Build A Beautiful Blog Week 2011 – Giveaway from – Consulting Session or Site Review

The site features a wealth of tips and resources for blog and website owners, along with classes, site consulting, video tutorials, and video site reviews that are specifically for non-geeks who are on a budget. MaAnna Stephenson's experience as a web developer, professional engineer, nonfiction author, and artist allow her to draw together the right mix of teaching skills, technical expertise, and online promotion techniques that … [Read more...]

Build A Beautiful Blog Week 2011 – Giveaway from Nifty Creations by Jodi (WordPress)

"I graduated with a Master's Degree in Web Development the year our twins were born.  I am a stay at home mom, married to a wonderful husband for nine years.  With the chaos of newborn twins, I was unable to find the time (and energy) to delve into web design.  Now that they are slightly older (3 years old) I have larger chunks of time to work.  I am really a computer geek at heart so I love having the excuse of developing a site so I can be … [Read more...]

Build a Beautiful Blog Week 2011 – Giveaway from Cutesie Blog Designs (Blogger)

Do you love the special event buttons at Kelly's Lucky You and Simply Stacie?  If you do, you will love the work of Leah at Cutesie Blog Designs!  We've been working with Leah for about a year now and can give you our whole-hearted personal recommendation.  She is a joy to work with! Kelly especially loves her choices of fonts and colors.  Sometimes we give her specific requests for design elements, but honestly, *whisper*, the best work … [Read more...]

Build A Beautiful Blog Week 2011 – Guest Post – Blogging Tips: How to Use Pre-Writing Strategies to Write Great Content

Although we occasionally have an easy time writing our blog posts, we sometimes get stuck and have trouble getting anything down on paper. Yes, those times when inspiration strikes us and the blog post effortlessly flows out of our fingertips are wonderful indeed, but those times are few and far between. So we have to use various pre-writing strategies to make sure we get our blogging done on time and keep fresh content rolling out for … [Read more...]

Build A Beautiful Blog Week 2011 – Giveaway from Blogs by Heather (Blogger)

I went to the site Blogs by Heather to prepare for writing this post, well, 20 minutes later, I'm back to start writing. Heather obviously knows about blogs and how to engage readers! Blogs by Heather is a one-stop shop for all things related to blogs. There are fantastic posts with advice on how to create, design, and maintain a successful blog, as well as many free tutorials on blogging. But I'm getting ahead myself again, here's more about … [Read more...]

Build A Beautiful Blog Week 2011 – Giveaway from Ashbee Designs (Blogger)

I love, love, love the designs in the portfolio of Ashbee Designs! It was very difficult to chose only a few examples. Ashley, the creative force behind Ashbee Designs, is a photographer and graphic designer.  Her work is detailed and she puts all of herself into each design.  She is a perfectionist and works with each person to make sure the design is exactly what they want. When I asked Ashley what she liked best about creating blog … [Read more...]

Welcome to Build A Beautiful Blog Week 2011

Welcome to Build A Beautiful Blog Week hosted by Kelly’s Lucky You and Simply Stacie! Both Stacie and I are so excited about this event and have been working hard over the last month to put together something we hope will help you do some “spring cleaning” on your blog. You can count on tons of giveaways from blog elements to complete makeover packages blogging articles with tips on how to improve your blog tips on … [Read more...]

Introducing Build A Beautiful Blog Week Sponsor: Cutesie Blog Designs

Are you starting feel the Spring excitement? Is it time to update your blog design? Feeling drab and want to go to fab? Build A Beautiful Blog Week is for you!   There will be over 25 giveaways from some of the most exciting designers in the blogosphere.  One of them, and a sponsor of Build A Beautiful Blog Week 2011 is Cutesie Blog Designs. It's very easy to find an example of the design work done by Leah of Cutesie Blog … [Read more...]