#BlogTrends – Social Media Tools – 8/11/14

Social Media has exploded in the last few years, and as bloggers, it’s crucial to be preset where our target readers are. In this week’s chat, we discussed the tools that make this presence easier! From scheduling to quick photo editing, we have the scoop on every tool you need to get your social media […]

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#BlogTrends – Design & Branding – 8/4/14

In the blogging world, when we talk brands and blogging we’re often referring to working with large brands not our own brand. But branding is not just for big companies, it’s for us bloggers too! This time around, we discussed design & branding, starting with what exactly a “brand” is, and how do you identify […]

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#BlogTrends – Blogging Platforms – 7/21/14

There are so many different platforms to blog on these days, with just as many customization options, even for coding novices! So how is one to decide which will suit them best? During this #BlogTrends chat we talked about what platforms you’ve used, which you prefer, how important is the platform to your blog’s success, […]

#BlogTrends – Curating Content – 7/7/14

Curated content has changed how we experience news and where we go to get our information. The internet has exploded with options for both curators and readers, but what does all of that really mean? This #blogtrends chat was all about our favorite places to find information, derive inspiration, and how we present that to […]

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#BlogTrends – Connecting with Brands – 6/23/14

For many bloggers, brand partnerships represent important opportunities. They can be a fantastic way to increase your exposure and reach new demographics and audiences. As exciting as it sounds, getting there can be an intimidating process! This #BlogTrends chat, we talked about the benefits of connecting with brands, whether you should aim for a certain […]

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#BlogTrends – Google Authorship – 6/16/14

Recently, Google Authorship has become a big topic on Twitter, but to be honest, we’re a bit naive on the subject. So we decided to learn from the best – you! This #BlogTrends chat, we asked what Google Authorship is, how it affects a blog, and if it’s really that important. We received some great […]

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#BlogTrends – Going Mobile – 6/9/14

Are you a desktop or a mobile content consumer? Maybe you’re like us, a little bit of both, reading blogs online at work (in my downtime of course!) and on your cell phone or tablet the rest of the time. In this chat, we talked about optimization – how important is it anyway? We asked […]

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#BlogTrends – Google+ – 6/2/14

Google+ – you either love it, hate it, or are totally confused by it. This chat, we asked our #blogtrends chat what they love, hate, or don’t understand about the search-boosting network! Check out our chat below and if you’re interested in taking the plunge, we’ve got a few helpful links to get you started: […]

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#BlogTrends – Blogging Expectations Versus Reality – 5/19/14

To the outside world, blogging seems pretty glamorous. Corporate sponsorships, fabulous events, millions of fans. But as bloggers, you and I know exactly how rare that reality is. This week, we got personal and asked our #blogtrend-ers to tell us about their expectations when they started blogging. Next, we tackled what disappointments you’ve come across, […]

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