I can be described as having a brown thumb at best. I have an odd talent for growing African violets that thrive, and not much else. Succulents hate me and I even once killed a cactus. I’m That Girl. So with all of that out in the open – whew! – you can see why I’m always on the look out for tips & tricks that might help me out a bit.
This month I’m sharing tips & tricks on one of the things I know best, blogging. Whether you’re new to the game or a veteran there’s always something to learn. And we’ve got it all – design, coding, social media and more. Have something you rely on that’s missing? Leave it in the comments, we’re hungry for knowledge!
01/ Tips for building a bright + successful blogging brand.
02/ 50 online tools to better your blog.
03/ Blog design resources for 2013.
04/ The how of effective homepages.
05/ A social media size cheat sheet.
06/ An HTML cheat sheet list of HTML tags.
07/ The top 9 social networks for business.
08/ Your blog post promotion checklist.
09/ Do you know the best way to engage your users?
10/ Why brands with consistent messaging are worth more.
11/ How to write the perfect blog post.
12/ Tax tips for bloggers and small businesses.
13/ 10 blog layout tips.
14/ How to work with a designer.
15/ Social media dos and don’ts.
16/ 7 Google Analytics metrics you should monitor.
17/ 5 legal concerns for small creative businesses.
18/ 15 minutes to a better blog: Free Resources.
19/ Beautiful minimalist WordPress themes.
20/ Top 10 tips for food blogging.
21/ 99 ways to increase blog traffic.
22/ A free printable blog planner to get organized.
23/ Get to know your readers.
24/ 18 blogging tips.
25/ Editing and saving blog photos for the web.
Welcome to our newest monthly column, Tips&Tricks! Ways to make your life easier, save you time, and generally make your days better. Each month we’ll be sharing a collection of helpful ideas from around the web, most will focus on a specific theme but we’re starting off fast and loose for February. Feel free to chime in with tried and true tips and tricks of your own in the comments!
01/ How to clean up files for a faster Mac.
02/ The easiest way to hang anything with T-slots.
03/ How to remove leftover wax from candle jars.
04/ Make homemade Vicks Vapor show disks.
05/ Revive gross old paintbrushes.
06/ 50 new uses for old things.
07/ How to calculate yardage for window coverings.
08/ Eucalyptus in the shower.
09/ How to ditch water rings on wood.
10/ How to fix wooden floor dents.
11/ Get your paperwork organized for 2013.
12/ The best times to buy certain things.