13 Blogger Tutorials

13 Blogspot Tutorials

Creating a blog header
Tutorial here.
Making the post title before the blog title
So it will make it look like this:
Blogging Tutorials | Le Chaim (on the right)
instead of
Le Chaim (on the right): Blogging Tutorials
Tutorial here.
Social media icons: Make your own
Tutorial here.
Free Social Media Icon Silhouettes
Social media icons: Adding them to your blog
Tutorial here.
Advanced tutorial here.
Verify your blog on Pinterest
Verifying your blog on Pinterest makes you look official, and you can see your analytics: how many people you reach, how many times you’ve been repinned, etc.
Tutorial here.
Also, when you pin your button to Pinterest, please please please pin the POST, not the BLOG.
The URL above should look like this: http://lechaimontheright.blogspot.com/2013/08/11-lists-of-11-books-new-series.html NOT this: http://lechaimontheright.blogspot.com/
Adding “You may also like these posts”.
Most are created with LinkWithin. It’s free, easy, requires no sign up, and is a great way to get traffic to your other posts!
Pin It hover button
>Tutorial here. Go to Layout, Add a gadget, scroll down to HTML/Javascript. Copy and paste this:

<a config=”topright” do=”buttonBookmark” href=”http://pinterest.com/pin/create/button/”><img src=”http://tinypic.com/r/igmh4m/5″ /></a>
<script src=”//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js”></script>

Making free printables for your blog
Tutorial here.
Creating post pictures for Pinterest (like the picture above)
Use Picmonkey. Just play around with it. 🙂
Adding blog button with drop box
Tutorial here.
Add a signature to your blog
Create a signature using a signature creating site, or Picmonkey. To make a transparent background, save it as .png instead of .jpg
Tutorial here.
Additional tips for bloggers:
1. Get rid of the “word verify” thing. It’s annoying. If you have to delete some spam comments, then so be it. 🙂
2. Don’t make your side bars too cluttered.

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