Saturday, January 21, 2012

Get Fired Up



Melissa Sugar-Gold is hosting this awesome blogfest with amazing prizes over at Have You Heard?

The idea behind her blogfest is to help fellow bloggers improve.  

I'm fairly new to the blogging world, and am ready for a blog face lift.  Any ideas, suggestions, or tips on what helped your blog would be greatly appreciated :)



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  1. Hey, I've got a whole bunch of tips! I'll email them to ya on what helped me get more traffic through my end of the blogosphere :)

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    1. Thank you! Your suggestions were perfect! You're awesome!

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  2. Oh man. I would love to hear some tips too! :)

    I'm very new to this as well, but what I've found works for me is to just be you. (Cheesy I know). But Hope is awesome. She's got a great voice and lots of wonderful things to say.

    Just be you :) People will read your stuff just because of that.

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    1. Thanks Kelley! I'm learning from your blog :)

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  3. I shared all my tips already, but I don't know how to get traffic going, other than just keep plugging along. Everyone who has a hundred + followers and have only been blogging a few months impress me. I keep hoping one day I'll have a breakout moment, but right now I just do what I can. And Kelley has a good point - everything I've read says to be yourself and find your voice. I love your blog voice! Btw - I switched to google chrome and you are my test comment! I couldn't even comment on my own blog!!

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    1. I'm going to have to go back and read your post again :) I think I've done some of them, thanks for the motivation!

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  4. Ooooh! I'm liking the changes! Writing with Hope is such a cool title, too!

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    1. Thanks! Fun stuff, but my eyes are starting to cross :)

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  5. Thanks for stopping over, commenting and joining the '80s blogfest. I love the title of your blog.

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  6. Hey Hope - new follower here from the "Get fired up blogfest". I've a similar following number so I wouldn't say I was a "guru" of blogging but I'm still proud of my following and love them all.

    So, as a fresh pair of eyes, I would say that perhaps the background could go lighter? Reading white on black or blue/black on a dark background is a bit difficult. So could be off putting. The bookmark tab at the top is a bit 90's because it's so square - so this might make you "seem" behind the times then you actually ARE.

    It's nicely laid out and organised. You've got the amazing "linkwithin" too - which I LOVE. Great big writing too so that I don't have to squint. To think of it... there's not really anything wrong and you seem to be doing great! Not sure why you need advice ; )

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