Thursday , 30 October 2014

Blogging Tips

Never Run Out Of Blogging Ideas

  Blogging is a great way to promote your business, build your brand, and boost your SEO rankings. There can be great benefits to keeping up with a consistent blog and building up a gradual loyal following. But what about when you don’t know what to write about? Here are some go-to ideas to use when you’re feeling stuck: _________ ... Read More »

8 Steps to Creating the Perfect Craft Tutorial for Your Blog

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8 steps to creating the perfect craft tutorial Writing a tutorial is a great skill for any craft blogger. According to Invesp’s Blog Rank, tutorial heavy craft blogs are amongst some of the most successful, so it’s definitely worth perfecting your technique. There is something inherently generous about sharing your knowledge or talent with others, and in the craft world, that ... Read More »

5 Steps to Organize Your Blog

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Printers Drawer Jewelry Display | by: bluebirdheaven 5 Steps to Organize Your Blog by Regina Morrison In order to gain much desired readership of your blog, it helps to have an organized space.  And a blog which your readers can rely on and visit in search of daily information, humor, or inspiration.  Flipping from topic to top without any symmetry, ... Read More »

Blog Giveaway Traffic Cycle

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Last week I covered a bunch of topics you can write about on your blog. I mentioned giveaways and how they can drive traffic, to your blog and shop, and can result in paying customers and returning readers. Today we are looking at the Giveaway Traffic Cycle. We will cover specific ways you can harness the power of a giveaway! ... Read More »

How to Get More Blog Post Readers (Immediately!)

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How to Get More Blog Post Readers (Immediately!) You might write better than Edgar Allan Poe on a bad day, but that doesn’t mean you can just slop words onto a page and expect to be flooded with readers. Aesthetics matter more than you might realize when it comes to whether or not your blog posts will get read. In ... Read More »

The Process of Blogging

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USB Typewriter Computer Keyboard by: usbtypewriter Not Listening, Just Waiting to Speak – Some thoughts on blogging I have been blogging for a year and a bit and it has been quite the learning experience. I definitely am not an overnight blogging success and I for sure don’t know everything. I have so much to learn and I have so ... Read More »

10 Blog Topic Ideas for Jewelry Designers

10 Blog Topic Ideas for Jewelry Designers When I first started blogging back in 2006, I had no idea what to write about. In fact, I my blog read more like a public journal than a jewelry blog. Part of my struggle was that I had no idea who my DREAM client was. Plus, I had NO clue about what ... Read More »

Quality Backlinks For Better SEO

  With all this talk about keywords, I feel I have been leaving out another super important key to SEO. Backlinks.  I know you have heard the term, but what are “backlinks”? Backlinks are links on other sites and blogs that are directed towards your shop or blog. Another common term for backlinks is inbound links . The number of ... Read More »

The 5 best places to find free photos for your blog

The 5 best places to find free photos for your blog Having a successful blog that keeps on attracting new visitors and makes the old ones come back is so much more than simply writing great articles! The eye candy plays an important role for us humans, because admit it, we are very much influenced by what we see – ... Read More »

Etsy Marketing Tips : How to Get Your Work Featured on Blogs

Blogs can be the ticket for increasing exposure. Vintage tickets at Chrystelle. If you want to get your shop or product noticed, I think you should consider that in the beginning, any publicity is good publicity. I’m here to tell you not to underestimate the power of your peers. Getting featured on a blog is a free service often overlooked. ... Read More »

800 Comments In 30 Days – Tips For Leaving And Getting More Comments

letterpress card. we go together like blogs and comments | by: shopsaplingpress Since the relaunch of Handmadeology in early August 2010 there has been over 17,200 comments posted.  Comments are the lifeblood of any blog.  Comments build social proof and let you know as a blogger that readers are reading.  Comments can also help your blog or site gain page ... Read More »

HTML Basics Every Blogger Should Know

  Some of you may already be super familiar with HTML, but to some of you, it may look like a completely incomprehensible foreign language. If that is the case, allow me to help break down some of the very basic components of HTML. Manipulating the HTML within your blog can help you enhance your posts. Open in a new ... Read More »

Contribute To The Handmade Community

When you are writing for other established blogs in the handmade community you have the opportunity to meet other like minded people and grow your own readership. Let’s face it we all need to make connections and hang around people that have things in common. Do you belong to an Etsy team? Do you join groups and Fan pages on ... Read More »

10 Blogging Tips to Increase Sales

  10 Blogging Tips to Increase Sales Anyone who has ever started a blog knows that the saying “build it and they will come” is a myth. It’s challenging to grow an audience from scratch. Attracting and keeping readers for your blog, as well as converting them into buyers, requires a strategy. Follow these 10 blogging tips to increase your ... Read More »

Your Blog Post Promotion Checklist

I started blogging right around the time I launched my Etsy shop in 2007.  My wife said I should start a blog and at the time I had no clue what a blog was!  Fast forward to 2012, and things are just a bit different. Here are a few articles from Handmadeology that will help you build and promote your ... Read More »

40 Tips to a Better Craft Blog from Craft Blog Uk

I have been consistently blogging  since 2007 and the constant blogging for my business not only increases blog traffic, but in directly increases traffic to my online shop as well. Over the years I have notice a definitely direct correlation between my weekly blogging activity and the number of sales I make. The more I blog, the more traffic I ... Read More »

Let’s Talk Blogging – Tips From Timothy Adam On Running a Successful Blog

Can we talk about blogging? Blogging is an essential marketing tool that pumps up the activity on any website, builds community, and goes hand in hand with Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. You Tube, as well, if you do You Tube.   B’sue Boutiques has lots of YouTubes, as of today, there are 43: http://www.youtube.com/user/bsueboutiques If any building your web presence is ... Read More »