Get on blogging, chapter 4 – It's all about the looks

July 17, 2014 - 22:12 | 0 replies

Get on blogging is a weekly series about blogging and becoming a blogger. In this chapter I will talk about the design and looks of your blog. Are images important? How can you make your blog look better? Are the looks the first priority of your blogging efforts? When you get on blogging one of the things you are...

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July 13, 2014 - 16:19 | 0 replies

Last night I worked until around 5 AM to merge my blog and work site. As a result the blog is now also Made In Helmikuu. You can find it, the extras, my portfolio and information about my services easily from the same site. Due to this change I also changed the blog post urls, but the old ones will redirect to the...

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Get on blogging, chapter 3 – The content

July 9, 2014 - 18:19 | 0 replies

Get on blogging is a weekly series about blogging and becoming a blogger. This chapter dwells in the content of your blog. Do you need to have a speciality and make niche markets happy? Is personal good or bad? The main thing about your blog is of course the content. It's what drives people on your blog and keeps...

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Get on blogging, chapter 2 – Choosing the platform

July 2, 2014 - 00:37 | 0 replies

Get on blogging is a new weekly series about blogging and becoming a blogger. In this second chapter I talk about choosing a blogging platform. When you have decided to start blogging you will need to have a place for your blog. You can either host your own website or use one of the hosted blogging services. Hosted...

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Get on blogging, chapter 1 – Where do I begin?

June 28, 2014 - 22:57 | 0 replies

This is the first chapter of the new weekly Get on blogging series. In this first chapter I warm you up with the idea of blogging. Why would you be blogging? Back in 2001 or something when I started writing short journal type posts on my website blogging was still something new and rare. It wasn't always even called...

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Modifying the brand

June 21, 2014 - 16:44 | 0 replies

Business fairies, career coaches and branding magicians are always telling you to create a consistent brand. Making sure your images, colours and other visuals as well as content are in line is one of the steps of branding. What happens when you notice your old look and content aren't working any longer and your...

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How many people see my posts on Facebook?

June 2, 2014 - 17:05 | 0 replies

On Friday I wrote about Facebook advertising and boosting posts. It reminded me of the subject on how many people actually see your or your page's posts on Facebook. You might think everyone who are your friends, followers or who like your page see the posts and choose to ignore them. But no, this is not the case....

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Notes about advertising and boosting posts on Facebook

May 30, 2014 - 17:59 | 0 replies

Lately I've been dabbling with Facebook advertisement from a very small business point of view. I run a website called Stylebook with two other ladies and we do pretty much everything ourselves. Thus I have been making a bunch of homemade test drives with Facebook ads. It's good to note that our advertisement budget...

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Planning not to plan

May 27, 2014 - 17:14 | 0 replies

I really don't like planning. When I hear the words business and plan together I shiver and when I think about putting things on a to do list I get nauseous. What makes planning so awful is that plans are those that never fully come true and they always hang around as things not done. But that's not all. I do prefer...

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Niche your way to success

May 17, 2014 - 23:47 | 0 replies

I really dislike the word niche. Actually I don't dislike the word itself, but the way it's used these days. Everywhere you turn there's some homemade business person telling how you should find your niche. Without finding your niche you cannot succeed. Without finding your niche you cannot have a blog. Without...

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Mervi Emilia

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I’m The Goddess of The Net, The Queen of The Penguins, geek, cat person, dreamer, awesome, always right and quite boring. This is my blog about web design, social media, life, marketing and business. Have some tea!

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