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Blossoming FAQ and Answers – Laurie’s Blossom Blog Series

You found Blossoms! Here are the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about my Blossom blog series, plus links to all things blossoming in my life. First, I have to share a quote I just found about blossoming. I don’t love it, but I’ll share it anyway…“They blossomed, they did not talk about blossoming.” That’s from David Stojanovic. Why don’t I […]

Common FAQs About the Blossom Blog Series

4 Foolproof Blogging Tips for Women Over 40 – Day 4 2

When I started blogging eight years ago, I jumped right in without thinking twice. Here are my most important blogging tips, geared towards women over 40 who are just beginning to blog. In Everything But the Posts: Tips, Advice, and Templates From a Blogger Who Has Been in Your Shoes, Becca Ludlum gives you tips about setting up your blog, […]

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How to Blog: Best Practices and Resources – Day 3 2

Learning how to blog is an ongoing process – and it’s much easier when you get these “best practices” under your belt. Blogging, social media, website design, and content creation are new to us women in midlife! We didn’t grow up on smart phones and iPads, and the learning curve can be steep. Speaking of learning curves…do you know how […]

How to Blog Best Practices and Resources

Overcoming Obstacles When You’re Starting a Blog – Day 2 4

Congratulations – you decided to start blogging! Here are several tips for overcoming the obstacles you will inevitably face. Starting a blog is fun and challenging…but it can also be frustrating and annoying. I’m always reading a book about blogging or search engine optimization; currently, I have Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) […]

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How to Blog About Something You Love 4

You want to blog about your love for lions and tigers and bears (oh my!) with the world? Awesome! Here’s the first of my Four-Day Series on how to blog about something you love. These tips are geared towards women over 40, but are applicable to all ages and most genders. In Starting a Successful Blog When You Have No Clue, G. Gabrielle […]

How to Blog About Something You Love

10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Writers and Bloggers 2

The best Christmas gifts for writers and bloggers are things that inspire and motivate. These gift ideas encourage aspiring and professional writers to keep writing; they include wooden wall signs, books about writing, and tickets to see published authors. Here’s a writer’s quotation to write in your card when you give one of these gifts: “I love the process of […]

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6 Tips for Winning a Blogging Contest From a Finalist 2

If you want to win a blogging contest, you have to take it a step further than “just” blogging! These tips and strategies will help you win first place in any blog contest – or any writing contest, for that matter. To win, you need skill, discipline, and organization. Here, a blogging expert outlines six steps to winning. If you’re […]

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