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Are Bloggers Narcissists?

My biggest fan (my mom) has tried to get several of her friends to read my blog over the past two years. She says they all say something like, “I don’t want to read about what someone had for lunch.” … Continue reading

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What I Learned about Blogging in the First Year

Yippee! It’s my one-year blogiversary!

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Excited to Go to BlogHer 2015 Conference in NYC

Just made reservations for my first bloggers conference — the big one. Yep, it’s the BlogHer 2015 conference in New York City — held at the Midtown Manhattan Hilton. This is going to be a real adventure– just me and … Continue reading

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How to Find Ideas for Blog Posts

Once you start a blog, you’re always looking for interesting topics to write about… Keep a notebook handy at all times and use the “how to find ideas for blog posts” list¬†below to generate content: 1) Listen to people’s conversations … Continue reading

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2014 Year in Review

Here’s my 2014 year in review: 1) Am still single and searching. Have had a few “first Internet dates” this year (and enough time has passed that I can now laugh about them!) They weren’t horrible enough to be described … Continue reading

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Blog Stats for Thoughts, Tips and Tales during 2014

  Just received some statistics about my blog during 2014. Very interesting… What do you think?

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Cool Graphics Tool for Bloggers and Others

Came across a great graphics website today. You know the “Keep Calm and Carry on” signs that you see on Pinterest and everywhere? And the takeoffs on them? (“Keep Calm and Kayak On,” etc.) You can create your own unique … Continue reading

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Charleston Area Bloggers Meeting Thurs., Aug. 21

If you live in the Charleston, S.C., area and want to get together to share tips and network with other area bloggers, please plan to attend the kickoff Charleston-Area Bloggers meeting Thurs., Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at Publix¬†cafe in … Continue reading

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Featured on Another Blog, but Sort of Embarrassed…

Yesterday I was a featured blogger on the In the Next 30 Days blog at http://inthenext30days.net/bloggers-day-5-blog-queen-diane-thoughts-tips-tales/, which was very cool! But I’m kind of embarrassed because it sounded like Anna, who very kindly wrote the blog post to feature me, … Continue reading

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Scaling Blogging Back a Little

Creating posts on a personal blog has been great fun so far! However, after blogging 75 straight days in a row… I need to scale back a little. So, I’ll be posting three times a week (maybe more – who … Continue reading

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