Tag: blogging

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Making friends with Alexa #My friend Alexa Season 4

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Why you should make friends with Alexa Blogging is about sharing ideas, interacting with other bloggers, making friends and connecting with the whole world. I have been blogging for ten years now on WordPress and for a few years before that on MSN ( Yes so very long ago) on Blogger. While I was blogging …

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Mumbai On A High – 10 years today!

Life is a series of baby steps along the way and if you add up these tiny little steps you take toward your goal, whatever it is, whether it’s giving up something, a terrible addiction or trying to work your way through an illness. When you total up those baby steps you’d be amazed over …

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Six months on #ZombieBlogHop

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Six months into 2019 and I am one year older and much, much wiser. Uncannily my #WOTY Refresh has magically taken over my life. I seem to be doing nothing yet doing something – much like treading water in a swimming pool. Perhaps it is the process of refreshing myself, my blog and my life. …

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Sunshine Blogger Award

  I’m not really into blog awards because like chain letters, it becomes difficult to keep the chain going. Besides, it is hard to find bloggers in my cohort who are not  already tagged. So normally, I would have just left this tag unanswered.  However, here’s hoping I can do this. So I’d like to …

LIFESTYLE, Opinions

Coaching for Success?

To coach or not to coach I am not one for coaching classes. Especially if one is a dedicated and disciplined student. However, the recent tragedy of the coaching class in Surat, brought back memories of my own tryst with them. My younger daughter Anna Shetty left a perfectly good school in Class 10 ( …

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On the Blogging Curve – Learning from mistakes

Learning from mistakes. As all my readers know, I’ve been blogging for a while – a long, long while. Ten years or maybe even more. Like many bloggers, I’m a self-taught blogger and made many mistakes. As a matter of fact, I still make mistakes. And with every learning, I’ve written about it in the …

Mumbai Diary, Opinions

What to do when you are battling the flu #MondayMusings

Battling the ‘flu January has been a cold month even for us lucky folks in Mumbai. The cold weather which alternates with hot, however, is great for ‘flu germs that are just waiting to attack. The first week it was sniffles for me. Then it was a stomach ‘flu for Wow Dinga and Little Po. …

LIFESTYLE, Opinions

Hey! Who are you? #International Blog de-Lurking week

What it is I first participated in International Blog De-Lurking Week in 2016. I also participated in 2017 and 2018. At that time I had little idea of what it meant. I mean I knew what lurking was but what exactly was blog de-lurking week? Well, for those of you who are planning to run …

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Thinking about the numbers #MondayMusings

It’s New Year’s Eve and I am planning a nice dinner of apple pie, mushroom soup, pizza and chicken. But seeing today’s newspapers with statistics and reviews, inspired me to make my own graphic using VISME. So this is actually a lesson that I’m putting to good use and is not really a reflection of …

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Farewell to a flop bloghop #FlavoursomeTuesdays

Well, with this post it is curtains for my maiden venture : #FlavoursomeTuesdays. This proved to be a flop of a bloghop from the word go. One of my goals this year was to set up a Linky Party. And one of the learnings of this year has been that some things are not meant …

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12 Types of Blogs and When They’re Most Successful | Elegant Themes Blog

Are you a newbie blogger ? Or are you an old blogger who has somehow lost the plot ? This article de-constructs the blog and helps you find your muse. 12 Types of Blogs and When They’re Most Successful | Elegant Themes Blog — Read on www.elegantthemes.com/blog/marketing/types-of-blogs

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Do you write to be read?

At a private blogger meet, I discovered some blogging tips while meeting the interesting bloggers behind the blog.

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

#MyFriendAlexa – a learning lesson

It’s official I’m out ! Well, to all those participating in Blogchatter’s third season of #MyFriendAlexa, let me assure you that I am officially out of the challenge. I quit this challenge after the first week itself   but have still been visiting some of the posts on the reading lists that I manage to track when …

LIFESTYLE, Opinions

DesignEvo : The easy way to design a logo

In today’s era of marketing, branding is of prime importance. The bitten Apple in silhouette, the coloured letters of Google, the Three pronged star of Mercedes, these are just a few of the brands that are instantly recognised by their logo. After all, with so many products crowding the market, there has to be a …