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!

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Dynamic Strategic Planning For Your Blog (FREE Printables Included)

Last week, I shared how I launched into my blog building journey by surveying my existing readers. This week, I want to share how I developed a plan for my blog. Pretty much every person who is successful in business ...
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Blog Building Journey: Find out what your readers want. #blogging

Blog Building Journey: A Starting Point

Since November 2013, I have decided to wholeheartedly commit to the building of my blog. The research I've done and the work I've put in has been challenging and intense yet very beneficial. Moreover, I have received a number of ...
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Some Blogging Love

I have been blogging for almost 3 1/2 years. Nothing could have prepared me for the friendships I would make along the way. I am stunned that on this great big planet there are so many people who I have ...
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Become a Craftsy affiliate and make some money!

Become a Craftsy Affiliate

Have you ever heard of Craftsy? My aunt recently told me about them and upon investigation, I fell in love! They have EVERYTHING on their site... including all sorts of crafting classes! **Note: This posting contains affiliate links. This means ...
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12 Posts of 2013

2013 was a whirlwind. To celebrate the winding down of 2013 and the coming of a new year, I thought I would share some of my favourite posts of the year, as well as 12 of my favourite {this moment} ...
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Hey! I’m Over Here!

Hey, I'm over here! Today you can find me as a guest blogger over at the Word of Mom section of the "What To Expect" website!I know! It's exciting isn't it?Please pop on by and read my posting: The Only ...
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With Google Reader ending effective July 1, 2013 - I have been looking for an alternative way to track and read my favourite blogs. Then along came Bloglovin'. I'm so excited to have found this service and I've been impressed ...
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She Lost Her Website!

One of the benefits of the blogging world is the many bloggy friends you make. I have a dear blogger buddy who lost her domain name and had to move her website to a new domain! If you were a ...
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I Would Like To Thank The Academy….

I just wanted to give you a quick update and let you know that The Deliberate Mom placed as #8 in the Alberta's Best Mama Bloggers competition! The top 10 blogs were published in Alberta's very own Urban Infant Magazine ...
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Open House….

I haven't eaten or slept much in the past 24 hours and I have a nasty kink in my neck but it's done. Welcome to the newly refreshed Deliberate Mom! I've added a lot of new features to the site ...
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A New Look?

Since I've been at this blogging thing for over a year, I decided it was time for The Deliberate Mom to get a new look. Don't get too attached though... as I'll be trying on new "outfits" for the next ...
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A Year Later

Today is my anniversary. It's been one year since I started The Deliberate Mom. I must admit, I never imagined how much I would learn and gain from this blogging adventure. I have met so many wonderful people.I have seen ...
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About Becoming a Deliberate Mom

We live in a rushed world. Whether we stay at home to care for our children or we are in the workforce, the pace of the world rushes us from one day to the next. Before we know it, we ...
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