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Nicole Rivera
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Reviving Your Blog - Offline
Chances are, if you need to revive your blog, you are well acquainted with the world offline, but did you know that it is relevant to your blogging? When it comes time to revive your blog make sure you continue to make time for offline influences. How Offli...
Chances are, if you need to revive your blog, you are well acquainted with the world offline, but did you know that it is relevant to your blogging? When it comes time to revive your blog make sure you continue to make time f...
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Reviving Your Blog - Join Forces
If you have found yourself in a blogging lull, before you make the leap to revive your blog all on your own, you may want to consider the possibility of joining forces with another blogger. Earlier this week I discussed the power of guest posting on other b...
If you have found yourself in a blogging lull, before you make the leap to revive your blog all on your own, you may want to consider the possibility of joining forces with another blogger. Earlier this week I discussed the p...
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Reviving Your Blog - Inspire
Hello Fellow Blogger reading this post. Yes you. Today I am writing directly to you. YOU have something awesome to offer your readers. I don't know what it is. Chances are you might not even realize it at this moment either. But every single one of us has t...
Hello Fellow Blogger reading this post. Yes you. Today I am writing directly to you. YOU have something awesome to offer your readers. I don't know what it is. Chances are you might not even realize it at this moment either. ...
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Reviving Your Blog - Guest Posts
Let's face it, your success or failure as a blogger will probably come down to how much your relationship with the community surrounding you in the virtual world. Your audience, fellow bloggers, and the social media masses are going to have a major impact o...
Let's face it, your success or failure as a blogger will probably come down to how much your relationship with the community surrounding you in the virtual world. Your audience, fellow bloggers, and the social media masses ar...
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I think anyone who has stayed around long enough in the blogosphere has done so for that comment interaction. I never understand bloggers who don't seem interested in comments. For me, that's the whole point - to engage in virtual conversations!
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Reviving Your Blog - Engage
There is one thing every blogger has to remember: your readers could always be reading something else. Therefore, when it comes time for you to revive your blog you have to ask yourself if you are doing enough to engage your reader. What Does It Mean To "En...
There is one thing every blogger has to remember: your readers could always be reading something else. Therefore, when it comes time for you to revive your blog you have to ask yourself if you are doing enough to engage your ...
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Reviving Your Blog - Consistency
If you have been following my blog for a while (particularly in the last year), then you know that consistency is one of my greatest weaknesses. While I have a litany of extremely good excuses why this is, I know that an essential key to reviving my blog is...
If you have been following my blog for a while (particularly in the last year), then you know that consistency is one of my greatest weaknesses. While I have a litany of extremely good excuses why this is, I know that an esse...
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Reviving Your Blog - Schedule
Well, this is one of those "why don't you just practice what you preach, Nicole" blog posts. A key component to reviving your blog - particularly when the need for revival has occurred due to a severe cut in the amount of time you can devote to your blog - ...
Well, this is one of those "why don't you just practice what you preach, Nicole" blog posts. A key component to reviving your blog - particularly when the need for revival has occurred due to a severe cut in the amount of tim...
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Reviving Your Blog - Question
Have you ever thought about the importance of asking a question? There are so many times when conversations die simply because a question was not asked. Do not assume that your readers know that you'd like to hear their comments about your latest writing, w...
Have you ever thought about the importance of asking a question? There are so many times when conversations die simply because a question was not asked. Do not assume that your readers know that you'd like to hear their comme...
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Reviving Your Blog - History
When you blog for a long time, whether you do it consistently or not, you develop a nice collection of posts that may even become relevant years later. Today's advice is that you should never forget your own blogging history. Why is Your History Important? ...
When you blog for a long time, whether you do it consistently or not, you develop a nice collection of posts that may even become relevant years later. Today's advice is that you should never forget your own blogging history...
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Reviving Your Blog - Find the Time
Not finding the time to blog might be one of the leading reasons new bloggers lose steam just when it seems they should be taking off. If you have a job, a family, a social life, and/or other interests than your blog, you may find yourself saying things lik...
Not finding the time to blog might be one of the leading reasons new bloggers lose steam just when it seems they should be taking off. If you have a job, a family, a social life, and/or other interests than your blog, you may...
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Reviving Your Blog - Determination
When your blog is in its early stages, or has flat-lined due to neglect, getting it back up and running to a point where it can act as a legitimate conversation with your audience takes an enormous amount of determination. It can be very easy to lose intere...
When your blog is in its early stages, or has flat-lined due to neglect, getting it back up and running to a point where it can act as a legitimate conversation with your audience takes an enormous amount of determination. It...
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Reviving Your Blog - Blog Happy
If you've come to the point where you need to revive your blog one of the reasons you may find yourself in this position is because you didn't blog happy. What do I mean by this? Simple: your blogging should bring you some element of joy. How To "Blog Happy...
If you've come to the point where you need to revive your blog one of the reasons you may find yourself in this position is because you didn't blog happy. What do I mean by this? Simple: your blogging should bring you some el...
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  • NYC Department of Education
    teacher, 1998 - 2011
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RIVERA (me) RUNS (like hell) THROUGH (over and around) IT (reading, writing, viewing, growing and healing)
Introduction
Nicole is a life-long Staten Islander, happily married to the love of her life who shares her love of stories, all things geek, but most of all, the joy of raising their first child together (born in May 2014). She's a former teacher turned blogger evolving into a writer and enjoying every bit of the ride!!
Come see my words at http://www.RiveraRunsThroughIt.com
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*Taught Mathematics in a NYC Public High School for 12 years. *Has an Erdos number of 2. *Can discuss, based on first-hand experience, what it is like to be on the brink of blindness due to a rare disease. *Has completed two novels (drafts) that are currently in editing phases.
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