Tag Archive: Blog Help

Managing Blog Time and A Blogging Tip: 4 Moms

Bella (1), blogging

Welcome to this weeks edition of 4 Moms, 35 Kids: How Moms of Many Manage since all of us are bloggers we’re talking a little about blogging today. For us the purpose of Raising Olives has always been clear: Offer practical help, advice and encouragement to younger moms. (Titus 2) Tell a little of our…

How to NOT Get Your Comment Published

As a blogger, I appreciate receiving comments.  (In the blog world, comments = love.)  They let me know that I’m not just talking to myself and that you care about what I’m saying.   However there are some things that will cause me to delete a comment. Your comment may be deleted if: you use bad…

Let’s Connect

Do you see the new little widget in my sidebar?  Over there on the top right?   It looks just like this: Those are different ways that you can keep up or connect with me and/or Raising Olives. Want to subscribe to Raising Olives in a reader?  This is the button for you. Enjoy chatting, want…

All I Can Say is, “Thank You!”

Wow and thank you to those of you who nominated Raising Olives for the 2009 Homeschool blog awards! Raising Olives has been nominated in 4 categories and voting is now open: Best Homeschool Mom Blog Best NEW Homeschool Blog Best SUPER Homeschooler Best Nitty-Gritty Homeschool Blog If you’re  a regular reader you may click on…

How to Get Giveaways and Product Reviews for Your Blog

Katrina who blogs at  A Mother’s Heart wondered, “(H)ow do get to offer things to your readers and how to you get places to send you things to try out?” This is a great question and one that I wondered about for a while. THIS IS IMPORTANT:  Companies want you to talk about their products…

‘Cause I Know You Wanted to Know

If you search “olives” on Baidu, (a Chinese search engine that ranks 9th in Alexa’s overall internet rankings ) “Raising Olives” is the first website that comes up. How do I know you wonder?  No, I don’t read Chinese, so I’ve not been spending my free time surfing Baidu. I just realized that Raising Olives…

BlogFrog Launches Premium Membership

As a BlogFrog Community Leader I’ve been in on a secret, but today I get to share it with you.  I’m sure that you’ve noticed BlogFrog widgets around the internet.  Some, like mine, contain a link to a discussion forum where you can ask questions and talk with other blog readers, others show you recent…

You Asked: Cloth Diapers, Potty Training and Cross Country

Ready for some more Q &A? If not, I apologize, it’s the only thing I have enough brain power to post.  Today we bought 170 pounds of chicken, 100 pounds of ground beef and 30 pounds of roast in addition to a hundred cans of tomato sauce, dozens of pounds of cheese and much more,…

Raising Olives in Your Inbox

Did you know that you can get my posts delivered right to your email inbox? Yep, no more missing posts and getting busted by someone at church because you don’t know the latest Raising Olives blog news. Of course if no one else at your church reads Raising Olives you can still subscribe, but why…