Please do not copy entire boards  I love that you love my Boards  Many of us have the same taste and we love each others boards ,However it is better to first "like " as many pins as you want BUT repin only three or four at a time . This way you will not be copying the whole board pin for pin.It took hours and months for some of us to build our boards , now we find new pinners coming along and copying almost entire boards pin for pin  sometimes by jerri
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jerri Please do not copy entire boards I love that you love my Boards Many of us have the same taste and we love each others boards ,However it is better to first "like " as many pins as you want BUT repin only three or four at a time . This way you will not be copying the whole board pin for pin.It took hours and months for some of us to build our boards , now we find new pinners coming along and copying almost entire boards pin for pin sometimes
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Jensen manip... Gettin real sick of my pins ending up on boards with negative comments attached to them! It's a manip for f**ks sake, enjoy it for what it is & don't hate for what it isn't. If you repin directly from my board, please do not be rude, as someone took the time to make this. It is their form of art and if you can do better, by all means, please have at it & share your masterpiece. I pin for the lovers & not the haters. Thanks. Cheers! M:)xoxo Artist unknown by janis
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janis Jensen manip... Gettin real sick of my pins ending up on boards with negative comments attached to them! It's a manip for f**ks sake, enjoy it for what it is & don't hate for what it isn't. If you repin directly from my board, please do not be rude, as someone took the time to make this. It is their form of art and if you can do better, by all means, please have at it & share your masterpiece. I pin for the lovers & not the haters. Thanks. Cheers! M:)xoxo Artist unknown
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REPIN THIS TO YOU'RE BOARDS! #getphilto4mil<< #happybirthdaylion !!! WE LOVE YOU!!! by jerri
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jerri REPIN THIS TO YOU'RE BOARDS! #getphilto4mil<< #happybirthdaylion !!! WE LOVE YOU!!!
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{10 Tips for Playing on Pinterest}  Good info for new members.  The one thing she does not mention is that if and when you see pins you like - re-pin them vs going directly to the website and pinning.  This will help you find new followers and friends, as people see you are re-pinning from their boards.  It is amazing how many new friends you will find on Pinterest with common tastes! by dougbprom
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dougbprom {10 Tips for Playing on Pinterest} Good info for new members. The one thing she does not mention is that if and when you see pins you like - re-pin them vs going directly to the website and pinning. This will help you find new followers and friends, as people see you are re-pinning from their boards. It is amazing how many new friends you will find on Pinterest with common tastes!
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In short, I just want you. Nobody else will do. You are all of these things and more. I've never been so happy to know someone in my entire life. It's been almost 2 years since the first time we said hello and since then we have both been through our ups and downs in our personal lives, however we have been there for one another even though the distance doesn't allow us to be physically there. I will always be there for you, no matter what. My love for you is true. ❤️xoxo by ZaraFee
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ZaraFee In short, I just want you. Nobody else will do. You are all of these things and more. I've never been so happy to know someone in my entire life. It's been almost 2 years since the first time we said hello and since then we have both been through our ups and downs in our personal lives, however we have been there for one another even though the distance doesn't allow us to be physically there. I will always be there for you, no matter what. My love for you is true. ❤️xoxo
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The past few days have been extremely overwhelming for me. As a budding entrepreneur it seems I have a never ending to-do list. I have found recently that my OWN self care has been slipping. And that makes me feel guilty and out of integrity. Because I teach self care. I preach the benefits of it. I need to remind myself from time to time to listen to my own advice. . Those of us who are super sensitive empaths tend to be very outward focused. We are always scanning our environment feeling into peoples moods and energies. We are also natural born people pleasers. We LOVE to help other. Which is a beautiful thing. But it can become harmful to us when we feel guilty saying no. We feel if we say no to someone or an event or project that we are letting someone down disappointing them or worse- making them angry. We often feel that their reaction is our responsibility. And so we put ourselves last time and time again. We say yes over and over until we are completely drained exhausted and resentful. . But no is NOT A BAD WORD. No is a self-loving self-respecting responsible mature and often times kind word. We have to start asking ourselves why we always fall to the end of the line. Why we are so worried about disappointing others- but what about disappointing ourselves? I often ask my clients who are struggling to say no what would you say to a friend in this situation. Because the answer is almost always that the friend should stand up for and care for her energetic needs. So then why is it that YOU do not deserve the same is my next question. . You deserve to say no. You deserve to stand up and to take care of you. You are important and needed in this world. But if you dont give yourself the love you so freely give to others you will be stuck in a cycle of overwhelm turmoil and exhaustion. . Join me on January 26th for a potent conversation on how to care for yourself as a sensitive soul in this world. This powerful workshop is FREE and will ignite you on your path to re-connecting to the beautiful truth of who you are and to working on setting boundaries and practicing the magical word no. . SIGN UP LINK IN PROFILE by Nena Flores
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Nena Flores The past few days have been extremely overwhelming for me. As a budding entrepreneur it seems I have a never ending to-do list. I have found recently that my OWN self care has been slipping. And that makes me feel guilty and out of integrity. Because I teach self care. I preach the benefits of it. I need to remind myself from time to time to listen to my own advice. . Those of us who are super sensitive empaths tend to be very outward focused. We are always scanning our environment feeling into peoples moods and energies. We are also natural born people pleasers. We LOVE to help other. Which is a beautiful thing. But it can become harmful to us when we feel guilty saying no. We feel if we say no to someone or an event or project that we are letting someone down disappointing them or worse- making them angry. We often feel that their reaction is our responsibility. And so we put ourselves last time and time again. We say yes over and over until we are completely drained exhausted and resentful. . But no is NOT A BAD WORD. No is a self-loving self-respecting responsible mature and often times kind word. We have to start asking ourselves why we always fall to the end of the line. Why we are so worried about disappointing others- but what about disappointing ourselves? I often ask my clients who are struggling to say no what would you say to a friend in this situation. Because the answer is almost always that the friend should stand up for and care for her energetic needs. So then why is it that YOU do not deserve the same is my next question. . You deserve to say no. You deserve to stand up and to take care of you. You are important and needed in this world. But if you dont give yourself the love you so freely give to others you will be stuck in a cycle of overwhelm turmoil and exhaustion. . Join me on January 26th for a potent conversation on how to care for yourself as a sensitive soul in this world. This powerful workshop is FREE and will ignite you on your path to re-connecting to the beautiful truth of who you are and to working on setting boundaries and practicing the magical word no. . SIGN UP LINK IN PROFILE
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I love you so much, Lord. Thank you. Thank you for giving us Jesus. I love him as well. And I don't deserve him for the fact that he went through such suffering for me and many others... therefore, all I can say is "Thank you" and try to be as nice and as good person as you both want for me to be. by sherri
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sherri I love you so much, Lord. Thank you. Thank you for giving us Jesus. I love him as well. And I don't deserve him for the fact that he went through such suffering for me and many others... therefore, all I can say is "Thank you" and try to be as nice and as good person as you both want for me to be.
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Im sorry if I seemed like a bitch.. I tried being an example.. sometimes standing up for self is all we can do. Teaching others to stand for self. So many are hiding from past hurts.. not their fault pains. They get bullied from others that dont understand what took to survive and still be able to share talk understand or love even. All the abuse that nobody knows.. vibes that cry in the night. Empaths feel that and they might go crazy from it if those that feel less dont stop playing games. by celina.neo
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celina.neo Im sorry if I seemed like a bitch.. I tried being an example.. sometimes standing up for self is all we can do. Teaching others to stand for self. So many are hiding from past hurts.. not their fault pains. They get bullied from others that dont understand what took to survive and still be able to share talk understand or love even. All the abuse that nobody knows.. vibes that cry in the night. Empaths feel that and they might go crazy from it if those that feel less dont stop playing games.
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Most of us love #whitekitchens but sometimes we want to go a step further without taking too many risks and not becoming too #trendy –… by jerri
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jerri Most of us love #whitekitchens but sometimes we want to go a step further without taking too many risks and not becoming too #trendy –…
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Click on the pin in order to read the entire article on this very important topic :) We live in a world where we are constantly connected. Our phones are buzzing and our Facebook messenger is dinging. I’m not dissing technology—it has done so many great things for us that we cannot try to say it is not good for our society. But, what I am saying is constantly being connected does not give us the space we need to disconnect and be in solitude. You need to take your time to be alone. by dee
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dee Click on the pin in order to read the entire article on this very important topic :) We live in a world where we are constantly connected. Our phones are buzzing and our Facebook messenger is dinging. I’m not dissing technology—it has done so many great things for us that we cannot try to say it is not good for our society. But, what I am saying is constantly being connected does not give us the space we need to disconnect and be in solitude. You need to take your time to be alone.
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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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~ ♥ ~ Fête de Noël ~ ♥ ~ HAPPY NEW YEAR to all Pinners!! Thank you for following and sharing your pins!! Love Natalie <3 by kimberly
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kimberly ~ ♥ ~ Fête de Noël ~ ♥ ~ HAPPY NEW YEAR to all Pinners!! Thank you for following and sharing your pins!! Love Natalie <3
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20 minute Full Body Fat Attack {Circuit Workout} - Today’s workout incorporates mountain climbers and plank jumps, along with four others exercises to create an entire full body circuit that is done in about 20 minutes. Go strap on your workout shoes! - If you like this pin, repin it and follow our boards :-) #FastSimpleFitness - www.facebook.com/FastSimpleFitness by MyohoDane
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MyohoDane 20 minute Full Body Fat Attack {Circuit Workout} - Today’s workout incorporates mountain climbers and plank jumps, along with four others exercises to create an entire full body circuit that is done in about 20 minutes. Go strap on your workout shoes! - If you like this pin, repin it and follow our boards :-) #FastSimpleFitness - www.facebook.com/FastSimpleFitness
Health & Exercise
Sparkling Footsteps: Operation: Friendship for Newtown  {Please Repin as many times as you can!}  We are trying to spread this by corinne
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corinne Sparkling Footsteps: Operation: Friendship for Newtown {Please Repin as many times as you can!} We are trying to spread this
Maps
I love coming across tips like this...sometimes it is just helpful to read what to do than to have to think about it too much. I like healthy eating to not be over thought, taxing, burdensome..you get the picture...eating healthy should be simple, taste fabulous, and be as natural and easy as breathing, or putting one foot in front of the other...you don't think about it...YOU JUST DO IT! Stay Healthy! by lucile
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lucile I love coming across tips like this...sometimes it is just helpful to read what to do than to have to think about it too much. I like healthy eating to not be over thought, taxing, burdensome..you get the picture...eating healthy should be simple, taste fabulous, and be as natural and easy as breathing, or putting one foot in front of the other...you don't think about it...YOU JUST DO IT! Stay Healthy!
lolz
If we do not speak our truth appropriately, others will not hear us. If others don't hear us, we cannot come together. It is in our coming by LuNatik
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LuNatik If we do not speak our truth appropriately, others will not hear us. If others don't hear us, we cannot come together. It is in our coming
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manip... enjoy it for what it is & don't hate for what it isn't. If you repin directly from my board, please do not be rude, as someone took the time to make this. It is their form of art and if you can do better, by all means, please have at it & share your masterpiece. I am sick of seeing repins with negative comments added! I pin for the lovers & not the haters. And if you would be so kind as to leave my comment when you repin, that would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. Cheers! M:)xoxo by janis
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janis manip... enjoy it for what it is & don't hate for what it isn't. If you repin directly from my board, please do not be rude, as someone took the time to make this. It is their form of art and if you can do better, by all means, please have at it & share your masterpiece. I am sick of seeing repins with negative comments added! I pin for the lovers & not the haters. And if you would be so kind as to leave my comment when you repin, that would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. Cheers! M:)xoxo
Kids
I love how you heard me as I told you the story about my aunt Olí coming back to us in a form of a hummingbird. It was a BEAUTIFUL and sexy gesture as you went out to the garden shed and refilled the hummingbird feeder. I saw you and I smiled. My heart was smiling too. Thank you my love for these small yet beautiful gestures of love. It's things like THIS that make me keep loving you for almost 23 years. by wendi
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wendi I love how you heard me as I told you the story about my aunt Olí coming back to us in a form of a hummingbird. It was a BEAUTIFUL and sexy gesture as you went out to the garden shed and refilled the hummingbird feeder. I saw you and I smiled. My heart was smiling too. Thank you my love for these small yet beautiful gestures of love. It's things like THIS that make me keep loving you for almost 23 years.
When I have time...
Good evening Ladies. Thank you for all the great pins today. Next up let's pin this color board of PURPLE AND GOLD. I'd also like to remind you to please try to stick as close to the color board or pin colors that have been chosen for this gives us the opportunity to do more boards in a different shade color. Thank you and as always Happy Pinning. ❤ by manuela
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manuela Good evening Ladies. Thank you for all the great pins today. Next up let's pin this color board of PURPLE AND GOLD. I'd also like to remind you to please try to stick as close to the color board or pin colors that have been chosen for this gives us the opportunity to do more boards in a different shade color. Thank you and as always Happy Pinning. ❤
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Hello fellow pinners. As you may have heard, pinterest is testing a new look. In it, social interaction will be further impaired, and we'll be reduced to mere content generators. Ever missed a messaging function? It's getting worse. Please repin this to alarm others, and then click to open the feedback form and tell them your opinion. <<< please do this! we won't be able to interact with each other anymore, ruining half the fun of pinterest!! by Seriously?
Seriously?
Seriously? Hello fellow pinners. As you may have heard, pinterest is testing a new look. In it, social interaction will be further impaired, and we'll be reduced to mere content generators. Ever missed a messaging function? It's getting worse. Please repin this to alarm others, and then click to open the feedback form and tell them your opinion. <<< please do this! we won't be able to interact with each other anymore, ruining half the fun of pinterest!!
Preparedness
In our trials, let us not become bitter or uncommitted, but let us follow the Savior’s example of becoming more earnest, more sincere, and more faithful. ... Let us not complain, … let us serve others, and let us forgive one another. As we do this, all things will work together for good to us that love God.-Elder James B. Martino - #genconf #lds #mormon #ldsquotes #mormonquotes #free #printable by keisha
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keisha In our trials, let us not become bitter or uncommitted, but let us follow the Savior’s example of becoming more earnest, more sincere, and more faithful. ... Let us not complain, … let us serve others, and let us forgive one another. As we do this, all things will work together for good to us that love God.-Elder James B. Martino - #genconf #lds #mormon #ldsquotes #mormonquotes #free #printable
Random Stuff
Although I don't think you can over love someone, I agree that you can misunderstand love and give too much of yourself to another person. Boundaries are love, when they set a standard for others out of love for their best interest as well as your own. It's what we're susceptible to, because those who were supposed to love us completely abused us in many ways. - Steven Valentine by Tammy Jean LaFleur
Tammy Jean LaFleur
Tammy Jean LaFleur Although I don't think you can over love someone, I agree that you can misunderstand love and give too much of yourself to another person. Boundaries are love, when they set a standard for others out of love for their best interest as well as your own. It's what we're susceptible to, because those who were supposed to love us completely abused us in many ways. - Steven Valentine
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Love is the only answer. We all want the same things such as love, health and happiness. The only thing that keeps us from love is our judgments against others. Judgment is a barrier to true love. When we let go of the need to judge our heart can open to allow the love we have been rejecting. Top 30 Deep Inspirational Quotes #inspiring by VenusV
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VenusV Love is the only answer. We all want the same things such as love, health and happiness. The only thing that keeps us from love is our judgments against others. Judgment is a barrier to true love. When we let go of the need to judge our heart can open to allow the love we have been rejecting. Top 30 Deep Inspirational Quotes #inspiring
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Most of us love #whitekitchens but sometimes we want to go a step further without taking too many risks and not becoming too #trendy – that’s where you choose grey #cabinets. Grey #kitchens tend to be a balance between trendy and #classic, and this #kitchen designed by @the_brothers_stonington is just that! Go to the #blog (HomeBunch.com) to see all sources and #paintcolors! @chrisveithinteriors by reynford
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reynford Most of us love #whitekitchens but sometimes we want to go a step further without taking too many risks and not becoming too #trendy – that’s where you choose grey #cabinets. Grey #kitchens tend to be a balance between trendy and #classic, and this #kitchen designed by @the_brothers_stonington is just that! Go to the #blog (HomeBunch.com) to see all sources and #paintcolors! @chrisveithinteriors
I could live here
I LOVE MY PINNERS! Repinning is a compliment.It's too bad a few do not get that and actually block pinners for enjoying Pinterest as intended! They do not understand the "etiquette" they speak of. by kimberley
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kimberley I LOVE MY PINNERS! Repinning is a compliment.It's too bad a few do not get that and actually block pinners for enjoying Pinterest as intended! They do not understand the "etiquette" they speak of.
All things Vintage
"I love women," is not a get out of jail free card. Thicke pulled the same bullshit when he was accused of degrading women in Blurred Lines: "When we made the song, we had nothing but the most respect for women," he said. ... I am fairly certain many of the men who buy sex & consume porn also think they do it because they really, really, love women. NOPE. You love women like I love wine - as something I consume selfishly for my personal benefit and as a product. - Megan Murphy #feminism by lilly
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lilly "I love women," is not a get out of jail free card. Thicke pulled the same bullshit when he was accused of degrading women in Blurred Lines: "When we made the song, we had nothing but the most respect for women," he said. ... I am fairly certain many of the men who buy sex & consume porn also think they do it because they really, really, love women. NOPE. You love women like I love wine - as something I consume selfishly for my personal benefit and as a product. - Megan Murphy #feminism
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Practicing Proper Posture Infographic - Poor posture not only affects the way you look, it can lead to harmful health problems such as headaches, tension, soreness, insomnia and even neck and back pain. Then, straighten up your back with this how-to guide for perfect posture and best practices to prevent lower back pain - If you like this pin, repin it and follow our boards :-) #FastSimpleFitness - www.facebook.com/FastSimpleFitness by candy
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candy Practicing Proper Posture Infographic - Poor posture not only affects the way you look, it can lead to harmful health problems such as headaches, tension, soreness, insomnia and even neck and back pain. Then, straighten up your back with this how-to guide for perfect posture and best practices to prevent lower back pain - If you like this pin, repin it and follow our boards :-) #FastSimpleFitness - www.facebook.com/FastSimpleFitness
knit and crochet
"As we extend our hands and hearts toward others in Christlike love, something wonderful happens to us... by rosanna
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rosanna "As we extend our hands and hearts toward others in Christlike love, something wonderful happens to us...
Quotes
`As Christians, we just don’t wait for His coming, we live life while obeying His commandments, loving others as we love ourselves. We live out our purpose, the reason we were made, to give to the needy, to serve and to share! We worship, we glorify Him, we give Him thanks for He is forever worthy to be praised! We just don’t wait, we move, we act — WE DO HIS WILL. -MauB by lesley
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lesley `As Christians, we just don’t wait for His coming, we live life while obeying His commandments, loving others as we love ourselves. We live out our purpose, the reason we were made, to give to the needy, to serve and to share! We worship, we glorify Him, we give Him thanks for He is forever worthy to be praised! We just don’t wait, we move, we act — WE DO HIS WILL. -MauB
Awesome Quotes
Here is a tip that curvy brides will love. You can eliminate the worry about your bra showing as you walk down the aisle in your ceremony to greet your groom. And you will be soooo comfortable. How awesome is that? Thanks for repining and following our boards. We pin every day so there is always something new for you. Hugs. by jeri
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jeri Here is a tip that curvy brides will love. You can eliminate the worry about your bra showing as you walk down the aisle in your ceremony to greet your groom. And you will be soooo comfortable. How awesome is that? Thanks for repining and following our boards. We pin every day so there is always something new for you. Hugs.
Must do this
Are you a lovey-dovey wife? Many of us are not, but that doesn't mean we don't love our husbands or do all we can to make them feel special! If you fit that category, you'll love these ideas for how to show love and affection in your marriage and communicate in a way that makes your spouse feel adored. by phoebe
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phoebe Are you a lovey-dovey wife? Many of us are not, but that doesn't mean we don't love our husbands or do all we can to make them feel special! If you fit that category, you'll love these ideas for how to show love and affection in your marriage and communicate in a way that makes your spouse feel adored.
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