Fashion blogging isn’t a new concept. These days it’s a road well traveled’”in heels and dream-worthy wardrobes, of course. While it may sound like a glamorous job, it takes hard work. Do you have what it takes to start your own blog? If you’re up for the challenge, here are 14 quick tips on how to become a fashion blogger.
Passion and Patience are like blogging buzz words. Always choose a niche for blogging about which you know and passionate to write. Blogging is not become rich within night scheme. You will have to wait for the money and it will only come if you devise a proper strategy. If your goal is just to make money online, look at the other aspect of online marketing but not blogging.
Lynda, can I just say that you are doing AWESOME! I am floored by your amazing collection of before and afters, … Read More