Day 10 31 Day Blogging Challenge Share A Reader’s Comments

When my computer crashed and I lost all of my files, I got behind on my 31 Day Blogging Challenge.  It’s definitely something I want to share in completing with my readers who accepted, and took on, the challenge.  So, I’m picking back up here with Day 10. Share a Reader’s Comments I was asked … Read more

3 Tips for Overcoming Writers Block

Write sample titles down.  Every time you think of a cool idea for a post, or a possible post, write it down.  Keep a running list of potential blog post titles.  You don’t need to know what you’re going to write to accompany that title, in fact, you may have no idea.  That’s OK.  Write … Read more

7 Tips for Successful Email Marketing

 Step #1 Put your “subscribe to” in a prominent place on your blog and make the process simple. Don’t ask for too much information.   First name and email address is plenty.  There’s plenty of other ways to get to know your subscribers once they’re on your email list.  The important thing is to get them … Read more

3 Mistakes You Could Be Making With Your Blog and How to Fix Them

No social icons on your site Social icons are important for spreading the word about your site and posts.  They should be a part of every post you write and readily visible and easily clickable. WordPress has a variety of plugins that will add social media icons on your site and can be customized to … Read more

Make your blog pop!

Images make your blog pop.  We are visual creatures and the eyes are easily drawn to images.  If you’re not using images in your posts, you are really missing out.  Not using images because you don’t want to pay for them?  Did you know there are a lot of really great sites that offer images … Read more

Can You Successfully Repurpose Content?

Yes! The key word here is successfully.  You don’t want to just regurgitate old content.  You need to make sure the content is fresh and relevant.  There a several ways you can go about achieving this goal. Do you have old posts buried within your blog?  This information is still valuable and you want newer … Read more

7 Top Gifts for the Writers in Your Life

My absolute #1 favorite, the Flip Dictionary!  This is my secret creativity weapon! Better than just synonyms, the Flip Dictionary offers “clues” designed specifically for writers to: help us figure out that phrase we’re looking for, but just can’t think of or when we know what we want to say, but aren’t sure just how to say it. … Read more