What is a Blog Carnival?


This sounds really interesting…Thanks for sharing this information until now I have not heard about a blogging carnival…

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So I’ve been looking around the internet for different things that increase blog traffic. During the search, I found different articles that mentioned blog carnivals. Since I’m fairly new to blogging, I really did not know what it was. I know that it sounds fun. Who doesn’t want to go to a carnival – even if it’s just for a caramel apple?
A blog carnival is sort of like a magazine about a specific topic, like homeschooling or photography. The organizer of each blog carnival searches the internet for blogs about the topic. They also accept contributions to the carnival. For example, if you have a blog post about making your own laundry detergent, you could find a carnival about do-it-yourself projects or something related to the home.
A blogger can also start their own carnival category if they choose. It seems like there not be much variety in the…

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Perennial Faves: How to Think Up Good Comments


You are totally right! Sometimes you are at a loss for words and you have to read other people’s thoughts and opinions to see if you can add some insight of your own. Thanks for posting this wonderful information.

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Lots of commenters on Tuesday’s post mentioned how challenging it can be to write substantive comments. Here’s a great piece from last year to give you a commenting boost.

Here on The Daily Post, we’re always advising you to build blog relationships by leaving substantive comments on other people’s posts. That’s easy enough to say, but how do you think of more to say than “Great post!” when all you can think to say is, well, “Great post!”

I often have trouble coming up with things to say — both in blog commenting sections and at parties. Here are some questions I ask myself when I want to leave a comment on a post but find I’m at a loss for words: 

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