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Managing Your Blog

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How to Find a Web Designer to Design Your Blog

You may not want to design your blog yourself — who has time to mess with all that code? Web designers create Web sites and blogs for a living. Of course, because these Web-savvy professionals rely on [more…]

How to Grow a Community around Your Blog

Every online community needs leaders or facilitators. You can use your blog to create an online community centered around the interests that you blog about. Encouraging growth in any community requires [more…]

How to Insert Photos into Blog Posts with Flickr

If your blog software doesn’t include a photo-uploading tool, you can upload your blog photos to online sharing sites, such as Flickr, then add your photo to your blog post from the sharing site you chose [more…]

Ad Networks for Mom Bloggers

The best ad network partner is one who will run ads that are a great match for your blog content. That way, the ads will be as relevant as possible to your blog readers. The following list provides many [more…]

How to Create a Mom Blog with Curb Appeal

Creating an appealing blog can be accomplished through the use of logos and themes (WordPress or Google Blogger). You might be the world’s most brilliant and engaging writer, but if your blog is difficult [more…]

Improve Mom Blog Appearance with Themes

Successful mom bloggers all have one thing in common — their blog templates are absolutely beautiful and extremely well designed. Besides professional logos, Google Blogger and WordPress offer themes that [more…]

How to Find Photos with Creative Common Licenses on Flickr

To use other people’s images in your mom blog posts, you need to ensure the images are not copyrighted. Creative Commons helps copyright owners protect their work. [more…]

How Creative Commons Affects Mom Bloggers

Creative Commons (CC) offers six levels of protections to copyright owners. If you ever display the copyrighted work of others on your blog, you need to ensure that each author allows this manner of re-publication [more…]

Reasons to Network with Other Mom Bloggers

To build a new mom blog, you need to network with other mom bloggers. Networking helps you find new readers, do cross promotions, build links, and find new opportunities. [more…]

Attract New Readers with Social Media

As a mom blogger, promoting yourself and your sites on Twitter and Facebook is as necessary as having a blog. Not too long ago, Facebook was only open to college students, and Twitter didn’t even publicly [more…]

How to Set Up a Facebook Fan Page

Facebook is truly one of the best places to promote yourself as both a brand and a blogger. Women outnumber men on Facebook, and moms are one of the fastest-growing groups of people signing up. If you [more…]

Monetization Plan of Action for Mom Blogging Business

To make money from your mom blog, choose a blogging business model that best fits your work style and blogging ambitions. Though blogging is largely about doing what you love and playing to your strengths [more…]

How to Create a Sales Funnel

Mom bloggers who are selling services should building a formal sales funnel, which builds the most solid online business possible. A sales funnel works by attracting potential customers with free or very-low-cost [more…]

Set Your Mom Blog Apart with Personal Brand

A personal brand is the combination of your areas of expertise, your personality, and your interests, which combine to project a unique image to the world. Your blog is not you, but it is an extension [more…]

Set Your Mom Blog Apart with Blog Brand

A blog brand is the combination of several factors such as the name, design, topics, and writing style of a blog, which all send signals about what readers can expect from reading a blog. Your blog’s brand [more…]

How to Start Networking with Other Mom Bloggers

You can use an informal formula to network with other mom bloggers online. It’s not an exact science and not everyone responds, but most people do. It’s based on a simple principle — what goes around, [more…]

Use Photography and Images in Mom Blog Posts

Successful new bloggers create or use beautiful and compelling images in all their blog posts. Using images within your written text makes your blog more readable and look more professional. Most people [more…]

Set Mom Blogging Goals

Successful bloggers set short- and long-term goals to direct their actions. The most effective way to approach goal-setting is to decide where you want to be in three to five years and work backward from [more…]

Search Engine Optimization for Mom Blogs

Really simple, common-sense writing skills can double your traffic in a fairly short amount of time. Search engines scan your blog posts for keywords, title tags, and heading tags in order to classify [more…]

Add Subhead Tags in Google Blogger

Adding subheading tags to your mom blog content is easy in Google Blogger. You’ll first want to have a blog post written with one or more subheadings included as separate paragraphs. Use Heading 2 sparingly [more…]

Add Subhead Tags in WordPress

Adding subheading tags to your mom blog content is easy in WordPress. You’ll first want to have a blog post written with one or more subheadings included as separate paragraphs. Use Heading 2 sparingly [more…]

SEO Book Keyword Suggestion Tool

The SEO Book Keyword Suggestion Tool is free, easy to use, and will give you great mom blog post ideas to write about. Mom bloggers need to research keywords to find out what topics people want to know [more…]

Host Popular Giveaways on Your Mom Blog

One successful mom blogging site is 5MinutesForMom.com. Twin sisters Janice Croze and Susan Carraretto seemed to build community and traffic effortlessly from day one. One of the ways they were doing this [more…]

Suggest Your Mom Blog to Facebook Friends

When your Facebook Fan Page is complete, the next step for successful networking is to Invite Your Friends to “Like” the page. It may be tempting to send this out to everyone you know, and that may be [more…]

Market Your Mom Blog on Twitter

Twitter excels is as a tool to promote your personal brand. As Facebook has evolved, it has become more and more effective as a tool to promote your blog. Twitter, on the other hand, seems to have gotten [more…]

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