Tag Archive: blogging

What I have learned in my 300 blog posts

I could write word upon word about Blogger burnout that few if any will bother reading. Instead I am going to teach by example and go spend time with my favorite two people in the world. Happy Sunday to you all!   Related Post 52 Weeks to a Better Blog: Quarter One Be the Boss …

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Blogging Financial Errors

Last week I figured out a few things that have been costing me money with That Recipe and I have no one to blame but myself. WEB HOSTING First I discovered that I have been paying twice what I should for monthly hosting. Mom set up the account originally with “company X” and they were …

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Should you jump in the TSUnami?

This is not going to be your typical Tsu is almighty and you need to sign up now post. I have come to bury Tsu, not praise it! Okay, maybe a little of both. This new social media has potential, but also some problems. Is it the answer to the small bloggers woes of increasing …

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Blogging Tip: Keeping Track of Link Ups

The past few months I have been submitting my posts to various Link Ups, but as the number I contributed to grew, the harder it became for me to keep track of them. It was a challenge to not only remember when each one went live, but to remember if I went back and looked …

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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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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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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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I am decidedly “Un”trendy

Facebook mobile now has a trending now list like so many other websites (twitter, google, yahoo, blah blah blah). Yawn.  I am not sure when it started, I just noticed it yesterday. I don’t even look at those lists most of the time. Why? Because 95% of the time I have no idea who or what they …

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