Blogging

Come and build your blog with me! Blogging is hard work, especially if you want to increase readership and/or monetize your blog. Here are some tips that I’ve encountered over the years. I hope you find something that can help you out!

Are you tired and burnt out from blogging? Here are some tips on how to rejuvenate and take a blog break! You'll be happier and inspired after following these tips and taking a much needed rest!

Rejuvenate! Take a Blog Break

Have you ever taken (or wanted to take) a blog break? Last month I took an unplanned blog break. I was burnt out and wanted to quit blogging. Rather than pull the plug on five years of work, I decided to ...
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I want to quit blogging.

I Want to Quit Blogging

If there was a big red button that I could push which would delete my blog, this past week I would have pushed it... repeatedly. This is a rant... an all-out, sick of everything, stomping my feet, temper tantrum rant ...
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Blog maintenance can be time consuming. However, check out these tips on how to clean your blog. Plus claim your FREE printable blog cleaning checklist!

It’s Time to Clean Your Blog + FREE Printable Checklist

Imagine if blogging only involved writing and publishing posts? Wouldn't that be wonderful?! Unfortunately blogging often entails extra work and maintenance. Do you regularly clean your blog? Here are some great tips to get that much-needed blog clean-up done! [Tweet ...
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Do you want to grow your blog? Are you looking to make Pinterest work for you? Check out how a few simple changes can reap amazing results on Pinterest!

How a Few Simple Changes Can Reap Amazing Results on Pinterest!

When it comes to social media, I bide my time and do what seems to work for me. I'll plug along and I often see gradual, steady growth. However, I recently implemented some changes on Pinterest and the results have ...
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This is one of those blogging tips that many bloggers would rather forget. However, every piece of content on your blog has the potential to increase readership! Of all the blogging ideas, you embrace today, this one is critical: Learn how to refresh and resurrect old blog posts.

How to Refresh and Resurrect Old Blog Posts

Ever since I switched from Blogger to WordPress, I've been refreshing blog posts. It's a tedious task but it's critical to have attractive and relevant content. Today I want to share some great tips on how to refresh and resurrect ...
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There are so many blogs on the internet. How do you get sizable page views and make brands want to work with you? Here are 5 unique, DIY, promotion and marketing ideas that every blogger should know!

5 Unique Marketing Techniques Every Blogger Should Know

There are so many blogs on the internet. How do you get sizable page views and entice brands to work with you? Here are some unique promotion and marketing techniques that every blogger should know! [Tweet "Check out these 5 ...
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10 Reasons Why Blogging Is Ruining My Life! A hilarious blogging humour post. I bet you can relate to a few of these... especially #10!

10 Reasons Why Blogging is Ruining My Life

Blogging is ruining my life. How's this, you ask? Well, let me jump to it and I'll tell you all about my blog-induced woes. [Tweet "Come read 10 reasons why blogging is ruining her life!"] I used to be a ...
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9 Tips To Inspire GREAT Blog Post Ideas

9 Tips To Inspire Great Blog Post Ideas

It's the new year and you may be feeling one of two things: 1- You're invigorated and full of energy... overflowing with ambition and ideas. 2- You're exhausted and ready to settle down for your long winter's nap. If you're ...
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Mama Miss Designs blogger planner #review #giveaway

Start 2015 With A Fabulous Blog Planner {Giveaway}

Who's ready for 2015?! {crickets} Okay let's rephrase that... who's ready to make 2015 the best year ever for their blog? {thunderous applause} I'm super excited to share with you one of the BEST blogging tools I use. Seriously. THIS ...
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Comments can be very meaningful to bloggers. However, there are some ways to kill the conversation on your blog. Here are some tips to avoid these pitfalls.

How To Kill The Conversation On Your Blog

You're tired of all the comments you're getting on your blog and you just wish you could switch them off. Chances are no bloggers feel this way but there are things that can KILL the conversation on your blog. Today ...
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Have you ever wondered, what will happen to my blog when I die? It's time to consider this question and make a plan for when the inevitable happens.

What Will Happen To My Blog When I Die?

If you were to die tomorrow, do you know what would happen to your blog? What would you like to happen? Do your family members know your wishes? While this may seem like a morbid topic, it's an important one ...
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Are you a blogger? Do you feel sometimes like throwing in the towel and quitting blogging? Here are 9 fabulous tips for how to avoid blogger burnout and stay on fire! | via The Deliberate Mom

Avoid Blogger Burnout

A few months ago I read a post by Karren over at Oh My Heartsie Girl about how she was going through blogger burnout. Seeing that I had recently went through it myself, I shared an extensive list of ideas on ...
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The Deliberate Mom turns 4

Extra, Extra, The Deliberate Mom Turns 4!

Yes, it's true. This Friday, The Deliberate Mom turns 4! I can't believe it! So much has happened in this little corner of the internet. So today I thought it would be fitting to share a bit about this blogging adventure ...
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My Blog Staycation

My Blog Staycation

How many times have you sat down in front of your computer and felt overwhelmed by your blogging to do list? Themes and templates to clean up, sponsors to contact, comments to reply to, emails to answer, and the list ...
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Why am I blogging? Is there a reason why I write and publish regularly? What is the purpose of this? #blogging

Why Am I Blogging?

I started this year on a mission to build my blog. I made a strategic plan, then wrote, read, commented, and posted my way through months of goals. I met many of my goals back in June but then something ...
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