When you use the Read More links on your blogger blog, it just adds a tiny text link to the bottom of your posts that can be pretty easy for readers to miss. And it’s not very pretty either. By default, the Blogger read more link will look like this: Not very noticeable. Click on the video below to watch how easy it is to turn that sad little link into a button. Instructions are typed up below too. How to change the plain link to a read more button in Blogger: In your Blogger dashboard, click on “Theme.” In Click here to keep reading
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In today’s video, I’m going to show you how easy it is to add your Pinterest profile to your Blogger sidebar. As always, if you prefer to read, the instructions are just below the video! To add Pinterest to your Blogger blog, we’ll first create the Widget on Pinterest’s website, then we’ll just copy and paste the code into your sidebar, like so… Go to Pinterest’s Developer page. Select “Profile.” For the Pinterest user URL, replace the second “Pinterest” with your user name, for example, mine looks like: https://www.pinterest.com/christinaleans For size, select “Create your own” because their pre-selected sizes are Click here to keep reading
In this quick video tutorial, I’ll show you how to add your Instagram pictures to Blogger. It’s free, it’s fast, and it’s easy. If you’d rather not watch the video, here are the instructions for adding Instagram to Blogger: First, we’re going to create the widget that we will copy and paste into your sidebar. So go to SnapWidgets.com. Click “Widgets” from the top menu. Under the “Instagram” box, click “Create your free widget.” Click on the Username field, and it will have you sign in and and authorize them to access your account. Under layout, change it from 3 Click here to keep reading
I am asked fairly regularly by clients about affiliate links, what they are and how to use them, so here are the basics of how it works, along with my recommendations. When you are an affiliate for a company, you advertise their products. If someone purchases something, or signs up for something from your advertising, you get a commission from the company. Affiliate links are the ads you place in your blog (or on social media). They can be images in your sidebar, your posts, or just text links in the middle of a sentence. Affiliate links are the only way Click here to keep reading
If you have just one or two images that you want to be circles instead of squares, there’s a really simple line of code you can add to the image. It will be much faster than editing your image in Photoshop. If you remember from this post, you’ll remember that the code to add an image is this: <img src=””> You put your image url in between the quotation marks. (You get the image url by right clicking on your image and selecting “Copy Image Address.”) This is what the square image will look like: To make that image Click here to keep reading
There are several plugins out there that make it easy to add an image to your sidebar. But they’re pretty unnecessary. Adding an image to your sidebar only takes one little tiny line of code. You can just copy and paste it and then add your image. No plugin required. I’ll walk you through it in the video, or you can read the step-by-step below.
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