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Start a K12 Blog

These articles are the best place to start reading about considerations as you set out to start your own blog.
Aunt Peaches: 25 Resources for Improving Your Blog

Getting started advice and a video tutorial for starting a Blogger site.

The Blog Starter

Getting started advice and a video tutorial for starting a WordPress site.
"How do I start a blog?" TheBlogStarter.com will show you how with our FREE, easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorials.

Oak & Oats: Editing Blog Pictures

Free resources (Fotor, Foto Flexer, Pixlr) for editing images.

Check Browser Compatibility, Cross Platform Browser Test - Browsershots

Check Browser Compatibility, Cross Platform Browser Test

Design 101: Personalize your Favicon " Sycamore Street Press

Advanced: You may be wondering just what in the world is a "favicon??" A favicon is that little orange "B" sign you see next to the blogger url.

Kirsty Girl: Top 10 Copyright Free Image Sources for Bloggers

Free resources (Pixabay, Morgue File, FreePik, and more) for copyright free images.

Best apps for mobile blogging; using your phone to save time when you blog |

Intermediate: Where do you blog most? On a desktop, a laptop, a tablet...or your phone? At TalkMum we were talking about blogging when you're a parent. In a post of tips for new bloggers, one of mine was about using your phone as much as possible to help.

70+ monthly topic ideas for any blogging editorial calendar.

When I committed to using an editorial calendar for my blog last year, I came across a common issue. I seemed to struggle to come up with multiple posts that revolved around a relevant theme or idea. Don't get me wrong, you absolutely do not have to write based on what topics are popular for the month.

Awesome About Pages

What is your most viewed page on your blog (besides your homepage, of course)? Odds are it's your about page. When people first land on your blog, they probably check out your recent posts, then proceed to find out more about you. Therefore, having an intriguing about page is crucial.

Build Your Blog Conference: Link Parties 101

Intermediate: Build Your Blog Series: Link Parties 101 Hi! I am Camille, one of the sisters who blogs at SixSistersStuff . We get asked all the time how we grew our blog and one of my go-to answers has always been Link Parties. Have you joined the link party craze yet?

Linky Party: Success In Secondary for June

Intermediate: Example of Secondary grades Linky Party

Dragonflies in First: Classroom Views LINKY PARTY!

Intermediate: Example of Elementary grades Linky Party

100+ Attention-Grabbing Blog Post Title Templates That Work

You've probably heard this a lot of times. But YES. Having a catchy title is the key to grabbing people's attention. It's your golden ticket to increased traffic and wider audience. You need to elicit interest, emotion, and curiosity in your potential readers to make your blog post title as irresistible as possible.

How to SEO a Blog Post - 4 Simple Steps

Advanced: Search Engine Optimization
I have been learning so much about SEO and how to maximize traffic on my blog so today I invited my blogging friend, Nathan-who also happens to be a professional at this sort of thing-to give us some simple tips for how to SEO a blog post.