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Goodbye for now – NaNoWriMo

Can you believe that October is almost over? Can you believe that NaNoWriMo is almost here? I am in a little bit of shock over here. After watching all the horror movies and reading all the spooky tales, I feel like I enjoyed this month to it’s fullest. However, I am still a little sad to see it go. I just love October! But it is not all snots and tears. With the ending of October, this can only mean that November is almost here.  Oh yes, that is how the almighty calendar works! And for me, November…

Now Live: Fall Feelings Blogging Party

Welcome to Scale it Simple’s annual Fall Feeling Blogging Party! To me, fall is such an inspirational time for blogging. And there is no better way for me to get into the creative spirit than by throwing a blog party! There is simply nothing better than writing, reading, and connecting. If you agree then this is the place for you! So grab your favorite steamy beverage, turn on a festive flick and let’s get this party started! The rules are simple. 1. Choose one of your favorite blog posts from your own blog. Any and all kinds of…

Blog Measures you Should Track that are not just Views

Let’s talk about traffic. I mean why not, it’s not like anyone ever talks about blog traffic anymore. Am I right? Traffic is a key measure for many bloggers and while useful in helping to track blog growth it can also be a pain point and a source of disappointment. Allow me to explain. I have a pretty normal blog, I have normalish views, traffic, and followers. I do not make thousands of dollars blogging and I do not claim to know the tricks to get you there. Sorry guys. My focus is just not there…

A Beginners Guide to Utilizing Twitter for your Blog

Welcome to week two of this blog improvement series. I hope you had the opportunity to use some of the tools from last weeks post on Building an Engaging Facebook Page for your Blog. If so leave me a link to your Facebook page below so I can check it out! This week we will be talking about Twitter. This week we will be talking about Twitter. There is no doubt that Twitter is a major social media platform. With over 500 million tweets sent per day and over 6000 tweets per second, there is no wonder why Twitter is…

Building an Engaging Facebook Page for your Blog

Hello, beautiful bloggers and welcome to the first of four posts all about blogging hacks! Yay! Today’s focus is on developing a Facebook platform for your blog. If you are a new blogger or have simply never taken the time to create a Facebook page for your blog then I hope this post serves as an easy inspiration for you to do so. Additionally, this post will prove beneficial for bloggers who wish to improve their current Facebook pages. For those bloggers, you can simply scroll down to the tips and tricks section of this post. Today&#8217…

Your Invite: Blog Improvement Series

Hi everyone, I have a big announcement and some pretty exciting news. I will be releasing a brand new blog series! What is this new series all about you ask? This series will consist of 5 posts, one every Monday starting in September. These posts are designed to help bloggers who are looking to improve their social media influence, blog traffic, and organization. The promise of this series is to give you action oriented ideas, tricks, and tips that will help you to develop your social media influence from scratch, improve the networks you currently have and help you manage…

13 Blogging Tips from 2 Years of Blogging

It has been a whole two years since I began sharing with you all on ScaleitSimple. Hooray! To sum up my current thoughts on my blogging skills I would say I kind of feel like a toddler. Sort of cute, eager to learn and moving forward in the mystery of life all while looking clueless and stumbling like a drunk person. You know what I mean? Regardless, of my mixed feelings, I have learned a lot over the past couple of years, and although I have a long way to go I wanted to share the lessons I have learned…

Your Invite: Friday Follow Blog Party

You have been invited to Scale it Simple’s Friday Follow Blog Party! This blog party is going to be a bit different from the shindigs of the past. I know we all work hard not just on our blogs but on our social media networks as well. So I thought it would be a cool idea for us to spend a day connecting and sharing on those outlets along with our blogs. What do you think? This blogging party will be an opportunity for you to share your various social media accounts and blog with a larger community and…

The Book Lovers Tag

Hello, everyone! I have been seeing this tag post pop up everywhere lately and I thought I would give it a go. Why you may ask? Well because if there is one thing I like almost as much as reading it’s writing. So why not write about reading. You feel me?   Do you have a specific place for reading? My favorite place to read is in the cabin, with little distraction I can read a book in one weekend if it is chilly outside. So peaceful. Bookmarks or random pieces of paper? Bookmarks.  I have a few books…

Searching for Happiness – PT 2: Nourishing your Mind

Welcome to Part 2 of this new Searching for Happiness Series which is all about nourishing your mind and basically keeping your life on track. Through this post, I am sharing a list of all of the things I could think of in my personal life that helps me nourish my mind. I hope by implementing some of these lifestyle changes you can gain a little extra happiness, nourish your mind and enrich your day to day life. Part 2: Nourishing your Mind Start Journaling: Journaling is a wonderful way to work out your thoughts and feelings, releasing them in…