How to Successfully Re-Blog a Post

What To Do When One Of Your Blog Posts Is Reblogged #bloggingtips – Hugh’s Views & News

Reblogging a fellow blogger's post is one of the most flattering forms of sharing! Keep in mind that all of their post's images will be added to your media files. Something else to keep in mind is to double check the post's images to be sure you feel comfortable associating them with your blog site. …

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FREE this Weekend! Better Blogging with Photography by Terri Webster Schrandt | The Beauty of Words

In honor of my one year anniversary of the launch of my eBook Better Blogging with Photography, you can pick it up FREE, from July 8-10, in the Amazon Kindle store! As a blogger, are you weary of constantly hunting for images to illustrate the subject of your blog posts? Perhaps you are a new blogger struggling …

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Summer Editorial Calendar Round-Up: Choosing the Right Calendar/Planner

The doldrums of Summer are here and perhaps your blog is feeling the effects. I don’t know about you, but my blogging experience has proven that summer can be a slow season for bloggers. Recently I have read a few posts on how bloggers can enjoy their summers while still maintaining a minimum blogging presence. …

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The Social Side of Blogging

You started a blog. Congratulations, and I’m sorry. That is what we used to say to senior lifeguards who were promoted to Pool Manager for the first time. In other words, watch out what you wish for, because you may just get it! We start blogs for a thousand different reasons. Most of us want …

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Leave a Link

Leave the link to your post and Danny will reblog it through Sunday! And don’t forget to “Dream Big and Dream Often!”

Dream Big, Dream Often

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Okay, leave me a link in the comments and I will reblog today through Sunday.  One link per post and please, nothing off-color, racist or generally mean.  Some language is okay, but excessive eff bombs will not be reblogged on my page.

Other than that leave as many links as you would like, but remember to return the favor and reblog this link.

Danny

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A HarsH Goodbye…

If you have not heard yet, Jason of HarsH ReaLiTy, has closed down his blog (remaining open for viewing). Jason, known as "Opinionated Man" was a generous blogger who hosted "meet & greets" and re-blogged other's blogs. I personally was the beneficiary of high page views and new followers because he took the time to …

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The Leisure Link: How to Promote Your Blog Using Link-Ups

Today marks my first Link-Up for The Leisure Link! Let me explain this concept before I introduce my newest link-up party at the end of this post. Some of you may wonder what a link-up is. Link-Ups or Linky Parties are tools for promoting your blog posts. There are countless link-ups being offered on a weekly …

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One Lucky Blogger: How To Get 500+ Followers on Your Blog (Part One)

I have been diligently blogging for eight months, although my blog has been around for three years. On May 5, I had the distinct pleasure of welcoming the 500th follower to my blog! When I started blogging about my one-subject wonder—the Four Generations, I never imagined my blog, renamed and retooled in September 2014, would …

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Weekend Coffee Share: The End of Days

Are you available for a coffee chat today? Did you find that April ended too quickly and was altogether too busy? Before we start, how would you like your coffee today? It’s hot outside, so I’m going with an iced mocha—nonfat and light ice, please. For many of my fellow bloggers, April was busy with …

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The Cost of Free Writing

Like the image and quote suggest, writing can be like bleeding. I am constantly in awe of writers who can whip out a flash fiction for a writing prompt like my blogging buddy and friend, PJ from Beautiful Words. Or another fellow blogger who writes amazing stories in the Fantasy and Sci-fi genre, Phoenix Grey. …

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Writing 101: Tax Time

Walking back to our car from dinner tonight, we saw an envelope on the ground, near a hedge. "Huh, look at this." I said to my husband. "It looks like a letter; here, let me see." he replied. The letter is addressed to the California Franchise Tax Board, but there is no return address and no …

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WordPress Milestone

This morning's post marked my 200th post on WordPress! The badge popped up and so did my eyebrows! Even though I started my WP account three years ago, it wasn't until September 2014 that I got serious, then joined Blogging University 101.  From there I followed lots of blogs, liked a LOT of posts and …

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Introduce Yourself Here To Other Bloggers And Grow Your Audience!

Fellow bloggers! The Journal has graciously offered her site as a forum to meet other bloggers, similar to what OM has done on Harsh Reality. Please check it out!

THE EDITOR'S JOURNAL

So I’d been thinking since I began 11 months ago about how I could help other bloggers grow their audience as quickly as I did. Y’all know how passionate I am about making a proper living from blogging already.

I started doing Blogging Tips and then I wanted to offer online events that could help boost folks’ audiences. I had quite a few in mind but a busy schedule and some tough periods put paid to getting them up and running last year. But now…here is the first!Feel free to use this post to say hi and introduce yourself to other bloggers. Add links to your books, your poems, your enterprises.

Promote Yourself!

Tell folks who you are and what you blog about so people will want to check you out. Also go say hi to others. It is all key to growing your audience.

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My 2014 Year in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,900 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people. My blog was …

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