Friday, May 1, 2015

Everything you wanted to Know about Blogging

Creating and running a blog can be hard work - there is a lot that goes into it: writing great content, taking amazing photos and even then nobody is going to read it unless you promote it.

There is a lot of articles and tips on writing a blog but it can be time consuming to find the ones you are looking for. Let`s face it there are thousands so I decided to compile a list of all the articles I wrote - Everything you wanted to Know about Blogging (or at least a whole lot) and hopefully it helps you out.

everything you wanted to know about blogging


Blog Design: Making your Blog Pretty


How to Make Your Blog Look Better... For Free - with headers, social media icons, and blog buttons - and links to freebies.

How to Add Social Media Icons and Sidebar Titles in Blogger

Free Blog Elements including blog headers, sidebar titles and social media icons I have designed

How to Align images in Blogger - a simple tutorial on how to line up images or images and text in Blogger using html tables.


http://musingsofanaveragemom.blogspot.ca/2014/08/how-to-make-your-free-blog-look-better.html http://musingsofanaveragemom.blogspot.ca/2014/09/how-to-install-sidebar-titles-and.html http://musingsofanaveragemom.blogspot.ca/p/free-blog-elements.html

Pictures for Your Blog


How to Make a Pinterest Worthy Image (for free)

The Best Sources for Free Blog Images - 8 great sites to find free (and copyright free) images to use for your blog

 

Gaining More Readers


How to Get More Readers as a Newbie Blogger using Pinterest - Pinterest is my leading source of traffic, and here are a few tips to convert your pins into views.

How to Get Noticed at Link Parties - a few simple tips to make you stand out among the hundred of other pins

Six Creative Ways to Get More Traffic

Link Party! A Complete Collection of Link Parties (and Giveaway Directories) where you can promote your blog posts.



http://musingsofanaveragemom.blogspot.ca/2015/01/how-to-get-more-readers-as-newbie.html http://musingsofanaveragemom.blogspot.ca/2015/03/how-to-get-noticed-at-link-parties.html

 

Social Media


How to Get More Followers on Twitter

How to Make a Better Twitter Header - and dimensions for creating a header

How to More than Double your Pinterest Followers in a Month

Pinterest Group Board Directory - Add your own Pinterest group board to get more pinners, or find some amazing boards to join.

Google+ for the Beginner - a step by step guide to navigate Google+ for Bloggers

How to Add Social Media Icons to your e-mail Signature - a simple tutorial on how to add social media icons to your Outlook (Hotmail) e-mail signature.

 

Making Money


How to Make Money Blogging - Review of Affiliates - also names a couple great affiliates for new bloggers

How to Make Money Blogging with Sverve + an ongoing Sverve link party to gain more followers and endorsements.

Google AdSense - Tips on Re-applying after being rejected, and best ad placements.

Keeping it Organized


Free 2017 Blog Planner Printables



And for Everything Else you Wanted to Know:


Check out my collection of blogging tips and resources on Pinterest.

Follow Kristen @ Musings of An Average Mom's board Blogging Tips & Resources on Pinterest.
 
Did you have any blogging questions? I will do my best to answer them or find the answer for you.  

 

39 comments:

  1. Thank you for this! These are so helpful. I'm checking out a couple of these now!

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  2. Wow, this post is amazing! Pinning it but also pinning several of the linked articles. Too much to read all in one day but I don't want to lose track of them. Thank you!

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    1. Hi Sinea thanks so much for visiting, and thanks for pinning I always appreciate it!

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  3. Good collection! Found you at the linky this morning. Glad I did. (Will pin.)

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  4. I'm so glad I found this post through the Mom Blogs Party today. There is so much valuable information here! Thank you!

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  5. This is a GREAT resource for bloggers! I'm so glad you shared it at #GrowingCirclesHop this week. =0)

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  6. Thank you so much, this has been SO helpful! As a new blogger, there are so many things I am trying to learn and this article has definitely been a great resource. Found this post through the Share the Wealth link party. Thanks!

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    1. Hi Jody. Thanks for stopping by, and I am so glad you found this post helpful! And don't forget to bookmark it as I will constantly update it as I add new posts.

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  7. This looks like such an awesome list! Pinning to read through later... I need to work on all of these things. Thanks for sharing!!

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    1. Thank you Kelly, I am so glad you liked it. And thanks for pinning!

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  8. My word this is like an encyclopedia of blogging resources! I never even considered lots of these things. Bookmarking this page for future reference. Great post! xx
    Bobbyanne
    PromisingBeauty.blogspot

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    1. Hi Bobby Anne, thanks for your kind words and bookmarking my page! I always appreciate it, I also stopped by your blog and loved it, and added you on google+

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  9. This is absolutely amazing work. I have always wanted to put together some tutorials, but withtalented bloggers like you I just need to share! Thanks for adding to #AnythingGoes.

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  10. Great post. Should be helpful to a lot of bloggers. Thanks for linking up at the Best of the Blogosphere Linky Party.

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  11. What a great collation of resources for Bloggers! Although I am a Wordpress user, you have shared ample tips on how to improve my images and how I can increase my following. Pinned for future reference. Stopping by from TGI Saturdays over at Ask Latisha

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  12. Thanks for linking up wtih us at the Best of the Blogosphere! I'm really glad to see this post (and so many other awesome and helpful blog posts!), I think it will be super helpful to new bloggers. Hope that you come back tomorrow, and share another link!

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  13. Thanks for sharing all these tips on blogging. I just started in February and it's nice to have some helpful information on increasing traffic.

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  14. What a great resource. I'm bookmarking now and will use it often. Thanks so much for sharing your wealth. Cheers !! Visiting from TGI Saturday.

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  15. Such great resources! I'm bookmarking it and have already clicked through some of these links. Thanks for sharing and helping out new bloggers like me!

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  16. What a fantastic compilation of resources!

    Becky
    @bybmg

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  17. Pinned! Thanks for sharing on MeetUp Monday

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  18. Hi Kristen! What a great list. I wish something like this was around when I first started blogging. I'm saving just to check that I haven't missed something. Thanks so much for linking up to Thriving on Thursdays. I'm featuring this one at tomorrow's party. Hope to see you again.

    Anne @ Domesblissity x

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  19. Hi Kristen! What a great list. I wish something like this was around when I first started blogging. I'm saving just to check that I haven't missed something. Thanks so much for linking up to Thriving on Thursdays. I'm featuring this one at tomorrow's party. Hope to see you again.

    Anne @ Domesblissity x

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  20. Nice list. I have been blogging for years now but have only *tried* monetizing it a few months ago. It's a lot of work but I'm definitely learning a lot everyday!

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  21. What a great collection! Pinning this one so I can come back and go through all the links! Thanks for putting this resource together!

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  22. Awesome information for new and seasoned bloggers. I have picked this as my fav from last week's Teach Me Tuesday linky party. This will be featured this week.

    Thanks so much for being a part of the party :)

    Have an awesome week!!

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    1. Thanks so much for featuring me, I'm honored and will be linking up again. :)

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  23. Thanks so much for sharing this incredible wealth of information!

    I'm checking a few of them out now and pinning this post to refer to later.

    Thanks for sharing all of your hard work.

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    1. Glad you found this round-up helpful :) And thanks so much for pinning!

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  24. Great idea to combine all your posts like this. It definitely helps people find what they are looking for! #alittlebitofeverything
    Debbie
    www.myrandommusings.blogspot.com

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  25. Awesome post! Thanks for sharing! Thanks for linking up with #Alittlebitofeverything! Have a great night!

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  26. This is very useful, thank you. I really need to get my backside onto Pinterest, and that bloggers helping bloggers link party sounds like an awesome idea, although I know my blog needs a bit of work before I get there yet. Although... it would be fun to critique other blogs, and I know often you learn more from looking at what could improve other people's work than looking at your own. #Alittlebitofeverything

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  27. Great resource thank you :) have pinned for future reading as there is so much here I want to do it justice. Thank you for sharing #alittlebitofeverything

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  28. Holy Mackerel you have certainly written a ton on this subject. You're like a walking blog encyclopedia! I have to come back and read the Twitter header post and the Google + post. And that's just to start! Thanks for linking up to #SaucySaturdays.

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  29. Gosh so many ideas. Blog maintenance can seem like 99% of the job as opposed to actually blogging! #dreamteam

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  30. Some excellent resources here, thank you so much for linking this up to #DreamTeam! :)

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