How to Survive Your First 3 Months of Blogging

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So you’ve decided to jump into the blogging world. You have poured your heart out into your first post only to hear crickets chirping. You have read 100 articles on how to be the best blogger and you feel like you have a million things to figure out in order to make your blog perfect. […]

How to Get Traffic to Your Website from Instagram


Instagram is one of the hottest social media sites right now! You can really get creative with the pictures you post and give your followers a glance into your everyday life. However, you might be wondering how to get blog traffic from Instagram. Instagram is unlike other social media sites in the sense that you […]

How to Run a Giveaway On Your Blog!


Running a giveaway might look easy on the surface, but there are a lot of rules and regulations. Social media sites like Facebook have recently started cracking down on giveaways that don’t match up with the Facebook terms & conditions. Knowing how to run a giveaway and knowing what’s okay and what isn’t will save […]

Is Your Blogging Editorial Calendar Making You Money?

Is your Editorial Calendar making you money? How to make your blogging calendar work for you!

Is Your Blogging Editorial Calendar Making You Money? No? It’s not? Well how come? Maybe you just need a better rhythm? {You DO have an editorial calendar, right?} Either way, if you’re ready to make money blogging by using an editorial calendar, read on… 3 Simple Steps to Make Sure Your Blogging Editorial Calendar is […]

Blog SEO: How to Use Keywords


Does SEO confuse you? If so you are not alone! SEO is a hard concept to wrap your mind around especially if you are new to blogging. While you don’t have to be an SEO pro to be a blogger, you should know some basic SEO. Knowing what keywords to use, where to find your […]

5 Ways to Tell Your Blogging Editorial Calendar is Done Right!

5 Ways to Know Your Blogging Editorial Calendar is Done RIght! via @HobbytoHOT @SITSGirls

Your blog might survive without a blogging editorial calendar – but YOU won’t. The preparation. The time. The processing – it’s ALL worth it. So you invest, generate the blogging editorial calendar and you’re ready to go… But how do you know you have the right calendar setup? How do you know what you’re about […]

6 Blogging Tools You Cannot Live Without

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Blogging takes up a lot of time and it’s hard work. That’s why when we come across a blogging tool that works, we want to share the information with our community! Thankfully, there are a few blogging tools that help you save time and make your blog run a little smoother. I’ve been blogging for […]

5 Mistakes That Can Lead To Your Blog’s Failure

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We’ve long believed that like most good things, blogging is a journey. You win some, you lose some, but throughout this experience, you make blogging mistakes, learn from them and grow. In the following post, we address the top 5 most common mistakes that can lead to a blog failure. Get the details based on […]

6 Things Successful Bloggers Are All Doing {How To Be Successful}

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Have you ever stared at your computer and wondered how to be successful at blogging? What is it that sets certain websites ahead of the pack? We’re taking a close look today at how to succeed in the land of social media and naming the 6 traits that those doing it well all share. How […]

Perfect Your Blog’s Sidebar: Free Checklist for Your Blog Design


When it comes to your blog’s sidebar, have you included all of the elements you need to? Or are you guessing as to what information or widgets to add? The truth is that there are no absolutes when it comes to how arrange your sidebar. BUT, there are elements that you want to be sure […]

How to Write About Hot Topics With Style & Grace

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Do you struggle with writing about hot topics you are passionate about because it might offend your readers? If so you will want to keep reading! It is possible to let your voice be heard on hot topics, while simultaneously showing respect for your readers. One of the reasons I started Keep the Tail Wagging […]

99 Ways to Increase Blog Traffic

99 Ways to Increase Your Blog Traffic

Do you ever feel like you’re at a stand still with your blog? Your traffic isn’t increasing, yet you feel like you are doing all you can! You have probably thought of different ways to increase blog traffic. If you are looking to increase your blog traffic, this is a must read post! There are […]

5 Essentials Everyone Should Know About Web Hosting

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Have you been contemplating starting or switching to a self-hosted blog and are feeling a little lost with deciding which web host to choose? Finding the right web hosting can be difficult and, sometimes, a bit scary. There is a lot that goes into making the important decision of who is going to be responsible […]

How To Create a Signature For Your Blog Posts Using My Live Signature

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We have a fun tutorial to show self hosted WordPress bloggers (Blogger blogs coming soon!) how to use My Live Signature. This is a free service that allows you to add a blog signature to the end of your blog posts. It can give a blog a personal touch and let’s face it, they’re kind […]

Blog Rut: 5 Tips to Getting Unstuck & Out of a Blog Rut

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After you’ve been blogging for a while, it’s easy to work yourself into a blog rut: always blogging about the same topics, feeling like there’s nothing you haven’t already said in one way or another. A blog rut can leave you feeling uninspired, like you are simply going through the motions. And your readers will […]

How to Use Pinterest to Grow Your Blog

How to grow your blog with Pinterest

If you are looking to increase the amount of visitors that come to your blog, you will want to get active on Pinterest! Pinterest is the number 1 source of traffic for a good majority of bloggers. The key to getting Pinterest traffic is using Pinterest correctly. If you strategically using Pinterest, your number could double if […]

Writing Tips: 7 Secrets To Writing Better Blog Posts

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When it comes to writing tips to help you write better blog posts, do you find yourself floundering? Want to sharpen your skills and whip your brain into Writer’s Mode? Read on to get the blog writing tips you need to capture your audience and keep them coming back for more: Writing Tips to Help […]

5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Blog Comments

5 Reasons You Aren't Getting Blog Comments

Everyone is looking for blog comments. We crave them. We sit, staring at our email, wondering why it has been hours with no new blog comment notifications. A world without blog comments is a sad world when you are a blogger. 5 Reasons You are Not Getting Blog Comments Your pour your heart out on […]

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