You have a URL, you have a site, now how to make the most of it? Building a brand is easier than you think. Your blog is the perfect platform to engage readers and build an audience. Here are the best tips to brand your blog successfully: Find your Niche Your blog should have a core focus. It's okay to dabble in a few different directions, but make sure it revolves around your main topic. Write about what you love and what keeps you interested. Commit and make it personable. You don't have to ... Continue Reading
Brand your blog, and build an engaged readership, with these tips.
The SocialMoms Blog of the Week is Playin’ With CC – where toddler fashion can be fun and inexpensive.
Congratulations to Playin' With CC: the SocialMoms Blog of the Week! When I first saw this blog, I fell in love with adorable toddler CC, and I think you will to! Tre LaPorte writes this daily blog featuring personal fashion for the everyday toddler. Many moms are on a budget it's still fun to play with your kid's style and clothing. With creativity and thriftiness, your child can be a fashion plate without having a celebrity wardrobe. I interviewed Tre about her inspiration behind the site ... Continue Reading
Tips and tricks to create great vlogging content.
Blogging and social media has expanded further than anyone could have imagined. We all know the power of the written word, but it may be time to start thinking about the power of the spoken and visual word. Many bloggers and social media enthusiasts have started to transition to vlogging, or creating videos, that they highlight on their blogs. Gone are the days of hiding behind the comfort of the glowing computer screen - and fast arriving are bloggers who have now given us a better view ... Continue Reading
Ten tips that make your blog reader friendly and easier to navigate.
As I look around the web and discover new sites, I make mental notes about things that should be standard on every blog. When I build blogs for clients, I send out a questionnaire which lists standard items included in the design. Here are the ten tips I use to make your blog more reader friendly, and easy to navigate: Navigation bar: Yes, this should be a given, but I was on a site recently that had no nav bar. The nav bar gives visitors easy access to visiting must have pages like the ... Continue Reading
Whether blogging is your hobby or your business, you can boost your skills and create a successful, profitable blog in seven simple steps.
Blogging has become widely popular as a way to share information, network with others, create a brand, or build a list of followers. Mom bloggers, the world over, are generally on the look-out for ways to improve and grow their blog. And since you are reading this article, I imagine you are too. Whether it's your hobby or your business, you can boost your blogging skills and create a successful, profitable blog in seven simple steps: Find Your Voice. In a world with so many voices from ... Continue Reading