Link Up! 5 Tools Under $50 We Can’t Live Without

It’s time for our first ever <em>press Link Up! It’s the start of a new series in which each month, we’ll release a blog post prompt, and anyone who wants to participate can write a post answering it! All the details of our Link Up are here, but just to recap, our first prompt was:

What are 5 items under $50 you can’t live without?

Today, we’re so thrilled to be sharing 5 work tools under $50 that are total must-haves, AND featuring a bunch of other bloggers who are answering this question with us. Read on to see our picks, and to find out what 16 other bloggers listed as their can’t-live-without items! Keep reading “Link Up! 5 Tools Under $50 We Can’t Live Without”

How to Spring Clean Your Blog

While we’re not huge fans of losing any amount of sleep (give us ALL the coffee this week!), Daylight Savings Time promises that spring is just around the corner, with longer, brighter days ahead of us. In the spirit of clearing the cobwebs, our blogs could use a little love, just like the spaces we live in. As the first quarter of the year comes to a close, we’re ready to take stock of the goals we set, and reorganize to keep the momentum going — and continue to put our best (blog) foot forward. That’s why today we’re sharing how to spring clean your blog. Let’s get started!

1. Start with purpose

Before you start cleaning up your blog, it’s a good time to review the purpose of your site. After all, if you’ve been blogging any length of time, you know that your site content grows and evolves based on how your readers respond, and how your personal goals change. Take a few minutes to write down the purpose of your site — what you hope to accomplish when you publish content. It doesn’t have to be complicated; think about how you describe your site to others in conversation. If you want to dig deeper, check out our key questions to ask yourself about your brand vision. Keep reading “How to Spring Clean Your Blog”

Our Favorite Font Customizer Combinations

Let’s talk fonts again! Did you know <em>press offers a Font Customizer plugin, which easily lets you change out the fonts you use on your site? While we built it with ease in mind (knowing most people haven’t spent a ton of time learning about and using fonts), with so many choices in Font Customizer, we know it can be tough choosing which ones to pair together! So today, we thought we’d share some of our favorite combinations.

But first, a few things to keep in mind when you’re assigning your fonts: Keep reading “Our Favorite Font Customizer Combinations”