8 Things You Need to Know Before You Start Your Blog

My blog, Ripped Jeans and Bifocals, has been online for about 18 months. I'm happy, proud and a little bit in awe of the things I've been able to accomplish. I network quite a bit with other bloggers in groups where we share hacks, tips, and tricks and ask questions "behind the scenes." But I don't often blog about blogging. I have quite a few readers who are bloggers or who express interest in starting a blog and while I love answering questions when I can, I thought I'd put together a list of my best advice for new bloggers. Some of these are things I wish I'd have known way back when and some are things I've learned by screwing them up royally. ...more
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5 Lessons I've Learned from 5 Years of Blogging

When you first start blogging, everything's a mystery. At least in was for me. When I wrote my very first blog post on my very first blog, I had no idea the massive amount of work and learning that lay ahead of me. Fast forward five years, and I'd like to think I've picked up a few things here and there. ...more
Many thanks for your post.  I have started blogging again and I plan to make a career of writing ...more