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Saturday morning, Makobi Scribe, Simply Stacie and Little YaYas hid behind our pancakes at the De Wafelbakkers premier of “Pancake Hoarders.” We got to sample pancakes, be interviewed by @pancakedaddy, and pose for a few pics on the red carpet premiere!    Here we are with Sassy Mama in LA talking

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I was fortunate enough to be able to be selected to see an advance screening of the DreamWorks Pictures’ THE HELP at BlogHer on Saturday evening. Today, the movie was released to the public at a theater near you, and I suggest you grab your gal pal and go! the Help featured

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Friday morning, the BSMBoosters met at the BlogHer ’11 newbie breakfast. Bright and early at 8 a.m. we met and ate with fellow bloggers ready to map out our day full of meet and greets with brands and sessions to help us grow our blogs as a business. I had no

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I am having a blast a BlogHer as you can tell! The first day, after we checked in from the hotel and settled in from the airport, we did a quick change into our party clothes and then hit the bricks again! This picture is in front of the BlogHer registration where I am

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I am sitting on the plane right now extremely thankful for my new briefcase from Mybriefcases.com.  I was sent a lovely, pink leather womens briefcase to take with me on my trip to BlogHer. As, everyone knows, the airlines have buckled down on what you can take with you, with

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Top 10 referring sites: Facebook 5918 Stumble Upon 4578 Twitter 1784 Online-Sweepstakes 1211 Prize Amigo 646 Sweeping Me 618 Triberr 587 Fast Sweeper 417 Cashnetsweepstakes  110 Etsy 103 Top 10 referring blogs: Simply Stacie 1055 imareadernotareder.blogspot.com 315 justmarriedwith coupons 235 blogfest.ajourneyofbooks.com 191 adventuresofmyfamilyof8.blogspot.com  85 libslibrary.blogspot.com  84 debbiedoescoupons.com  84 mommyscoupontrain.com 83

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This is my monthly report for July 1 to July 31, 2011. Blogvertise $167.00 Social Spark – $35.00 Sponsored Tweets – $23.12 Google AdSense – $56.92 Context Web – $114.23 LinkLift -$66.00 If you are interested in this company, email me and I will give you the contact info. You must be self hosted.

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My high-number discoveries for July (posts I discovered): Street Painting – Johnnie Walker Taipei/fisheye-view 4556 Raspberry Cup Cakes Recipe Photos – Allrecipes.com 2055 Sopapillas Recipe 1360 STYLUS-7030 453 10 Reasons Why Your Site Crashed – Simply Stacie 398 Nutty Bunuelos Recipe 165 Mother of Pearl It Is 126 Book Review – Are You My Mother is a

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While browsing around on Twitter, I came across an opportunity to get my very own Blogger bag tag and to enter a contest to win a $300 scholarship to BlogHer ’11. Lo and behold out of 200 entrants, I was selected a winner; one of six! The other winners are: Molly – A

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I was approached by  Leonhard Widrich, the creator of Buffer, about his new application, of course, I jumped at the chance to utilize a new tool in my Chrome Armory. Then, when he offered to write a blog post about it, I was overjoyed. Now, my readers can also share

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I am attending BlogHer ’11 thanks to Jamie’s Precious Peas and Lovable Labels! I am currently seeking sponsors in the following packages. The Monarch Butterfly Package $200 For sponsorship of this package, I will do a featured sponsor post on my blog before the conference with a tweet and Facebook post.

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Recently a reader asked me, “How do you find the time to get readers for your blog? It must take all day to market yourself like that.” In a way she was right; it can take all day. And for a long time it did. I spent hours sitting at

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Simply Stacie and Makobi Scribe are pleased to offer you the following Gemstone Blogger packages to announce your giveaways where you can get double the exposure with double the social media exposure! Gemstone Blogger Packages Cubic Zirconia Promo Pack: $10 1 Tweet and Facebook post from Makobi Scribe and Simply

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In answer to my sister post: THE CHROME EXTENSIONS I USE DAILY TO HELP YOU, I have returned to FireFox to find you the comparable programs on Firefox; and while doing so, I discovered a few I like better on FireFox. See, I am open to suggestions and change! Now, I

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It has been said around the blogosphere that Mommy bloggers pull each other down like crabs in a bucket. That we don’t like to share our contacts, opportunities,  or basically help each other out. At Makobi Scribe, I try to help out in every way I can. It is my philosophy that

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A good number of bloggers are active in the Stumble Upon community. In the Stumble Upon community, you work with other Stumblers to share interests and to find inspiration to write as well as learn things from internet tools and look at great photography pictures. (Those two last hyperlinked words are actual tags

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Digg is a useful tool to bring more traffic to your blog. Since I started using Stumble Upon, my traffic has increased 800+ visits a month. Digg is a similar tool and can bring the same results. So why wouldn’t a blogger want to use this tool? For most of us

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This is my monthly earnings report for the month of June. Keep in mind that I had several big events going on this month! More traffic=more money!! Blogvertise $25 Social Spark – $42.00 Sponsored Tweets – $17.60 Google AdSense – $116.27 Context Web – $92.56 LinkLift -$66.00 If you are

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If you are on WordPress this is a new program out just for Mom bloggers to help reach your monetization goals. It uses links from your current posts and when someone clicks on them (i.e., coupons.com) it will take you to the coupon site you reference. I’ll be the guinea pig, or

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I am going to answer your questions. How can I help you? What would you like to be able to do on WordPress that you do not know how to do? What would you like to be able to tweak with your blog? Which Social Media Account would you like to know

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I am going to make a standing page of a bloggers daily chore list. I would love your input! Here is what I have so far. BLOG!! Boost Klout in Makobi Scribe Facebook Group. Do Daily Stumble Upon in Makobi Scribe Facebook Group Make 5 Stumble Upon Discoveries Stumble 5

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Would you like to be in the know for upcoming giveaway events? Do you like developing relationship with your fellow bloggers? Would you like to work on Boosting your Klout, Stumbling Posts and Pininterest, and Reddit? Would you like to do all of this with a social Media you probably use daily?

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First Sign up with Contextweb. Make sure you ad your blog and have it approved. Then go into the selling desk (we are selling the ad space). Under New Ad Tag Group, Enter your information. I am going to set up the Ad for after my posts doing this tutorial. You

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Simply Stacie has started to report her earnings, and I thought I would chime in and report mine too to give you sort of a spectrum from a blog my size to a blog her size. It is kind of neat to see how she grows and to see how

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This is a follow-up to my first WordPress plugin post. Since joining WordPress, I have added a few plugins to my repertoire. Advertising Management:  With Advertisement Management you can control all your blogadvertisements from one single location in the blog back-end. I use this to put in my Google ads. WP Smush.it:  Reduces

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Several of us out there are blogging, but would you like to write a blog that will get read? BlogWritingCourse.com offers a free pre-blogging course and another course called Blogging 101. Blogging 101 is an eight-week, fully-automated(self-propelled), comprehensive course that guides newbie bloggers and bloggers who would like to make

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You can earn money tweeting with MyLikes Let me know if any of you are members and love/hate it…

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This is a program that will actually pay you I just cashed out $50! from Social Spark!

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I am participating in the 31 days to build a blog. Today is day #2 Make a list post. Five Quick Fixes For Your Blog Many of us have recently made the switch from Blogger to WorpPress leaving us with many questions. These are a few of the “quick fix”

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It dawned on me that maybe a Stumble Upon walk through might be needed. So, here goes. 1. Download the StumbleUpon Toolbar 2. Note the rules and start stumbling the first post, not the hop itself. Click on the picture to see. 3. Once you get to the post you

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