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    19 Ridiculously Useful Tips Every Blogger Should Know

    Whether you have a blog, have always wanted to start one, or are one of the greats, these tips will keep your content exciting, your design fresh, and your readers coming back hungry for more. Like J-Law at her favorite pizzeria.

    1. Give your blog a layout makeover every so often.

    Every once in a while it's nice to change up your blog's layout to keep things fresh. This can mean completely reformatting the whole thing, or just making little tweaks here and there. Here are ten blog layout tips to help you freshen up your little corner of the internet.

    2. Make sure you have an about page that represents who you are and what you do.

    3. Organize your blog labels so readers can find the content they are looking for more easily.

    The longer your blog has been around, the more labels to describe your content you have probably created. Think about dividing all of your content into main categories by combing through all of the subcategories to streamline everything. This will make labeling less of a headache for you in the future, and your readers will be able to find the posts they're looking for, no problem.

    4. Don't let footer space become dead space.

    5. Create an editorial calendar to keep track of ideas and post dates.

    6. Avoid blogger burnout.

    7. Feel like you're running out of material? Brainstorm some content-rich topics.

    8. Make sure readers are commenting on your blog.

    9. Commenting on other people's blogs is a great way to engage with someone you respect, and for others to notice you.

    10. Learn to use photoshop actions to get that creamy ~blogger glow~ on all of your photos.

    11. Be conscious of your blog photos' names.

    12. Know when it's OK to use someone else's photo on your blog or social media.

    13. And also know how to handle when an image of yours gets stolen.

    14. Effectively brand your social media.

    15. Set up rich pins to ensure that when photos from your blog are pinned, all of the important information gets pinned with it.

    16. Try offering an email newsletter to your readers to ensure active engagement.

    17. Figure out how to turn your blogging hobby into a paid job.

    18. If you make money from your blog in any way, figure out if you should be filing for self-employment taxes.

    19. Take a class to improve your blogging skillz.