Sure, your favorite mom bloggers might seem like seasoned professionals now, but even these bright ladies needed to start somewhere. Every one of the writers you’ve come to cherish in the blogosphere ultimately started out as newbies and learned as they went. But lucky for us, these women have already blazed the blogger trail and are now here to offer advice! For those of you looking to start your own blog, we asked our 2011 Top 100 Mom Bloggers to share one thing they wish they’d known before they started their blog. From the importance of picking the right name to remembering that what’s written on the Internet stays on the Internet, these women offer a treasure trove of advice and tips. Check out their answers, after the jump!
The art of the tweet
I wish I’d known more about social media, specifically Twitter. I did not use these critical tools very effectively my first year as a blogger. But once I started learning how to really use Twitter to my advantage, my readership and my network definitely grew leaps and bounds. I LOVE Twitter now!
(See: For best results, tweet like a ho-bag.
- Iris Beard, The Bearded Iris
Jump to an answer:
Iris Beard // Liz Gumbinner // Heather Armstrong // Brittany Gibbons
Danielle Smith // Heather Spohr // Casey Mullins // Kacy Faulconer
Jenny Lawson // Roxanna Sarmiento // Elizabeth Jayne Liu // Kelly Wickham
Laura Mayes // Ilana Wiles // Carol Cain // Asha Dornfest
Joanne Bamberger // Sarah Braesch // Joslyn Gray // Cecily Kellogg
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