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Blogkeeping Archives // Backing Up Your Blog

This week I am reposting some popular Blogkeeping posts to help you prepare your blog for 2013. This post first appeared on July 28, 2012 and has updated with new information. Can I tell you a secret? I forget to back up my blog. You probably do too, but the difference between me and you is that …

Blogkeeping Archives // Getting the Facebook + Twitter Usernames You Want

This week I am reposting some popular Blogkeeping posts to help you prepare your blog for 2013. This post first appeared on July 21, 2012 and has been updated with new information. So you have myblogisawesome.com, but facebook.com/myblogisawesome and @myblogisawesome are taken? No worries just yet, you may still be able to claim them, if the people …

Blogkeeping Archives // How to Create Custom Share Links

This week I am reposting some popular Blogkeeping posts to help you prepare your blog for 2013. This post first appeared on July 7, 2012 and has been updated with new information. I’ve tried pretty much every social sharing plugin out there, and I just haven’t found one that totally suits my needs. Most of them use …

Blogkeeping Archives // How to Add a Pin It Image Hover

This week I am reposting some popular Blogkeeping posts to help you prepare your blog for 2013. This post first appeared on July 14, 2012 and has been updated with new information. As Pinterest has gained popularity this year, a lot of blogs have added Pin It buttons that appear when you hover over images, so you …

Blogkeeping Archives // Creating an Editorial Calendar

This week I am reposting some popular Blogkeeping posts to help you prepare your blog for 2013. This post first appeared on August 4, 2012 and has been updated with new information. Creating an editorial calendar may not seem like a lot of fun, but once you get into it, it really is, and I …

Happy Holidays!

Thank you for helping me choose a Christmas card from Minted! I’m just now getting around to sharing what I picked, but they actually came in right after Thanksgiving, and I couldn’t be happier. You can’t tell from the photo, but I went with a pearly paper that has a shimmery sheen in the light …

Blogkeeping // My Favorite Plugins

Whether you are ready for a custom design but need a way to get your name out there before your project can get started, or you’re new to WordPress and aren’t sure how everything works, I’m taking Blogkeeping back to the basics to give you some tips and tricks to help you get started. So you have …

Blogkeeping // A Quick Survey

I’m excited about some ideas I have for Blogkeeping (is it just me, or do ideas seem to flow more freely in December?), but I would love to hear what YOU think! If you have a minute, I’d love if you’d fill out my 2-question survey on blogging frustrations, and tweet about it if you like! …

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