As a blogger it can be challenging figuring out what resources to use because you can feel bombarded by everything out there on the Internet. In this post, I will include recommendations for general resources and other resources to help with your blog design, posts, and social media promotion. You will be able to use all these resources regardless if you have a free WordPress plan or you are self-hosted, therefore, I will not include any plugins as recommendations.
The WordPress Reader is a great way for other bloggers to discover your blog, but after a while your blog may hit a standstill in growth if you only rely on the Reader. In this post I wanted to share other ways you can promote and grow your blog.
As a blogger I feel like I need to have a presence on all social media platforms from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Bloglovin’, StumbleUpon, Google+, Tumblr, etc., but is it necessary to be active on that many platforms?