How Do You Express Your Creativity?


There are more ways to get in touch with your inner artist than by painting gigantic murals or crafting a 2000 word opus (although those are also spiffy options). But in those rare instances where neither extended ladders nor gobs of alone time are at your disposal, here are some quick and easy ways to […]

How to Create SEO Friendly Blog Post Titles

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So you’ve got terrific, original content- fabulous! But if you don’t start off with a strong, clickable blog post title, your genius will be relegated to the fifth or sixth pages of search engines. Fear not! I’ve culled the top five tips for creating better blog post titles; ones which will be SEO friendly and […]

10 Secrets to Writing Success


Was kickstarting your blogging skills a major goal for the new year? Then you’re in excellent company, friends! Here are ten of our favorite ways to keep your blog (and you!) zipping through 2014 when it comes to finding writing success. 10 Secrets to Writing Success All Bloggers Should Know We don’t keep secrets in […]

8 Insanely Nice Things To Say To a Friend

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Looking for some easy ways to absolutely make someone’s day? Especially when it comes to nice things to say to a friend? Here are 8 insanely nice, no-fail compliments, guaranteed to brighten the mood of your favorite writer/blogger/Internet pal. Nice Things To Say To a Friend To Brighten Their Day! 8. That post of yours […]

Forum Roundup: July 28


Can you believe it’s already the last weekend in July?! This summer is simply zipping- which must mean we’re all doing something right. But before we trade our flip flops for apple-picking boots (y’all have those too, yes?), let’s check in with our always-seasonal forums! TheMommyMess, inspired by one of our fabulous How-To posts, wonders […]

Forum Roundup: July 21


Happy shank o’ July, everyone! I hope this weekend has brought you all some fabulous, outdoorsy fun- unless of course you’re being affected by this wicked heat wave. Then, by all means, I hope you’re inside, lying down, drinking a milkshake. Speaking of summertime joy, our terrific forums are going strong with the blogging info […]

Forum Roundup: July 14


Happy Bastille Day! And while I’m only as French as this crepe I’m inhaling, I hope you’ve all been enjoying a festive weekend full of joie de vivre. Now, let’s see what nos amis are up to in our globally fabulous forums, oui? Recreateanddecorate has started a popular thread on whether or not to truncate […]

Forum Roundup: July 5


Happy Day After The 4th, everyone! Hope you all have a little fire left in your works to get you through the Friday between days off! (Who okayed that one?!) Let’s take a well-deserved coffee break to check out the buzz in our forums… Rach_lifeeversince was looking for advice on how to announce an upcoming blogging […]