Author Archives: Lindsay

Local Photo: This is St. Louis

I’d like to make this a regular series here on the blog where local bloggers share an image that represents a place.  Today, I reached out to my friends at STL Style in St. Louis, Missouri. here’s our beautiful city … Continue reading

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Not Necessarily Local – a Look at Some Other Blogs to Read

Most of the blogs that are in my RSS reader and on my daily radar are local blogs.  Blogs about Pittsburgh and blogs about other cities.  But there are a few blogs that aren’t about a specific place that I … Continue reading

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Make a Map of the States You Have Visited

There is something about “local” that makes me think of maps.  And we’ve been sharing lots of map related things over on our Pinterest account. My friend Malcolm shared a great photo on Facebook today of a map of the … Continue reading

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WordPress Wednesday: Lists, Video and Advanced Search

If you use WordPress for your local blog – here are three recent blog posts that have some great information than can be useful for updating your blog. Link List Posts –  (Lorelle on WordPress) digs into what goes into making … Continue reading

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Local Photo: This is Fineview

I’ve been building a list of posts that I want to write for the month of November, I was thinking about the different ways that blogs can be local.  Sometimes a picture says it all. Today I joined the Urban … Continue reading

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Let the “Link Twitter Users” Plugin Add Links to Twitter Handles in Your Blog Posts

If you are writing a blog post that has lots of references to twitter handles – it can take awhile to go and link each of the twitter names to their twitter accounts.  Let the WordPress plugin Link Twitter Users … Continue reading

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Blogging Peer Pressure & NaBloPoMo

Here in Pittsburgh there is an active Facebook group of Pittsburgh bloggers.  This Facebook group is a great place to share posts and ask blogging questions.  We have over 200 bloggers as group members with a variety of writing backgrounds. … Continue reading

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StartUp Weekend Pittsburgh Links – 12 New Companies Formed 56 Hours

BlogLocal participated in the first StartUp Weekend Pittsburgh in the spring of 2012 and had a great response. StartUp Weekend Pittsburgh Fall 2013 is happening this weekend! Over a 100 people have gathered and split up into 13 different teams … Continue reading

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Best Blogs about the Bucs

We’ve got baseball on the brain here in Pittsburgh.  Which is a good thing because our beloved football team has not had a good start to the season.  The temperatures for the past weeks have stayed unseasonably warm and the … Continue reading

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A View of (and a blog about) Mt. Whitney

One of the magazines that I read most is Outside Magazine.  I do most magazine reading at the gym and I judge the magazines by which ones have articles that I become so engrossed in that I forget that I’ve … Continue reading

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