This is a guest post by Cassi Lowe When you’re starting a blog, your to-do list is a mile long. Every day you learn about something new that you want to try. It could be a new Facebook advertising strategy or a tactic for pitching guest posts. It can get very overwhelming, very quickly. You feel […]
Who doesn’t want more hours in the day? When you aren’t a full-time blogger, all the various tasks must fit in around work and home and other responsibilities. The following hacks are methods I use to save time and get more done! 1. Talk your post Almost everyone has a smartphone. Talking into it has […]
Creating content is a lot of work and most of us are not Seth Godin or Neil Patel, churning out profound and/or helpful posts on a daily basis. To get out two to three pieces of great writing a week is a huge success! So what about the other four days a week? I recommend […]
The following post is a collaborative effort put together by myself and Jessica Smock. For those of you who don’t know her, Jessica Smock is a former educator and researcher who earned her doctorate in educational policy last spring. At her blog School of Smock she writes about parenting and education. She was a co-editor of the recent […]
I don’t know about you, but I love to read blog posts that highlight how people accomplished something. I especially love behind the scenes secrets and I suspect I am not alone. So today, I’m going to give you a look at what goes on behind the screen for Fabulous Blogging. It never fails, when […]
Whether you are a beginner or a long time blogging veteran, I like to create simple rules that I can easily remember. Here are the 14 blogging commandments according to Fabulous Blogging!
The 1st year blogger series is back with Carisa Miller from Carisa, Do You Read Me? If you are hoping to get published as a writer, her piece will speak to you. It’s about Blogging Imperatives, and staying the course.
Why do we blog? If it was solely about writing, a journal (or a bathroom wall) would suffice. But we want to interact with people, spark a reaction, invite conversation. Getting your readers’ opinions are part of the fun. And that’s when it is time to look at what commenting system you use. The following article will […]
I think in the last three months, I’ve put in at least 60-70 hours a week messing with WordPress. Between my own blogs and my clients, I eat, drink, and sleep blogging. In the last couple of months, I’ve noticed some recurring questions. True to “Fabulous Blogging” form, I am going to share them here! […]
If you are new to the blogging world, you might hear other people throw around terms that mean nothing to you. What’s the difference between a plugin, widget, and gadget? And isn’t a custom domain the same as self-hosted? The following list is a cheat sheet for beginning bloggers…please let me know in the comments […]
Here are some blogger tips for beginners. Are you on WordPress? Click on the link to see the sister article. 1. How many posts do you want to display on the homepage? Go to settings, posts and comments, and adjust how many posts display. 2. Do you know the captcha word verification it requires for commenters? Turn it […]
1. Do you want to create a hyperlink in your post that references an older post? Rather than having to type out the URL or look for it in another window/window, use the search for other content arrow in the link box. Choose the link you’d like and click ADD LINK. There is no reason to […]
I’m going to write out specific instructions for adding images to your sidebar for each of the three major platforms- WP.com, WP.org, and Blogger. WP.COM It’s important to realize that if you have WP.com, you do NOT have the option to add extra widgets. Sometimes different themes come with slightly different widgets, but most of […]
Aside from your post, the menu bar is the single most important part of your site. It is what will keep people reading on your pages. If you can, keep your menu bar to one line of options, and if you must continue adding other tabs, maybe offer another menu down the side. Rows and rows of […]