Monday, July 16, 2018

Establishing Goals For Your Blog

Any productivity fan will tell you that most people plan using only short term goals.  The you start a new project - like a blog - you never really think about what's beyond the end of a year.  Even that can be a generous goal post.  Bloggers need to plan long term.

Friday, July 13, 2018

The World of Digital Marketing

Now is an exciting time in the world of digital marketing. Integrated Marketing (or IM) is really about letting a brand tell their story to their consumers, and while there is always room for innovation, analytics and insights to be gained, Digital Marketers finally have the tools, technology and techniques they need to tell a great story any way they want.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Blogger Background Week 9: Illustration

Another week, another variation using a different background.  This time we changed our theme based on the aptly names 'Abstract Background - Illustration' background by artist graphixel

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Write For Us

At this time, we are not accepting guest posts on the Art of Blogging. But wait, you can still help!

Monday, July 9, 2018

Hosted Vs NonHosted Blogs

The first thing you need to know about blogging platforms is that they aren't all created equal.  Different software packages, managed by you or by a well-paid web-hosting tech, all tend to share the same, or at least similar, functionality for basic blogging.  Each. however, was built with a very different goal in mind.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Introduction to Facebook

Facebook is a Social Media network.  It can connect you with people you know and care about the most.  It lets to communicate, stay up-to-date and keep in touch with family and friends anywhere in the world.  Facebook was built to connect you with people you know around content that is important to you.  Whether you take photos, look at them, write about life, or read about your friends lives, Facebook is designed to help you do this better.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Blogger Background Week 8: White Sparkles

Another week, another variation using a different background.  This time we changed our theme based on the 'White Sparkles' background by artist MerryMoonMary

Monday, July 2, 2018

Choosing Which Blog Software To Use

The majority of what we've talked about on this blog are what blogs are, what they are about, why people use them, how bloggers choose topics, and the basics of setting up your own blog.  From here on out, we're gonna move away to more detailed information.  It's a bit of a break from what we've been doing thus far, so get ready for a bunch of new jargon, technical terms, and big next steps toward what makes blogging fun, exciting, stressful and rewarding.  We're going to talk in depth about Blogging Software.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Older Sites Succeeding?

In the initial testing of the survey, one fact that consistently appears in the results that rank in the top 10 are sites that have been around a long time. Obviously, these sites have had greater time to build links & content, but there appears to be little correlation between these items.