Barcelona - the alleys you can walk again and again. Just to get yourself charmed  I will never feel more at home than wandering through alleyways that I've never walked through before by deann
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deann Barcelona - the alleys you can walk again and again. Just to get yourself charmed I will never feel more at home than wandering through alleyways that I've never walked through before
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The real estate process can be tricky for experienced buyers and sellers, let a lone a beginner who may never have bought or sold a home before. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, you may hear quite a few terms used that might sound unfamiliar. Before stepping in and putting pen to paper, it’s best to educate yourself on some of the important terms and vocabulary that are used in real estate. The more you understand the basics, the easier it will be to conduct a real estate transaction. This infographic will walk you through 12 real estate terms you should know before buying or selling a house. by vibrantyouthe4
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vibrantyouthe4 The real estate process can be tricky for experienced buyers and sellers, let a lone a beginner who may never have bought or sold a home before. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, you may hear quite a few terms used that might sound unfamiliar. Before stepping in and putting pen to paper, it’s best to educate yourself on some of the important terms and vocabulary that are used in real estate. The more you understand the basics, the easier it will be to conduct a real estate transaction. This infographic will walk you through 12 real estate terms you should know before buying or selling a house.
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Not everything has to be perfect today you can have days when you feel like shit when you feel strange unsure scared confused and lost - just know that you have tomorrow to pick yourself up again dust yourself off and start over better than before. Don't ever feel as though your current situation is going to be your constant. You create the reality you want to live in - just remember greatness takes time & patience... Never loose sight of that or of your own individual strength and power. We... by minnie
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minnie Not everything has to be perfect today you can have days when you feel like shit when you feel strange unsure scared confused and lost - just know that you have tomorrow to pick yourself up again dust yourself off and start over better than before. Don't ever feel as though your current situation is going to be your constant. You create the reality you want to live in - just remember greatness takes time & patience... Never loose sight of that or of your own individual strength and power. We...
for friends
So true!  and sometimes even when you are smiling, friends get too upset that you're happy in this situation - and they don't stop to look at your eyes.  Sometimes seeing all that pain all the time is just more than the ones who really love you can bear... And they are upset you've placed yourself, or been forced into that situation again! by Dee-Lanya
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Dee-Lanya So true! and sometimes even when you are smiling, friends get too upset that you're happy in this situation - and they don't stop to look at your eyes. Sometimes seeing all that pain all the time is just more than the ones who really love you can bear... And they are upset you've placed yourself, or been forced into that situation again!
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Total Eclipse of the Heart ~ Bonnie Tyler | EG - I know that people are stronger than the love they have inside their heart. And I know too, that I can always recover from a broken heart, but the process is just too painful that though I know I'll be okay someday, I still become more afraid every time I get close to someone. I hate going through that hurtful moment over again. I just hate it. by MissMolly28
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MissMolly28 Total Eclipse of the Heart ~ Bonnie Tyler | EG - I know that people are stronger than the love they have inside their heart. And I know too, that I can always recover from a broken heart, but the process is just too painful that though I know I'll be okay someday, I still become more afraid every time I get close to someone. I hate going through that hurtful moment over again. I just hate it.
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I will never, ever regret the things I've done. Because most days, all you have are places in your memory that you can go to. - “Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes by gale
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gale I will never, ever regret the things I've done. Because most days, all you have are places in your memory that you can go to. - “Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes
What's For Dinner
Going to get working at running again so that I can feel it... by sukimiwa
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sukimiwa Going to get working at running again so that I can feel it...
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Do you struggle to get organized but feel you just don't have enough storage space? Especially if you live in a small home, getting organized can be a constant battle. These tips almost gave me permission to use the space we had that I would've never thought to use before. I'm so happy I finally found this! by meagan
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meagan Do you struggle to get organized but feel you just don't have enough storage space? Especially if you live in a small home, getting organized can be a constant battle. These tips almost gave me permission to use the space we had that I would've never thought to use before. I'm so happy I finally found this!
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Some days you'll feel sad without knowing why already been through that stage i can convince the mind at times in the far past to not remember but the heart never let you go and you would always be there and now i know i cant get over you not in this life time by proteamundi
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proteamundi Some days you'll feel sad without knowing why already been through that stage i can convince the mind at times in the far past to not remember but the heart never let you go and you would always be there and now i know i cant get over you not in this life time
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I like this because everyone is at different levels. Never compare and feel bad others can do more than you, but do use that as motivation to push to new levels. by kim
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kim I like this because everyone is at different levels. Never compare and feel bad others can do more than you, but do use that as motivation to push to new levels.
I would totally wear that
I excited to play with you into your bed and will give you the pleasure that you never ever feel before. by Companions Escorts
Companions Escorts
Companions Escorts I excited to play with you into your bed and will give you the pleasure that you never ever feel before.
Vanessa is back in Utah and wilder than ever
How to make peanut butter at home! I will show you how to make The Best and Easiest Homemade Peanut Butter! You will never buy store bought again! by estelle
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estelle How to make peanut butter at home! I will show you how to make The Best and Easiest Homemade Peanut Butter! You will never buy store bought again!
DIY - Alternatives to the Infinite Marketplace
I chased all that time to end up hurt. You played hard to get which made me want you more. The more distant and cold you were made me try harder. You kept me hooked by giving in and making me feel like you were so in love then it would be back to chasing you again. Then one day I saw you with her. You were doing the same things with her you did with me and I realized that to you it was just a game. You never cared about any of us. All you wanted with us is what you could get out of us. by proteamundi
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proteamundi I chased all that time to end up hurt. You played hard to get which made me want you more. The more distant and cold you were made me try harder. You kept me hooked by giving in and making me feel like you were so in love then it would be back to chasing you again. Then one day I saw you with her. You were doing the same things with her you did with me and I realized that to you it was just a game. You never cared about any of us. All you wanted with us is what you could get out of us.
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Because you will prove to yourself that YOU CAN ... you are capable of anything through God! I believe in YOU!!! by jeanie
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jeanie Because you will prove to yourself that YOU CAN ... you are capable of anything through God! I believe in YOU!!!
Doctor Who
10 challenges of being a stay at home mother. all of these are very true. I like to 11 you never feel like your day ends or that feeling you get when you just left work by stefanie
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stefanie 10 challenges of being a stay at home mother. all of these are very true. I like to 11 you never feel like your day ends or that feeling you get when you just left work
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Maybe I'm different. I've come to believe that I feel heartache and pain deeper than most. I talk about unrequited love and others will say to walk away, be stronger, or just let it go. They try to remind me that I'm in control of my heart and mind. I've come to the conclusion that they have obviously never experienced the depth of love that lives within me. by imogene
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imogene Maybe I'm different. I've come to believe that I feel heartache and pain deeper than most. I talk about unrequited love and others will say to walk away, be stronger, or just let it go. They try to remind me that I'm in control of my heart and mind. I've come to the conclusion that they have obviously never experienced the depth of love that lives within me.
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AT JUST THE RIGHT TIME Can I not do miracles? What you are going through is nothing for Me to handle. Can I not heal you of that ailment? Can I not make a way when there seems to be no way? You know that I can. Never doubt My ability to do what must be done in your life, at just the right time. You must learn to have faith in Me and give thanks in all things, even when you can’t see how I am going to do it. Have faith and know that it will be done at the right time. by Janet Doty
Janet Doty
Janet Doty AT JUST THE RIGHT TIME Can I not do miracles? What you are going through is nothing for Me to handle. Can I not heal you of that ailment? Can I not make a way when there seems to be no way? You know that I can. Never doubt My ability to do what must be done in your life, at just the right time. You must learn to have faith in Me and give thanks in all things, even when you can’t see how I am going to do it. Have faith and know that it will be done at the right time.
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While there's no right or wrong way to blog, great content is the key to  blogging success. But share-worthy content isn't always easy to come up  with or create, is it? Today I'm coming to the rescue with 50 blog post  ideas that you can use to provide your readers with quality content and  keep them coming back for more.     1. Share a behind-the-scenes look of your blog or business. Everyone       loves getting sneak peeks of what your office looks like, photos of       things "in the works," and looks at rough drafts. Michaela Noelle did       this on her blog last week and it was a great success! It also adds a       little personality to your blog and allows your readers to connect       with you.    2. Write a blog series on your process. I did this with my creative       process last month and it was a huge hit. Readers love to find out       how you do what you do, so highlight each step of a project in a blog       series and walk them through your process. This is helpful for       readers who are in a similar field and for potential clients and       customers.     3. Roundup helpful posts and link to other bloggers. Readers also like       finding out which blogs you follow along with and what posts you find       interesting, so link to other bloggers and share articles and posts       that might be helpful for your audience. (This is also a great way to       connect and network with other bloggers. I can see which bloggers       refer to me in my analytics and I almost always reach out to them!)        Jenny Purr does a great job with link-ups.    4. Write a post on how you got started. We all love a good success       story. Share your experience and tell your readers how you got here.       Plus, it's fun to document your journey and remember where you       started. And on that note...    5. Share tips on how to become successful in your industry. Which       resources and advice have helped you get to where you are? Don't keep       all of those tips to yourself - share the love with your readers!    6. Feature a professional in your field. This could take the form of       reaching out to someone for a Q&A on your blog (like this Coffee Date       with Molly Jaques) or just highlighting someone in your industry that       you admire. This is also a great networking opportunity.    7. Host a giveaway. Readers love getting free things, whether it's       content, entertainment, or goodies. Create excitement around your       blog and reward your readers for following along with you by hosting       a giveaway! Giveaways are also great marketing tools for your blog.     8. Write a polarizing post about something you may not agree with in       your field. While it's easy for all of us to go along with the crowd       and do what's popular, there may be some things in your industry that       you want to do differently. Write about it! (Please note that I'm not       promoting negativity, complaining, ranting, or bashing - there's a       way to go about this tastefully and respectfully.) Here are some       great polarizing posts: Time for Change, 3 things I'm no longer doing       for my website, One Word That May Be Hindering Your Business    9. Make a list of things you wish you had known when ... Hindsight is       20/20 and we all have the opportunity to learn from others' mistakes.       Share a handful of things you wish you had known when you first       started blogging, writing, designing, doing calligraphy,       photographing weddings, etc. Need an example? Read this post.    10. Share a day-in-the-life post. We all like to see how successful       people go about their day. Write down your day (without going into       too much detail) and give your readers an insider look! Breanna Rose       does this in her Creative Diaries series, and they are some of my       favorite posts.   11. Ask someone to guest post about something specific in your industry.        We never have all the answers and it's fun to get advice from other       people that are doing great things in your field. It's also fun to       highlight talented people and bring attention to their business. You       could even look at it as a networking and marketing opportunity and       do a trade - ask someone to guest post on your blog in return for       guest posting on theirs.    12. Write an informational post about your blogging platform. Readers       love learning about how you do what you do. Write a review of your       blogging platform, the things you like and don't like, and whether or       not you would recommend it. This post about Squarespace has been one       of my most popular posts and I continue to get emails and feedback       about it!   13. Roundup and highlight the tools you use in your trade. I said it in       #12 but it's worth repeating: readers love learning how you do what       you do. Make a list of things you use everyday and share it on the       blog! Here's my example.   14. Teach your readers about something you're an expert in. We all love       to learn from the pros and get insider information. Content like this       will be shared over and over again and gain a lot of feedback.   15. Share some takeaways from a recent experience, workshop, or event.        Have you attended an event related to your field in the last few       months? Share it on the blog and highlight your favorite moments!       Your readers will love reading about your experience and the       workshop/conference may even share your post, too.   16. Make a list of things people should avoid in your industry.        Sometimes it's even more helpful to learn about what not to do.       Share some common mistakes that people make and how to avoid them. I       was a little leery of sharing my Top 10 Design Mistakes to Avoid, but       I was pleasantly surprised by the feedback!   17. Highlight milestones, launches, and important events. It's always       good to have a reason for people to get excited about your       blog/business. Make a big deal out of changes and events by featuring       them on the blog!   18. Explain the meaning behind your blog/business name. Some names are       straightforward, but some have a fun story behind them. Turn it into       a blog post and share the story behind your blog/business name. (The       meaning of the Elle & Company is mentioned in this post.)   19. Feature the people you work with. It's rare that we run a blog or       business completely on our own; there are usually people who work for       us or with us to help us keep things running, even if it's just by       their encouragement. Use your blog to highlight them, promote them,       and feature their work. I featured my biggest fan and business       partner a few months ago, and it's one of my favorite posts to-date.   20. Make a list of things people may not know about your trade. There's       always information out there that people are surprised to hear. For       example, non-designers may not know that using Comic Sans is one of       the biggest no-no's in this industry. Create a list of "did you know"       items and share it with your readers. I guarantee it will be a hit.   21. Write a review of a product you use often. If you're a photographer,       write about your favorite lenses. If you're a designer, share about       your favorite software. If you're an entrepreneur, share the programs       you use for project management and accounting. People are always on       the lookout for helpful products and tools - share your feedback with       them.    22. Repurpose old blog posts with a roundup. Chances are that you've       spent hours on blog posts that are now buried in your archives. Share       them again by doing a roundup! A Beautiful Mess does this at the end       of every month to highlight their posts and I did this recently with       my Weekly Truth backgrounds. Don't let those great posts go to       waste.    23. Repurpose an old blog post with a follow-up. Can you add onto       something you've already done? Write a sequel or a "part 2" to an old       blog post and make use out of that content again.   24. Repurpose an old blog post with a revision. Do you have a post that       you wrote a couple years ago that could be revamped or reused? Make       some revisions and post it again!   25. Share about how you use a certain social media outlet for your       blog/business. There are so many social media outlets out there and       everyone uses them a little differently. Share about one of your       favorites and give your readers tips on how you use it for your       blog/business. Here are some examples of posts I've done on        Instagram and Pinterest.   26. Turn an FAQ or inquiry into a blog post. Is there a common question       that readers ask you by email or in your post comments? Turn it into       a blog post! An email from an Elle & Company reader regarding content       actually inspired this blog post. If it's something that multiple       readers have asked you about, chances are their are more people who       would love to know more about it, too.   27. Tell an interesting story. We all love a good tale and we all enjoy       being entertained. Do you have a "you're not going to believe this"       story? Share it on your blog!   28. Write an informative post on how people can work best with you. Are       you a calligrapher, photographer, or wedding planner? Share some tips       for brides on how to make the process as simple as possible. Are you       an interior designer? Share some insights on how clients and       designers can maintain a great working relationship. This is helpful       for current and future clients and it's also helpful for those in       your field who are just getting started.   29. Create and share a free resource. We all love free things. That's why       we follow along with blogs in the first place! Find creative ways to       share free resources with your audience. I do this with my Weekly       Truth series and it's been a hit (especially on Pinterest!)    30. Find a creative way to link up with other bloggers/business owners.        There are several ways you can go about this one. You could create a       writing challenge like Bailey did with her Blogtember series, start a       fun linkup like What I Wore Wednesday, or partner with another blog       friend like Michaela and I did for the Home Suite Home project. The       possibilities are endless, so get creative and come up with something       distinctly you!   31. Create a blog series on a project. People love following along with       step-by-step transformations (that's why Young House Love was my       favorite blog for so many years!). Are you working on a project for a       client, remodeling your home, or training for a marathon? Share about       it on the blog and show sneak peeks of the transformation as you go.   32. Highlight one of your products or services. This is your blog; use it       to your advantage! Come up with creative ways to highlight your       business and your products. This could take the shape of a "how-to"       post or you could pose them as a solution to a particular problem.   33. Create an infographic. Not only are graphics and photos more       interesting and entertaining, they're sharable. Even if you aren't       able to draw one yourself, compile information on a topic in your       field and come up with a creative way to display it. I did this with       the feedback I received from a reader survey this past summer and        the infographic was a hit! Which perfectly transitions into my next       idea...   34. Take a reader survey and come up with a unique way to share the       results. Not only is this feedback helpful for you, but readers like       to see who else is following along with you. A Beautiful Mess and        Young House Love always do this well.    35. Share your mission statement and blog/business strategy. Write a post       on what's at the heart of your blog or business. Why do you do what       you do? What motivates you?   36. Define or share your take on your industry. For example, many people       use the term "branding" but designers approach that subject       differently depending on who you talk to. I wrote a post on branding        after I officially launched my design services this past summer       to approach the subject in my own terms. Do you have your own take on       your field? Share it on your blog!   37. Find a creative way to share tidbits of your life lately. There are a       million and ten ways you could approach this, so come up with       something original! Some of my favorite examples include Awkward and       Awesome and Clara Conversations.   38. Create a "through the years" or flashback post. Is there a tradition       or event that you participate in year after year? Your readers would       probably love to see it on your blog. An example?  This post by       Justin and Mary on their past Halloween costumes.    39. Give away some secrets of your trade. Many people shy away from       sharing the information that has made them successful for fear that       it could create competition, but it's had the opposite effect in my       experience. Share what you know! If you do what you do well, you'll       have nothing to worry about. Readers will love gaining your great       insight and information.    40. Teach people how to make something unique. We all have a DIY board on       Pinterest, don't we? There's something in each one of us that loves       learning how to make something that we wouldn't have thought to make       before.    41. Write about some common misconceptions in your industry. Are there       things that people assume about your business or trade that aren't       accurate? Address them in a blog post!   42. Ask your readers for feedback. Do you have a question or dilemma? Let       your readers participate by sharing it on the blog. Michaela did this       with her readers in our Home Suite Home project when she asked them       to vote on which design concepts they liked best.   43. Share your sources of inspiration. We see this all over the place on       blogs, but think of your own creative way to make an inspiration post       distinctly your own. I do this on my blog a couple time each month       in Today's Top 3.    44. Solve a problem. Is there a particular issue that keeps coming up in       your industry time and again? Provide a solution to it! Some       examples? Braid Creative wrote a post on organizational tools for       creative entrepreneurs and Ashley wrote a post for photographers on       organizing their email inbox.   45. Write a post on the best (or worst!) advice you've ever received.        This could be both helpful and hilarious for your audience.    46. Highlight the best (or worst!) moments since starting your       blog/business. Again, this could be both helpful and hilarious for       your audience.   47. Share your recent projects. Blogging is a great marketing tool. Use       it to your advantage and highlight your latest work! Not only is it       fun for your readers to follow along with, but you never know if       potential customers are following along with you. Think of it as free       advertising for your portfolio.    48. Share a testimonial or success story. It could be about your       experience with another professional or a clients' experience with       you. Word of mouth is the best advertisement.   49. Surprise your readers with something unexpected. Do you have a hidden       talent or trait that your readers might not know about? Find a way to       highlight it on your blog! I did this in my "That's a Rap" post and       although it was totally random, it gave my readers a glimpse of my       personality outside of blogging and designing.   50. Create a long list of something specific to your       trade/blog/industry/field. Case in point.   That's a wrap! Which ideas are you most excited to try? Do you have any  suggestions for no-fluff, content-rich blog posts that I may not have  mentioned? by Joao.Almeida.d.Eca
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Joao.Almeida.d.Eca While there's no right or wrong way to blog, great content is the key to blogging success. But share-worthy content isn't always easy to come up with or create, is it? Today I'm coming to the rescue with 50 blog post ideas that you can use to provide your readers with quality content and keep them coming back for more. 1. Share a behind-the-scenes look of your blog or business. Everyone loves getting sneak peeks of what your office looks like, photos of things "in the works," and looks at rough drafts. Michaela Noelle did this on her blog last week and it was a great success! It also adds a little personality to your blog and allows your readers to connect with you. 2. Write a blog series on your process. I did this with my creative process last month and it was a huge hit. Readers love to find out how you do what you do, so highlight each step of a project in a blog series and walk them through your process. This is helpful for readers who are in a similar field and for potential clients and customers.  3. Roundup helpful posts and link to other bloggers. Readers also like finding out which blogs you follow along with and what posts you find interesting, so link to other bloggers and share articles and posts that might be helpful for your audience. (This is also a great way to connect and network with other bloggers. I can see which bloggers refer to me in my analytics and I almost always reach out to them!) Jenny Purr does a great job with link-ups. 4. Write a post on how you got started. We all love a good success story. Share your experience and tell your readers how you got here. Plus, it's fun to document your journey and remember where you started. And on that note... 5. Share tips on how to become successful in your industry. Which resources and advice have helped you get to where you are? Don't keep all of those tips to yourself - share the love with your readers! 6. Feature a professional in your field. This could take the form of reaching out to someone for a Q&A on your blog (like this Coffee Date with Molly Jaques) or just highlighting someone in your industry that you admire. This is also a great networking opportunity. 7. Host a giveaway. Readers love getting free things, whether it's content, entertainment, or goodies. Create excitement around your blog and reward your readers for following along with you by hosting a giveaway! Giveaways are also great marketing tools for your blog.  8. Write a polarizing post about something you may not agree with in your field. While it's easy for all of us to go along with the crowd and do what's popular, there may be some things in your industry that you want to do differently. Write about it! (Please note that I'm not promoting negativity, complaining, ranting, or bashing - there's a way to go about this tastefully and respectfully.) Here are some great polarizing posts: Time for Change, 3 things I'm no longer doing for my website, One Word That May Be Hindering Your Business 9. Make a list of things you wish you had known when ... Hindsight is 20/20 and we all have the opportunity to learn from others' mistakes. Share a handful of things you wish you had known when you first started blogging, writing, designing, doing calligraphy, photographing weddings, etc. Need an example? Read this post.  10. Share a day-in-the-life post. We all like to see how successful people go about their day. Write down your day (without going into too much detail) and give your readers an insider look! Breanna Rose does this in her Creative Diaries series, and they are some of my favorite posts. 11. Ask someone to guest post about something specific in your industry.  We never have all the answers and it's fun to get advice from other people that are doing great things in your field. It's also fun to highlight talented people and bring attention to their business. You could even look at it as a networking and marketing opportunity and do a trade - ask someone to guest post on your blog in return for guest posting on theirs.  12. Write an informational post about your blogging platform. Readers love learning about how you do what you do. Write a review of your blogging platform, the things you like and don't like, and whether or not you would recommend it. This post about Squarespace has been one of my most popular posts and I continue to get emails and feedback about it! 13. Roundup and highlight the tools you use in your trade. I said it in #12 but it's worth repeating: readers love learning how you do what you do. Make a list of things you use everyday and share it on the blog! Here's my example. 14. Teach your readers about something you're an expert in. We all love to learn from the pros and get insider information. Content like this will be shared over and over again and gain a lot of feedback. 15. Share some takeaways from a recent experience, workshop, or event.  Have you attended an event related to your field in the last few months? Share it on the blog and highlight your favorite moments! Your readers will love reading about your experience and the workshop/conference may even share your post, too. 16. Make a list of things people should avoid in your industry.  Sometimes it's even more helpful to learn about what not to do. Share some common mistakes that people make and how to avoid them. I was a little leery of sharing my Top 10 Design Mistakes to Avoid, but I was pleasantly surprised by the feedback! 17. Highlight milestones, launches, and important events. It's always good to have a reason for people to get excited about your blog/business. Make a big deal out of changes and events by featuring them on the blog! 18. Explain the meaning behind your blog/business name. Some names are straightforward, but some have a fun story behind them. Turn it into a blog post and share the story behind your blog/business name. (The meaning of the Elle & Company is mentioned in this post.) 19. Feature the people you work with. It's rare that we run a blog or business completely on our own; there are usually people who work for us or with us to help us keep things running, even if it's just by their encouragement. Use your blog to highlight them, promote them, and feature their work. I featured my biggest fan and business partner a few months ago, and it's one of my favorite posts to-date. 20. Make a list of things people may not know about your trade. There's always information out there that people are surprised to hear. For example, non-designers may not know that using Comic Sans is one of the biggest no-no's in this industry. Create a list of "did you know" items and share it with your readers. I guarantee it will be a hit. 21. Write a review of a product you use often. If you're a photographer, write about your favorite lenses. If you're a designer, share about your favorite software. If you're an entrepreneur, share the programs you use for project management and accounting. People are always on the lookout for helpful products and tools - share your feedback with them.  22. Repurpose old blog posts with a roundup. Chances are that you've spent hours on blog posts that are now buried in your archives. Share them again by doing a roundup! A Beautiful Mess does this at the end of every month to highlight their posts and I did this recently with my Weekly Truth backgrounds. Don't let those great posts go to waste.  23. Repurpose an old blog post with a follow-up. Can you add onto something you've already done? Write a sequel or a "part 2" to an old blog post and make use out of that content again. 24. Repurpose an old blog post with a revision. Do you have a post that you wrote a couple years ago that could be revamped or reused? Make some revisions and post it again! 25. Share about how you use a certain social media outlet for your blog/business. There are so many social media outlets out there and everyone uses them a little differently. Share about one of your favorites and give your readers tips on how you use it for your blog/business. Here are some examples of posts I've done on Instagram and Pinterest. 26. Turn an FAQ or inquiry into a blog post. Is there a common question that readers ask you by email or in your post comments? Turn it into a blog post! An email from an Elle & Company reader regarding content actually inspired this blog post. If it's something that multiple readers have asked you about, chances are their are more people who would love to know more about it, too. 27. Tell an interesting story. We all love a good tale and we all enjoy being entertained. Do you have a "you're not going to believe this" story? Share it on your blog! 28. Write an informative post on how people can work best with you. Are you a calligrapher, photographer, or wedding planner? Share some tips for brides on how to make the process as simple as possible. Are you an interior designer? Share some insights on how clients and designers can maintain a great working relationship. This is helpful for current and future clients and it's also helpful for those in your field who are just getting started. 29. Create and share a free resource. We all love free things. That's why we follow along with blogs in the first place! Find creative ways to share free resources with your audience. I do this with my Weekly Truth series and it's been a hit (especially on Pinterest!)  30. Find a creative way to link up with other bloggers/business owners.  There are several ways you can go about this one. You could create a writing challenge like Bailey did with her Blogtember series, start a fun linkup like What I Wore Wednesday, or partner with another blog friend like Michaela and I did for the Home Suite Home project. The possibilities are endless, so get creative and come up with something distinctly you! 31. Create a blog series on a project. People love following along with step-by-step transformations (that's why Young House Love was my favorite blog for so many years!). Are you working on a project for a client, remodeling your home, or training for a marathon? Share about it on the blog and show sneak peeks of the transformation as you go. 32. Highlight one of your products or services. This is your blog; use it to your advantage! Come up with creative ways to highlight your business and your products. This could take the shape of a "how-to" post or you could pose them as a solution to a particular problem. 33. Create an infographic. Not only are graphics and photos more interesting and entertaining, they're sharable. Even if you aren't able to draw one yourself, compile information on a topic in your field and come up with a creative way to display it. I did this with the feedback I received from a reader survey this past summer and the infographic was a hit! Which perfectly transitions into my next idea... 34. Take a reader survey and come up with a unique way to share the results. Not only is this feedback helpful for you, but readers like to see who else is following along with you. A Beautiful Mess and Young House Love always do this well.  35. Share your mission statement and blog/business strategy. Write a post on what's at the heart of your blog or business. Why do you do what you do? What motivates you? 36. Define or share your take on your industry. For example, many people use the term "branding" but designers approach that subject differently depending on who you talk to. I wrote a post on branding after I officially launched my design services this past summer to approach the subject in my own terms. Do you have your own take on your field? Share it on your blog! 37. Find a creative way to share tidbits of your life lately. There are a million and ten ways you could approach this, so come up with something original! Some of my favorite examples include Awkward and Awesome and Clara Conversations. 38. Create a "through the years" or flashback post. Is there a tradition or event that you participate in year after year? Your readers would probably love to see it on your blog. An example?  This post by Justin and Mary on their past Halloween costumes.  39. Give away some secrets of your trade. Many people shy away from sharing the information that has made them successful for fear that it could create competition, but it's had the opposite effect in my experience. Share what you know! If you do what you do well, you'll have nothing to worry about. Readers will love gaining your great insight and information.  40. Teach people how to make something unique. We all have a DIY board on Pinterest, don't we? There's something in each one of us that loves learning how to make something that we wouldn't have thought to make before.  41. Write about some common misconceptions in your industry. Are there things that people assume about your business or trade that aren't accurate? Address them in a blog post! 42. Ask your readers for feedback. Do you have a question or dilemma? Let your readers participate by sharing it on the blog. Michaela did this with her readers in our Home Suite Home project when she asked them to vote on which design concepts they liked best. 43. Share your sources of inspiration. We see this all over the place on blogs, but think of your own creative way to make an inspiration post distinctly your own. I do this on my blog a couple time each month in Today's Top 3.  44. Solve a problem. Is there a particular issue that keeps coming up in your industry time and again? Provide a solution to it! Some examples? Braid Creative wrote a post on organizational tools for creative entrepreneurs and Ashley wrote a post for photographers on organizing their email inbox. 45. Write a post on the best (or worst!) advice you've ever received. This could be both helpful and hilarious for your audience.  46. Highlight the best (or worst!) moments since starting your blog/business. Again, this could be both helpful and hilarious for your audience. 47. Share your recent projects. Blogging is a great marketing tool. Use it to your advantage and highlight your latest work! Not only is it fun for your readers to follow along with, but you never know if potential customers are following along with you. Think of it as free advertising for your portfolio.  48. Share a testimonial or success story. It could be about your experience with another professional or a clients' experience with you. Word of mouth is the best advertisement. 49. Surprise your readers with something unexpected. Do you have a hidden talent or trait that your readers might not know about? Find a way to highlight it on your blog! I did this in my "That's a Rap" post and although it was totally random, it gave my readers a glimpse of my personality outside of blogging and designing. 50. Create a long list of something specific to your trade/blog/industry/field. Case in point. That's a wrap! Which ideas are you most excited to try? Do you have any suggestions for no-fluff, content-rich blog posts that I may not have mentioned?
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I hope when I finish college and get money again that I will have enough money to shop at anthro. I've never seen anything I don't like from this store! by nadia
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nadia I hope when I finish college and get money again that I will have enough money to shop at anthro. I've never seen anything I don't like from this store!
Crafting
If I am never able to run more than just 3/10 of a mile I will still run when I can , because I can and I am lucky that now I can. by coolnana
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coolnana If I am never able to run more than just 3/10 of a mile I will still run when I can , because I can and I am lucky that now I can.
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We tell you all the time that texture is a make-or-break element of any room and never have I felt more inspired to really embrace the rough stuff than while flipping through this gallery of reader-submitted photos at Design*Sponge. You'll be amazed at how these everyday objects will make you covet some cracked, ruffled, pin-tucked, painted perfection. by esmeralda
esmeralda
esmeralda We tell you all the time that texture is a make-or-break element of any room and never have I felt more inspired to really embrace the rough stuff than while flipping through this gallery of reader-submitted photos at Design*Sponge. You'll be amazed at how these everyday objects will make you covet some cracked, ruffled, pin-tucked, painted perfection.
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Do you have an older outdated coffee table that you just wish you could change the look of? This tutorial will walk you through the process of updating your old outdated coffee table. I love how a little furniture makeover can really change the look and feel of a room. by madge
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madge Do you have an older outdated coffee table that you just wish you could change the look of? This tutorial will walk you through the process of updating your old outdated coffee table. I love how a little furniture makeover can really change the look and feel of a room.
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Happy weekend, friends. I’ve been going through the results of our recent reader survey this weekend, which I will be sharing in full with you soon. And goodness, can I first just say that you all are amazing?!? It was so (so) good to get to hear directly from you in the survey. And muchRead more by laverne
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laverne Happy weekend, friends. I’ve been going through the results of our recent reader survey this weekend, which I will be sharing in full with you soon. And goodness, can I first just say that you all are amazing?!? It was so (so) good to get to hear directly from you in the survey. And muchRead more
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I choose the joy. When something is going badly and I’m dwelling on it, I think instead of something for which I am grateful. I swear to you, it’s as simple as that. You just have to decide today, and again tomorrow. And before you know it, you’ll have an attitude of joy more than any other attitude you have at your disposal. ~ Gitzen girl by claudia
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claudia I choose the joy. When something is going badly and I’m dwelling on it, I think instead of something for which I am grateful. I swear to you, it’s as simple as that. You just have to decide today, and again tomorrow. And before you know it, you’ll have an attitude of joy more than any other attitude you have at your disposal. ~ Gitzen girl
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Today in this post I will share how can you make your skin pinkish and glowing in just 10 minutes. It will remove all spots from your skin and it will shine like never before Whenever you feel that your skin is looking dull, try this remedy and you’ll get positive results for sure Vaseline … by carlasisters
carlasisters
carlasisters Today in this post I will share how can you make your skin pinkish and glowing in just 10 minutes. It will remove all spots from your skin and it will shine like never before Whenever you feel that your skin is looking dull, try this remedy and you’ll get positive results for sure Vaseline …
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I am a free concubine and accessible 24x7 to satisfy you. You can meet me at whatever point and wherever you need. You will get more than yo by Sonam Mehta
Sonam Mehta
Sonam Mehta I am a free concubine and accessible 24x7 to satisfy you. You can meet me at whatever point and wherever you need. You will get more than yo
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50 Things You Will Never Get For Christmas Again. And now I feel old. by robert
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robert 50 Things You Will Never Get For Christmas Again. And now I feel old.
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It’s almost time to start busting out the boots and sweaters and get those fall outfits ready! I truly can’t wait. I love love love this season and, let’s face it, I feel much more comfortable when I can bundle up in an over-sized cardigan than shorts. Is that just me? Ahem… I hope you … … Continue reading → by dionne
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dionne It’s almost time to start busting out the boots and sweaters and get those fall outfits ready! I truly can’t wait. I love love love this season and, let’s face it, I feel much more comfortable when I can bundle up in an over-sized cardigan than shorts. Is that just me? Ahem… I hope you … … Continue reading →
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This! ... This is how I feel about relationships in general, but lately I've noticed it REALLY applies to business networking as well. Be it a facebook group, real life group, or just managing business relationships... if you focus on adding value rather than just sucking every benefit out of it that you can, it will get you a lot further. I've spent months contributing to certain groups, being an encouragement to others and focusing on how I can help everyone else with whatever knowledge, r... by nelda
nelda
nelda This! ... This is how I feel about relationships in general, but lately I've noticed it REALLY applies to business networking as well. Be it a facebook group, real life group, or just managing business relationships... if you focus on adding value rather than just sucking every benefit out of it that you can, it will get you a lot further. I've spent months contributing to certain groups, being an encouragement to others and focusing on how I can help everyone else with whatever knowledge, r...
Gnomes and their homes
Chibi practice...sorry I've been kinda busy lately with classes ;A; Do you ever feel like you're losing the grasp on something you used to be able to draw easily so you panic and try draw a lot of it to reassure yourself that you can still do it but it just doesn't feel the same? That's how I feel with drawing chibis right now & I dunno what to do 흫_흫 - -#micronpen #bristolpaper #whitegelpen #copicmarkers by nelda
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nelda Chibi practice...sorry I've been kinda busy lately with classes ;A; Do you ever feel like you're losing the grasp on something you used to be able to draw easily so you panic and try draw a lot of it to reassure yourself that you can still do it but it just doesn't feel the same? That's how I feel with drawing chibis right now & I dunno what to do 흫_흫 - -#micronpen #bristolpaper #whitegelpen #copicmarkers
Gnomes and their homes
We Prayed & He Answered. -- Wow, I've never seen anything like this before. You can't get any more special/precious than that. by AdriJAN27
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AdriJAN27 We Prayed & He Answered. -- Wow, I've never seen anything like this before. You can't get any more special/precious than that.
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