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Do you have your goals in place for 2014? Make sure their set the SMART way and you're more likely to achieve them. The SMART formula allows you not only to set goals (both short and long term), but helps you put a plan in place to so you'll know how you're going to achieve them.
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What great ideas! I always forget to take pictures. Not this year!
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Find out why customized jewelry is a great gift for bloggers in my 2013 Holiday Gift Guide. (I have lots of other great ideas for the blogger in your life, too!)
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I've seen a LOT of back-to-school pictures this week! Here's a list of the best Pinterest boards for back to school via +Leticia- Tech Savvy Mama 
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Open Graph helps FB recognize your blog's content faster and easier. You need it. I explain how to install it in this post at Blogging Basics 101.
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Be sure to hop in a few minutes! They have a LOT of free ChoreMonster Memberships and other prizes!
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Obvious but overlooked advice. +Momcomm helps you get your blog posts noticed again and again.
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Guest post from Jim Wang today. How do you go from hobby blogging to problogging?
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Super handy info for making images for your blog, Pinterest, or wherever.
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Thank you! Thank you! I've been dying to do this. I do it all the time in Photoshop Elements.
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social media consultant, freelance technical writer and editor
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My name is not Inigo Montoya. Prepare to die anyway.
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Melanie Nelson is a professional blogger and social media consultant who has been working with business websites since 1995. She is currently writing Facebook All-In-One for Dummies (in stores in spring 2012).

She owns BloggingBasics101.com, a nationally-recognized site that provides tips and instructions for beginning and intermediate bloggers. She regularly shares information about building community, improving SEO, monetizing your blog, and using Facebook to build your business. She has spoken and taught hands-on workshops at conferences such as Type-A ParentBlogHerBlissdom, and I_Blog, as well as several local professional gatherings.

In addition to writing about current trends in social media, Melanie is a freelance editor with Wiley Publishing. Previous ventures include co-authoring TypePad For Dummies and serving as a technology contributing editor at BlogHer.
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Monthei, chilihead