How to Add Social Media Tabs to Your Facebook Page

It used to be really easy to add social media tabs to your Facebook page, but those days disappeared a few page updates ago. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, social media tabs are additional fields that you can add to the left side of your Facebook page that allow you to link to your Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Youtube accounts. While I’m sure there must be a couple of different ways you can do this, I thought I’d share my

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How to Optimize Your Blog Images for Search Engines

Images are very important to your site for a variety of reasons. The obvious being that readers can get a better picture of your topics (pun intended!) and the things you’re posting about when you use images to help. In addition to this, images can help break up space between a lot of text, making things easier to scan and read online and they can also help increase your SEO if done correctly. Most people who run a website or blog

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How to Make More Money from Your Travel Blog

I love traveling almost as much as I love shopping. Sometimes I think that if I could go back in time to 2009 when I first started my blog that I would choose to start a travel blog instead of a shopping blog. Alas. I am so envious of those who get to write about their sponsored trips around the world. Don’t get me wrong: Both writing and traveling can be a lot of work. But seeing the world and having

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How to See What People are Pinning from Your Blog

One of the coolest blogging “tricks” I’ve ever learned is how to see what people are pinning from your blog. And the best part? It could be what people are pinning from your blog… or what they are pinning from any other blog! Field research, anyone? Doing this is super easy and takes absolutely no time at all. Just follow the steps below and you’ll be a Pinterest sleuth in about 30 seconds flat. How to See What People are

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How to Create a Successful Blog Strategy

If you want to have the best chance at building a blog that gets the results you seek, you will need a blog strategy. No matter how passionate you are about your subject matter, it’s important that you have a strategy in place. You might get burned out, you might go through a personal crisis or other problem in your life, or any number of things could happen that cause you to struggle with your blog postings, even if it

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