How to master Facebook (groups)

Hey pixels!! As I said before, I’m going to start a social media series, where I’m going to share a few tips on how to manage this tools to promote your work/blog.

Social media are a great tool for promoting what you’re doing for free. Whatever you post on Facebook it can be read and shared, and if you’re doing your job well, it can have a big impact: followers, visits, and more.

But, how? Which is the best way to use Facebook?  Keep reading, my friends!

Before starting, you should have a few things ready:

  • the main pillar content, what exactly do you want to share and how are you going to explain it.

Don’t work in secret. Spread your words to the world. Maybe some friends are writing blogs, too, and you can help each other. Or maybe they are not writing, but they can help sharing your posts and following your page.

Work on Facebook interest groups. They are great. Groups are communities where people help each other promote each other’s content.

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Go to your Facebook search bar, and search for some keywords related to your particular interest of blog niche. Maybe creative food, travel, design or fashion. Just test a few keywords. Facebook will give you options to search for people, pages, and groups. Go to groups and there you will find a ton of groups that discusses the topics and helps each other to promote their content.

Actually, a  lot of these groups are private and you will have to request to join. Most of the times you’ll have no problems to join them. But if the answer is no, you can try again later.

Read carefully groups guidelines before posting, just in case.

I hope this information will be useful!! More tips about Facebook and other social media are coming. Don’t worry, is not over!!

Love,
Sílvia.

Wednesday Wisdom

Hey guys!!

Welcome to another edition of WW! Today, I have an inspiring quote for you guys!

“It is a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together”
~Unknown

I love this quote because when you are blogging as a career, the most important thing is to blog about your passions. Don’t blog about celebrities if you hate it. Do what you love.

XOXO,

Shania

 

EPIC Blogger Hacks That You’d Never Seen Before

Hey there, the lovely bloggers! I gathered you awesome blogger hacks that new for me.  Trust me, this hacks will make your job a lot easier! I’m more than happy to see this post to be published because I’m sure that most of these hacks will help you!

1 | Huge Space Gap (2 ways)

Have you ever feel how annoying it is when your space gap is huge? Like you’re typing your post and there’s one point where you want the next sentences to be in the next line but still, in the same paragraph. It may be complicated for you to understand but it literally a self-explanatory. Personally, I find it super annoying and now I FOUND THE SOLUTION FOR IT! 

  • The 1st Way ( For Phone, Ipad user ) 

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  • In your post, below the title column, there’s Visual and HTML tab. I’m sure that you’re on the visual tab. Click on the HTML tab and it will take you to the HTML version of your post.

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  • Find the sentences that you want to be in the next line and then click the enter button.

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  • Click on the Visual tab (right next to the HTML tab) and you’re done. That’s the final result after you do the easy steps.
  • The 2nd Way (For Computer user) 

This is the easiest way so far to solve the problem!

  • You literally need to go to the sentence that you want to be in the next line
  • Then, on your keyboard, hit the SHIFT + ENTER at the same time!

That’s it for the second way. Mahriya told me about this and I’m shocked because this is way easier than the way for the phone user!

I hope that I’m not the only one who has this problem. For real, I’m super glad for it because this is seriously my life saver!

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2 | Social Media Icons on the Sidebar

Have you ever wanted your social media icons to be arranged side by side on your sidebar? but you can’t because it won’t allow you to do that. Seriously, I’ve been wanted to do this for so long until I saw Mahriya did this. I quickly asked her how she did that and she said that it was from a youtube video.

I know that it was published years ago but seriously, I’m shocked that it works perfectly. You definitely need to try this out. Oh if you’re wondering how to make your own Social Media Icons, check out this post and it may help you with that 🙂

Yes, I know that is is literally 2 hacks that I have for you but I hope that you’ve found something new from this post! Comment down below your thoughts or anything and see ya!

~FarahEdz

Weekly blog schedule

Hey pixels!! This week is my turn to talk about how to organize your tasks as a blogger. There are things you should do every day or every two days and another things that have to be done every week or so. I know it can be overwhelming at the beginning (it was for me, too), but if you establish a routine from the firsts days you’ll get used to it.

Then, with practice, all this will be easy for you. Just another part of your daily schedule.

Please, remember that this infography is just a guide. Of course, every person has its own way to work and think. But I think this will be useful to remind you the most important tasks when we’re talking about blogging.

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I hope my guide will be useful to you, my happy pixels!! If you have any doubt, suggestion, or if do you think I’ve forgot something, feel free to leave a comment. Your help and suggestions are useful to us, too!!

Have a nice weekend! Love,

Sílvia.

Wednesday Wisdom: Motivational Quote

Hey pixels!! It’s Wednesday; in two days it’s Friday!! If that fact doesn’t make you happy enough, here I have for you a motivation quote. Maybe this will work!! Have a happy week, my pixels!!

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Don’t limit yourself, my happy pixels!! You can do whatever you want to do!!

Love,

Sílvia.

How to set your goals as a blogger

Hey pixels!! How are you?? Do you have any goals as a blogger?? I know, maybe you’ve  just started blogging and you are not thinking about goals yet. But, trust me, my happy pixels, having goals is important. It helps you to direct your blog in the correct direction. For example, in my first attempt as a blogger, I had no goals at all. It was a total disaster. Now, with my new blog, the happiest pixel, I have some goals. It’s getting better than the first one.

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This is not my invention, really. By setting sharp, clearly defined goals, you can measure your progress in what might previously have seemed a long pointless grind. You will also raise your self-confidence, as you recognize your own ability and competence in achieving the goals that you’ve set.

But, how I’m going to set my goals? It’s easier than you’re thinking, my happy pixels.

  • First, you create a “big picture” of what you want to do with your blog and identify the large-scale goals that you want to achieve.
  • Then, you break these down into the smaller and smaller targets that you must hit to reach your big goals.
  • Finally, once you have your plan, you start working on it to achieve these goals.

This is why we start the process of setting goals by looking at your bigger goals. Then, we work down on the things that you can do in, say, next year, next month, next week, and today, to start moving towards them.

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Your goals should be:

  • Specific and easy to understand. For example, I want to collaborate with another blogger. I want to write 3 posts every week.
  • Measurable and meaningful. You should be able to measure if the goal has been reached or not. Following our examples, you can measure how many times you post every week. Or if you had written a post collaborating with another blogger or not.
  • Attainable. Please, don’t set impossible goals. Be aware of your own limitations and skills.
  • Relevant or rewarding. Your goals should be rewarding to you. If you’re having fun, your readers will notice. Think about relevant subjects to write about.
  • Trackable. Every goal has to be reached within a period. Check if you have attained your goals or not when this period ends. If you have done it, you deserve a reward. If not, think again about them. Maybe you didn’t set the right goals for you. For example, if your goal was to write every day, but you can’t do it because you’re too busy, maybe you should have as your goal to write 2-3 times every week.

Something important about goals is to have a motivation. Maybe a little reward when you reach every small goal that you have. Like going to the cinema or a bike ride.

And sharing your goals is useful too. Your family can help you, give you suggestions or tips and encourage you to attain your goals. Making something alone is always more difficult.

Are you going to set goals for your blog now, my happy pixels? You can share them here, too. If you need some help, you can follow this blog or leave a comment.

Lots of love,

Sílvia.

Wednesday Wisdom: a quote

Hey pixels!! Recently we have started our new tradition: Wednesday Wisdom. Every Wednesday we’ll post a quick tip, a quote, a quick advice…. You can comment and let us know your favourite quote or tip in the comments, too.

Today I’m sharing one quote which I like so much. It’s from one of my favourite books as a children/teenager: Alice in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll).

Alice: This is impossible.

The mad hatter: Only if you believe it is.

I love this quote because I think it’s true. Lots of things were impossible before someone made them for the first time. So, don’t think blogging it’s impossible, my happy pixels. Just believe that you can do it!!

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Enjoy our new section, my happy pixels!! See you next Wednesday!!

Lots of love,

Sílvia,