Pinbots a Growing Problem on Pinterest As some of you know, I am very engaged with Pinterest. I have noticed a growing problem there, the presence of more and more pinbots. When I say pinbot, I’m referring to fake Pinterest accounts, which are likely at least partially automated. I am not talking about real people [...]
Blogging seems like it would be a pretty cushy gig. Stay home, make your own hours and write. The thing is the hours can actually be quite long, and many times deadlines are often short and frequently bunched together. One week I have a clean house (well relatively clean), I’m on schedule and even manage to get a couple projects done… the next I feel like I am chained to my computer from morning until bedtime, writing, editing, doing social promotions and fixing some code that broke or what not…
No doubt you have heard something about SOPA & PIPA at this point, but if you are a bit confused as to what the fuss is about, I thought I would share this video with you. PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo.
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Many bloggers see optimization as far too daunting a task to tackle, but we can take some lessons from online marketers and streamline the process. Marketers often use specialized pages called landing pages to capture visitors attention and direct them to purchase or at least investigate their product more. Now think about it wouldn’t a [...]
I’ve dabbled in Stumble Upon for some time now. Until recently, I rarely got much blog traffic from it, other than an occasional small burst of visits. I was a StumbleUpon amateur. I decided to put in a bit more effort, toward generating some Stumble traffic a few weeks ago, and learn how to use [...]
Google uses page load speed, along with many other factors to calculate where you land in their search results, and fast blogs are reader friendly, so finding ways to increase the speed of your blog page loads is an increasingly important part of blogging. I’ve been trying to improve the page load speed of this [...]
Many mom bloggers struggle to earn any money on their blogs. Doing product reviews are usually fun, and if the product is useful for your family, then there is a mutual benefit to both the blogger and company, if you like the product and share your experience with your readers. The problem is product reviews [...]