Quick Tip: Upload Images Via FTP Rather Than the Media Library

Admittedly, I'm a bit of a geek, and I enjoy the design and coding of a website as much as -- if not more than -- the writing and content. Whether you do all of your own design and coding or just tinker with it here and there, here's a quick tip that's sure to…

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Good Things to Know About the New Facebook
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Good Things to Know About the New Facebook

The following post is from Amy of Blogging With Amy: The start of autumn wasn't the only change to occur last week. In fact, down here in Texas where temperatures are still hitting triple digits some days, it's hard to imagine autumn has arrived at all. Now, Facebook on the other hand...it's hard to escape all the…

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How To Use Twitter Lists To Dominate Your Niche

The following post is from James of Google+ Tutorials: So you are running a blog and things are ticking along nicely. You are using Twitter as a way to interact with your community and promote your blog, smart. The question is, are you using Twitter to it's full potential and gaining a loyal following or…

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How to End Your Posts Well

The following post is from Amy of Blogging With Amy: When it comes to crafting blog posts, you'll find a lot of information about writing catchy titles and opening with engaging first paragraphs. Indeed, those are vital elements to a successful post, but I'd like to talk about something many people overlook: the end. While…

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HTML Tips & Tricks for Bloggers

While the visual editor in Wordpress and other blogging platforms really gives you a lot of flexibility when formatting your posts, it's a good idea to understand the HTML behind it as well. Not only does that allow you troubleshoot, but it also allows you to do more behind the scenes without having to pay…

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Business Bloggers That Professional Bloggers Should Read
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Business Bloggers That Professional Bloggers Should Read

There's no shortage of blogging blogs to read, and we all know the "top" blogging blogs, including Problogger, Copyblogger and, my personal favorites, Blogging with Amy and Tentblogger. But if you're blogging professionally, there's another niche that I think is just as important to read, and that's business blogs. Today, I want to share three…

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Quick Tip: Don’t Make Your Photos Clickable

If you click on a picture here at Life Your Way, one of two things happens: either a new tab or page opens up with the original photo source or...nothing. However, if you read a lot of blogs, chances are that you've accidentally clicked on a picture and it's taken you away from the post…

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The State of the Blog: August 2011

Each month I give an update on things here at Life Your Way as a way to give readers and other bloggers a peek behind the scenes. In many ways, September feels like the start of the "new year" to me (and I suspect I'm not alone given the number of organizing posts you see…

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Creating a Healthy Blog/Life Balance

The following post is from Sherri of Zen Family Habits: As we work behind the scenes to add new features to Life Your Way, we're reposting some of our favorite posts from the archives. Look for all new posts and some exciting announcements in the coming weeks! When I first started blogging I was filled…

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Pinterest: Visual Inspiration Made Easy

Several months ago, Shaina from Food for My Family introduced me to Pinterest. She sent me an invite, I installed the bookmarklet and...that was pretty much it. When it comes to social media, I try to keep things low key. I know that Facebook and Twitter are important for a blogger -- and I love…

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