So Tell Us, Ellie - Why Do You Blog? (Said The Imaginary Readers In My Head...)

I ran into a friend this weekend and she had a buddy along, so of course, she introduced me and then she told the buddy I was a blogger. Like, a real-live "she does it almost every day" kind of blogger. In her mind, I'm a minor celebrity in the Blogosphere because I blog for Woman's Day and also have my very own webpage....more

Time Management For Bloggers: Budgeting Air In Your Space Suit

It is Monday, and the first day of Autumn!Have you balanced an egg on its end yet?This is just crazy....more

Social Media Sites Off the Beaten Path: 9 Sites You Should Know

Everyone and their mother has a Facebook or Twitter account.  But what about all those other social media networks; the ones that don't get the love and attention they deserve?  There really is a site for every interest; you need to go find it.  Whether it's in a social media site you've heard of but didn't originally think was for you, or in one you never even knew existed, there's plenty out there beyond Facebook and Twitter!  Here are 9 sites you may have overlooked. ...more
Pinterest is by far one of my favorite social media sites right now, and I'm getting the hang of ...more

Is it possible to OD on FB?

Dear Ann,...more

5 Tips For Writing A Traffic-Inducing Teaser Post

Originally Published on Beyond Your BlogWhat is a teaser post and why would I want to write one?A teaser post is a post on your blog, that redirects the reader to another site.  The idea is that when you have your work featured on another site, you can write a short post on your own blog to send readers to the place where your work has been featured....more

Cry, If You Must.

Prompt: Tell us about the best movie to bring on a cleansing cry....more

THE PROPER THING

I am ambling down the road with Sheba. The air is still and cool but the sun is shining through. I'm hard pressed to find words and ideas this morning. What story do I have to tell? Where do I start? The question comes up every morning....more

How to Get Organic Traffic to your Blog?

Hello friends, This is my second post on Blogher after "Why I Love Blogging", where I explained the reason of my love with blogging. Today, I am going to give you some tips to get organic traffic to your blog and I am giving all the tips according to my experience. So, all tips are tried and tested....more
Thanks for the tips yet it seems that all I got for readers is the Google bot ...though I think ...more

Vagina: And other words I teach my daughter.

Yes,  you read that correctly.My 3 year old Little knows the word "Vagina"  She also knows "Boobies, "Breasts" and "Penis"...more

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME...

TODAY MY DAUGHTER, GRANDSON, JAYCE, AND MY DAUGHTERS FRIEND ALL WENT OUT TO EXPERIENCE THE TRULY MAGNIFICENT SUN DRENCHED DAY, WITH BLUE SKIES, AND PERFECT WEATHER AND TEMPS.  AFTER LUNCH AND A MEDICAL MUSEUM, WE ALL WENT PAST THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST LATTER DAY SAINTS, A  NEWLY BUILDT TEMPLE. THIS TEMPLE LOOKS LIKE EMERALD CITY IN THE WIZARD OF OZ. THERE WAS A VISITERS CENTER, WHICH WE WALKED INTO , TO  ASK IF WE COULD TOUR THEIR TEMPLE. ...more