5 Tips to Organize Email and Spring Clean Your Inbox

Organize your email with these five tips for spring cleaning your inbox.

March is here, making it the perfect time to think spring and how to organize email! It’s a different kind of cleaning – one that doesn’t even require a bucket! Let’s look at some easy ways to organize email and clean out your email inboxes. Mine can get more cluttered than my boys’ toyroom when they are on a […]

Best Of SITS 2014: Social Media, Photography, and Blogging Tips


We took a look back at all the posts published on SITS last year, and put together a list of The Best Of SITS 2014. From posts that got the most social shares or comments, to ones that we just really loved, this is a great overview of our social media, photography, and blogging tips. Social Media, […]

How To Reply To Comments On Instagram

Reply To comments on Instagram

Instagram is a fun social media platform, because it is all about beautiful pictures. The social part of Instagram happens in the comments under each picture, so it is important to make sure you are leaving comments that will prompt notifications to the people you want to include in your conversation. How To Reply To Comments On Instagram […]

Five Apps To Increase Social Media Productivity For Bloggers


Blogging has certainly changed since I started it as a hobby back in 2004. Social media is an important part of a blogger’s marketing plan, but it can be overwhelming, especially if you only have time to do it outside of your nine to five job or whenever the kids are down for a nap […]

How To Create Twitter Lists


Have you ever logged onto Twitter only to feel like logging off the second you saw your stream? Twitter lists are a great way to organize yourself on Twitter, and help you to find more of the tweets you want to see. Lists are one of Twitter’s best features, but they are underused. How To Make […]

31 Powerful Tips for Getting More Facebook Engagement

How to get engagement on your facebook page.

Do you have a love/hate relationship with Facebook? Many bloggers do. You want to use it to promote your blog and connect with your readers, but Facebook doesn’t make it easy. Here are some tips that will help you get better results. Increase Your Facebook Engagement Facebook, oh we love it, don’t we? The sad […]

How To Get Paid To Manage Other People’s Social Media

get paid to manage social media

Are you organized? Do you love social media? Can you get amazing interaction because you rock at building a community? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you can get paid to manage social media accounts! I know it sounds a little like an infomercial, but it really is that simple! Many bloggers […]

Let’s Get Social With Our Blogtober Challenge

Blogtober social media link ups

We have a great community of bloggers here at SITS, and we like to take the time to challenge ourselves to improve our online space while getting to know others. This is why we are doing Blogtober once again. This year we want to focus on social media link ups, which is a great way […]

How To Schedule Posts With Hootsuite

schedule with hootsuite

Just because social media is 24-7 doesn’t mean you have to be too. For many mom-bloggers and work-at-home-moms alike, we have additional commitments outside of our job including mom and wife. To help find balance between family time and work time, and successfully grow your business with a continual presence online, you’ll need a social […]

How To Use StumbleUpon

How To Use StumbleUpon

Are you using StumbleUpon? StumbleUpon is a great site for bloggers, because it can help you to drive more traffic to your blog. It is also helpful on those days when you have writer’s block, and need a little inspiration. How To Use StumbleUpon I think StumbleUpon is one of the coolest places on the internet! […]

How To Grow Your Instagram Followers And Likes

Grow Your Instagram Followers

When I got my first smartphone a few years ago, one of the first things I did – before I even left the parking lot – was to install Instagram. I was so excited! All social media platforms are unique, and I was looking forward to seeing what Instagram would add to my online experience, […]

Is LinkedIn Useful For Bloggers?

linkedin for bloggers

There are so many social media networks out there, adding even one more to your daily routine can feel overwhelming. But each social media network brings different strengths. LinkedIn isn’t just for an online resume for job searching. If used correctly, it can be a great networking tool, and drive traffic to your blog. It can […]

How To Schedule A Comment On A Scheduled Facebook Post

schedule facebook posts and comments

Scheduling social media updates, when used correctly, can help you to organize and streamline your activity. Sometimes you might want to schedule facebook posts, but also want a comment left on that post immediately after it goes live. Until now, that wasn’t possible. How To Schedule A Comment On A Scheduled Facebook Post Do you like […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Pinterest

how to use pinterest

Pinterest is by far one of the most active, engaging social media communities. There are tons of ways to draw traffic to your website using Pinterest, and it’s typically a really great platform to engage with your readers on and deliver content that they’ll enjoy and be able to save and view time and time […]

How to Use Hashtags Effectively


Using hashtags on social media can help to get your posts shown to a wider audience. This is great, but you have to find the balance between not enough and too many hashtags, and only use the best hashtags. How To Choose The Best Hashtag Hashtags are a great way for people to stumble onto your […]

Sharing Is Powerful: Why Supporting Other Bloggers Is Good For You

social media sharing and support

One of the most powerful tools in finding your community through blogging comes from an unexpected place. We work hard on our posts, we engage with our readers, we try really hard to be seen. Self-promotion is a tremendous effort in the world of a blogger looking to be recognized. We schedule posts and tweets. […]

How To Use Hootsuite

How To Use Hootsuite

If you’ve been blogging for awhile, you’ve probably heard of Hootsuite — especially if you are active on Twitter. For those who haven’t heard of it, most will tell you it’s a Twitter and Facebook scheduling tool. However, it’s much, much more. While Hootsuite is a great way to schedule posts to go out to […]

The Unofficial Rules of Linking Up

blog linky rules

Blog link-ups can be a great way to grow your traffic and build your readership. But they only work when you follow the rules – the rules for each individual link-up, and the general blog link-up rules. These steps will help your linky participation to be more fruitful. Blog Link-Up Rules This post features my […]

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