ByLynne Thomas

How To Include Halloween In Your Non-Halloween Blog

Are you wondering how you can include Halloween in your non-Halloween blog and still remain credible?

It’s important for bloggers to keep up with what’s trending on social media and right now people are gearing up for Halloween.

I know it’s not even the end of August yet, but honestly, you have to start promoting your content at least a month before the actual event to give it time to gain traction.

So in a couple of weeks you are going to need something in your blog, Pinterest boards, Facebook page or Instagram posts that talks about Halloween.

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ByLynne Thomas

Back To School, Back To Blogging

Are you drawing a blank as to what to blog about once the Grand-kids go back to school?

I’m not yet a Gran, although many of my blogging friends are, and they have had their blogging activities somewhat curtailed this last 6 weeks or so; because of the school holidays and having to look after the Grand-kids.

Quite a few of them have been saying that they have got out of the swing of it, or that they can’t think what to blog about now that they are about to get their days back.

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ByLynne Thomas

How To Start A Free Blog

If you want to learn how to start a free blog you’re in the right place, however, if, at some point you want to make money from your blog and treat it as a business, I would strongly advise that you don’t have a completely free one but to invest a tiny amount to own your own domain name and have it hosted for you.

By tiny amount, I mean about $40 for TWO YEARS.ย  Here’s why it’s worth paying that little bit for your blog.

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ByLynne Thomas

Why I Became A Blogger In My 50’s

Have you ever heard someone say they are a blogger and wondered what on earth they are talking about?

It’s funny to think now, but just a few years ago that is exactly what happened to me.

I was on holiday in the Caribbean and I saw 2 girls who did nothing for 2 weeks other than pose around the pool and hotel gardens.ย  I was fascinated by them.

The whole fortnight they were constantly changing clothes and donning hats and other accessories while posing in the most un-natural ways for the camera.

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ByLynne Thomas

Lesson 7 For New Bloggers

Hello and welcome back for the 7th and final lesson of this series. I am so proud of you for making it this far with me.

I hope that I have got you to where you wanted to be a little quicker than if you had had to figure all this out on your own, if so, my work is done and I am very happy. If not, tell me what I could do better to help you.

If you have missed lessons 1 – 6 you can catch up here:

So now you know pretty much all there is to know to get your blog off to a flying start. You know how to choose your niche, how to find their pain points, how to research keywords, how to use those keywords to get found on Google and how to promote your blog successfully online.

A massive well done to you! Give yourself a huge pat on the back from me ๐Ÿ™‚

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ByLynne Thomas

Lesson 6 For New Bloggers

Wow, can you believe that we are on lesson 6 already? You have done amazingly wellย  keeping up with all the challenges and doing all the hard work that is going to get your blog off to a flying start.

If you missed lessons 1 – 5 you can catch up here:

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ByLynne Thomas

Lesson 5 For New Bloggers

Hello and welcome back for lesson 5 where we are going to be looking at adding those other 5 posts and then telling the world that you exist.

If you have missed lessons 1 – 4 you can catch up here:

I also need to point out that this blog contains some affiliate links which means that if you click on them and then go on to make a purchase, I will receive a small commission at no cost to you. This is one of the ways that I monetise my blog and I will be showing you how to do this in a later lesson.

Okay, let’s get going with lesson 5

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ByLynne Thomas

Lesson 4 For New Bloggers

Phew, are you still with me? That was a bit of a task wasn’t it? I’m very impressed with your efforts though, and glad you are still with me after all of that technical stuff.

It gets easier form here so relax and enjoy the ride.

If you missed lessons 1 – 3 you can catch up here:

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ByLynne Thomas

Lesson 3 For New Bloggers

Hello and welcome back to lesson 3 for new bloggers. It’s nice to have you back and I hope you are ready to start getting serious about your blog now that you have already done so much of the hard work.

If you have missed the previous lessons you can catch up here Lesson 1 and Lesson 2

As usual, I remind you that this blog contains affiliate links which means that if you click on any of them and then go on to make a purchase i will get paid a small commission at no cost to you. This is one way that I monetise my blog and I will be showing you how to do this in future lessons ๐Ÿ™‚

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ByLynne Thomas

Lesson 2 For New Bloggers

Welcome back! I see you have not been put off by lesson 1 then? That’s good. A lot of people stumble a the first hurdle because they realise that blogging is going to take some work.

If you missed lesson 1 you can catch up by clicking here.

Well good for you. I’m glad you’ve decided to come back for another dollop and I promise it’s going to get a bit more exciting from now on.

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