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Christian Bloggers need to be refreshed! Sign up for a  retreat focused on Christian bloggers, whether you blog about your faith or not.  Course materials will be delivered via email. It starts April 26th! But if you sign up now, you can receive 40% off the retreat cost! To sign up, click here. The course material is appropriate for beginners and also for those who are looking to inject … [Read more...]

Thursday Thoughts: How do I Start a Blog? {Plus an offer for a wannabe blogger}

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Hello Readers! Here's one of the most common questions I receive: "I want to be a blogger! How do I start?" Ok all the questions aren't worded that way; but its some variation of where and how does one start blogging. I want to cut through any information overload and get to the heart of the matter. WHY DO YOU WANT TO BLOG? There's no right answer. Whether its to start a business … [Read more...]

Are your goals “S.M.A.R.T.”?

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It's February! (Most) New Year's Resolutions are written. Some are already gathering dust! Now that you know where you're headed, it’s time to figure out how to get there. Research proves that people who put their goals in writing accomplish more than those who don't. Modern day researchers may feel they discovered this, but the Scriptures contain references to writing revelations down. Habakkuk … [Read more...]

Planners & Planning {with a coupon for you!}

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How do you keep your calendar? Are you someone who has a whiteboard? Or a physical planner? Or do you keep everything on your smart phone? I tend to do all of the above. Well I don't have a whiteboard - but I do have a magnetic notepad hung on the fridge. And I try to put appointments into my phone - the nice thing about this is that if I can remember to set the alerts, then the alerts … [Read more...]

Taxes and Planning – Part Two – Minimizing your Tax Bill

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Taxes? Just after New Year’s? Well, yes. New Year’s tends to be a time of natural goal setting. (Have you done New Year’s resolutions?) While taxes aren’t fun (for most people!), they are part of having a business. Missed the first post in this series? Its’ linked here. So join me in part two of this series as we learn about: 1) Bloggers’ tax obligations (last week!) 2) How to minimize the … [Read more...]

Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year’s Christian Mommy Blogger community! Lamentations 3:22-24 The unfailing love of the LORD never ends! By his mercies we have been kept from complete destruction. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each day. I say to myself, "The LORD is my inheritance; therefore, I will hope in him!" (NASB)   As we begin a new year, I’m reminded of how the Word says that … [Read more...]

Taxes and Planning – Part One – A Bloggers’ Tax Obligations

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What? Now? Just before Christmas?  Well yes.  Christmas encourages natural self-reflection as we revel in the beauty of the holiday and thankfulness for the salvation given by Jesus. New Year’s tends to be a time of goal setting.  The best goal setting takes into account where you have been and where you are going.  While taxes aren’t considered fun (for most people!), they are part of having a … [Read more...]

How Often Should You Blog During the Holidays? {Get Your Blog Ready for the Holidays}

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We had a very awesome Twitter party last Tuesday. We chatted all things holidays and we can't wait to share the wealth of information that you all had to share and what we gleaned from it! Today we are tackling the question: "How often should you blog during the holidays?" Are you planning to blog more or less during the holidays? I try to blog regularly regardless of the season - several … [Read more...]

Be Consistent as a Blogger {31 Days to a More Reader Friendly Blog}

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At Christian Mommy Blogger, it is our desire to make you pray and then do. That's why we wrote our eBook, Intentional Blogger. We want to encourage you to take your blog daily before the Lord in prayer. When it comes to how often you should post, how long your posts should be, or how much time you should put into your blog, the answer depends on your God-given mission statement, your passion … [Read more...]

Organize Your Blog Categories {31 Days to a More Reader-Friendly Blog}

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We are truckin' through a TON of changes here at CMB with our 31 Days to a More Reader-Friendly Blog series. Are you making some big changes to your blog? We pray we aren't putting too much on your radar at one time! Yet, we also pray we are giving you the tools and tips necessary to take your blog to the next level. If you are like me, when you first started (or maybe you are just starting … [Read more...]