Great resources for bloggers from around the web
(Page is updated by Jenni & Suzannah as they find new/interesting resources for bloggers. If you find something and want to share, please fill out the form below.)
Blogging in General:
- The Better Blogger Network Blog— This blog has some great resources on how to go about blogging. Some posts we think you’ll like: Want to receive more replies to your comments; Utilizing Blogger Freebies; How to Differ from the Blogging Norm
- Be Up and Doing’s all-inclusive “Tips on Blogging” are super useful and range from Images, Linking, Sidebars, Sponsorship, and more!
- There are a bunch of great blogger resources for using Google Analytics to track your blog hits, like these, and these video tutorials from Portland’s own Sister Diane of Crafty Pod are specific to crafty and DIY blogs!
- Portland Bloggers free printable blog planner and goal tracker
- Excellent blogging tips–etiquette, quality, design, and more from Her New Leaf
- Pugly Pixel — Great tutorials and tips for bloggers on blog and post layout and design. I especially enjoy the inexpensive and free downloads. Really amazing photo-layout items.
Sponsorship and Monetizing:
- How to make a media kit by Blog Maven
- Statigr.am — Statistics about [your] Instagram account, as well as viewer
- A Beautiful Mess—Photography tips and inspiration (they are also working on a photography book that is coming soon!)
- Under the Sycamore— Ashley Ann Photography’s blog provides a ton of great information for people looking for photography tips. And, she also offers an on-line class call “SnapShop”
- NicolesClasses.com— Great classes as well as tutorials for photography, editing, design, and more!
- BellaPop — Fresh, Fun and Modern photography tips and classes
- Everything Bloom — In-depth workshops from teachers with a variety of styles
- Independent Fashion Bloggers—Great resource for fashion bloggers about blogging.
More to come soon!
http://www.mocking-bird.org/course-info/, http://www.bellapop.com/online-photography-classes/, http://blog.brookesnow.com/register-for-classes/, http://www.susannahconway.com/e-courses/, and http://www.everythingbloom.com/.