How to increase your blog comments

While all bloggers love to share their words, comments are the most exciting currency. Building up readers is an ongoing process and it can take time to create a network with fluent comments. The first question many newer bloggers have (and experienced ones for that matter) is how on earth did they get so many […]

Blogs I Love {Old School Blogging}

Blogging has given me so very much. From close friendships, to business opportunities, and experiences I could never have imagined, it’s been an amazing experience. However, as with most things, life can so often get in the way. Between moving, and having a baby, and working, and looking for more opportunities, I too often collapse […]

Old School Blogging

While those of us just linking up now are beyond late to the party (hey, many of us didn’t have kids ten years ago- it was easier to keep up!), we’re still joining in the fun of the Old School Blogging Meme. So when I was tagged by Nicole and then Shell, I figured I […]

Setting your blogging resolutions

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As each new year gets underway, so do the blogging resolutions. While your motivation is going strong, now is the perfect time to evaluate your blogging goals and get the year started off right. I like to list several goals for the year ahead and save it in my drafts so I can review them […]

How to turn off blog comments

Have you ever wanted to disallow commenting on a specific post you wrote? Perhaps you are guest posting somewhere and don’t wish to have any comments on your entry so that your readers go and comment over there; maybe you want to make an announcement or share something, but you do not want to discuss […]

WordPress Tip: How to restore a draft

Blogging problem: You spend hours creating the perfect post, adding in rich keywords, and loading a bunch of images that made it *just* right. Then, when you came back to the draft to make some changes, you deleted half of the post. Or, perhaps you shut the window before you were done saving. Panic attack […]

All new courses from How to Rock Your Blog!

Fall is in full swing, and we’re heading back to school- well, blogging school! Announcing our First Round of Fall Classes!   Learning to share your content for increased exposure. This course will take you through utilizing social media platforms to increase your blog’s presence. We’ll walk you through tips on how to make your […]

How to submit a Google sitemap for your blog

We all know how important Google is for our blogs. Whether writing for your business, your blog readers, your customers.. heck, even your mom, you still want to be sure your content is out there and seen. An important question to ask is whether or not Google reads your site. Does Google know your content […]

3 quick ways to establish your blog’s brand

A significant part of blogging is establishing your brand. Many questions arise with this process. How do you come up with a name? What if you change your mind? How do you choose? With dozens of questions circling in your mind, determining a name and branding your blog can become downright stressful. Take a deep […]

How to Beat Bloggers Block

Do you ever find yourself at a point where you hit the dreaded writer’s block? Except, instead of a block it feels like an entire darn wall? Sure, you could share a story about your kid, or what aggravating work situation happened that week. However, the week was so draining/frustrating/dull you don’t want to share- […]