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Why I Kissed Facebook Good-Bye

October 26, 2015
Why I Kissed Facebook Good-Bye

Update:  I opened a new Facebook account for marketing myself and this website in December 2015.  In March  2016, I decided to delete Facebook again, but before deleting Facebook completely, I checked Google Analytics.  It turns out that Facebook is the top referring social site for traffic to my website, followed by Twitter and then YouTube. […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Blog Creative, Unique and Inviting

August 14, 2013
5 Ways to Make Your Blog Creative, Unique and Inviting

This article is written by Jennifer Gretson. There are a million examples of blogs that have blown up with popularity, become media empires, or simply are a starting point for job opportunities and partnerships or collaborations. If you’re looking at starting a blog, or just sprucing up the one you have now, here are some […]

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Is It Possible to Have a Successful Blog Without Posting Every Day?

August 5, 2013
Is It Possible to Have a Successful Blog Without Posting Every Day?

Yes it is possible!  It is not how often you publish, but how much value you give your readers. What is a Successful Blog? A successful blog means different things to different bloggers.  There was a time when my traffic was very good, but now my traffic has dropped below that very good mark.  Does […]

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Lessons I Learned in 2012

December 31, 2012
Lessons I Learned in 2012

  The last day of the year is here.   I had some ups and downs this year, but out of all the things I experienced this year, there were lessons that I take with me into the new year. Never underestimating the power of the lesson is key to personal growth.  Paying attention to those […]

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Can’t Afford Organic? Don’t skimp on eating your fruits and vegetables

May 31, 2012
Can’t Afford Organic?  Don’t skimp on eating your fruits and vegetables

  There are some people who will not eat fruits and vegetables if it is not from an organic source. I use to be one of those persons, until I had to really pinch my pennies.   I quickly learned that, everything does not have to be organic, especially when I do not have organic […]

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Bloggers block? Use an editorial calendar to reduce writing anxiety

May 30, 2012
Bloggers block?  Use an editorial calendar to reduce writing anxiety

  Today we have Tamara Grand from FitKnitChick.com as our guest blogger. I’m an organizer by nature. I plan and schedule my workouts three weeks in advance. I use a computer-generated grocery list (arranged according to the route I take through the store) to keep my fridge stocked with healthy foods. I schedule haircuts and […]

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5 Lessons My Daughter Taught Me About Blogging

April 6, 2012
5 Lessons My Daughter Taught Me About Blogging

  You’re probably wondering, how can your daughter teach you anything about blogging, when she doesn’t blog, let alone know what blogging is? Hold on, wait a minute, there are many lessons, we can learn from children, but we must pay attention. First let me say, that if you observe children and pay attention to […]

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Are You Addicted to the Internet?

February 3, 2012
Are You Addicted to the Internet?

Do you realize that it is easy to get addicted to the internet? Well it is? Is it healthy? I  think not. There was a time when I just couldn’t stay off the internet. I especially liked watching You Tube videos, but now I limit my time on certain sites.  After the time is up, […]

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Why All Bloggers Should Use Twitter

June 23, 2011
Why All Bloggers Should Use Twitter

  Today our guest blogger is Julia Slovich. From Facebook to Twitter to Flickr, social media is taking the world by storm. As a blogger, you know this better than anyone! If your blog is your primary social media platform, should you use other forms of social media? To be blunt, you can’t afford to […]

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7 Ways to Grow Your Writing Blog Organically

December 30, 2010
7 Ways to Grow Your Writing Blog Organically

  This is a guest post by Jennifer Brown Banks. In nature there’s a mandate for most living things: grow or die. The same concept applies to blogging. Of course there are different schools of thought and approaches on just how to “grow” your blog. For instance, some swear by social media methods. Others view […]

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