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2017 Holidays For Bloggers & FREE Blog Planner

If you caught my post about my first year of blogging, you’ll know I’ve tried so many ways to plan my blog that I lost count, and that’s as someone rather neurotic about counting things. This post is going to be short and sweet, because almost all of the information you need, is in the document.… Continue reading 2017 Holidays For Bloggers & FREE Blog Planner

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To Pin or Not To Pin | The Absolute Basics of Pinterest Images

Sometimes, whether you’ll be re-pinned or not boils down to one, single, fact: Is your image light or dark?   It’s #BeautiesOnFire time and that means another theme and another day of me making a weird interpretation of it! This week that theme is Light vs Dark. So no, I’m not doing Star Wars, and… Continue reading To Pin or Not To Pin | The Absolute Basics of Pinterest Images

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Futuristic Planning | Charting Out 2017 in Blog & Life

It’s not quite a Thursday… but then again my schedule has been off a bit anyway for the last couple months. But it IS BeautiesOnFire day again for me, finally, because Futuristic called out to me and I’m FINALLY feeling like myself again. I originally intended to just do a makeup look for Instagram this… Continue reading Futuristic Planning | Charting Out 2017 in Blog & Life

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6 Tips For Writing The Perfect Blog Post Title

  You just wrote an amazing post. That’s AWESOME… but what do you call it? Is this too generic? Will people read this? Does the title make sense? Is it too long? Too short? UGH THIS IS TOO HARD let’s go eat chocolate. Welcome to this week’s Better Blogger Challenge. If you can’t tell… we’re… Continue reading 6 Tips For Writing The Perfect Blog Post Title

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Balancing Blogging & The Rest Of Your Life

It’s back to school season and of course #BeautiesOnFire needed a take, especially when half our collab is heading back to college or school in general. I’m not currently in classes but have a few left, but I am about to be back in the workforce (fingers crossed) after a year off for health reasons,… Continue reading Balancing Blogging & The Rest Of Your Life

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How to use Blog Tags to Group Content & Gain Readers

It’s a new week of the Better Blogger Challenge and we’re not anywhere near out of content! Last week we optimized blog categories (or at least I did), and this week we’re handling Part 2 of the site re-organization: Many, MANY people do this wrong. And I was one of them. You remember how bad my… Continue reading How to use Blog Tags to Group Content & Gain Readers

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PlanWithMe September | Editorial & Social Media Calendars

We’re a bit under a week away from the new month and that means… it’s time to finalize our plans for September. Fall is coming and we’re about to get into the Holiday seasons with themed posts, so this is just about your last month to fit in anything summery or bright before your content… Continue reading PlanWithMe September | Editorial & Social Media Calendars

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Organizing Your Blog | How To Use Categories Effectively

OK, So this week… we’re gonna talk about doing something that could be a little drastic. We’re going to re-do our blog categories and make them work effectively. And yes I mean WE. If you didn’t see it, I posted a notice yesterday that my blog was being reorganized. I’m doing my organization AS I… Continue reading Organizing Your Blog | How To Use Categories Effectively

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Engaging Readers Through Your Blog | Sidebar Essentials

Welcome to Week 2 of the Better Blogger Challenge. For the next 12 Weeks I’ll post a set of tips and an activity to make sure your blog is the best it can be. If you missed it: Week 1: Blog Clean Up where we removed all the unnecessary crap from your sidebar and/or footer. Unofficially, Week… Continue reading Engaging Readers Through Your Blog | Sidebar Essentials

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Introducing The Better Blogger Challenge | De-cluttering Your Sidebar

Welcome to Week 1 of the Better Blogger Challenge. Every Wednesday for the next 12 Weeks I’ll post a set of tips and an activity to make sure your blog is the best it can be. Unofficially, Week 0 of this challenge was about checking your social media links. This week we’ll be cleaning up your… Continue reading Introducing The Better Blogger Challenge | De-cluttering Your Sidebar