Big Up Your Blog!

Ritu explains it all about my favourite online hang-out of recent times! Read her post and join us at Big Up Your Blog!

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But I Smile Anyway...

Want to be part of an absolutely amazing Facebook group of bloggers?

Want to have supportive blog pals at the end of the ether, sharing and commenting on your posts?

Want to grow your social media following genuinely?

Want to showcase your posts to some individuals who actually do care?

Well then, you need to click here to get directed to the Facebook group Big Up Your Blog!

Amazing blogger Suzie, of Suzie Speaks, set up this group at the tail end of last year, and really gave it a huge push this year.

Without it, I wouldn’t have learned of the beauty of Flipboard, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, Instagram and Twitter when it comes to sharing your blog posts!

There is a wonderful community of bloggers on there who get together on various days of the week, to share, or comment on your selected posts. There are opportunities to promote your…

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Coffee and Stuff

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