So anyways, here we go....
--the game is constantly changing!
--the look and performance of your site
--social media involvment
--maintaining your readership
--clean, navigable, lots of content
--personal picture, info about you
--be true to yourself and your writing style
--interesting- throw in personal twists
--text on pictures
--don't use full sheets of instruction (when pinned on pinterest, people don't need to come to your site if it's all in one image)
--watermark non-obtrusive and clear
--blog goals? business? friendships? creative outlet?? why do you blog....
--Brand Yourself - BUY YOUR DOMAIN - use that name everywhere
--FB - instant updates
--Twitter - tag companies you love
--Pinterest - make it work for you
--comment on other blogs
--friendly short email