Jul 252012
 

I pondered for about two years about whether or not I should switch blogging platform from blogger to WordPress, and I finally made the move this past spring. You can read more about my Blogger to WordPress move here. Since then, I have come to realize that switching from Blogger to WordPress was one of the best blogging decisicions that I could make, because it has give me more freedom, flexibility and the pageviews jumped almost instantly.… Read more

Mar 252012
 
Blogger To Wordpress - My Migration Experience

Thanks to this step-by-step Blogger to WordPress guide from MyPregnancyBaby.com, I was able to make the switch from Blogger to WordPress on my own. I know a lot of you are pondering making the switch yourself, so I wanted to share my experience with moving from Blogger to WordPress.

Ever since I started blogging I have read about the Blogger or WordPress discussion, and I will admit that until recently I have always believed that Blogger would win the battle because of its ease of use.… Read more

Mar 222012
 
Blogging Tips: How To Tag Images In Blogger & Wordpress

Blogging TipsDo you tag your images? If not, you may be loosing out on a big chunk of search engine traffic. It took me a while, before I finally figured out how to tag images, but I sure am glad that I did. It turned out that I have a lot of images on my blog, and I am not even close to having tagged all of the images, yet I have seen an increase in search engine traffic through images already.Read more

Nov 272011
 
Blogging Tips: Use SEO Keywords & The Google Adwords Keyword Tool To Increase Search Engine Traffic

A year ago I realized that I was missing out on a lot of traffic from the search engines, so I decided to do something about it. At that point my search engine traffic was at 6-8 percent, and I knew it could be better. I set out to read and learn everything I could about SEO keywords, and today I am going to share some of what works for me here at the Blogging Tips series. 

I want to emphasize that I am not a SEO keywords expert, and I am still learning every day.Read more
Nov 132011
 
Blogging Tips: Monetize Your Blog With Escalate

As a part of the Blogging Tips series here at Frugality Is Free, I am going to introduce several ways that help you earn money from blogging. The most successful way to monetize your blog is by using several different methods such as adsense, affiliate programs, money earning programs and private ads, because it is the combination of these monetizing methods that will provide you with a proper income from blogging.Read more

Oct 082011
 
Blogging Tips: Monetizing Your Blog With Project Wonderful
As a part of the Blogging Tips series here at Frugality Is Free, I am going to write about how you can earn money from blogging. The most successful way to monetize your blog is by using several different methods such as ad sense, affiliate programs, money earning programs and private ads, because it is the combination of these monetizing methods that will provide you with a proper income from blogging.
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Sep 272011
 
Blogging Tips: Open Link In New Window - Easy HTML Fix

It has been a while since I last shared any blogging tips in the Blogging Tips Series here at Frugality Is Free, but today I am going to share a blogging tip that has been extremely helpful, yet it took me forever to discover it. I hope this blogging tip will help some of you as well. Have you ever wondered how you would be able to open up a link in a new window on your blog, so that you did not transfer all of your hard-earned traffic to another blog or website?Read more

Aug 132011
 
Blogging Tips: Scheduled Posting - How To Take A Blogging Vacation Without Losing Income or Readers

When you have been blogging for a while, you not only have a substantial number of readers but you might also have a nice income from blogging. Getting to this point requires regular postings, and maintaining a blog demands regular and relevant postings as well, which makes it difficult to take a vacation. However, taking a blogging vacation without having your numbers, your readers or your income decrease is not impossible.Read more
Jul 312011
 
Blogging Tips: How To Make Your Own Domain Name - A Step By Step Guide
Once you have learned how to start a blog, I highly recommend that you look into buying  your own domain name. For a $10 annual fee, you will be able to remove the blogspot in your blog name, you will be able to transfer your blog, and your blog name will be much more memorable. Learn how to make your own domain name.Read more
Jul 192011
 
Blogging Tips: How To Start A Blog
Starting a blog is extremely easy, and for that very reason there are millions of blogs in the blogosphere. However, starting a blog that is successful and a blog that will make money takes time, effort and focus, and while it is time consuming it is absolutely possible to create a successful blog. In this first blogging tips post, I am going to explain how to start a blog in a simple and inexpensive way.Read more
Jul 192011
 
The Blogging Tips Series at Frugality Is Free
When I first started blogging, I had lots of skepticism, lots of hope and lots of questions. With the help of some kind and helpful online friends, I managed to set up my first blog and somehow I found my way around the blogging world. There are lots of places to find blogging tips, lots of websites dedicated purely to the purpose of sharing blogging tips and tricks, but I am creating the Blogging Tips series at Frugality Is Free to share the blogging tips that I have found helpful in my efforts to make Frugality Is Free Successful. 
Some of the areas I will cover in the Blogging Tips series:
  • How to monetize a blog
  • Expand your blogging network 
  • Increase blog views
  • How to use keywords
  • Simple HTML tricks
  • The importance of links
  • How to become a product reviewer

Starting a blog is extremely easy, and with recent updates to the Blogger program, creating a great-looking, personalized blog became easier for those who are not familiar with html code.… Read more
Apr 292011
 
Blogging Tips: How To Make A Blog Button With Text Box
I have been using Photobucket and html code to create blog buttons with text box (also called grab box), but during the recent Photobucket meltdown I felt as if my buttons had been kidnapped for a few days, and it did not look pretty.
So I began attempting to figure out, how I could make a blog button with textbox without using photobucket.… Read more