How Do Parent Bloggers Find the Time to Blog? 10 Tips For Finding Time

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The number one question I’m asked when I tell people I blog is, “How do you find the time to blog when you have 4 kids?” The second question is, “How do you do it all?” I use the time effectively or I would never get anything done. There are days where it all flows … [Read more]

Facebook Updates the Like Button – More Prominent On Your Wall

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Facebook has released an update to the “Like” button that definitely changes the way it appears on your wall. Instead of just including a link in your recent activity (buried among a ton of other links) Liking a page/link/video will put the full story with headline, blurb, and thumbnail on your wall! Facebook has slowly … [Read more]

Why I Don’t Listen to Your Podcast

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I’m not a big podcast person. Oh, I think they’re great for blogs to have and I’ve even done podcasts in the past. I just don’t listen to them often. Why? Well, I’m working much of the time and I don’t really like having any noise while I am. I listen to podcasts occasionally when … [Read more]

What Google’s Crackdown on Content Farms Means for Bloggers

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Recently, Google announced major changes to their algorithm, which will mostly cut down on how often certain written content will appear in search results. This is being seen as a crackdown on content farms, notorious companies that fill their websites with as much content as possible aimed at pulling in search engine users. Most of … [Read more]

Go Green as a Blogger

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I grew up in a super rural area. As a kid, it stinks when there are no nearby malls and the best thing to do on a Saturday night is going cow tippin’ (seriously), but on the plus side, living in the country gave me a deep appreciation for the environment. Going green sounds like … [Read more]

Tell Us Your Favorite Plugins

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We all have our go-to plugins when launching WordPress … you know, the ones that make your life immensely easier – and your blog easier to use. For me (in random order) they are: Akismet Google XML Sitemaps Genesis Simple Edits & Hooks All in One SEO Pack Contact Form 7 Digg Digg Easy Twitter … [Read more]

MTV Launches OMAs Focused on Digital Music and Social Media

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MTV has announced that it’s launching a new awards show focused on digital music and social media. The show, called the O Music Awards (or OMAs) will air on Thursday, April 28th. What does the O stand for? Well, they’re leaving the ‘O’ open to interpretation from viewers! The network said the awards “honour the … [Read more]

Are Free Ebooks A Waste of Time?

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It seems like every blog these days has a free ebook. To get said ebook, you have to sign up for a mailing list in most cases, though some blogs are offering them with no strings attached. At one time, the free ebook was certainly a way to draw people in, enticing them to get … [Read more]

Ask the Notables: Where Would You Buy a Second Home?

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This week’s Ask the Notable question … If you could buy a second (or third or fourth) home anywhere – where would it be and why? Don’t forget – we consider YOUR answers to be notable too – so jump on in and answer the question with a comment below! The responses (and not everyone … [Read more]

32 Brilliant Bloggers Talk About Klout

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Brilliant Bloggers is a weekly series here at BlogWorld where we look at the best posts from around the web all surrounding a specific topic. Every week, we’ll feature three of the most brilliant bloggers out there, along with a huge link of more resources where you can learn about the topic. You can see … [Read more]