The BEST way to follow blogs… but do it NOW.

the best way to follow blogs

If you are using Google Reader to read blogs, that option will close down Monday July 1st. So!!! What are the other alternatives if you are a reader kinda reader? What truly is the best way to follow blogs? There are LOTS of ways to stay on top of blog posts. Here are a few […]

How to upload comment photos with Gravatar

how to use Gravatar

My you’re looking a little grey and white today… Ever wonder how to ditch the patchwork quilt sections or grey/white head and shoulders icon when you comment on some blogs? Wonder no more… here’s how! Blogs such as WordPress require a little extra help and need a place to grab said picture from. Gravatar will […]

Opportunity choosing alongside nature photos


Choosing the right job opportunities is tough business. But you can bet these nature photos will help to show you why taking walks helps tremendously for me during such times. I’m absolutely without question, blessed to live in an area that’s a little bit country and a little bit suburban. It’s a little community smack […]

All about LINK PARTIES / Part 1 ~ Party Etiquette


Here I go hosting Party Junk, a link party every week and have NEVER offered a tutorial on how to link up to one. Or the expectations of the party.  Or what they even are! Well, today it’s time to change that. So many new bloggers are coming on board asking worthy questions and we […]

31 Days Blog to Biz / day 30 – Nester tells all


Once upon a time, one of the very first blogs I landed on was Nesting Place. And I remember my land very well. I was immediately drawn to Nester’s decorating. Clean lines, beautiful things, but above all, she showed the messy side of life and claimed it didn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful. […]

How to make your blog comment friendly


This is not a new post.  But it’s a good one, especially for blog newbies. When I first ran this post, commenting on other’s blogs changed DRAMATICALLY. Gone were the word verifications and emails were finally linked up to comments. It was like magic. To date, the original post, shown Nov 2010  has received 167 […]

How to work and save photos for blogs and magazines


Oh how us bloggers LOVE using photos and lots of them to convey our messages in our posts! But did you know there’s some easy tweaks you can do to your photos to allow them to load quicker and keep them safe? Now what about if a magazine should come knocking on your virtual door? […]

Moving from PC to Mac review


My friend Dan and I have this little ‘sparing thing’ we do. He’s always right in his eyes, but I like to think I’m the one that’s REALLY right. So his right vs. my right comes into play with pretty much each conversation we have. In a good humored manner of course. 🙂 The last […]