#Halimazing - Halimazing is a new hashtag to describe an amazing person, thing or experience in Halifax, Nova Scotia

#Halimazing – It Means Amazing People, Things or Experiences in Halifax, Nova Scotia

I have created a brand new hashtag: #Halimazing! It’s like “Halifamous”, which means “famous in Halifax”. I don’t know who coined the term Halifamous but it was definitely developed before the hashtag culture, and it is a useful term to describe folks that are well-known until the moment they leave Halifax…when they become just another…

How to Make Mummy Money: SEO and keyword rich content

SEO and Keyword Rich Content Explained

How to Make Mummy Money: SEO and Keyword Rich Content Explained   I just wrote a “keyword article” about Hummus for LIFEHACK.org – a website that is driven by keyword rich content. For those of you to whom that is gobbledygook, stay with me. I will explain. Firstly, let me assure you that it was…

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Mummy Blogging: Invest in a Stock Photo Library

Hello there, and welcome to my series of posts: How to Make Money Money (through blogging). Even if you are not a hopeful blogger or webby type, you might really enjoy this particular post. Why? Because this article will help you to understand why some websites look so smooth, while others look amateur. It might…

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Mummy Blogging: Identity and your Domain

Hi, I’m East Coast Mum.ca! After months of random blogging, website building and internet research, I have finally decided on a permanent domain name for this blog, which will establish my identify me as a unique and serious Mama-blogger!  The British half of me refused to have anything like “Mom” or “Mommy” in my title,…

How to Make Mummy Money: SEO and keyword rich content

Mummy Blogging: Adsense

Hello, and welcome to my series on  “How to Make Mummy Money” through blogging.  This article was first published on my other website http://www.funprintablesforkids.com, last week. In this post, I am testing the advice given to me by my web guru, Lisa Irby, on the subject of Google Adsense. There are a few things to keep…

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5 new words for the newbie blogger

  I haven’t blogged regularly on WordPress since the inception of my new website: www.funprintablesforkids.com which is keeping me busy, and actually doing quite well, in terms of ROI (Return on Investment).  That isn’t saying much, considering that my initial investment was under a tenner, but then again,  maybe it says a lot: how many small businesses…

“Why I left teaching…”

The internet is overflowing with stories from frustrated teachers, mostly young people grappling with the stress of the profession and feeling ashamed that they are thinking of leaving what they thought was their life’s vocation. They are torn. They didn’t expect it to be so hard. And so they blog. http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/why-good-teachers-quit/ http://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/teacher-blog/2014/feb/01/secret-teacher-left-dream-job-teaching Teachers in the…