August 1, 2014

Another (free) Picture Editor

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I’m always on the hunt for (free) programs on the Internet that make my time maintaining websites…easier. Last year I wrote a post called Graphics, Icons, Banners and Photo Generators and mentioned several websites I use to help my image processing. In the comment section The Sportsman’s Wife mentioned she used the site Picmonkey.com to edit photos […]

Alert: Google Reader is being Retired

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If you’ve signed into your Google RSS Reader in the last week, you were greeted with a box that said Google Reader will be shut down on July 1st. As part of a”Spring cleaning” announcement, listed are changes Google is making, one is in regards to the widely used Google Reader: “We launched Google Reader in 2005 in […]

Graphics, Icons, Banners and Photo Generators

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Recently one of my clients asked if I knew a simple (free) way to create some unique buttons and graphics for their site. Since I usually leave graphics and such to the pro’s, I went strolling the Internet Streets to see what I could find. Since it’s fun to enhance a photo, create an unique […]

What to do when your Content is Stolen Online

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Hi! If you are reading this post, but you aren’t on the Outdoorbloggernetwork.com website or a legit RSS Feed reader, than you should know it’s stolen content from the Outdoor Blogger Network. That’s right, the website you are currently on is stealing content because they aren’t smart enough to write their own! For the real deal, […]

Blogging Tips: A Word On Comments

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BrookfieldAngler.com recently wrote a great post about the importance of receiving and leaving comments in the Outdoor Blogging world. I wanted to share his post because he hits on some really good points/pointers in his post and here at the OBN we get a lot of emails asking for advice about how to get more […]

SEO For Bloggers Part II: SEO Tips And Tricks

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In my last post, I covered SEO and why it is important to you as a blogger. In case you missed it, you can check it out here. Now that we have covered WHY SEO is important, I want to offer up a few tips on HOW to optimize your blog. There are a million […]

Making Your Outdoor Blog Work for You (Part 2 of 2)

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What does your blog do? And what do you need it to do? The average lifespan of a blog is about 30 months.  Many of the casualties (including some great blogs featured on the OBN) had the best of intentions.  Good writing.  Good photography.  Good readership.  And yet, they’re gone. If you happened to catch […]

What SEO Is All About And Why It’s Important To Bloggers

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Remember when people use to use phone books to find contact information for services, people, and retailers? Wait, what’s a phone book? Anyways, these days when most people hear about a new product or service, they turn straight to The Mighty Google. After all, it is way easier and more comprehensive than a phone book. […]

F.A.Q. For the New Outdoor Blogger (and helpful hints for the seasoned ones)

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Since we started the OBN back in 2010, we’ve had a lot of requests for help, advice and direction when it comes to the act of Outdoor Blogging. We love to help, that’s what we’re here for, so hopefully this informational F.A.Q. page will help answer some of the questions we receive. The following are […]

Share Time: Tips For New Outdoor Bloggers

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I’ve started a couple of drafts to answer frequently asked questions emails that Joe and I get. The incoming email we get everyday is for a lot of different reasons, but one area we get quite a few questions about is Outdoor Blogging itself. I’d like to post a FAQ page here in the Blogging […]