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How I Use My Editorial Calendar

I know there are a lot of ways to keep an editorial calendar, but this is what works for me. It's a prettied-up Google spreadsheet with a calendar, topics, notes and a shortlink. 

I use the Insert --> Note feature to keep things looking nice and clean.

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The #HeyAmy  Show's first non-introduction episode where in I describe a typical day at our house.
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Love it! Thanks for sharing your day to day… glad I'm not the only one who never quite makes that ideal 'wake-up' time :)
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Tips for Standing Out on Social Media

Of all the tips here, part 2 of this one stood out. From +Jason Cruz at

When deciding which social platform to be on, consider just two things: where your consumers currently are, and the next place they could potentially be. Then work more on the ‘next place’ — and stay ahead.

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Struggling to get noticed on social media? It's not easy! In this article, 31 experts give their best small business tips for standing out on social media.
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+Amy Lynn Andrews here is a tip: floating newsletter signup forms suck - please don't use them or link to pages who use them! Thanks :)
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My attempt at a one-stop guide: How to Make Money Blogging.

It's the beta version of what I hope will be a useful reference since it's a question I get from a lot of people.

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Ever wondered how to make money blogging? Learn all about blogging for money in this comprehensive and up-to-date guide.
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You're welcome +*****. Thanks for stopping by!
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So much of this post describes me, like this:

In fact, I think school is worst for the kids who do the best. Because if you get used to being told you are smart and good for learning what someone tells you to learn, then it's a rude awakening when no one gives you gold stars as a young adult. And it's a rude awakening when no one tells you what to do as a young adult.

#education   #homeschooling  

via +Penelope Trunk 
My younger son wants to go to school. I won't let him. It's clear to me that he has no ability to understand why school is crushingly terrible. I mean, most adults can't even see it. The reinforcement kids get about school is incredible. The ads on TV talk about how important it is for kids to ...
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Makes me think bloggers could as well. Obviously the key is highlighting the person-to-person relationship. Was thinking of deleting my account entirely, but will have to ponder the possibilities here...

Many different types of businesses are still doing very well on Facebook, even in terms of Reach...For example, artists/musicians/entertainers/movies are experiencing average Organic Reach well above their news feed competitors like retail/clothing/bank/appliances.

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There are many competing opinions about Facebook’s news feed and business tactics. We wanted to provide an updated look into some metrics to help guide these discussions with data. For the typical Page on Facebook in March 2014: Organic Reach … Continue reading →
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Some people are so creative. This is #cool .
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A quick read from +Penelope Trunk's homeschooling blog today. Couldn't agree more. (The comments are worth the read too.)

My husband is a former teacher. My father-in-law is a former teacher & principal. My mother-in-law is a former teacher & assistant principal. My sister is a former teacher.

We homeschool. So does my sister.

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This is an excerpt from the book Humans of New York, by Brandon Stanton. The book is a compendium of street photography and stories from the people in the pictures. "His grandmother and I are raising him. I worry about putting him into the public school system. I was a teacher for many years.
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The fastest way to peel apples. This is awesome. LOL

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Reading this interesting article about #college :

More than 40 percent of American students who start at four-year colleges haven’t earned a degree after six years. If you include community-college students in the tabulation, the dropout rate is more than half, worse than any other country except Hungary...[and]...whether a student graduates or not seems to depend today almost entirely on just one factor — how much money his or her parents make. To put it in blunt terms: Rich kids graduate; poor and working-class kids don’t.

#education   #learning  

via +The New York Times  cc: +Penelope Trunk 
Rich students complete their college degrees; working-class students like Vanessa Brewer usually don’t. Can the University of Texas change her chances of success?
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The state of education is very disheartening.  The increase in cost and the decrease in scholarships in the last 10 years is also disheartening.
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Wonderful photos.

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In a buried box labeled "Mothers," 83-year-old acclaimed photographer Ken Heyward found the perfect tribute.
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I'm not good at promoting my own stuff. I wish it was a matter of humility, but it's not so much that.

This is what I think. Maybe it'll help you too.

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What should you do if you hate promoting your own stuff? Well, don't be like these characters...
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I like streamlining. And making things easy. I share quotes, tips, tools and tutorials about blogging, productivity, time management, organization, frugality, parenting, homeschooling, kids, learning, printables, crafts or DIY projects I can complete in 15 minutes or less and other things that help streamline life as a blogger, mom, wife and small business owner.

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