#HowTo Use FotoJet to make Facebook Cover Photos

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You’re a blogger. You’ve been on Facebook.

But do you know how to create a good Facebook cover photo?

Good news… you can use FotoJet to help you!

If you are an enthusiast who loves hanging on Facebook all day for entertaining or discussing a certain topic to boost your service or business, you need an eye-catching Facebook cover photo besides the great content and the successful stream of weekly posts you produce.

Sooooo…. are you ready to create one?

Here I’ll show you how to create your own Facebook cover photos even if you are not a graphic designer!

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Do YOU Use Hashtags in Your Blog Post Titles? Yay or Nay?

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Do you use hashtags in your blog post titles? Yes or no? (Yay or nay?)

Why should you?

Why shouldn’t you?

Today we will discuss the pros and cons of using hashtags in your blog post titles.

By the end of this post, you will have a better idea of whether or not you should adopt this technique for yourself and/or your business. Read More

A 12-Section Guide to Branding Your Business Online

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Branding your business is easy if you know exactly how to do it. Unfortunately, most people have a hard time understanding what branding is.

This guide will help you navigate your way through the branding process. It contains 12 informative sections.

Guide Contents:

I’ll also share with you the Slideshare presentation I made, as well as a true story about a presentation I gave on branding. I’ll actually begin with the true story, move into the guide, and share the SlideShare presentation at the end.

Following that is a special offer that I want to extend to new business owners, to anyone starting a website, to anyone needing help with a blogging strategy, or to anyone who still has questions and wants some advice.

I’ve been blogging and running a business for years, so I know a thing or two!

And if I don’t have ALL of the answers, chances are that I know someone who will.

 

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Ninja Outreach

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Today we are going to talk about blogger outreach, and a specific tool you can use to do some networking. It’s called Ninja Outreach.

What is Ninja Outreach?

Ninja Outreach is a special outreach and networking tool that can help you in many ways, whether you’re a blogger, a freelancer, or an aspiring author. This post will provide a few ways you can use this tool. Read More

When IS the BEST Time to Share? (The Big Social Media Controversy + Sample Schedules)

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People share things on social media all the time.

Big shock. This is not news!

Nor is it that some times are better than others for posting updates and sharing blog posts on social media.

The big controversy, however, is what those BEST times ARE, and whether it’s even important to have a social media posting schedule at all.

Hint: It’s Important!

Of course it’s important. You want others to read and view your stuff, don’t you? 😉

Today we are going to look at some reasons for having a social media posting schedule, what the suggested “best times” are — and for what — and figure out this whole scheduling controversy once and for all.

The Benefits of Having A Social Media Posting Schedule

There are many benefits of having a social media posting schedule, with the main one being: more eyeballs on your content.

Others include:

  • social shares
  • likes
  • +1s
  • reTweets
  • re-pins
  • comments
  • links to your work

Suggested frequencies, however, are not requirements for success. But they help. 😉

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A Proposed Schedule

Buffer posts according to this social media frequency schedule: Read More