5 Tips For Choosing a Name for Your New Blog or Website

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  Thinking about starting a new blog or website?  Getting started on the right name can make a world of difference. Recently a friend of mine who is interested in starting a blog asked for a bit of advice on getting started on a new site. Many bloggers I know have later regretted their original […]

5 Easy SEO Tips for Bloggers

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  This post has been sponsored but all opinions expressed are my own. Visual from: bestseoreseller.com Spread the word Writing a blog post is only a very small part of blogging. Once you hit publish, that’s just the start. The next part of the job is to share the word on social media including Twitter, […]

#Blogging – 6 Places to Promote Every Blog Post

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Citation This blog post was brought to you by Blog Skinny. All opinions and blog promotion tips are completely and totally our own.    So, you just created and hit publish on an awesome blog post. The writing part might be done, but what are you going to do to promote it? Writing articles is […]

What I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Before Starting a Blog – Part 2

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  Thinking about starting a blog?  When people find out about Two Kids and a Coupon, one of the common reactions is that they think that they want to start a blog too. I also regularly get e-mails and messages from readers asking questions about starting a site. Here’s part two of this series of what I […]

The Joys of Publishing a Blog Via Dial Up and Appreciating my Internet Service Provider

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Last week our family was away on vacation and in between theme parks and other activities I desperately tried to sneek in a few e-mails and blog posts, despite some ancient technology and no wi-fi at the resort. Not only was I not able to get on via wireless, but I actually had to plug […]

4 Easy Ways to Gain More Facebook & Twitter Followers

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  This week we blew past 17,000 Twitter followers and we’re hoping to reach 18,000 on Facebook this weekend.  We are extremely grateful for each and everyone of you who stops by regularly or even just occasionally to reach here at 2 Kids and a Coupon and for those of you who have been so kind […]

#Bloggers Wanted for Giveaway Opportunity for Melissa and Doug Deluxe Kitchen Play Center

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Here’s a fun new giveaway opportunity for my fellow bloggers!  Sign up for a Free Blogger Opportunity for Melissa and Doug Deluxe Kitchen Play Center Giveaway hosted by Plum Crazy About Coupons. Here’s the details! Dates: 1/20 – 2/10 Retail Value – $249.99. Sure to increase your numbers. Free Facebook or Twitter with announcement post found […]

Facebook, Twitter & Social Media – What I Wish I Would Have Known Before Starting My Blog

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Not so long here at 2 Kids and a Coupon, we had (what we thought) was a big milestone of celebrating 500 fans at Christmas time. This Christmas we’re well over 17,000+ and growing thanks to all of you!  We’re thankful for all of you who stop by to read us regularly and those who […]

Conference Passes to Chairs – What to Buy the #Blogger on Your Holiday Shopping List

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I know that I’ve always been kind of hard to shop for. I do a good job of taking care of others, but when it comes to asking for what I want for myself at the holidays, I never know what to say. I don’t ever know what to tell friends and family what I […]

6 Ways to Grow Your Blog via E-mail, Twitter and More

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Looking to grow your blog’s following?  Here are a few ways to use social media marketing to grow your traffic.   E-mail E-mail can be a great way to communicate directly to your customer’s inbox. Updates can be as often or as infrequent as you like, and there’s some great programs out there to jazz […]

How to Grow Traffic & Followers on Your Business or Blog Facebook Page

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In the last year here at 2 Kids and a Coupon, we’ve gown by over 15,000+ Facebook fans. I was looking at some old documents and at this time last year, we had just over 2000 fans and thanks to all of you we now have 17,000+!  We’re grateful to each and everyone of you […]

#Blogging – Creating a Business on Accident & Making it Better for 2013

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Did you ever have something happen you didn’t really intend for?  While we love all of you and are grateful for every reader who has ever visited us here at 2 Kids and a Coupon, when we originally started this site, we really weren’t sure what to expect and we never dreamed it would turn […]

When You’re a #Blogger – You Even Dream About Web Sites – #Hivelocity

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I admit, I spend WAY too much time in front of a computer. In addition to the blog here at 2 Kids and a Coupon, I work full time in advertising and spend much of my days working on websites there, and then come home to our website here.   This week has been particularly […]

#Blogging – Are Classes Part of Your Goals for 2013?

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Wow. I can hardly believe that 2 Kids and a Coupon is 2 years old already!  When we started this site we never believed that it would come this far, and we’re really grateful to all of you readers who have followed us and shown your support along the way!     As we start […]

Email, RSS and You Tube – 7 Ways to Promote Your Blog On a Budget

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Looking to give your blog traffic a boost? Here are some of the top ways to promote your site at little or no cost.   E-mail Whether you send out mad mimi html email or use another service to generate your e-mail updates, sending out regular e-mail updates with your top blog posts is a […]