How To Use Pinterest Messages: Conversations & Send Pins

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   I have been using Pinterest ever since I received my invitation back in 2012 when the social site was by invite only. I quickly fell in love with the concept of creating boards and collecting my favorite images from around the web. One of the greatest parts of being a Millenial is the fact that I […]

6 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging When I Started a Blog

Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Blogging tips

Isn’t it funny how we never seem to forget those life-changing moments when something big happened that changed the course of our entire future, but we didn’t know that was going to be the moment when we changed the course of our own history? There are only a small handful of those types of moments that I can recall […]

Why YOU Should Start a Blog & REASONS To Start Blogging

Why Should You Start a Blog

  So, you are considering blogging, eh? You’ve heard that they can be profitable, fun, a great hobby, perfect for a second income. You heard a story on the news or read an article in a magazine about a woman that earns $50,000 a month with her blog. While those things aren’t exactly true — […]

Blog Maintenance Monthly Checklist for WordPress Bloggers

Blog Maintenance Checklist

Blog Maintenance Checklist: 18 things you should do monthly for your WordPress Blog It’s been a while since I last published a post for my Blogging 101 series. I was sadly inspired to write this post due to a sad series of events and a realization that Google was not crawling MamaNYC as much as […]

Genesis Framework & StudioPress Theme: How To Install on WordPress

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As an avid Genesis framework user and fan, I am always trying to recruit fellow bloggers. MamaNYC has been on the Genesis Framework ever since I moved onto WordPress and can’t imagine myself leaving! Incase you don’t know what I am talking about… As explained on, it’s best to think of WordPress as the engine of […]

Get Paid Blogging: How to Find Paid Opps & Jobs – Blogging 101

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  Learn How to Get Paid Blogging! Every blogger wants to know how and where to find paid jobs. Monetizing your blog is actually very easy to get started, but being a sucess requires determination and dediction. It isn't as simple as you might think, but it isn't difficult once you get your feet wet […]

Using Google Images: Copyrights & Google Images is NOT Public Domain

TODAYS TOPIC IS…  Google Images HAVE Copyrights.  Google Images is NOT Public Domain! I’ll probably definitely be discussing this issue much more in depth sometime in the immediate future, but I just have to get it off my chest today. Since I’ve been meaning to start a new segment where I basically discuss things that […]

Blog Plagiarism: Stolen Content? Find & Prevent Copying – Blogging 101

  Stolen Content? Find & Prevent Blog Plagiarism and Copying on YOUR Blog! The last blogging tutorial here on MamaNYC discussed how to find stolen images and what to do about it. This was a difficult post for me to write since it dealt with an issue that hit SO close to home. Well, I won’t lie. The words came POURING out as […]