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How to Set Attainable Blog+Biz Goals for 2017 + My 2016 Blog Stats

A new year means settings new goals for yourself. The key to making goals and reaching them is to set attainable goals! Although you want to aim high, you must take steps to get there. Break your goals into short-term and long-term goals. That way, once you reach the short-term goal, you will feel accomplished and motivated to reach the next one. Another tip is to set weekly or monthly goals, and pledge to give yourself a reward when you reach a goal. Example: Weekly goals: Lose 2 pounds  ...

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How to Have a Professional Blog on Any Budget

Whether you’re using a free site or a self-hosted site, this post is for you! It doesn’t matter if you’re a new blogger, established business owner, online content creator, etc., it’s important that your online presence looks professional. Even if your brand is laid-back, you still have to appear as a professional that is worth hiring. If you haven’t met a potential client or customer in person, someone’s first impression of you will be your website or social  ...

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10+ Creative Ways to use Styled Stock Photos AND A Free Photo Set

Today I’m sharing a free set of feminine styled stock photos and frames. But first, read this post to learn how to best put them to use. Creative Ways To Use Styled Stock Photos The example images are purposely low-res to save server space. The photo pack images are high-res & each image size is 8 MB+. Blog Post Image/Pinterest Graphic Create a “Pinterest worthy” image that advertises your latest blog post. More attractive images equal more blog traffic! Be sure to utilize  ...

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The Quick Guide to Editing Mockups

I’m using Photoshop, but you should be able to do the following in GIMP. This tutorial is for editing PSD files. To edit the PNGs, scroll down further. Related: 10+ Creative Ways to Use Styled Stock Photos (Includes a free photo pack!) How to Edit PSD Mockups: Open the PSD and the image you want to put into the mockup. Drag the desired image over to the PSD file. The image will open as a new layer as the very top layer. Then, right click that layer and select “Create Clipping Mask.” This  ...

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