Blogging Tips & Goals for 2014: a 2013 review of Baby Dickey

Now that we’re into 2014 I can look back on the past year and see how things went for Baby Dickey. I compare year to year and look at top posts and top traffic sources. It helps me make a plan of attack for the upcoming year and create some blogging tips & goals… what worked and what didn’t? What posts do the best? Where should I increase promotion of my content or where can I save time? I don’t stress too much about numbers because… I don’t like stress 😉 But I think

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use quality when presenting your brand { giveaway}

I’ve been to multiple conferences and blogging events where I’ve needed to hand out my business cards. This can certainly be someone’s only impression of you as they sort through the cards they’ve collected after the event. Especially at something as large as BlogHer, each person you meet isn’t likely to remember who you are.

That means your business cards need to tell your story and it’s one area I wouldn’t skimp on.

I’ve used various companies to print my business cards over the years, but I

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Blog conferences are all about the follow-up: business card test

I’ve been to the large blogging conference BlogHer twice and am about to go for my third time early next month. Business cards are a must-have when you attend conference like this because you meet so many new people…. at BlogHer, there’s a huge expo hall filled with sponsors that everyone wants to meet and many times you also throw your business card into a bucket to enter some sort of contest or giveaway. Then there are the private parties used for networking, too, and all the other bloggers you interact with.

So last

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My five fab bloggers

Thanks to Trop50 for sponsoring my writing about fabulous bloggers. This year Trop50 is granting 50 Fabulous Wishes. Click here to enter for a chance to win $1,000 to celebrate a friend with a refreshing attitude about looking and feeling fabulous!

What a fun topic to write about (and get paid for ;)!) No, no, don’t get me wrong–the bloggers I’m choosing didn’t pay me (unless they’d like to send me chocolates and wine!), I chose them all on my own… for being FaBuLoUs, obviously! It was

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