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ByLynne Thomas

How Pinterest Has Sky-rocketed My Blog Visitors

Come and find out how Pinterest has sky-rocketed my blog visitors in just a couple of months.

Have you discovered the power of Pinterest yet? No? Well you need to start looking at it as a serious option for promoting your blog online and I’ll tell you why now…

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ByLynne Thomas

Simple Blogging Advice For New Bloggers

Are you looking for simple blogging advice for new bloggers? Good, you’re in the right place because that’s exactly what I’m offering you.

As an older blogger I sometimes get a little confused or irritated by all the tech talk that goes on around blogging – and there really isn’t any need for most of it.

I will teach you how to start blogging, how to create great content and how to find and use the most useful tools and plugins to really get your blog off to a great start and I will use simple, every-day language that you can actually understand.

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ByLynne Thomas

How To Write A Great Blog Post

Are you trying to find out how to write a great blog post? Great, then grab a cuppa and let’s get started.

First of all a blog post is just an article which appears on a blog. Like this one that you’re reading right now.

It is designed to inform, inspire, educate or entertain it’s readers, or to promote a product or service that you may have or want to recommend.

This particular post is going to be educating you. It is going to be teaching you exactly how to write a great blog post from scratch. You will learn something from it and so I consider it to be educational. I hope it is a little inspirational too though.

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ByLynne Thomas

Are Blogging Courses Worth It?

A lot of my clients ask me are blogging courses worth it. They tell me that there is a wealth of information for free on YouTube and Google, so why pay for courses.

This is what I tell them…

You get what you pay for. If something is free then it’s very unlikely to provide as much value as something you have to pay for, that’s just common sense really isn’t it?

There will be parts of it, or steps missing, or it won’t tell you the whole method but ask you to upgrade to get the rest of the “necessary” information. Of course, this isn’t true of every free thing you come across on the internet, but I just wanted you to bear it in mind.

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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.  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.  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 🙂

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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 well  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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