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MailPoet Newsletter Service For WordPress #free #wpplugins

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For the past several years I've been using Mail Chimp to grow my subscribers, but lately I have been finding MailChimp difficult to use. I don't like their interface and I don't like the lack of design capabilities when creating an RSS Driven Campaign. I want to share my latest posts with my readers on a specific day of the … [Read more...]

Bloggy Moms Blog Hop 2015

Bloggy Conference 2015 at Cedar Point

I love meeting new bloggers. And if I had it my way I'd be going to the Bloggy Moms Conference in Sandusky, OH this September. However money isn't a luxury for me but I can still meet and greet fellow bloggers, learn more about them by participating in the Blog Hop. It's a great way to network, make new friends and grow … [Read more...]

Top 10 Feminine Premium and Free WordPress Themes 2015

BEST WORDPRESS THEMEFEMININE BY (1)

With the start of a new year comes de-cluttering and change, and that doesn't just mean around the house. With a new year comes a new theme for my blog. Wordpress is host to a million free themes which you can find while searching online, but if you want your blog to truly shine and have a life of its own. You might … [Read more...]

Why Bloggers Should Be Using Canva for Photo Editing

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  If you are like me, when it comes to creating engaging and striking photos for your blog, social media pages and other online platforms. Hiring a graphics designer can be costly, and most people don't have the time or energy to learn how to use those big programs like Photoshop to manipulate and use images the way … [Read more...]

How to Improve Audience Retention When Posting Videos

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As a blogger it's my job to often share vital pieces of information with my readers. This can be in the form of written word, pictures and videos.  I often wonder though, do my readers actually watch the videos I post?  It's important when sharing videos to capture your audience. So here are some tricks on how to … [Read more...]

How to Organize Your Recipe Posts

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I was browsing the Internet when I came across several sites that had organized their recipes in different and unique ways. I made some comments on how I organize mine without using a organization plugin - simply using wordpress gallery and several people asked me how, and what plugin I do use for my recipes on my blog. So … [Read more...]

Twitter Rolls Out a New You Profile Design

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Social Media is ever changing, whether we bang our heads against it or not.  Facebook recently changed how their Newsfeed looks, and will soon be changing the design of how business pages appear to the public.  So it wasn't surprising to me that Twitter is now testing out a major redesign that looks quite similar to … [Read more...]