Another week’s worth of Beginner Bloggers

Since all my time and energy is being focused on my Beginner Bloggers blog and the 30 Day Blogging Challenge, this blog isn’t getting much action.

So I am continuing with my round up posts to keep you in the loop.

Blogging Etiquette – what to look out for

Blogging etiquetteThere’s always a good way and a bad way to do things. And blogging is no exception.

In fact, because blogging is so open to interpretation, people are always going to make their own rules about it.

Therefore here’s my quick guide to blogging etiquette:  Read the rest here

Which WordPress is best for me?

WordPress logosThis, of course, implies that there is more than one kind of WordPress.

You have the choice between whether you have a WordPress.com or a WordPress.org blog. And the one you choose will depend upon your needs, and the reasons why you have a blog.

Let’s take a look at them.  Read the rest here

7 blogging fears and how to overcome them

Blogging fearsBranching out into the unknown is a scary business. And setting up a blog is just the same.

It takes a lot of nerve to attempt to create your first blog, especially when you may not be very technically minded.

But be rest assured, blogging has become much simpler since when I first started, and you don’t have to be anything special.

All you need to do is to confront your blogging fears and know what to do about them.  Read the rest here

Widgets, the what, the which and the how

How many widgets do you use?There are lots of new jargonised words to learn in WordPress, and one of these is widgets.

No, we’re not talking about the thing at the bottom of beer cans that make its contents all frothy, widgets in WordPress are essentially specialised applications (little bits of code and programming) that add static or dynamic actions to the sidebar or footer of your blog.  Read the rest here

10 writing boosters than will give your readers a better deal

Girl writing in a diaryThe last thing you want to write is a boring blog.

You know, the ones that are a black wall of writing that goes on for ever and ever. Even if you’re not short of time, you take one look at it and think “no way!”.

So to make your posts easier and more interesting to read, here are some simple tips you could put into place right now:  Read the rest here

Enjoy! There’s plenty more where these came from!

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Alice Elliott writes the award winning Fairy Blog Mother blog for beginner and post-beginner bloggers to “explain things really simply” about blogging and WordPress. She provides simple, easy to understand, highly visual courses and tutorials using ordinary, everyday words. Visit her new Beginner Bloggers blog to find her latest learning resources.
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