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Amazing Tools To Aid In Blogging

Tools for blogging

There are many tools in a blogger's arsenal that help make blogging easy and fun. Here are some tools we use here at Typepad.

TitlePortent’s Content Idea Generator

Here you can add a subject and this site will generate example titles. Find one that works for you and start blogging. If you are stuck on what to write about, this site will provide you with a plethora of ideas.

Bloglovin', Paper.li, Pocket

Being a trusted source in a community means you need to know what is being said about your chosen subject. These sites will send blog posts about any subject directly to your inbox. Use these posts for inspiration, or reference in your own blog, when you talk about the same subject.

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Hootsuite

Getting your message out there means posting to many different social media sites. Doing it one by one can take a lot of time. Hootsuite lets you manage your social media channels in one place. You can also look at analytics!

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Pexels, Pixabay, Gratisography

Not everyone has the time to take the perfect image that fits your post. These image galleries will have the perfect image for you to use, saving time and money. They have CC0 Creative Common License images for you to use freely on your site.

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Once you have the perfect image, you can edit it! Canva and Picmonkey are great editors that can take your images to the next level. Read our Everything Typepad post about both image editors.

Blogging on the go

You may be struck with inspiration while exploring this great big world of ours. Don't worry! You can still create the perfect blog post on your mobile device. You can save a post for later or publish on the spot. Go to Typepad.com on your mobile device and log in. Explore our  Mobile Compose experience and let the journey begin! 

What tools do you use to help you blog? Share in the comments below! 


Featured Blog: Between The Lines

Between The Lines

Shaan Hurley has been with Typepad since 2003! His blog, Between the Lines, is all about Autodesk products and technologies. He has the inside scoops because he is an employee there.  What is Autodesk? Well , it is a company that “makes software for people who make things!” He writes about anything related to design and technology, sprinkled in with some personal fun photography. Check out Between the lines and go behinds the scenes at Autodesk.

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Featured Blog: Attic 24

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Lucy is the creative brains behind the blog Attic 24, showcasing her passion for crocheting  and color. Attic 24 has amazing tutorials to help you create unique crochet and cross stitching projects (a new passion). You can also read about her family's adventures in Yorkshire Dales, England. Her latest blog post, Making the Seasons :: March, is a great mix between DIY and crocheting to create a beautiful spring center piece. 

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Featured Blog: EAB Designs

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EAB Designs has been with Typepad since 2009! Julie is a designer, and her blog enables her to share aspects of her business and product, as well as lifestyle and tutorial posts. As an avid baker, entertainer, and crafter, most posts are centered around what she is currently working on, welcoming the reader in with inviting photography. As a result of her blog, she has been featured in numerous national magazine publications, including Artful Blogging. She is proud to still maintain a sponsor and ad free blog, which is becoming quite rare in today's blogging world!

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Renewing Your Typepad Domain

Renewing Your Typepad Domain

When you purchase your domain through Typepad the time will come when you need to renew your domain. You can easily renew your domain at domains.typepad.com. Let us show you!

Go to domains.typepad.com and log in. If you are unsure of your login information (may be different from your Typepad login information), please reach out to us in support. We would be happy to help you get access to the account.

Once you log in, click on Welcome (your name), then My Account. Along the top, select Manage Orders, then List/Search Orders. Here you will see a list of all your domains. Click on the domain you want to renew.

On the top right, click on the green Renew button. In the pop up, select how many years you want to renew the domain. You can renew up to 9 years. It is also recommended you select Include Privacy. Now click on Renew Domain Name. 

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Now you will see your invoice. To make things real simple, you can use the payment information in your Typepad account. Under Pay Online, select Typepad Information then Continue.

You will be taken to your Typepad account to approve the renewal transaction. Next, click on Complete Registration to finish the approval.

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Once Typepad processes your transaction, the renewal is complete. You have your domain for a while longer!

If you don't have a custom domain for your blog, what are you waiting for? Purchase a Typepad domain today!  


Featured Blog: The Daily Galaxy

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The Daily Galaxy was founded in 2007 by Val Landi. He built his blog on the vision that science and space exploration would dominate popular culture in the 21st century. The Daily Galaxy presents news and insight about current discoveries, people and events changing the knowledge of our planet and the universe. Learn something new every day with their amazing images, video and easy to understand stories.

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Random Acts of Kindness Winners

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Thank you to all those that participated in our Random Acts of Kindness Week! Either by sharing our discount code or by entering our drawing for one of five $20 credits. Today we are announcing the winners! 

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And the 5 lucky winners are..... 

Kevin A from Kapgar

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Jan E from Wibbo's Words

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Jerome M from 4216: The First Fifty Years

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Paul T from PT at Large

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Carol B from Minding Our Elders

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Thanks again for all those who participated. Take a moment to read the winning blogs. Be inspired!


Happy Random Acts of Kindness Week

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This week we want to share some kindness to all our new and existing bloggers! 

New Bloggers

To all our new Typepad bloggers we are providing an extended free trial to help you get your blog up and running. Our 14 day free trial will extend to 30 days and you will not have to enter a credit card. Go to our Pricing page to select the package that is best for you. Discount can only be used on Basic, Plus, and Unlimited Packages. After you have selected your package, you will be asked to create your account. In the discount section add RAK2018. The code is valid until Feb 17th, 2018.

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Share with your readers so they can become bloggers!

Be part of the Typepad community and share your voice. Use the discount code when you start your blog between today (2/14/2018) and the discount's end date (2/17/2018) #CaptureKindness #RAKWeek2018 

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We know adding a credit card can be a big commitment. For #RAKWeek we are removing the credit card requirement when you enter our discount code. Start your blog and join the Typepad community. #CaptureKindness #RAKWeek2018 (Link to be added later)

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Existing Bloggers

What a chance to win 1 of 5 $20 credits that will be added to your account? Enter today by filling out our quick survey and provide us with your blog information. This is only for existing bloggers who have an open and active account. All winners will be announced Tuesday Feb 20th, 2018.

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Share this with all your fellow Typepad bloggers!  

Are you a Typepad blogger? Enter to get a $20 credit added to your account. #CaptureKindness #RAKWeek2018 

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Are you felling lucky? We bet you are. Enter to have a $20 credit added to your Typepad account. #CaptureKindness #RAKWeek2018

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Featured Blog: Thoughts and Words

Thoughts and WordsWhere do authors get their ideas? What inspires them to spend all that time writing a novel? Robert John Goddard’s blog, Thoughts and Words, sets out to explore these questions and more. He shares the source of many of his ideas and inspirations. Using his own experiences, he explains how he has unleashed his own creativity. Thoughts and Words also introduces other writers, and shares their source of enthusiasm and motivation.

 

 

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Featured Blog: Blue Scallop Creations

Blue Scallop CreationsHeidi is the creative brains behind the blog Blue Scallop Creations. Her blog features card making tutorials and discusses her love of crafting supplies. With more than 10 years experience, Heidi creates video tutorials to help guide others with their paper crafting. Within her easy to follow tutorials, she links to many of her favorite websites to help guide crafters to the best places to pick up supplies. She loves finding inspiration and using lots of fun supplies to create beautiful masterpieces!

 

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