Category: Blogging Tips

2 Tools That Changed the Way I Make My Graphics

2 Tools That Changed the Way I Make My Graphics

Graphics can be a total pain in the ass. The last thing you want to do after spending hours typing up a blog post is spend another hour or more creating graphics to go with said blog post. It’s exhausting. I literally used to spend hours on one post – and most of that time […]

3 Ways Buffer Helps Me Kick Social Media Ass

3 Ways Buffer Helps Me Kick Social Media Ass

I’ve been scheduling my social media posts for a long time. I discovered Hootsuite about a year and a half ago and have used it to promote my blog posts ever since. My process for social media used to go like this:   Write blog post Copy permalink Write some tweets for the day the […]

15 Blog Post Ideas for Book Bloggers

15 Blog Post Ideas for Book Bloggers

Do you ever feel like the only blogger who can’t generate content? I sometimes sit at my computer staring at the stupid blinking cursor for what feels like forever hoping that a blog post idea manifests, flows through my fingers and magically types itself up. It doesn’t because apparently I am not in fact magical. […]

How to Create a Beautiful Bookstagram (+Free List of Ideas!)

How to Create a Beautiful Bookstagram (+Free List of Ideas!)

The latest fad in social media seems to be Instagram lately. I am constantly seeing people post gorgeous pictures of their books. For book bloggers, bookstagram seems to be almost a necessity. But where do you even start? With this post of my best bookstagram tips.   What is bookstagram? Bookstagram is exactly what it […]

How to Use Yoast SEO & 5 Reasons You Need It

How to Use Yoast SEO & 5 Reasons You Need It

If you’ve been around the blogosphere for a little while you’ve probably heard the term┬áSEO. Or maybe you haven’t and this is your first time stumbling across this little acronym. Well stay where you are because these three letters mean something extremely important for your blog. Not only am I going to teach you what […]

Blog Graphic Success in 5 Easy Steps

Blog Graphic Success in 5 Easy Steps

Blog graphics can be tough for anyone who is not a graphic designer. I’m not a designer. In fact, I’m actually not artistic at all. I can barely draw a stick figure. You should see my attempt at a dog. Not pretty. But because of my lack of artistic ability, I always thought I would […]

Branding Your Blog Made Easy

Branding Your Blog Made Easy

  Have you ever been browsing Pinterest, seen an image and automatically known exactly what blog it’s from? If not, you may not be as addicted to Pinterest as me. But if you spend copious amounts of time on Pinterest you’ll start to notice. I pin a lot of blogging tips on Pinterest and I […]

Blogging Process – My 14 Essential Steps

Blogging Process – My 14 Essential Steps

  Have you ever sat back and read someone’s blog and wondered how the hell they put it all together? How they got the graphics together, the links, the content upgrade, the promotion and marketing and all the other bits and pieces that go into a great blog post? I have. All the time actually. […]

Top Three: Books, Writing & Blogging + Giveaway

Top Three: Books, Writing & Blogging + Giveaway

Happy Monday everybody!! And welcome to Unbound Pages, my new place to spout off my feelings about books! For those of you coming with me from my previous blog, The Library Canary, thank you for following me to my new corner of the internet. And for any newbies here, welcome! You came at the right […]

How to Maximize Your Weekdays w/Free Weekday Goal Planner!

How to Maximize Your Weekdays w/Free Weekday Goal Planner!

  Lately I’ve been struggling with my schedule and getting everything I want to accomplished. And after the whirlwind that was the holidays, my weekends are getting busier and busier playing catch up. I’m losing the time I normally spend reading/writing/blogging. And I was thinking about the fact that during the week I don’t do […]