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Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

Posted By Stacey Roberts 28th of August 2015 Blog News 6

Reading Roundup: What's new in blogging this week /

Coming to you live from the depths of Melbourne winter – while the rest of the country (almost) is springing into spring, we’re still freezing our butts off. Fingers crossed we’ll start to see the sun soon!

Here’s what I found interesting lately around the web:

How to use a $5 Twitter ad To Redefine Your Digital Strategy //  Jon Loomer

The Facebook Advertising guy changes tack with a cheap but effective way of getting audience insights on Twitter that you just can’t get anywhere else – advertising gold.

13 Lessons on Viral Content that got 36,177 Shares in One Year // CoSchedule

With great traffic comes great responsibility.

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Blog, Attracting Readers, and Making Money // The Penny Hoarder

A very humorous (and useful!) description of those foundational things you really need to get your blog running as fast as you can – but also a few tips for us old fogeys like great places to find images, finding readers, SEO and more.

15 Useful Tips for Attending an Event Alone (and Actually Enjoying It) // Hubspot

There were a few nervous newbies at PBEVENT a few weeks ago – it IS daunting to go to events on your lonesome. Hopefully these tips will help for next time.

How to Tell Stories with Instagram and Facebook Carousel Ads // Social Media Examiner

I have seen some very clever versions of this lately, and I’m left wondering how I could make it work for my own blog. Some are incredibly creative!


What news have you read lately?

Stacey Roberts is the Managing Editor of a writer, blogger, and full-time word nerd balancing it all with being a stay-at-home mum. She writes about all this and more at Veggie Mama. Chat with her on Twitter @veggie_mama or be entertained on Facebook.

About Stacey Roberts
Stacey Roberts is the Managing Editor of a writer, blogger, and full-time word nerd balancing it all with being a stay-at-home mum. She writes about all this and more at Veggie Mama. Chat with her on Twitter @veggie_mama, follow on Pinterest for fun and useful tips, peek behind the curtain on Instagramand Snapchat, listen to her 90s pop culture podcast, or be entertained on Facebook.
  1. hi, Excellent advice. I started getting up, showering and getting dressed a few weeks ago, and did find that I am getting more done. I just read that section to my homeschooled teen who is struggling to get her work done, and she made a face at you – implying she likes her comfy pajamas, and is not happy that she has to get dressed today. We will see how it goes. As for social media, so true. I will log out for the day and will probably get twice as much done. Sometimes it’s the reminder like this post that makes the difference. Thanks Darren.

  2. Is this a new series Stacey?

    The $5 twitter ad from Jon is awesome.

    Thanks for the share.

  3. Hi Stacey, excellent list of blogposts. I had read the epic post on PennyHoarder earlier but the rest of the posts are new and pretty useful. Thanks

  4. Blogging is the beauty of Internet marketing because you can take all those rambling thoughts from in the back of your head and turn it into search engine optimized content which will potentially bring you traffic for years to come not just from search engines but also social networks. Blogging can also be a full-time business which will enable bloggers to make more money from their day job if they put their mind to it do the transformation business work.

  5. Great list Stacey,
    I will take time to go through the list, I’m sure they will be well worth it for you to have spent the time and efforts to mention them here.

    Thanks for sharing.

  6. I am going to check the carousel ads by Facebook. That seems very interesting to me. Thanks for the good post also.

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