#crafterminds chat Mondays at 4pm Eastern Monday, Feb 13, 2012 – Today's Topic: Standing out in a sea of blogs #CRAFTERMINDS

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about 9 minutes ago @crafterminds #crafterminds really interesting tonight. lots if food for thought

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about 11 minutes ago my biggest wordle was 'syrup' #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago @craftmoore way to take the high road. I'm raiding the kitchen. Maybe I will apply inspiration later ;) #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago My wordle's biggest words are Lola and Cashmere. I thought they would be Cheap and Awesome. I'm movin on up! #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago Thanks for the great chat, off to apply some of this inspiration! : ) #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago Time to raid the kitchen! No longer a TweetChat virgin. You all were my first #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago @madincrafts I think it did only the homepage too! Guess I will have to check back again. #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago @craftmoore ha! So very funny! :) If that was a word it would certainly be the biggest! #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago I wonder how far back that "wordle" thing goes. I blogged my very first recipe last night and the words for it are pretty big #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago @craftmoore Too funny. I think it only pulled words from my home page though. #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago @countrychiccott Tee hee, I would think that your biggest one would be "!" :D #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago I might have to do this wordle thing more often as I try to find my

@madiganmade: Enter your blog into the generator, see what pop up! http://t.co/9c81WwCA #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago @madincrafts Jealous! TOILET was on there twice... and commode was on there too. I only did ONE post on TP roll crafts! #crafterminds

about 24 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: It can take a year or more to figure out your voice and look. Don't sweat it. Just keep on. #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago @styrocrafts I had to just through out a bunch of uneaten leftovers today, otherwise I would be rocking them too. #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago Mine was time, money, blog, love #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago RT @dollarcraft: "Be yourself, everyone else is already taken." oscar wilde #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago My biggest word is love...somebody uses that one too much ya think?? #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago Wordle actually worked for me: party, project, Mad Skills. :D #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago I know the feeling..RT @madiganmade: @crafterminds I need to update my why I blog post... its been 1.5 yrs since I wrote one #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago ha, ha! RT @craftmoore: Dude - the biggest word in my "wordle" is TOILET. : ( #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago @craftmoore LOL! #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago @craftmoore HAHAHAHAHAH!!!! #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago Leftovers here. RT @madincrafts: So, who wants to come to my house and cook supper for my family? Not feeling it right now. #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago Dude - the biggest word in my "wordle" is TOILET. : ( #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago @dollarcraft interesting! I would have put my money on dollar and crafts. #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @dollarcraft Mine was paper and bleach? WTH? #crafterminds

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about 28 minutes ago @madiganmade Nevermind. The biggest word on my wordle is "HAND" - bwahahahah!! For "on hand" supplies. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago @madiganmade I bet my most used words are "dollar store" and "crafts" - hahahah. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago So, who wants to come to my house and cook supper for my family? Not feeling it right now. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago I have an antsy dog that needs a walk... thanks for a great chat! #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago @dollarcraft I was gonna thank you and @modpodgerocks for the shout out! Y'all are too nice. And the feeling is mutual ;) #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago Enter your blog into the generator, see what words pop up! http://t.co/MJB14jjE ;)RT @countrychiccott: Okay what is wordle? #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago @balancinghome Sounds pretty good to me!! #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago @countrychiccott you put text in there and it jumbles it up making

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• MAKE ONE THIS WEEK. #crafterminds • about 31 minutes ago @dollarcraft thanks for the advice. We do a post a day mon-fri. With random ones here and there. #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago Ditto! RT @countrychiccott: I must thank you @madiganmade for the mention in the @crafterminds article! Nice job! :) #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago Okay what is wordle? #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago RT @dollarcraft: @BalancingHome I would just focus on blogging consistently right now. The rest will fall into place as you go #crafterminds

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about 32 minutes ago @PeachesChicken You mean, the advice to visit your blog?? :) hahah just kidding. xoxo #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago @BalancingHome ha ha... but I missed a big chunk when the little guy needed to go potty RIGHT NOW!! #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: It can take a year or more to figure out your voice and look. Don't sweat it. Just keep on. #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago @modpodgerocks @madincrafts - A little lite reading, if ur bored: http://t.co/hanYjf2m #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago @BalancingHome I would just focus on blogging consistently right now. The rest will fall into place as you go. #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago I must thank you @madiganmade for the mention in the @crafterminds article! Nice job! :) #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago Whoa. Some good advice from the #crafterminds crowd today! #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago @BalancingHome your "about" page is about you now... you can change it next week, month, whenever. : ) #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago I can never get Wordle to work. WAAAAHHH. #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago Iknow! It's fun to play around with it. RT @parresia: @madiganmade I love Wordle!! #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago if u have one make sure it's up-to-date RT @dollarcraft Assignment: If you don't have an "About" page - MAKE ONE THIS WEEK. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago @crafterminds that is a good idea, but often times I don't even know what I am going to blog about. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago Here is my about page. I made a video but I need to re-shoot it. The whole thing needs a makeover :-/ http://t.co/7wJiGWwj #crafterminds

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about 35 minutes ago @madiganmade I have a friend who is starting a blog. It was one of the first things I told her to do. Now to take my advice #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago @madiganmade I want to go back to the beginning of your blog and check it out (pls don't return the favor, hahaha!) #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago Like it! RT @CraftTestDummy: ; ) More backbone less Wishbone!! RT @crafterminds: Me likey @CraftTestDummy Go out on limbs. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago @craftmoore love it! I think I should have brought my comp

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about 36 minutes ago @madincrafts it was one of my 'first posts' and I'm glad I did it-I read it often. ;) but things have slowly changed over time #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago @BalancingHome Absolutely. Pioneer Woman is the case in point! Singular voice, broad topics. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago What fun! Thanks for the chat ladies! #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago @BalancingHome Depends what your blog focus is. But yes. #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago YES :D RT @BalancingHome: Can my topics be all over the family/home/mom/diy front but my voice be consistent #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago @BalancingHome I'm using the wi-fi at McD's while my son eats chickin' nuggets! :) #mommymultitask #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago Not saying it is the best example, but here's my About page on Dollar Store Crafts: http://t.co/rkE7ijYw #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago Oh, good one! RT @madiganmade: @crafterminds I need to update my why I blog post... its been 1.5 yrs since I wrote one #crafterminds

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about 37 minutes ago Yes! RT @dollarcraft: Assignment: If you don't have an "About" page - MAKE ONE THIS WEEK #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago @CynGagen Thanks for coming!! #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago Question? R voice and topic the same thing? Can my topics be all over the family/home/mom/diy front but my voice be consistent #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago @susanhemann "About me/about the blog" page on your blog #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago Thanks for the chat everyone! #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @madiganmade I should really write one of those! #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago RT @dollarcraft Assignment: If you don't have an "About" page MAKE ONE THIS WEEK. #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @BalancingHome Glad you came!! It was fun chatting with you. #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @madincrafts Thanks! :) #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago thanks so much for a great chat!!! #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @junkernewbie Thanks for coming!! #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago RT @dollarcraft: Assignment: If you don't have an "About" page MAKE ONE THIS WEEK. #crafterminds ? About page? about 38 minutes ago @modpodgerocks Makes me feel all warm and fuzzy. :) lol! #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago I have 2 babies napping at the same time (rare) and skipped my nap for this! Totally worth it. #crafterminds

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about 38 minutes ago Me likey @CraftTestDummy Go out on limbs. #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago Assignment: If you don't have an "About" page - MAKE ONE THIS WEEK. #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago Bye guys! thanks for the chat! #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @crafterminds I need to update my 'why I blog' post... it's been 1.5 yrs since I wrote one #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago Thanks for coming! We've discontinued the 8pm EST/5pm PST chat just FYI #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: RT @madincrafts: Sorry I missed so much! Ive got some tips on finding your voice here: http://t.co/n76IkMkQ #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @whbsblog Ooh, I missed hearing about dirty, hippie week! #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @whbsblog gotta love a chat that falls around nap time! Glad to have caught you. #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @whbsblog I am excited too! Wondering if I could guest post as

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• • • thing you can do to improve your blog in the next week? Anything! #crafterminds • about 40 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Sorry I missed so much! Ive got some tips on finding your voice here: http://t.co/Yd3bDfGk #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago I'm going to keep working on developing my blogging voice. :) #crafterminds

about 40 minutes ago Awww. I missed you guys! Husband is home today for his B-day and needing lots of my time. :( #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago @madiganmade I love Wordle!! #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago @brokentreasures Hahahha! :) Thanks for joining! #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago Another good one! RT @madincrafts: @crafterminds Submit projects all over! I *will* do it this week! #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago ahh! two babies crying! Thanks for the chat, this week was really good. and I'm excited about dirty hippie week ;) #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago @debbieauma Yay! Thanks for coming every week :D #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago Yay! Good for you! RT @madincrafts: @crafterminds Submit projects all over! I *will* do it this week! #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Sorry I missed so much! Ive got some tips on finding your voice here: http://t.co/WL9fdsAT #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Sorry I missed so much! Ive got some tips on finding your voice here: http://t.co/L62nTcYQ #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago thanks ladies this was fun! Tons of tips, off to check out your blogs I mean make dinner ;) #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago @parresia It's easier than you think! Trust yourself! #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago Good one! RT: @CynGagen @crafterminds I'm going to do an "about me" page! #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago @dollarcraft What a good idea! I never thought of using wordle that way. #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago thx! RT @madincrafts: Sorry I missed so much! Ive got some tips

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on finding your voice here: http://t.co/LTVVAP1l #crafterminds • about 41 minutes ago Apply what've learned now.RT @crafterminds: Before we go, what is one thing you can do to improve your blog in the next week? #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago @madincrafts ooh, thanks... will be checking it out!! I would love to find my voice! #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Sorry I missed so much! Ive got some tips on finding your voice here: http://t.co/9p2ZB1Kw #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago UM YES. But then you will appreciate when you were a "behbeh." RT @BalancingHome #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Just FYI, we discontinued the 8pm E #crafterminds chat #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago @crafterminds Submit projects all over! I *will* do it this week! #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago oh my gosh, drooling over @fontcrafts. Thanks @dollarcraft & @modpodgerocks #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago @whbsblog Yes - I did that for a long time. Now I don't care (just kidding) :D #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago Thank you. RT @madincrafts: Sorry I missed so much! Ive got some tips on finding your voice here: http://t.co/0S4ikKR6 #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago @crafterminds I'm going to do an "about me" page! #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago @brokentreasures Umm...amazing! Still get a high when I get followers, pinned, comments. #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago RT @madincrafts: Sorry I missed so much! I've got some tips on finding your voice here: http://t.co/mseiSaMm #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Just FYI, we discontinued the 8pm E

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Check your keywords to see how folks are finding you, and feed that audience w/ more posts on that topic. #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago @madiganmade Nice! A wordle is a fun way to figure out what you like to write about! #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @madiganmade oooh, fun! #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @modpodgerocks am I going to cringe when I look back at my blog? We are only 6 months in. #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago Before we go, what is one thing you can do to improve your blog in the next week? Anything! #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Just FYI, we discontinued the 8pm E #crafterminds chat #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: @parresia I think it's good to get personal, esp if readers respond to it! #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago Sorry I missed so much! I've got some tips on finding your voice here: http://t.co/mseiSaMm #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @BalancingHome love your blog following now and on

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GTK- RT @crafterminds: Just FYI, we discontinued the 8pm E #crafterminds chat #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago Love that! Do a wordle, too! http://t.co/MJB14jjE RT @CraftTestDummy: And look at your keywords #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago @Spellbinders I'll have to check it out! Would love to see it! #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago Finding a niche is the most difficult, yet most helpful/rewarding

thing about successful blogging #crafterminds • about 44 minutes ago @modpodgerocks I get like that. I'm so focused on being to the point that I lose my voice. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago @crafterminds yes, but I can't even remember the last time I did a "crafty" post... must get back to it! #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago @countrychiccott I had never been picked to do a sponsor post. Didn't know how it went down. Rookie mistake! #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago @CraftTestDummy I like the list idea! Might try that. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago Just FYI, we discontinued the 8pm E #crafterminds chat #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago @BalancingHome HA! Blog sleeze! :) LOL! I feel like that sometimes! #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago @BalancingHome LOL. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago I had no idea what I was doing the first year. I look back at my writing and it's really "serious." But I was afraid! #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago @modpodgerocks Yes! I'll come as me (@childhood) I've not focused on my own blog in months! Haha! #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago Hi Jessica! RT @madincrafts: Made it for the last few minutes of the #crafterminds chat! #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago @parresia I think it's good to get personal, esp if readers respond to it! #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago @graphicsfairy Wowzers! Thanks. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago You will be pleasantly surprised by the response if you are real & ask your readers for help figuring yourself out!! #crafterminds

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about 45 minutes ago @dollarcraft love this advice!! #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @BalancingHome love your site....just bookmarked it! #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @BalancingHome Tweetchat does indeed rock! :) #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @Spellbinders It's funny, we need a get together for bloggers who can also do things other than their blog topics :D #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago Made it for the last few minutes of the #crafterminds chat! about 46 minutes ago Quite comforting. RT @crafterminds: It can take a year or more to figure out your voice and look. Dont sweat it. Just keep on. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @countrychiccott I had a bad blog week too! I had 3 sponsored posts go up in one day. I felt like a sleeze. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @madiganmade I would do a new blog, just b/c there is so much MP luv to share! :D And I love starting blogs hahaha #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago @BalancingHome Your site is beautiful! #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago tweetchat rocks! I was trying to do this on the regular tweet page before #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago If you are totally confused about your blog's voice, just write a list of "things I know about me/my blog" & start there #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: It can take a year or more to figure out your voice and look. Don't sweat it. Just keep on. #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: It can take a year or more to figure out your voice and look. Dont sweat it. Just keep on. #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago @CynGagen so true! Well I guess I am open for critique if anyone feels like stopping by (brave face) #crafterminds

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about 47 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: It can take a year or more to figure out your voice and look. Don't sweat it. Just keep on. #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago @iLoveToCreate Hahah, yes, give my regards to the designer of FontCrafts! :) @fontcrafts #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago @craftmoore tell me about it...I feel like I find my voice then I lose it again...frustrating blog week... #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago @modpodgerocks Didn't know. Did u ever consider expanding ur topics? "Mod Podge Rocks... and so does yarn, paint, fabric, etc" #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago @BalancingHome Tweetchat puts the hashtag in for you! #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago @BalancingHome You don't if you are on TweetChat :D #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago popping in to #crafterminds to say that I originally started my blog to be crafty with my cards, but it became a modgepodge of my life! about 48 minutes ago @modpodgerocks I feel you... I'm a sewer myself! This paper

• #crafterminds chat! • about 48 minutes ago @dollarcraft I know the designer would be very happy to know you like it ;) #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: It can take a year or more to figure out your voice and look. Dont sweat it. Just keep on. #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago @BalancingHome I feel that way too but I also think - do I want to keep working on a blog people hate? #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago @BalancingHome But even if they did hate it, wouldn't u rather

know than not know? And I'm sure no one would hate it :D #crafterminds • about 48 minutes ago Do I not need to put the hashtag in? lol it keeps showing up twice. (dork) #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: It can take a year or more to figure out your voice and look. Don't sweat it. Just keep on. #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago More for me... RT @crafterminds: It can take a year or more to figure out your voice and look. Dont sweat it. Just keep on. #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago Focus on your strengths to stand out. If you are a great stylist, style all your photos. If you are funny, write funny posts. #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: It can take a year or more to figure out your voice and look. Don't sweat it. Just keep on. #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: It can take a year or more to figure out your voice and look. Dont sweat it. Just keep on. #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago Heather is amazing! RT @craftmoore: Gotta say that when Im looking for straight-up pretty, I head to @whipperberry #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago Great advice. RT @crafterminds: It can take a year or more to figure out your voice and look. Don't sweat it. Just keep on. #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago @CynGagen I don't know if I am brave enough to ask for feedback. What if they hate it? #crafterminds #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago It can take a year or more to figure out your voice and look. Don't sweat it. Just keep on. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago Gotta say that when I'm looking for straight-up pretty, I head to @whipperberry It is like looking at magazine pages! #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago RT @BalancingHome: Sounds like keeping it real is a big plus for a lot of folks. We are all just looking for a connection #crafterminds

about 50 minutes ago Most people don't know I can knit and sew WAY better than I can MP. BUT - I chose a niche I was interested in. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago @madiganmade the hubs is a graphic designer if you need help with that header #crafterminds #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago @graphicsfairy @dollarcraft Oh I love that site! http://t.co/hcEIoDhu Thanks for sharing! #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago @madiganmade the one with the shutters? Thank you!! :) I made it ombre-ish but I need to figure out how to size it and such. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago @brokentreasures Yes, just embrace the chaos that comes with kiddos. I always have a chubby hand in my how-to photos. #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago RT@BalancingHome:Sounds like keeping it real is a big plus for a lot of folks.I think we're all just looking for a connection #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago RT @craftmoore When you ask someone for feedback, ask... What 3 things should I change 1st? Avoids the "looks good!" #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago @brokentreasures I would just put a widget/doodad in your sidebar with a list of your schedule - plain & simple #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago @countrychiccott literally laughing out loud! That would get me awesome SEO, haha! ;) #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago Agree on Font Crafts! Love the topic and design! @fontcrafts @ilovetocreate @dollarcraft #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago Sounds like keeping it real is a big plus for a lot of folks. I think we are all just looking for a connection #crafterminds #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago YES RR @craftmoore When you ask someone for feedback, ask... What 3 things should I change 1st? Avoids the "looks good!" #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago Cool site! RT @dollarcraft: I love FontCrafts:

http://t.co/qoSYA8Y2 because I know exactly what its about, #crafterminds • about 52 minutes ago @crafttestdummy That's perfect! RT @crafttestdummy @beadinpath Photo of my set up: I shot videos today! http://t.co/LxWgk6Ao #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago Original photo or tutorial styling (writing on photos, corner edges, etc) are what can make your blog stand out. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago Guess that means she writes in a way that is approachable and entertaining. and so are her projects #crafterminds #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago Awwww xo RT @junkernewbie: I love @modpodgerocks. Well organized & clear about what she has to share. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago @BalancingHome *blushes* Wow - thanks, Megan!! :) #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago @BalancingHome we're here for a few more minutes #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago Bloggers who rock: AuntPeaches (@peacheschicken) http://t.co/3EHTL7TW, Mandi @vintagerevivals http://t.co/S4KSaMeX #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago @crafterminds I need blog help, bad! I was just working on my header before I logged on... http://t.co/1IFjzdF5 #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago Sugar Bee Crafts. She's always sharing some awesome project, but stays real and humble the entire time! #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago When you ask someone for feedback, ask... What 3 things should I change 1st? Avoids the "looks good!" response #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago I love @modpodgerocks. Well organized & clear about what she has to share. #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago Is this still going on? I love @whbsblog because it just clicked. Fell in love with her orange fan and started following. #crafterminds

about 54 minutes ago @whbsblog Go for it! Lots of people love making their own stuff, especially in this economy. #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago @crafterminds I like funny and unexpected - Helloooo @peacheschicken (Aunt Peaches) #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago @Tsoniki I knew if I mentioned it to you guys that now I'd have to do it! ;) #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago I love FontCrafts: http://t.co/S1WFaq9H because I know exactly what it's about, layout is awesome, content is great #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago @crafterminds http://t.co/dnDzjzCd Tidbits from the Tremaynes she makes me feel like we've been BFFs forever #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago RT @dollarcraft: Stand out:1. tell your readers what youre about, 2. deliver consistently, 3. make your content easy to share #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago @whbsblog Leave a post in Crafterminds . . . we will tell you :D #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago Try it & see! RT @countrychiccott: @whbsblog think "dirty hippie" has good SEO?? LOL! #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago @crafterminds I love blogs who have a distinct project style and fun writing voice. @vintagerevivals comes to mind. #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Okay, so choose a blog you know and list one thing that makes it stand out. #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: To know if yr blog layout is navigable, ask someone who hasnt been to it before to look (friend, co-worker) #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago this is fun - i'm going to check out all your blogs when this is over #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago great RT @crafterminds: Okay, so choose a blog you know and

list one thing that makes it stand out. #crafterminds • about 56 minutes ago Pioneer Woman - love her humor. RT @crafterminds: Okay, so choose a blog you know and list one thing that makes it stand out. #crafterminds about 56 minutes ago @crafterminds maybe ask another blogger? I've found my friends all say "it looks great!" and really don't provide feedback. #crafterminds about 56 minutes ago @whbsblog think "dirty hippie" has good SEO?? LOL! #crafterminds about 56 minutes ago @whbsblog LOL I think a week of posts like that would be awesome! #crafterminds about 56 minutes ago Okay, so choose a blog you know and list one thing that makes it

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about 56 minutes ago Stand out: 1. tell your readers what you're about, 2. deliver consistently, 3. make your content easy to share #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago I need a hired robot (literally) to take my pics) RT @dollarcraft: @CraftTestDummy #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: To know if your blog layout is navigable,ask someone who hasnt been to it before to look (friend, co-worker) #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago @graphicsfairy I've been thinking about that! I need to do a "I'm a dirty hippie" week.. make your own deodorant, go 'poo free #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: To know if your blog layout is navigable, ask someone who hasnt been 2 it before 2 look (friend, co-worker) #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago @CraftTestDummy @brokentreasures Oh I love this idea! My little tripod doesn't always get the angles I need. #crafterminds

about 58 minutes ago @CraftTestDummy I need that rig, too! Just got a magnetic gorillapod... so stoked. #crafterminds about 59 minutes ago @whbsblog You could do a series on related recipes. Like baby powder, baby lotion, baby laundry detergent. #crafterminds about 59 minutes ago To know if your blog layout is navigable, ask someone who hasn't

• video above my worktable. Gotta have both hands free! #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago @whbsblog I used to post about trash in my neighborhood (with pics), and my readers always begged for more!! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @styrocrafts: YouTube can be a HUGE traffic driver for your blog. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago UGH I hate the shortener!!! RT @dollarcraft: @whbsblog All baby wipes, all the time?? :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @dollarcraft LOL yes. Diapers, baby wipes... maybe I'll post about my garbage? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago YouTube can be a HUGE traffic driver for your blog. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago http://t.co/i98zYlyo RT @dollarcraft: @whbsblog All baby wipes, all the time?? :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago ooh I have good timing today! Hi Everyone chatting re: #crafterminds about 1 hour ago hahaha! RT @dollarcraft: @whbsblog All baby wipes, all the time?? :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @Laura_Wadsworth I love to help young bloggers! xoxo #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago And it's good for your SEO, too. Google bots dont watch video :) RT @countrychiccott: please do both the video and text. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @whbsblog All baby wipes, all the time?? :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago YES! RT @CraftedBlog: I blog because it give me an outlet. A

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about 1 hour ago I blog because it give me an outlet. A community of people who are just as passionate as I am about craft. :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago please do both the video and text. ahem..some read blogs at work occasionally... #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I have yet to do a vlog... But I think it would be fun. I enjoy seeing/hearing the bloggers I love. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I'm rebranding my site & moving it to WP this year so this is HUGELY helpful info guys! thanks! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: Ur blog is not the center of anyones universe. Dont be coy. Tell them what they need 2 know in plain language #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @CrochetLibFront I agree! "Everyone has a gift to share." I think everyon has a superpower, too! :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago #crafterminds I've got to run, but thanks you so much for the super encouraging and helpful chat! about 1 hour ago Wonderful! Have a blast! RT @countrychiccott: @iLoveToCreate going to #blissdom to sharpen my photo skills next week! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I love it that people respond to my bright color palettes. I think I stand out that way and I'm happy people like it! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @madiganmade ditto Shannon -- the light bulb went off this week -my #1 project is something super simple! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @bloombakecreate If I do video, I always do a complimentary

• YouTube crowd AND it helps my SEO. #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago @brokentreasures I'm learning a lot about blogging just by reading

these tweets #crafterminds Me too. • about 1 hour ago @dollarcraft how important do you think it is to have such a schedule? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago so many good things I need to work on here, I'm taking notes in notepad! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago You do it well! :D RT @madiganmade: @crafterminds Yes..once I realized that my most popular projects were simple/easy/etc #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Your blog is not the center of anyone's universe. Don't be coy. Tell them what they need to know, in plain language. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Totally agree RT @CrochetLibFront: @dollarcraft I believe that everyone has a gift to share :) I love hearing from others! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago If you have a regular schedule, make it obvious to readers. Put it in your sidebar: "Monday Kids Crafts" etc #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Thank yoU! RT @whbsblog: @junkernewbie @Nettie06 I would drag it to the top, just underneath your "about me" . #crafterminds about 1 hour ago anyone know of a good photo editing replacement for Picnik when it closes? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Yes..once I realized that my most popular projects were

• them. #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago The more I'm online, the more I realize how important the photos are;

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from others! #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago If you get a lot of the same questions, having an FAQ section can help you stand out - education AND projects! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Occasionally ask urself, how am I benefitting readers? Constantly evaluate and it will help u with ur niche. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @iLoveToCreate going to #blissdom to sharpen my photo skills next week! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @iLoveToCreate: u dont need BHG photos, but make them bright/in focus. Learn basic photo enhancement to make them pop! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I definitely agree - People respond more to our blogs

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about 1 hour ago Anything is possible. : ) RT @brokentreasures: blog about crafting

• Everyone is important. #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago @brokentreasures I would say yes. Maybe have "kids craft day" or something like that a few times a week? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: I recommend not overloading a crafting/DIY blog template w text. Ppl respond more to our blogs w visuals. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @bloombakecreate Blogging helps me create otherwise I'd never get around to creating something. That's exactly how I feel! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I need a lesson in SEO! RT @crafterminds: @LLifeOfMine No - use tags that are VERY relevant. Be specific for SEO #crafterminds

about 1 hour ago So appreciated!! RT @CraftTestDummy: I blog to save folks from unnecessary Craftastrophies!!!! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago You don't have to have BHG photos, but make them bright/in focus. Learn basic photo enhancement to make them pop! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: @CraftedBlog I've noticed you Aussies are quite creative! What's up with that? :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I want to blog about crafting with kids but also my own adult crafts is it possible to do both well? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @madiganmade Standing out among the crowd! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Good Pt RT @crafterminds: I recommend not overloading a crafting/DIY blog template with text. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Also community - finding like-minded crafters/artists #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @CraftedBlog Yeah! Use your Aussie-ness to your benefit! :) You have

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about 1 hour ago You're welcome to join us...RT @brokentreasures: #crafterminds just found this conversation is anyone invited to this party? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago If you don't blog for fun, you will never stick with it, anyway. :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago YES RT @dollarcraft: In terms of blog design, there should be one dominant photo/feature when you first hit the page. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @brokentreasures Elizabeth your are definitely welcome!

In a sea of crafty blogs coming from the states, I think one reason mine stands out is because I am Australian. :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @brokentreasures Yes!!! Welcome! ;) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @brokentreasures Yes, please come join us!! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @brokentreasures absolutely! Come on in! :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Of course! That's how most of us begin :D RT @countrychiccott: @dollarcraft is for the fun of it okay? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Great reason! RT @bloombakecreate: Blogging helps me create otherwise Id never get around to creating something. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: In terms of blog design, there should be one dominant photo/feature when you first hit the page. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Stay focused! RT @dollarcraft: Once you know WHY you blog, you can tailor your approach to help your blog stand out. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hey there, crafty friends... I'm jumping in the chat for a few minutes... what's the topic today? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hells yes! : ) RT @countrychiccott: @dollarcraft is for the fun of it

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okay? #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago I'm learning a lot about blogging just by reading these tweets #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @bloombakecreate: Blogging helps me create otherwise Id never get around to creating something. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: IT is SUPER important for you to know WHY you blog. Do you blog for comments? For therapy? To make $? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago #crafterminds just found this conversation is anyone invited to this party? • about 1 hour ago @countrychiccott YES, blogging for the fun of it is definitely Okay!! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago For community, a place to find "my peeps." Everything else is

• your projects are easy to find. Have a "projects" page. #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago Blogging helps me create otherwise I'd never get around to creating something. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Absolutely! RT @crafterminds: Reader respect & good relationships are more important than size! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: IT is SUPER important for you to know WHY you blog. Do you blog for comments? For therapy? To make $? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Amen! RT @dollarcraft: IT is SUPER important for you to know WHY you blog. Do you blog for comments? For therapy? To make $? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago In terms of blog design, there should be one dominant photo/feature when you first hit the page. #crafterminds

about 1 hour ago @LLifeOfMine No - use tags that are VERY relevant. Be specific for SEO. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Key point! RT @dollarcraft: IT is SUPER important for you to know WHY you blog. Do you blog for comments? Therapy? To make $? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @dollarcraft is for the fun of it okay? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: IT is SUPER important for you to know WHY you blog. Do you blog for comments? For therapy? To make $? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @LLifeOfMine There's no set number, but I recommend making a drop down box if your categories are plentiful - for space :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: Paying attention to others will always help you stand out. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Reader respect and good relationships are more important than size. A niche blog can stay small, thats okay! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Agreed. Size isn't everything! Tee hee! RT @crafterminds: Reader

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• important than size. A niche blog can stay small -that's OK! #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago Once you know WHY you blog, you can tailor your approach to help your blog stand out. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Did that too! RT @iLoveToCreate: possible to evolve. You might need a fresh blog start though. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @LLifeOfMine Don't think there is a number. Keep it simple but individual. Paint, kitchen, how to, etc. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Do we use as many tags as necessary? #crafterminds

about 1 hour ago IT is SUPER important for you to know WHY you blog. Do you blog for comments? For therapy? To make $? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @elsiecake A Beautiful Mess has awesome navigation, you can so easily find what you are looking for! #crafterminds http://t.co/hF9BK5ii about 1 hour ago sheesh. Tweetchat too slow and forgot to add #crafterminds on Tweetdeck. Sorry. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Paying attention to others will always help you stand out too. Treat your readers, commenters, fellow bloggers well! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @whbsblog: and near the top! RT @countrychiccott: Please each one of you -- put a google search bar in your sidebar! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Good to know! Thanx. RT @Laura_Wadsworth Honestly, I have been blogging since 2000. It didn't really gel until about 2008! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Reader respect and good relationships are more important than size. A niche blog can stay small, thats okay! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds What's a good amount of categories to have? I have too

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about 1 hour ago RT @whbsblog: and near the top! RT @countrychiccott: Please each one of you -- put a google search bar in your sidebar! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago And social media links at the top! RT @countrychiccott: Please each one of you -- put a google search bar in your sidebar! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @bloombakecreate: Make sure its easy to comment on your blog. I leave if its difficult. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago That's where my second blog came in : ) RT @iLoveToCreate: possible

• focus on high-quality content and developing my voice. #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago RT @iLoveToCreate: its possible for you to evolve too and change your niche. You might need a fresh blog start though. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Reader respect and good relationships are more important than size. A niche blog can stay small, and that's okay! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @bloombakecreate: Make sure it's easy to comment on your blog. I leave if it's difficult. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @Laura_Wadsworth Honestly, I have been blogging since 2000. It didn't really gel until about 2008! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @countrychiccott: Please each one of you -- put a google search bar in your sidebar! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Make sure it's easy to comment on your blog. I leave if it's difficult. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @whbsblog: and near the top! RT @countrychiccott: Please each one of you -- put a google search bar in your sidebar! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @countrychiccott: Please each one of you -- put a google search bar in your sidebar! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: RT @CraftTestDummy: Easy to find search bar, categories, related post, archives..... #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @whbsblog @crafterminds hanks for the info. Definitely about me, projects, fav projects, search, social media buttons. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @CraftTestDummy: Easy to find search bar, categories, related post, archives..... #crafterminds

about 1 hour ago I think it's possible for you to evolve too and change your niche. You might need a fresh blog start though. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Amen to this @CrochetLibFront! There is an audience for everyone. "Who you are" might NOT be the biggest blog, but that's ok! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Please each one of you -- put a google search bar in your sidebar! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @attemptingaloha Make sure all your projects are easy to find. Have a "projects" page. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @CrochetLibFront: important to VALUE who you are as well. I knew who I was, I wasnt convinced others wld want me :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @CrochetLibFront Sometimes it takes work to find your people, but when you do, nothing compares! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @Laura_Wadsworth I feel like after two years I am not quite sure what my "voice" is in blogging.... #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @DecorAdventures http://t.co/vywngFOh #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Great point, @CrochetLibFront! There is an audience for everyone. "Who you are" might NOT be the biggest blog, but that's ok! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Make sure all your projects are easy to find. Have a "projects" page. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @CrochetLibFront: important to VALUE who you are as well. I knew who I was, I wasnt convinced others wld want me :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @graphicsfairy great idea!!! That's just what I'll do. Thanks! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @muralmaker1 I'm still in the process of trying to "figure" it all out. Getting there! #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago I think @MadiganMade has that nailed RT @DecorAdventures @crafterminds What do we consider as an easy to navigate blog? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: "Be yourself, everyone else is already taken." - oscar wilde #crafterminds about 1 hour ago A blog that it's easy to find the most important things immediately - we have articles at our site on it @DecorAdventures #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Same here! RT: @dollarcraft For me, I didn't immediately know "who I am." It took lots of blogging ... to figure it out! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @dollarcraft I feel like even after a year of blogging I'm still figuring out who I am! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: "Be yourself, everyone else is already taken." - oscar wilde #crafterminds about 1 hour ago A blog that it's easy to find the most important things immediately - we have articles at our site on it @DecorAdventures #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Same here! RT: @dollarcraft For me, I didn't immediately know "who I am." It took lots of blogging ... to figure it out! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @dollarcraft I feel like even after a year of blogging I'm still figuring out who I am! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @DecorAdventures: Hi all! What do we consider as an easy to navigate blog? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @CynGagen Maybe have a friend write it for you? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Me too then take it seriously! RT @CynGagen: @muralmaker1 thats just what I need to do. Do a bit of a blog overhaul. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Yes, it's acting funny in TweetChat :D RT @styrocrafts: Im having trouble retweeting & replying -- anyone else? #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @dollarcraft I think its important to VALUE who you are as well. I knew who I was, I wasn't convinced others wld want me :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Good point - give yourself time to figure it out RT @dollarcraft For me, I didn't immediately know "who I am." #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Hi all! What do we consider as an easy to navigate blog? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I know I need to work on navigation! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I'm having trouble retweeting & replying -- anyone else? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I think if you respond to comments, say something personal. I'd rather someone not reply than reply with the generic "thanks" #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @graphicsfairy yes it's hard for me...i've seen others and they sound like they're bragging...i have a hard time with that #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Here's a way to find out what projects people like look at what's being pinned (http://t.co/8p6mqVjb) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Thanks RT @crafterminds: Heres a way to find out what projects people like - look at whats being pinned (http://t.co/bzc8UK7y) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: For me, I didn't immediately know "who I am." It took lots of blogging & crafting to figure it out! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @graphicsfairy: RT @crafterminds: A HUGE way to stand out is to have an easily navigable blog. A LOT of people dont. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @styrocrafts I totally agree Sharon, comparing almost always gets in the way of you being the best you can be. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @muralmaker1 that's just what I need to do. Do a bit of a blog overhaul. #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Here's a way to find out what projects people like look at what's being pinned (http://t.co/8p6mqVjb) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Sorry, it's shortening the link : pinterest dot com / source / your blog URL #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @muralmaker1: and which projects get the most pins too! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago For me, I didn't immediately know "who I am." It took lots of blogging & crafting to figure it out! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: A HUGE way to stand out is to have an easily navigable blog. A LOT of people dont. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: A HUGE way to stand out is to have an easily navigable blog. A LOT of people dont. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: A HUGE way to stand out is to have an easily navigable blog. A LOT of people dont. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: A HUGE way to stand out is to have an easily navigable blog. A LOT of people dont. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @CynGagen It's an easy fix! I was shy about it in the beginning, but realized I had to get over it. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I was just thinking that! :D RT @muralmaker1: and which projects get the most pins too! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @muralmaker1: and which projects get the most pins too! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @CynGagen Just redo your profile. I'm gonna do mine soon. Our blogs are not static - they change as we do. And our readers :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Here's a way to find out what projects people like - look at what's

• • navigable blog. A LOT of people dont. #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago RT @mvemother: RT @styrocrafts: Set your own goals and measure against yourself... Dont measure against others. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Another way to stand out - be an expert in what you do. If you aren't yet the resource, become it! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: RT @NamesInLights: Dont be afraid to mix media and techniques. Mash it up & make something original #crafterminds about 1 hour ago and which projects get the most pins too! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago YES! RT @crafterminds: Another way to stand out - be an expert in what you do. If you aren't yet the resource, become it! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @graphicsfairy: Make sure you have a good about me page, and use a photo. People want to know who you are. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago A HUGE way to stand out is to have an easily navigable blog. A LOT of people don't. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I fail there. RT @graphicsfairy: Make sure you have a good about me page, and use a photo. People want to know who you are. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I think another way to stand out is to find your "voice." Are you sweet, friendly, relate-able, snarky, honest...? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago For some people, the advice "be yourself" is perfect. For others, they're like... "how do I know who I am?" #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago One of the ways I am trying to stand out in is how my photographs are styled...I'm trying to learn all I can! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Look at what posts get the most comments as well - what are they saying that they like about you/your projects? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Crafts 'n Coffee is all about creating crafts & home decor with STYROFOAM Brand Foam, so I'm #1 in a field of one! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Another way to stand out - be an expert in what you do. If you arent yet the resource, become it! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @NamesInLights: Dont be afraid to mix media and techniques. Mash it up & make something original #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @styrocrafts: Set your own goals and measure against yourself... Dont measure against others. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago AGREE! RT @graphicsfairy: Make sure you have a good about me page, and use a photo. People want to know who you are. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Another way to find your niche is go by the numbers. What projects of yours get the most hits and comments? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Yes! RT @graphicsfairy: Make sure you have a good about me page, and use a photo. People want to know who you are. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Don't be afraid to mix media and techniques. Mash it up & make something original #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Set your own goals and measure against yourself; determine how you stand out based on that. Don't measure against others. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Yes, for sure! RT @CraftTestDummy: My niche->RT @crafterminds: Another way to stand out - be an expert in what you do. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: The writing of your blog can make you stand

out. I recommend being conversational - being you! #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago I need to Work on this one...RT@dollarcraft: Another way to stand outbe consistent.Post about the same topics regularly. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @graphicsfairy: Make sure you have a good about me page, and use a photo. People want to know who you are. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Better late than never for #crafterminds! :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Another way to stand out - be an expert in what you do. If you arent yet the resource, become it! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds @junknewbie @graphicsfairy @dollarcraft Thanks you all so much! Super encouraging! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Another way to find your niche is go by the

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• in what you do. If you aren't yet the resource, become it! #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Another way to stand out - be an expert in what you do. If you arent yet the resource, become it! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago http://t.co/umZx8wgS here . . . Happy Monday, everyone! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Make sure you have a good about me page, and use a photo. People want to know who you are. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Another way to stand out - be an expert in what you do. If you aren't yet the resource, become it! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: If you arent sure how you stand out, ask your readers what about you stands out to them? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Another way to find your niche is go by the

numbers. What projects of yours get the most hits and comments? #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Another way to stand out - be an expert in what you do. If you aren't yet the resource, become it! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Another way to find your niche is go by the numbers. What projects of yours get the most hits and comments? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Another way to stand out - be an expert in what you do. If you aren't yet the resource, become it! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Nice idea! thx RT @dollarcraft: If you aren't sure how you stand out, ask your readers what about you stands out to them? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Another way to find your niche is go by the numbers. What projects of yours get the most hits and comments? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago http://t.co/yxPEz1af This is my niche :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Nice one! RT @dollarcraft: If you arent sure how you stand out, ask your readers what about you stands out to them? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago hi all, joining in late here #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @iLoveToCreate: I think you need to own your niche and be wellversed in projects, knowledge, and content. Mix it up! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I'm a slacker at posting regularly, but I try to only post things that are original. I think that helps me stand out. :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Good call! RT @dollarcraft: If you arent sure how you stand out, ask your readers what about you stands out to them? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: Another way to stand out: be consistent. Post about the same topics, regularly. Once a week, 3x/wk or daily. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago The writing of your blog can make you stand out. I recommend being conversational - being you! #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago Good point! Post about the same topics, regularly. Once a week, 3x/wk or every day. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: One sure fire way to stand out is to do good work! Good projects, good photos, good writing, etc. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I think you need to own your niche and be well-versed in projects, knowledge, and content. Mix it up! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago It is not always obvious to you why people like you, but they will be

• wilde #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago I like this idea! RT @dollarcraft: If you arent sure how you stand out, ask your readers what about you stands out to them? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: Another way: be consistent. Post about the same

• • • work! Good projects, good photos, good writing, etc. #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: Another way to stand out-be consistent. Post about the same topics regularly.Once a week, 3x/wk or every day. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks @muralmaker1 Thanks you guys! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago If you aren't sure how you stand out, ask your readers what about you stands out to them? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hello everyone! Happy to be here today. :) #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: One sure fire way to stand out is to do good work! Good projects, good photos, good writing, etc. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: "Be yourself, everyone else is already taken." - oscar wilde #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Another way to stand out: be consistent. Post about the same topics, regularly. Once a week, 3x/wk or every day. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I agree! RT @Laura_Wadsworth: It is so hard to have a blog that stands out in the huge blog world though! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I have giveaways (have one right now) and tutorials but not sure that's enough. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Think about exploring a "niche," even if it's within a common topic. What are YOU great at? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago One sure fire way to stand out is to do good work! Good projects, good photos, good writing, etc. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @modpodgerocks: @graphicsfairy - I mean, where else do you get the coolest graphics? She definitely stands out! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Thanks. My biggest challenge. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @graphicsfairy - I mean, where else do you get the coolest graphics? She definitely stands out! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago It is so hard to have a blog that stands out in the huge blog world though! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @debbieauma Thanks for coming! @acedept #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Welcome! RT @balancinghome: Never done a tweet chat before so bare with me. From Balancing Home #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago Yay! RT @Laura_Wadsworth: the biggest way my blog stands out is that I am a 17years old There arent to many bloggers my age! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago There is another chat at 5PST : ) RT @BalancingHome: Surprise guest. Guess today wont be my day for a chat. Maybe next week #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: For instance, @bakerella wasnt the first baking blog . . . but she put cake pops on the map! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @debbieauma standing out among other blogs :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Oh Thanks! RT @dollarcraft: Time for #crafterminds! Come join us to talk about Standing Out in the (Blogging) Crowd #crafterminds about 1 hour ago That's awesome! RT @Laura_Wadsworth: @crafterminds I feel the biggest way my blog stands out is that I am a 17years old #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @graphicsfairy Thank you friend!! xo #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @Laura_Wadsworth: the biggest way my blog stands out is that I am a 17years old There arent to many bloggers my age! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago For instance, @bakerella wasn't the first baking blog . . . but she put cake pops on the map! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Awww... thanks! : ) RT @muralmaker1: @craftmoore Yay, Cara! So glad you're here! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago what are we discussing? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago A niche is a good way to stand out - a topic that no one else talks about. Or a "different" take on a common topic. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Love it! RT @dollarcraft: "Be yourself, everyone else is already taken." - oscar wilde #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @BalancingHome The easiest way to chat is from tweetchat:

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http://t.co/WTTCGMyP #crafterminds • about 1 hour ago Surprise guest at the door. Guess today wont be my day for a chat. Maybe next week #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hi. Hope am not too late! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @BalancingHome HI! :) go to http://t.co/hgNGFgqm, it'll be easier to keep up #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I feel the biggest way my blog stands out is that I am a 17years old There aren't to many bloggers my age! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @BalancingHome just hang on and have fun. It gets fast, but don't worry. It's fun! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago "Be yourself, everyone else is already taken." - oscar wilde #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @BalancingHome Glad you're here! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Aw thanks!! :D RT @alwaysnwonder: @modpodgerocks no one else can do it as good as you, thats why! @crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Agreed! RT @alwaysnwonder: @modpodgerocks no one else can do it as good as you, thats why! @crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago That's a good one! RT @kassarie: Q1 - two sisters writing one blog. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Never done a tweet chat before so bare with me. From Balancing Home #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @modpodgerocks no one else can do it as good as you, that's why! @crafterminds #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: Time for #crafterminds! Come join us to talk about Standing Out in the (Blogging) Crowd

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about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: Time for #crafterminds! Come join us to talk about Standing Out in the (Blogging) Crowd about 1 hour ago Yes, you are memorable! RT @modpodgerocks: @crafterminds I think I stand out with my topic! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @craftmoore: No, I feel like I'm just one among tons... RT @crafterminds: do you feel you stand out from other blogs? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago You definitely do! @modpodgerocks: @crafterminds I think I stand out with my topic! Who else wants to blog about MP? :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Q1 - I feel like there are certain things that make us stand out at Truly Lovely... i.e. two sisters writing one blog. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds Honestly... I feel like I don't! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I think so. Probably because it's a niche blog, which helps I think. #crafterminds about 1 hour ago No, I feel like I'm just one among tons... RT @crafterminds: do you feel you stand out from other blogs? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Probably only going to be able to lurk today. But I am Jennifer from alwaysinwonder.com #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @crafterminds I think I stand out with my topic! Who else wants to blog about MP? :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Q1 - No, I don't think I stand out, and I think my content should. So I'm eager for tips and advice! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hey everyone! My blog is The Embellished Nest! http://t.co/fc6dHFXx #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Lets get going with the first question - do you feel you stand out from other blogs? And if so, how? #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago RT @dollarcraft: Time for #crafterminds! Come join us to talk about Standing Out in the (Blogging) Crowd #crafterminds about 1 hour ago loving the topic of today's chat! Need to figure out how to stand out from the crowd that seems to be getting bigger daily! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Let's get going with the first question - do you feel you stand out from other blogs? And if so, how? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Time for #crafterminds! Come join us to talk about Standing Out in the (Blogging) Crowd about 1 hour ago No. It isn't easy to stand out in the creative blogger crowd. Any tips? #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hi all! Lynda from http://t.co/bCr2Uez2 #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hello everybody! Erin from myveryeducatedmother http://t.co/JJNbVBA0 #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Karen from The Graphics Fairy #crafterminds about 1 hour ago I'm Colleen with Mural Maker & More http://t.co/sRlJdfDN #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Junker Newbie http://t.co/UBMZMuVS RT @crafterminds: Please give your blog name and URL if you haven't already #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hello all!!! Kassi from http://t.co/0UludSQC here! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Todays topic is standing out among the crowd!! Which isnt always easy :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago If you haven't already, introduce yourself & your blog! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @crafterminds: Todays topic is standing out among the crowd!! Which isnt always easy :D #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago @craftmoore Yay, Cara! So glad you're here! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hello! Andi from http://t.co/Vz3lOSpE here! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @junkernewbie Nice to see you back! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Please give your blog name and URL if you haven't already #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @junkernewbie Hi! Glad you could make it today :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago @craftmoore glad you're here! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Today's topic is standing out among the crowd!! Which isn't always easy :D #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Happy Monday to ya! RT @crafterminds: Hi Y'all! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago So glad to make it here today #crafterminds about 1 hour ago anyone here? I'm so excited, this is the first one I've been available for in FOREVER! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hi everyone! Looking forward to today's chat :) #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Whirlwind morning, but I made it! :) Carolina from Always Expect Moore #crafterminds about 1 hour ago RT @muralmaker1: If you're a crafter, artist, or creative type, join us for a great chat for the next hour! #crafterminds

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