Posts by Rhoda Toynbee

How I Increased My Pinterest Followers by 44%

How I Increased My Pinterest Followers I’m going to give you some tips and explain how I increased my Pinterest followers by 44% over the past 6 weeks. Using your Pinterest account as a source of blog and website traffic is very easy when you implement a few techniques that create pinnable images and increase…

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Marketing Your Site or Blog Online

Marketing Your Small Business: If you haven’t had a chance to do some research this yet on how to promote your website, I have made a quick list of posts that you can use as reference for marketing your small business and links to more resources after you have absorbed all the ones available here on my…

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A Visually Appealing Pinterest Account

Pinterest Account: Boards Are you ready to make a visually appealing Pinterest account? You have probably read about it on all the Pinterest posts. Make your account look cohesive. Give your boards a look that represents your brand. What the heck does that mean?! Today I’m doing something a little different. Usually I am the…

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Free Library of Pinterest and Blog Resources

Pinterest and Blog Resources Are you ready for this? I have been busy making things for email subscribers and blog posts. Some of these have just been sitting in a file, virtually collecting dust. Then, I created a free eCourse, and a Facebook blog, and some worksheets. I tell you, I’m always working on something.…

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This One Simple Trick Will Increase Pinterest Traffic

This Trick Will Increase Pinterest Traffic One tip. Just this one trick will increase Pinterest traffic and followers. This is all it really takes. Great images. Ideally sized, visually pleasing images. You are probably shaking your fist at the screen right now and telling me “I know that I need great images!!”. Here’s the thing. When you…

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The Basics of Pinterest for Marketing

  Basics of Pinterest This post is about the basics of Pinterest. It’s for those of you who have had a personal account for awhile now and are wondering how to convert your account to a business account that you can use to market your website, blog, or product. Before I started to offer Pinterest services…

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Should You Be Using Pinterest

Should You Be Using Pinterest for Your Business? It’s a legitimate question. Should you use Pinterest for your Business? Whenever there is something that is pronounced the “latest and greatest” on the internet, you will find divided opinions. Some will say Facebook is better. Others will opt for Twitter. You have to look out for the…

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Add Some Little Song Birds to Your Day

Little Song Birds for You Hello there 🙂 It’s beautiful here, even if it is really cold. Personally, I am looking forward to spring. The return of the song birds and all their noise and activity. I miss sleeping with the window open and waking up to sunshine and chirping!   Today’s free digital stamp…

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Plan Your New Year’s Goals with Pinterest

How to Plan Your New Year’s Goals with Pinterest It’s always there. That impending “resolution list” for the new you in the new year. Blah. I’m all about setting goals, but really the time of year or the date should not be what determines your happiness, goal orientation, or drive to try something new. This year…

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9 Habits of an Highly Organized Person

What habits does an highly organized person have? Here’s a list of 9 habits that you can adopt for your routine or daily schedule that will help you become a more organized person as well. How to be an Organized Person 1. Be Early. Not on Time. Early The more time you give yourself to arrive…

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9 Habits of Super Productive People

We’ve all been there. We want to be super productive. There are a million and one things on our to do list. All we can manage is to pour ourselves another cup of coffee, check Facebook again, and stare at the list. Wondering how we will ever get it all this shit done… 9 Things…

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Christmas Gingerbread Man Free Digi Stamp

Christmas Gingerbread Man It’s that time again. Time for a free digi stamp and time for baking the annual Christmas gingerbread man (or men and women). I have a cookie cutter for each around here somewhere, but I can’t remember where I stashed them. Probably in the Christmas decoration box so I don’t have to…

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Snowman Digital Stamp: Stay Frosty

Snowman Digital Stamp This weeks freebie is a frosty little snowman digital stamp. He’s adorable in his boots, scarf, and mittens. He’s prefect for cards or layouts about your snow adventures. We had a layer of snow, and then a really cold snap. This week it has turned to rain. Our snow is all gone.…

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Wish List for the Holidays

What’s Your Wish List for the Holidays? As the kids have grown older, their wish list for the holidays has become a little less toy oriented and a little more practical. I sort of miss the days when they used to circle everything in the Target flyer at my mom-in-laws when we were home visiting…

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Capture the Memories Free Digi Stamp

Capture the Memories With the holidays fast approaching it is easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle. It’s easy to forget the important parts. Family. Time with friends. The actual experiences. Not the things. And not the stuff on your to-do list. Over the years my “to-do” list has gotten smaller. I’m…

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Common Myths about SEO Busted: SEO Part 4

Myths About SEO: Myth 1: It’s dead. No need to worry about it anymore. Fact: It’s not dead. It’s changed. Again. It will continue to change and evolve. It will most likely become more complicated and frustrating, but it’s still alive and kicking. Pay attention to your social activities, high quality content and content marketing.…

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Oh My Damn! How to Get Shit Done…

How to Get Shit Done We’ve all been there. The overwhelm hits and we just sit there, knowing we need to work on something but paralyzed with procrastination. Here’s an explanation of why and a list of tips on how to get shit done!! You Have a Routine and To Do List First. Why does…

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Unzip or Extract Compressed Files

How to Download and Extract Compressed Files: This tutorial is for those of you who really want to use a digital stamp or element, but aren’t sure how to get it “out to play with”. After you have downloaded the zipped file (you know a file is zipped when it ends with the extension .zip),…

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Happy Harvest Day

Happy Harvest! Hopefully you are taking the day and spending it with friends and family. We traveled home to the in-laws for the day. Hanging out drinking coffee, eating food, and just relaxing. I’ve been taking the time to be creative and crafty again. Thought I would share a few little somethings with you as…

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It’s About User Experience and Content: SEO Part 3

Usability, User Experience & Content: It is a constant job for search engines to improve their performance and determine what is “best”. The engines have a very good idea what types of pages and sites their searchers are wanting. Sites with great user experience that are popular with search engine algorithms usually have the following traits:…

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What the Harry Potter Lego Game Taught Me…

Harry Potter Lessons Now that my kids own a gaming system, I have started to play again. It’s not the same as my good ol’ Mario Bros but I have discovered Lego Harry Potter. And that makes me Happy. Growing up I was an old school Nintendo girl. Mario Brothers the original and then Super…

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