Blogging 101

There are a lot of things I have learned as I develop my blog. Here are a few of my top tips!

  1. Outline your plan
  2. Understand categories and tags
  3. Make production efficient (don’t try to overcomplicate things and have a set checklist so you don’t miss something for each post)
  4. Ask questions and polls
  5. Create a service (consignment, craft show, home parties)
  6. Create a strategy
  7. Keep it simple
  8. Don’t make it overly emotional (at least all the time)
  9. Be creative
  10. Proof, Proof, Proof
  11. Be consistant
  12. Create a timeline / calendar
  13. Consider your audience
  14. Learn about Legalities
  15. Never overpromise your readers
  16. Have Fun
  17. Keep Learning!!

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DishesandDenim

Hi, I’m so excited your here! My name is Amanda. Welcome to my blog Dishes and Denim! Writing is my outlet. It grounds me. So, I decided to start a blog where I can share my life with you! I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. My son Bradley was born April 1st, 2018. He is my entire world. Simple is my specialty. I don’t have a lot of extra time and the time I do have I want to spend with my family. I love cooking, cleaning, photography, writing, sewing and running. Maintaining an organized and clutter-free home is a priority. I have a mild obsession with buying photography props, notebooks, coffee mugs, and pens. If there was an award for overanalyzing – I would win every year. I’m a hopeless romantic. My favorite color is turquoise. My perfect day includes waking up to a clean house and having a Starbucks Skinny Vanilla Latte and fresh fruit waiting for me…followed by a long hot shower then bumming around town in comfy jeans and a perfectly fitting white tee and my denim jacket (taking pictures and visiting antique shops). For dinner, I would request a cheeseburger (red onions, pickle, and ketchup) with a side salad (Balsamic, no tomatoes) Then end the day relaxing on my patio with twinkle lights, a glass of Entwine Cabernet and my family (bonus points for a campfire and S’mores). If you want to know more about me you can either invite me out for a glass of red wine or check out some of my blog posts!

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