1. WordPress WordPress is a great platform to get started on. It also isn’t too hard to convert to a self-hosted blog. Of course the paid (self-hosted) version has a lot more features than does the free version, but free is good when you are just getting started. 2. PicMonkey PicMonkey is a terrific way to edit pictures and create graphics for your website and social media accounts. Watermarking your pictures is so easy to do with this. They offer a free account with no limits on how long […]
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BlogHer17 Recap: Was it worth it?
Last October, when I saw that BlogHer was coming to Orlando, I decided to purchase a ticket. Even though I’ve heard a lot about BlogHer, I had truly never wanted to go. Honestly much of what I had heard was negative. It’s too big. It’s too hard to get into the sessions. Too much exclusivity with the invite only sessions. But being so close, I decided to find out for myself. I arrived a bit late on the first day, registered and headed to my off-site hotel. Unfortunately, I missed […]
What are Your Words for the Year?
At the beginning of January every year, there are tons of blog posts and Facebook status updates from bloggers announcing the word or words of the year. Last year my word was do. This year, I felt that 3 words would better suit my needs: Focus Consistency Adventure While I’m great at the busyness of blogging, I’m not so good about the business. That’s where my first word comes in: Focus Focusing on the important tasks that relate to the money making aspects of blogging. […]