Tag Archives: Blog

For the Map Lovers…

Map of Treasure Island, from Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island. via The New Yorker If you’ve browsed this blog or follow BlogLocal on Tumblr and Pinterest – you will know we have a thing for maps.  BlogLocal is a website … Continue reading

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The NaBloPoMo Pgh Tumblr & How to Post to Tumblr

A week ago, I accepted the challenge to join my fellow Pittsburgh bloggers and over 2000 bloggers from around the globe for NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month).  You can read more about NaBloPoMo here. Bloggers who are participating in NaBloPoMo … Continue reading

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Pinterest: How Bloggers Can Benefit

Pinterest, stereotypically known as a resource for moms, recipes, and holiday crafts, is definitely a site worth using for blogs. It is quickly becoming one of fastest growing and most popular social media sites out there (especially since we last … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Food Bloggers

We are working on a better way to display blogs by city and topic on the BlogLocal map – and we would appreciate your feedback on how you would like to sort and browse blogs (do you prefer lists, pinterest-style … Continue reading

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Revive – A Day Long Conference for Phoenix Bloggers

We learned about this conference from Kimberly who writes the Phoenix blog, A Night Owl. The owners of Junk In The Trunk – a vintage market in Phoenix are organizing a one day conference around a topic we can get … Continue reading

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RSS Explained

My friend and fellow social media user Justin Seibert sent me a tweet the other day reminding me about the video RSS in Plain English.  If you are interested in learning more about search engine marketing make sure to check … Continue reading

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Our Top 12 Posts from 2012

Inspired by the Best of Tumblr tool we blogged about a few weeks ago – we were wondering which posts were most popular in 2012.  We tested some of the most popular post WordPress plugins – but none of the … Continue reading

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Guest Blogging Opportunities for Local Bloggers

One of my favorite and most used blogging tools is Zemanta – which works with WordPress and/or your browser and offers up content suggestions for your blog posts.  Zemanta lets you add images and related links to your blog post … Continue reading

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3 New Blogs and 3 new Cities on the Map!

We’ve been adding lots of new blogs to the map in recent weeks – wanted to highlight a few blogs that are the first submissions for their respective cities – welcome to Rochester, Asheville & Lafayette! Continue reading

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5 Twitter Accounts Local Bloggers Should Be Following

Be sure to follow these five twitter accounts that highlight information and sources for local bloggers and local news. 1. @mybxb Block by Block is a independent hyperlocal news publishers network. They are working to help share information about what … Continue reading

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