Bloggers: Let's Make It Work!

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Bloggers: Let's Make It Work!

Whether you are using blogging as a way to let the world get to know you, market your book, or prepare the world for your talents, the form offers so many options it can be overwhelming. Let's network and share approaches. Bloggers unite!

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What did you blog about today?

Started by Laura Didyk. Last reply by Jane Hanser 34 minutes ago. 15425 Replies

New Members: Visit Here First!

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Introduction Post

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What did you blog about today?

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How do you get out of a blogging funk?

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Comment by Lynn Voedisch on October 7, 2009 at 8:47pm
Sharni: I can't find your original comment, but your were looking for something to keep stats on your blog. I use www.sitemeter.com. It's free and really easy to use. (If I can use it, it's easy.) It gives you all kinds of information, such as how many people have been there in the last hour, when is the most busy time, where they are coming from, etc. I don't use half the stuff the give me. It all sits in a tidy little box in the bottom of your blog. You can click on it at any time for info. They also send you a weekly report via e-mail. Hope this helps.
Comment by Diane Umansky on October 7, 2009 at 7:40pm
Hi. A newbie here. I'm Diane Umansky and though I'm a long-time nonfiction writer and editor (health mostly), I only started blogging about 6 months go. I'm really enjoying blogging--it's so addictive!--and would like to figure out how to get more readers and interact with other women who are blogging. My blog is about my three wild boys: www.myemoboys.blogspot.com. I really look forward to meeting you all.
Comment by Lynn Voedisch on October 7, 2009 at 8:36am
It took a while but Technorati finally accepted me as one of their official bloggers. Don't ask me what it all means, but they have amazing reach. They are supposed to send special instructions and are taking forever, but I did sign up. Anyway, I'm still blogging on Xanga. I put Technorati tags on all my blogs, so I don't know if they are picking it up or not. The question is whether I change from a blog about writing to a general-topic blog (like a column in a newspaper). The first is so limiting. I did decide to stop being so political because I was scaring people away! Anyway right now, I'm still at www.xanga,com/bastetmax
Comment by E Victoria Flynn on October 7, 2009 at 7:02am
Thank you, Lori. That will probably work. I'll try it out later.
Comment by E Victoria Flynn on October 6, 2009 at 8:14pm
Thanks, Christi. I'll have to mess around with it more tomorrow.
Comment by Christi Craig on October 6, 2009 at 7:42pm
Victoria, I don't know much about uploading you tube videos. I know blogger has the video icon for uploading something already in your files.

I wonder if you have to have an account on you tube? Then, you might have more flexibility to save a video to your own account. Otherwise, under "share" and "more options," there's a place where you can copy and paste a link into an email or whatever. It just wouldn't be the actual video.
Comment by E Victoria Flynn on October 6, 2009 at 11:31am
Can someone tell me how to add video to Bloggers? I found some you tube footage I'm dying to share. Thanks!
Comment by Beth Arky on October 6, 2009 at 7:32am
I have a timely essayI want to write on the Letterman mess. I've already pitched it to The Huffington Post. Does anyone have connections at Double XX? Any other ideas? A bigger question: Where do we stand in terms of maintaining the rights to our work when we do a guest blog, or even write a comment in response to someone else's blog? (I wrote something that could amount to an essay in response to a Tara Parker-Pope Wellness post in the Times.) Sorry for the dumb questions, but there's no such thing as a dumb question...right? Thanks! Beth
Comment by Judith Lindbergh on October 2, 2009 at 7:50am
My creative writing workshop, the Writers Support Circle, began its 4th year yesterday. We're a flesh-and-blood group, but part of our work includes reading some terrific essays about writing, writers and publishing that I post on my blog, The Writers Circle.

The posts are intended for anyone struggling to find their way through words. Check it out and please comment. I'd love to get some good conversations going.
Comment by Kat Crew on October 1, 2009 at 12:32pm
Hi there! I'm the web editor at the British Red Cross, so I manage the content (and write for) RedCrossBlogs. We've got updates on emergencies, first aid tips, fundraising tips and more!

I'd love it if you'd check it out and let me know what you think. We also sometimes give stuff away. At the end of October, I plan to do a giveaway and I'll try to remember to let you all know about it when I've posted it.
 

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