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Boosting Your Blog with Better Content

As you think about ways to generate buzz around your blog, you can also improve the quality of your blog by focusing on your posting techniques. These tips may give you some good promotion ideas: [more…]

Getting through Blogger's Block

One nice thing about blogs is that you can post whenever you want, from wherever you want. It's convenient, but it's no guarantee that you have something to post about. There are times in every blogger's [more…]

Promote Your Blogs by Sending Out an E-Mail Newsletter

What Elements You Can Expect in All Blogs

What You Can Find in a Blog Sidebar

Use Comments to Interact with Blog Readers

Use Blogmapping to Show Where You're Blogging From

Share the Local Weather Report on Your Blog

Incorporate Social Bookmarking into Your Blog

Encourage Your Blog Visitors to Digg Your Content

Create an Avatar to Represent You in Your Blog Profile

You can portray yourself in avatar form on any Web site that lets [more…]

MyBlogLog Builds Community with Blog Visitor Activity Tracking

Blog beyond Your Own Site and Invite Guest Bloggers In

Stay in Touch with Your Blog Community with E-Mail Options

How to Find and Use Templates in Your Blog

Blog design comes down to one thing: the templates you use to run your blog. In these blog templates, you find all the code — and snazzy bells and whistles — that make a blog look great. A good template [more…]

Public Relations Tips for Promoting Your Blog

Blogs provide news and commentary one to two days ahead of major media. Those two days can make a big difference in the world of public relations. Blogs build buzz, so after you’ve launched your blog, [more…]

How to Write Popular, Successful Blogs

Blogging is one of fastest growing forms of communication. It’s easy, cheap and is a great way to develop your writing skills and get your voice heard. Blogs can take a number of forms – commentaries, [more…]

Blogging Topics for Mom Bloggers

When you're first thinking about starting a blog, it can be hard to think of all the possible directions you can go and to choose a strong niche for your blog topic. This list of over 300 blog topic ideas [more…]

Protecting Your Blog from Copyright Infringement

You can use online tools to find out if any of your content has been copied by another website and to take action if your work has been plagiarized to get the copied content dropped out of Google's search [more…]

How to Set up a WordPress Blog

WordPress is very widely used by mom bloggers. When your blog is set up on your own hosting account, you have 100 percent control over what you do with your blog. [more…]

How to Install a WordPress Plugin

Many plugins are available to mom bloggers who use WordPress. Plugins can add so many features to your blog that it may be hard to figure out which ones to use. Mostly, you won’t know what you need until [more…]

How to Install a WordPress Theme

Installing a WordPress theme is much the same as installing a plugin. Mom bloggers can find free WordPress themesand premium paid WordPress themes from You won’t find any themes with malware [more…]

How to Use WordPress Widgets

WordPress widgets are great little tools for customizing your WordPress sidebar. Widgets act like little boxes of information that you can drag and drop into any position on your blog sidebar. Some widgets [more…]

Add Bio to Your Website with WordPress Widgets

Adding your bio to your mom blog with WordPress is similar to adding any text or HTML to your sidebar. To add a bio, photo, advertising, or anything else custom, you have to put these into a Text Widget [more…]

How to Sign up with Google Blogger

If you don’t already have a Google Blogger blog set up, it only takes a few clicks to get your mom blog up and running. If you already have a free Google account, which you have if you use any of Google’s [more…]

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