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Blogging Basics

If you are new to blogging, then there are a lot of blogging basics that you need to learn.

You can get a broad understanding with this Blogging for Beginners article.

The following articles also cover the basics that you may have questions about.

 

AppSumo DepositPhotos Deal is Back for Black Friday 2020

Don’t miss the DepositPhotos AppSumo Black Friday deal! Starting today for 8 days only you get 100 credits at DepositPhotos for only $39. If you are a blogger, this one is for you! I use a lot of stock photos to illustrate my posts and for social media. The two services that I use most …

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How to Create a Thin Rectangle in the NEW Canva Interface

Sometimes the simplest things can drive you crazy – like trying to figure out how to make a thin rectangle in the new Canva interface. It is actually really easy to do – but they don’t make it easy for you to figure out. Crazy, I know. Watch the Video Tutorial It is easier for …

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EBA FREE Training – The No Fail Blogging Plan Video Series

Today I just want to pop in and let you know about a new EBA FREE Training called the No Fail Blogging Plan. In this powerful 3 video series, Ruth Soukup – the founder of Elite Blog Academy will teach you strategies that will help you to eliminate the overwhelm. Instead, you will learn how …

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How to Organize an Adobe Lightroom Classic Catalog for Your Blog – the Set Up

I recently decided to start using Adobe Creative Cloud for my blog. Although this suite is made up of many tools, I was primarily interested in trying: Adobe Lightroom Classic for photos and Adobe Premiere Rush for video I won’t go into details about Premiere Rush here – since this post is about setting up …

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Which Adobe Creative Cloud Plan is Best for Bloggers?

When it comes to Adobe Creative Cloud – there are a ton of different plans that you can choose from. It is a bit confusing. As a blogger I chose the Photography plan and this is why I chose it. Adobe Creative Cloud is the gold standard when it comes to photo editing software for …

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How to Convert a WordPress Post from the Classic Editor to Gutenberg

It is really easy to convert a post written in the classic editor to Gutenberg in WordPress. This is how. If you have written many of your blog posts in the Classic Editor for WordPress but are now thinking of moving those over to Gutenberg – the good news is that it is really easy …

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Great Blogging Advice – Especially for When You Feel Stuck

Sometimes as a blogger, you kind of get lost in your journey. There is so much to do and so much blogging advice coming at you from every direction. It can be so overwhelming that you freeze. This is how to get unstuck. For me, it’s a bit of a roller coaster – there are …

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Magazine Pro – A Great WordPress Theme for Beginner Bloggers

The Magazine Pro WordPress theme is a great choice for beginner bloggers – this is why. Yesterday I told you about 6 WordPress themes that are specifically optimized for Gutenberg (aka the new block builder WordPress editor). One of those themes is the Magazine Pro theme from StudioPress. I have always liked the Magazine Pro …

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How to Use PicMonkey to Create Blog Images

Creating great blog post images to share on social media is time-consuming. But if you know how to use PicMonkey the process will be a lot easier. These days – every blog post that you write needs to have images in lots of different sizes for sharing on sites like Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This …

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The Grammarly Referral Program is Gone BUT There Is Still A Way To Earn

Grammarly is a very popular service amongst writers and bloggers. Unfortunately, the Grammarly referral program no longer exists. But there is good news – there is a way that you can still earn money by recommending Grammarly. If you are a Grammarly fan, you can still earn money for recommending Grammarly to your friends simply …

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120 Blog Post Ideas – Get this Free MEGA List

Get this MEGA list of 120 Blog Post ideas for FREE – never struggle with writer’s block again! Tackle the problem of coming up with blog content head on. Have you ever run out of ideas for blog content? It’s a constant battle for me. Some days I am overflowing with possibilities. And other days …

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How to Process Your Blog Images Quickly

Creating eye catching visuals for your blog can be a real drag on your available time. Use these these tips to create blog images quickly and efficiently. As the internet becomes more visual, the pressure is on to create a variety of great looking photos in all sorts of different sizes for every. single. post. …

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How to Promote Amazon Prime Day on Your Blog

It is always a challenge to promote Amazon Prime Day on your blog. There are SO MANY great deals that you will be tempted to share it all. But sharing everything is not effective. Use these focused strategies instead. Amazon Prime Day is a perfect time to help your blog readers start their holiday shopping …

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2020 PicMonkey Pricing Guide

You probably already know that PicMonkey is one of my favorite photo editors. I use it to create website graphics all the time. Over the years the PicMonkey pricing and plans have evolved. Here is how it looks for 2020. How PicMonkey Has Changed Over Time Today’s PicMonkey looks nothing like the one from days of old. Recently they totally …

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