Tag: Summer of the Blog

  • Keeping to a Schedule

    Regular content makes for regular traffic which is a good thing if you’re trying to build your readership. The easiest way to keep your posts regular is to write out a blogging schedule. A schedule will give you a clear picture of what needs to be done to get posts out on time and will […]

  • Blog Envy

    Jealousy and envy are topics that comes up a lot in the blog’o’sphere. It’s easy to look at the snap shots of other people’s lifestyles and creative endeavors or the number of followers and comments a blogger has and get envious. You might wonder, “Why am I not getting the recognition I deserve and they […]

  • The Dos and Don’ts of Product Posts

    A lot of bloggers, myself included, occasionally post about stuff we have for sale. Some bloggers do it so well that I actually look forward to their Etsy shop posts. Some bloggers don’t and I just scroll right past their posts about products. Here’e what you can do to avoid ending up in the latter […]

  • Level of Expertise

    Every once in awhile I start to wonder how detailed I should write my posts. How detailed should I write tutorials or patterns? I tend to write for a skill level slightly below mine. I explain some things, but I don’t explain everything because I assume that most people reading this blog have a little […]

  • The Pros and Cons of Patterns and Tutorials

    Patterns and tutorials can be a lot of work, but the traffic they bring in can make up for that. Are they worth your time? If they bring in so much traffic is there any reason why you should write other content? Here’s a break down of the pros and cons of patterns and tutorial […]