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Blogging 101: Photo Editing

Or also known as's free, so learn how to use it! Welcome to Part Two of Photography Tips for New (and not so new) Bloggers.  This is a part of our ongoing series Blogging 101.  You can revisit all of our Blogging 101 posts by clicking on the Blogging 101 Link in our sidebar.  Today we will explore this great tool provided by Google.  This is available for anyone who has a google account, but is specifically linked to blogspot blogs.  Welcome to:That place where all of the photographs … [Read more...]

Blogging 101: Photo Tips For Bloggers Part 1

You asked for it and we're giving it to you! Even though our words should be the most important part of blogging, often it's our photos that make or break our blogs. Let's just face it blogging is visual. This fact is something every blogger learns eventually. But what if photography just isn't your "cup of tea", or you've never really learned to use a camera, or you don't own a fancy DSLR with 10 different lens and a tripod. Can you still have decent pictures?  Of course you can!In this … [Read more...]

Blogging 101: Quick Tips on Titles, Google Love and Sidebar Links

I know I promised a post this week on Photography Tips but as you can see from my last post on our it's been kinda crazy around our home.  We are in the midst of our DIY kitchen remodel which means my entire kitchen and eating area is now located in my great room...this includes an 8 foot  Ikea farm table!  Would anyone like to come buy it from me? I'll give ya a great deal (shipping not included though.) grin.  On top of the remodel, I have also had a persistent cold for over a week with a … [Read more...]

Blogging 101 Ten Tips For New (and not so new) Bloggers

Welcome to Part Three of our Blogging 101 Series.  In Part One: 10 Reasons to Blog we discussed all of the many reasons to start blogging, especially for women in particular.  In Part Two: 10 Things I Wish I'd Known About Blogging I shared with you several of the many things I wish I'd known before I had begun blogging...hence the title. ;)Today's post offers 10 tips that are helpful when creating a new blog, so   grab a cup of coffee, or a glass of wine and settle in cause this one's a long … [Read more...]

Blogging Together…our number one question answered!

Recently Kathy of  a Delightsome Life asked us to share some on blogging and how we do it, we thought we'd share our post here with you today.Believe it or not the number one question we get asked about our blog At The Picket Fence is not…”how do you come up with projects?” or “how did you get sponsors or advertisers?”The number one questions is: “How do you blog TOGETHER?” The concept of multiple blog authors is still relatively new in the blogging community.  Blogs originally were a platform … [Read more...]

How To Use Linky Followers

Last week we introduced Linky Followers to our friends here At The Picket Fence.  If you missed the post explaining the premise behind Linky Followers you can read our Linky Followers introduction post which will give you more details on the thought behind this new follower tool.  As a quick recap, Brent (the owner of the popular Linky Tools) was asked to help create a product that mimics the concept of Google Friend Connect.  You might be asking why someone would need a replacement for GFC … [Read more...]

10 Things I Wish I’d Known About Blogging

Welcome to Part Two of our Blogging 101 Series.  In Part One: 10 Reasons to Blog we discussed all of the many reasons to start blogging, especially for women in particular.  I received so many comments and emails sharing with me how these reasons resonated with you.  The sense of community and the outlet for creativity found through blogging seemed to be the top reasons why many of you started blogging..and this rings true for us!If you missed reading 10 Reasons to Blog take a moment to go back … [Read more...]