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Blogging 101

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Blogging 101

Tiffany Ivanovsky became a blogger as a way to chronicle her kid's lives like a journal. She started in 2008, way before she was on TLC's Extreme Couponing. In 2009, she won Scholastics 2009 Mommy Bogger of the year. Her blog slowly morphed into a frugal/deal blog but with family stories as well.

Here are her tips to becoming a successful blogger!

Successfully Blogger Traits:

  • Know it's a marathon, not a sprint
  • Be a self-starter
  • Be creative and consistent
  • Have tons of passion

Setting Up For Success:

  • Pick a great name
  • Purchase domain name and all variations
  • Choose the right platform
  • Hire a designer
  • Plan posts ahead of time

Tips for Writing Great Content:

  • Be you
  • Be engaging
  • Have good grammar
  • Be careful what you write

Building Your Readership:

  • Produce consistent, quality content
  • Comment on other blogs
  • Host giveaways (don't make people jump thru hoops to enter!)
  • Utilize social media
  • Link liberally to other bloggers

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Property Room, Baby Coupons, Cold Remedies, Blogging 101

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