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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Five Ways to Improve Your Blog

Making it a family affair!
  1. Get rid of word verification in your comments.  This is annoying for your readers and is usually a turn-off.
  2. Use more photos!  And then some!  
  3. Keep the sidebar looking clean.  Too many ads and widgets will make load time take way too long!  
  4. Absolutely no music.  Thanks.  
  5. Think about SEO (search engine optimization) and Google Analytics when titling your posts.  And remember, Google loves lists!  Target and engage that audience!  
Looking for more bloggy advice?  Check out the SITS Girls.  And buy a ticket to their amazing Bloggy Boot Camp!  It will not disappoint!  

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4 Comments:

Anonymous Isra said...

Hi Annie! I saw you have 3 under 5 also..it's rare to meet someone in the same boat. I also have 5,3,1..lovely isn't it? ;) I was wondering about the QueenOfTheRoad Contest? I went to the website, but I'm not sure how it works, do we just comment on any post, and get people to like it? How long does the contest last? Thanks for any help!

3:45 PM  
Blogger Annie said...

Great to meet you Isra and thanks for stopping by! My daughter just turned 6 on Sunday!! ;) It's getting easier by the minute, I think!? Hmmm. Is it?

Ok, Go over to Queen of the Road and leave a comment on the wall telling them what you wanted to be when you were a little girl. As simple as that!

Queen of the Road will be giving away 4 sets of tickets tomorrow and 4 more next Friday! Good luck! And thanks for following!

3:57 PM  
Anonymous Isra said...

How funny, my son turns 6 next month! And the established in '04, is that when you were married..cause I was too! So funny! I went to their wall, but I didn't see anything 'formal' about the contest, do I just make a new comment anywhere on the wall about being queen of the road..dont want to look too random. HA!

5:08 PM  
Blogger Annie said...

Go the the Facebook page

http://www.facebook.com/ChevyQueenoftheRoad

and leave the comment there. :)

5:11 PM  

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