Tag "social media strategy"

  • Creative Ways to Use Instagram Stories to Increase Blog Traffic

    Instagram Stories has taken a stronghold in the digital influencer space. TechCrunch says, “Instagram Stories now has 250 million daily active users, up from 200 million in April, 150 million in January, and 100 million in October after launching the Snapchat Stories clone in August.” Instagram Stories… read more

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  • How Bloggers Can Use Pinterest to Drive Blog Traffic

    How to grow a blog using Pinterest

    Pinterest is a search engine. It is not a social media platform.  Pinterest is there to work for you, and that’s the good news.  The great news is that bloggers need not be super spectacular at using Pinterest. They should, however, adept at creating things for… read more

  • How to Blog Without Losing Your Mind

    Blogging tips

    Keeping up with social media, finding the time to visit other blogs, and knowing which social media networks to be on are three of the most common complaints of bloggers. In the BlogPaws sphere, we hear these concerns on a regular basis. You need not lose… read more

  • Which Social Media Networks Should I Use?

    social media help

    Which social media networks should I use and why? This is a question we receive frequently at the BlogPaws offices. As part of your overall blog business plan (and you do have a blog business plan, right)…having a strategy and tactical plan behind why you do… read more

  • Social Media In Less Than An Hour A Day? It’s True

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess Social media tasks can take up literally hours a day, am I right? I know I can spend hours poking around Facebook, looking at recipes on Pinterest (that I will never make), attempting to figure out Instagram and talking with… read more

  • How Engaging Is Your ‘About Me’ Page On Your Pet Blog

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess When people come to your blog, chances are they're coming because of the scintillating post that just went live. They come because you have cornered the market in your particular niche, or maybe because of the cute pictures you're posting… read more

  • Do You Consider Yourself A Brand? Your Pet Blog A Business?

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess As a pet blogger do you consider yourself a brand? A business? Or are you a hobbyist? Regardless of what league you feel you fall in, if you want to be taken seriously as a blogger or if you're looking… read more

  • Guiding Principles For Successful Blogging: Lessons Learned at BlogPaws 2013

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess You started your pet blog hoping for… fame and glory? Recognition of your writing skills? To share the love of your particular pet? To earn money? Whatever your reason, you certainly had in mind that when you started blogging that… read more

  • Becoming An Effective Part Time Pet Blogger

    Guest post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess What a great life! Nothing on your plate other than building your pet blogging prowess, talking with all of your pet loving friends on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and the BlogPaws Community. What could be better? Knock, knock… reality calling!… read more

  • Blogging 101: How To Effectively Utilize Pinterest

    Guest post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess Pinterest may be a women-focused site and I say, “what’s wrong with that?” I find it does take many hours of my day when I don’t set a timer…it’s easy to get lost in following pins to see what’s… read more