Question of the Day: Why Did You Start Blogging?

I started my first blog a few months before my oldest daughter was born (more than six years ago!), because I wanted to be able to share updates, pictures and stories without clogging up people's inboxes, especially since we lived 3,000 miles away from all of our friends and family at the time. Three years…

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Firefox: Add-Ons I Can’t Browse Without

I am a relatively recent Firefox convert, and I'm embarrassed to admit that I still used Internet Explorer until about a year ago. Since I've made the switch, though, there is really no going back. Recently I tried Google Chrome after reading rave reviews from some of you as well as the Lifehacker community, but…

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Less Computer Time. Better Blogging.

I've been a fan of Rachel Meeks since the first time I stumbled upon her blog, Small Notebook. Simple living might be trendy these days, but Rachel doesn't just write about it because it's cool. She really lives a simple life, and she writes about it authentically, offering more than 12,000 subscribers a glimpse into…

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Use Gmail’s Priority Inbox to Create Multiple Inboxes

After the initial buzz from Google's launch of Priority Inbox for Gmail, the feedback from users has been varied. For email users who receive hundreds of emails, being able to separate the truly important emails has definite benefits, and there's no doubt that Gmail does this job well. But other users suggest that simply unsubscribing…

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The Pros and Cons of Electronic Warranties

The debate over whether extended warranties are worth their cost has been around since they were first introduced. Consumer Reports has maintained from the beginning that these warranties are almost never worth the purchase price, while other consumer electronic sites and experts support the purchase of them on a case-by-case basis. So how do you…

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Subscribing to Blogs in a Feed Reader

The following post is from Jo-Lynne of Musings of a Housewife and DCR Design: When I first started reading blogs, I was quickly overwhelmed with all the fabulous new sites I discovered. I started by adding them to my computer's bookmarks so I could check back, but before I knew it my bookmarks were out…

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Organize Your Email with Google Priority Inbox

Is there anything that Google cannot achieve? Well, maybe organizing my Gmail Inbox which is a mess of newsletters, Facebook notifications and things I care about, is asking for too much -- right? Wrong! And...this is one of those few times that I'm happy to be wrong. Google recently unveiled a new tool to aid…

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5-Day Challenge: Define Your Vision for Your Blog

Each week here at Life Your Way, we focus on one five-day challenge. The challenges will take place on a different channel each week and include small, measurable goals to help you improve your life. This week's challenge is to define your vision and set goals for your blog. I have the privilege of serving…

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Question of the Day: Do You Write Ahead?

If you're blogging "professionally", chances are you have a fairly regular posting schedule that your readers expect. With very few exceptions, posting regularly is an important part of growing your blog, but we all know that real life can sometimes get in the way. Because of this, many bloggers write and schedule posts ahead of…

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