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 […]

#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 […]

Using Transcription Services to Help w/ My Celebrity Interviews for the #DisneyOzEvent

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  The last few weeks have been some pretty heavy duty blogging here at 2 Kids and a Coupon!  After an exciting whirlwind trip to the red carpet premiere of Oz the Great and Powerful in Hollywood for the movie’s opening debut and an exciting press junket where I got to interview the cast of […]

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 […]

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 […]

So You Want to Start a Blog? Here’s What I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me – Part 1

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When I have friends, neighbors and even strangers find out about 2 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. We’ve had a lot of these lately, which […]

UK, Canada, Ireland & Australia #Bloggers Wanted!

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One of the fun parts of blogging is meeting and chatting with other great bloggers online, even if you only “meet” virtually. We’ve met some wonderful folks and are thrilled that so many readers are bloggers themselves.   We’ve had lots of great opportunities lately here at  2 Kids and a Coupon and we’ve even […]

How to Make Your E-mail Marketing to #Bloggers More Effective

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Want to market your product or services to bloggers, and increase the response you get?   We love working with new brands and companies here at 2 Kids and a Coupon. We’ve learned about some wonderful products and services, and we’re always grateful for the new opportunities the come in through our inbox. We’re lucky enough to […]

How Find More Review & Internet Marketing Opportunities for Your Blog or Website

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  We get a lot of e-mail here at 2 Kids and a Coupon, and one of the common topics of many of them is from new and potential bloggers looking for ideas and suggestions on how to get started, and how to find more opportunities for reviews, giveaways, sponsorship and more. To help answer some of […]

How This #Blogger Just Got a Visit from the Fairy Hobmother

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When you have a blog, you get a LOT of e-mail. Several hundred messages a day are not uncommon and we get all kinds of things landing in our inbox. There’s e-mails from companies, from readers, and from potential sponsors. Proposals, spam, updates and all kinds of things. I’ve gotten some strange and unusual messages […]

#Bloggers – New Blog Hop Unique Gift Guide Event

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I know we have a lot of bloggers who are also readers, so I wanted to share this new opportunity to join with Makobi Scribe in the Unique Gift Ideas Event from July 3 to July 13. I’ll be participating, so stay tuned for our giveaway & more details and if you’re a blogger click […]

Want to Promote Your Business to #Bloggers? Here’s How to Make Your Internet Marketing More Successful

So, you want to advertise in the wide world of blogs and you’re not sure where to begin? If you’re looking to promote your products, services or event to those of us in the blogosphere, here are a few tips to make your promotions more successful.