Category: Blogging and Social Media

Grow Your Blog with the International Bloggers Association

Do you want access to a library of information on running a successful blog? Do you have specific blogging questions and wish other bloggers would help you? Do you want to network with highly successful bloggers? Do you want other people sharing your posts and promoting your blog? Come join us at the International Bloggers …

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Facebook Share as Page Frustration

This is technically not a Facebook rant, but more of a head’s up to fellow users that have a “personal” page and “business” page I shared a number of things on my That Recipe page this week that never showed up on my page’s news feed. Recently they added the feature to choose between posting …

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Breaking up with a blogging group

Have you ever joined a blogging group that sounded like the perfect fit only to begin to wonder if you made a huge mistake? I am in the midst of that dilemma right now, and I only have a few days to make a decision. The group started with such promise. It sounded like a …

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Back for another round of NABLOPOMO.

Have I lost my mind to go back to trying to write a blog every day for the next month after 5 months off? Probably. But with my little guy back in school full time 5 days a week I hope I might have a bit more time than last year when he was out at …

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Comment Conundrum

Last month I participated in a Comment Love group with a bunch of other bloggers. We had to visit 75 other sites and leave a comment on one of their posts – all to be done in one week. Of course it was scheduled for Valentine’s Week which is insane at my house with 2 birthdays …

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My BEST blogging tip EVER.

Wait two hours between writing and publishing. Yup, that’s it. Pretty simple isn’t it. I just spent 45 minutes on a post about my miserable day then immediately published it. Five minutes later I deleted it. It was the right decision. It was nothing more than a pity party. And if my husband had read it …

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Keep Trying Facebook

I have noticed Facebook has been trying to get me to like pages similar to ones I already like. Some are fairly similar to the original page like this one: A radio station and another local newspaper: totally makes sense. Then there’s these that just have my head scratching: How does Long Island Medium fit in this …

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Random thoughts on blog stats

I know I really shouldn’t care about blog statistics, mostly because I have yet to find a program that tells me the “truth”. But, I do occasionally take a peek and have come to realize a few things, particularly about the www.thatrecipe.com stats. First the challenge. If anyone has a solution I’d love to hear …

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