Bloggers – Please don’t lose your PageRank…

I am contacted many times by PR Reps and others about features, guest posts, etc on Adventures of 8! Within the first response I am always very clear that I have no issues featuring companies and posting guest posts but all of my links are No-Follow. For an explanation of NoFollow for newer Bloggers or those that don't know - According to Wikepedia - nofollow is a value that can be assigned to the rel attribute of an HTML a element to … [Read more...]

Bloggers – make easy Moolah by writing sponsored posts

One of the things that I didn't know was possible when I began blogging was that I could earn money! Now, I'm not saying I earn enough to support our family or anything like that, but it is very nice to know that I am contributing to our household. One of the ways I earn money is by writing sponsored posts for Social Spark. Social Spark is a site that you sign up with that will PAY YOU, via PayPal to write sponsored posts for companies. … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips – The Pros and Cons of Multi-Blogger Events…

I remember not so long ago I started a group called $50 Fridays. It was a group of fab Bloggers who all joined together to offer a weekly $50 cash giveaway. It was such a hit because we were each able to offer a CASH giveaway to our readers without shelling out a bunch of cash.  Now a days, I see multi-blogger events all over the place and they are HUGE! Now, let me start by explaining what a multi-blogger event is - it is a big prize, … [Read more...]

Tips & Tricks to Promoting G!veaways!!!

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Though I am no expert by far, on promoting giveaways, I do feel that I do a pretty good job at it. One of the major issues about promoting giveaways is GETTING your giveaway noticed and out there to your fans and their friends. This is not always easy, as Facebook keeps hiding posts and Twitter moves so quickly. Here are some tips and tricks I have picked up over the years... please be sure to comment below with any tips and tricks that you … [Read more...]

Facebook Promotional Guidelines… Explained… AGAIN

It seems like every time I turn around Bloggers are spreading the word about a new company or product, which is AMAZING... but sometimes I wonder if we are our own worst enemy...When one Blogger who doesn't know the rules states something and then it spreads like wildfire. Okay... so bloggers have gone back and forth - and have even gotten into a VERY heated discussion about what is allowed when it comes to Facebook and Blog Giveaways! Well, … [Read more...]

Facebook Updates and what this means for US!

Okay folks - I woke up the other day, like many Bloggers to 'the updated Facebook rules' and like many other Bloggers, I began freaking out. Just like always talk went all over the Facebook pages saying things like, "FB likes can no longer be in giveaways!" "even tools such as Rafflecopter and Giveaway Tools can't be used anymore!" Etc... it was crazy. Of course, it also started riot-like behavior as Bloggers argued the facts, pointing everyone … [Read more...]

Bloggers, Wanna Make Extra MOOLAH???

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Okay - so I am always giving tips and tricks on Blogging, but lately I am getting many questions on which affiliates I work with! I have to say, I have my favorites that I have done well with in the past, but I just signed up with Logical Media and made more with them in one month then with some others in three months! I find that my posts convert very well and my affiliate manager has been very helpful. If you would like to sign up, PLEASE CLICK … [Read more...]

Get YOUR Posts Seen with FB Scheduler

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You know with all the new changes with Facebook I have been struggling to get my posts and shouts seen. I have tried scheduling posts with Hootsuite, tried photos, etc and still my numbers are down. So, I finally gave in and began using Facebook scheduler and it has WORKED!!! Not only are my posts getting more comments, I am getting more page views and my Facebook Insights are FINALLY up! So, to help y'all out - here is a step-by-step on how … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips – Don’t Waste Anymore Time Posting Couponz – Get this Plugin

Blogger friends - don't waste time posting each coupon as it comes out - go grab the Shopper's Haul Plugin and save time... Put your affiliate links in the plugin (Escalate, MySavings, etc...) and watch your wallet grow without spending time grabbing links. CLICK HERE to grab your Plugin NOW! … [Read more...]

Thinking of Attending Blissdom or BlogHer ’13??? Pre-Blogging Conference Tips…

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I can't believe that I have survived my first Blogging Conference! It was so amazing and I am very eager to tell you all about it and plan to do so in a number of posts.  This post will be tips PRE-BlogHer Conference... Decide if you want to attend and WHY you want to attend! This is a biggie... I know you see all the posts from Bloggers who have attended and it kind of makes you want to go. Are you a serious Blogger who wants to connect with … [Read more...]

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