Blogging Tips – What I Wished I Knew When I Started Blogging Recap II

Amazing Blog Tips from top notch bloggers

Happy Holidays! I hope you're all getting in to the holiday spirit and embracing that Christmas is just around the corner!  Whether we're ready for it or not, here it comes!!!  For the next few weeks, I'm going to be highlighting the Bloggers that have been so gracious to participate in this series.  It's such a busy time of year that a lot of us don't have much time to blog on our own blogs, let alone guest post.  So, I hope to refresh some memories and highlight some tips from the past few months ... Amy from The Idea Room "Balance is the key.  I love my readers, but ultimately it comes down to being there for and WITH your family.  I wish I had learned that lesson a bit earlier in … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips – What I Wished I Knew When I Started Blogging Recap

Amazing Blog Tips from top notch bloggers

Today I wanted to revisit some of the past guest posts.  If you're new to my blog, you will find so many AMAZING contributors to this series.  When I started it, I had no idea the amount of knowledge that it would muster in one place! Here are some excerpts of some of the past posts: Becca from Blue Cricket Design was our FIRST guest blogger! Talk about starting off with a BOOM!  Here's an excerpt: "It’s ok to take a break! I’m not so good at this but I’m learning it’s important! Don’t force a post just becasue you need one. Take a day off! Just think…Quality over Quantity! You get back what you put into it! I find just as much joy, if not more, in promoting others as I do … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips – Daria from Mom in Management

Amazing Blog Tips from top notch bloggers

Blogging Tips I'm so pleased to have Daria here today!!!  Not only is she a local blogger and I like her, she and I just fit!  It's like we have been friends forever.  She has some AH-MAZING tips for you today!!!  I've learned a lot and hope you will too... ************     I've always been interested in websites and using websites as a means of sharing family stories and photos. In fact, I took a website development class from a local community college 12 years ago just for fun. I was lucky enough to have my company pay for it and I didn't have kids, so often took classes that interested me. I did a few things with my new found web knowledge: Put together a web … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips – Kristyn from Lil’ Luna

Amazing Blog Tips from top notch bloggers

Hi there! My name is Kristyn, and I blog over at Lil' Luna. Come on over and say hi and you will find all sorts of  ideas, recipes, crafts, decor, printables and more for any and all occasions. :) I must begin by saying that I am so happy to be here. Thanks for having me Tara! I'll start by stating that there are so many thing I have learned in the 16 months that I have been blogging! At first, I really just wanted to make it a place where people could go to find some inspiration.  Now, it's turned into a business that I LOVE!! Not only do I make a little money, but I'm able to be creative and share my ideas as well as the ideas I've seen through blog land,  with … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips – From Taradara Made it

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A huge Blogging Tip :: Reaching out This week, I thought I'd share a few things that I wished I knew when I started blogging a year ago. {photography by Farrah Jobling Photography} When I started blogging, I really didn't know a darn thing.  Didn't think I had much to say, didn't think anybody would listen or care, didn't think it would last.  But, a year has passed and the path that my blog has gone down is simply not what I originally set out for it {thank goodness!}.  My blog has certainly evolved over the year.  The only way that it has survived is because I have REACHED OUT to other bloggers. So, I'd like to focus on REACHING OUT to others.  Yes, a lot of this series' past guest … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips – The Adventures of Ordy and Joon

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Blogging Today, we are so lucky to have Ordy and Joon here!!! {she's Joon and her fiance is Ordy} We met at Creative Estates in Phoenix and I've followed her ever since! She's getting married and it's so fun to check out her blog to live vicariously through her photos she's posting with plans of a beautiful wedding!  {we got married with literally 1.5 weeks of planning, so I didn't get a chance to 'plan' .... no, I wasn't pregnant} Anyways, she's a law student and here's what she has to say about blogging.... ******** I have a mentor in almost every aspect of my life. There's a specific attorney I look up to for career guidance, a professor I look up to for school guidance, and … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips – from Flamingo Toes

Amazing Blog Tips from top notch bloggers

Blogging I'm very excited to have yet another wise bloggy friend contribute to this series!  I love her blog's name ... so catchy and really makes you visualize a flamingo's toes when you read it!  She has so many wonderful tutorials and crafts on her blog, you should certainly check it out after reading what she has to say.... ******* Hi! I am so excited to be here for Tara's What I Wish I Knew When I Started Blogging Series!! My name is Bev and I blog at Flamingo Toes. I was able to meet Tara in Arizona in April and I had a great time getting to chat with her - and I ADORE her shop and mad sewing skills. ;) I'm thrilled to be sharing what I've learned since I started blogging - but … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips – Alison from Oopsey Daisy

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Hello friends! My name is Alison, and I blog at Oopsey Daisy. I am thrilled to be here at Tara's place today. I know Tara in real life because we are some of the very few craft bloggers from Colorado. Isn't her entire series genius?! I love reading other bloggers' advice! No doubt about it, I am completely BLESSED to do what I love. I actually get to wake up each morning and make stuff... and then share it! I have the opportunity to connect with other creative minds. I am so blessed, and I tell myself this every day. But I am still no expert. I am learning new things each day. Today, I am sharing what has worked for me. So this is me on my soapbox with some of my best blogging … [Read more...]

Blog Conference ~ SITS Girls know how to put on a show

Bloggy Bootcamp

Blogging   I'm going to start off by saying that if you are EVER thinking of attending or trying to decide on a blogging conference to help you along with your blog, Bloggy Bootcamp is the one you should invest in.  It's one day.  It's affordable.  It's jam packed with USEFUL information.  There is a ton of networking! The calibre of the speakers at the Denver Bloggy Bootcamp was second to none!  I truly mean this.  Check out this line up: Amy Bradley Hole from Be Better Jillian Tohber Leslie from Catch My Party Aimee Giese from Giese Media Danielle Liss from Kitten-a-Go-Go Fiona Bryan from Bantering Blonde Barb Likos from Chaotic Communications Kathy Bouska from Mama's Losin … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips – Denise from Denise Blooms

Amazing Blog Tips from top notch bloggers

We're back and running this week! Great Blogging Tips!! {sorry about last week, friends!  Just was super dooper busy and had a hugely full week!} I met Denise on Twitter and have loved her blog and her tweets for the last year.  She's a beautiful writer, and an inspirational woman. With that said, here is what she has to say.... Thank you Tara for inviting me as a guest to share a bit of my experience in the blogging world. I am always thrilled to be able to encourage someone out there who might need a nudge in the right direction for their blog. I have been online since 2007, where I started out building a website on home decorating from scratch. I was passionate about that … [Read more...]

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