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Melissa Culbertson
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A PINNABLE IMAGE MAKEOVER: 
In Pinning Perfect, Anna teaches the value of good-looking pinnable images (not to mention search-friendly descriptions). Here's a before and after of a pinnable image from Jes of Mommy Envy. Impressive, yes?

Tomorrow is the LAST day to sign up for the April session. Lifetime access to lessons, loads of useful handouts and more! Grab your virtual seat now: http://shop.blogclarity.com/buy/pinning-perfect #pinterest   #pinterestips   #bloggingtips   #socialmedia  
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Pinning Perfect's MARCH session just went on sale yesterday. These go fast so grab your spot now!

Here's a little sneak peek of one of the handouts-- the top 250 most searched terms on Pinterest! This course is full of handouts, videos, and Anna providing one-on-one feedback.

Register here--> http://shop.blogclarity.com/buy/pinning-perfect #pinningtips   #pinterest   #blogging   #socialmedia  
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This is such a GREAT class! I highly recommend it! Ellen
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Perfection.
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If you've ever answered the question "What do you want this year?" with "Ummm, errr, I don't know." then this list is for you! Drop hints by passing these ideas along. Or gift your favorite to someone who made it onto Santa's nice list. Either way, +RadioShack will MAKE. IT. HAPPEN. http://www.blogclarity.com/smart-gifts-for-bloggers #giftsmart   #giftideas  
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HEY PEEPS!

Today's the LAST day to get my flagship course Content Brew for just $35! In fact, it's the last day EVER because prices go up in 2015.

Wondering if it's right for you? Here are a few awesome things that you’ll learn:

- Exactly why you need a content calendar (hint: it won’t stifle your creativity nor your spontaneity)
- How to customize a calendar for your blog
- Why and how you should include social media in your content planning (we’ll stick with Facebook and Twitter for this course)
- Eight questions to ask yourself for more effective content planning
- What types of posts bring in the best traffic
- Techniques for coming up with an endless supply of content ideas
- 23 Content Generation Prompts for Facebook and Twitter
- Attention-grabbing words and phrases to increase engagement
- Tools to save you time and keep you organized

Grab your spot before you chow down tomorrow! http://www.blogclarity.com/shop/content-brew #blogging   #content  
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If you aren't using canned responses yet, your blog life is about to get a whole lot easier. And if you are? I challenge you to create ONE MORE! I give you ten ideas, but a step-by-step tutorial. #blogging   #timemanagement  
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Agreed thanks a lot.
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So many people have been asking about promoted pins and if they work. I did a test for about 4 days using this pin: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/77757531042780423.

Since you can't link to sales pages with promoted pins, I linked to my popular post "5 Things You Shouldn't Re-Pin on Pinterest" and at the bottom of that post, had some details about Pinning Perfect with a link to the product page.

The click thru rate of the pin was pretty darn good! And that only worked out to $.11/click which is cheap. I was in a hurry to do this so I didn't track conversions (i.e. sales of the course), but will set that up in Google Analytics next time.

Any of you played around with promoted pins yet?
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TWO spots left in the hottest #pinterest class around!
In Pinning Perfect, you'll learn:
- How to make the most of Pinterest since the introduction of the Smart Feed
- What doesn't work on Pinterest and what to do instead (cough hashtags cough)
- A Pinterest bible showing a full year's calendar of when to pin for holidays and seasonal topics
- Plus instructor feedback, a private FB group, and two chats!

Class starts Monday so grab your spot now: http://shop.blogclarity.com/buy/pinning-perfect #blogging
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Want to avoid a brand getting frustrated when visiting your blog? Make sure your blog has these (it's easy I promise):

http://www.blogclarity.com/5-ways-your-blog-show-brands-youre-right-for-the-job

#blogging   #bloggingtips  
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Hey bloggers- who has a media kit? You NEED one if you don't! Not only that, the content must be written in a way that's relevant to brands.

Take a peek at these 10 media kits that bloggers created from taking my e-course. #blogging   #bloggingtips  
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I learned quite a bit about #blogging last year. I think you'll find you can relate to so many of these (especially number 1): http://www.blogclarity.com/what-i-learned-about-blogging-in-2014
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Fonts? You want fonts? Of course you do. :)

These FREE fonts are perfect for holiday cards, gift guides, and more!

PIN IT FOR LATER: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/77757531042191303
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Marketing consultant, founder of Blog Clarity and author of Blog Design for Dummies
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Melissa Arce