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BUILD Your Online Platform | Video Interview with Amy from Lemon and Raspberry

Written on July 3, 2013 at 1:31 pm, by

Learn how Amy was able to quit her day job with no advertisers and fewer than 1000 followers in BUILD e-course

Today I’m interviewing Amy from Lemon and Raspberry and she’s telling us all about BUILD, her upcoming in-depth ecourse on BUILDING an online platform! Watch the video interview below to find out what BUILD is all about, how Amy got the idea for the course, who will benefit most … Continue

Image Place Holder for Designers

Written on June 18, 2013 at 12:00 pm, by

Need to test out the sizes of images on your sidebar? Designing a blog post around images you don’t have yet? Want to see how different sizes of images would look on your new blog layout? Here’s a quick way to insert images into your design before you have images. … Continue

Build Ecourse Preview : My Guest Posting Interview

Written on May 31, 2013 at 8:09 am, by

I’ve already shared how excited I am that Amy from Lemon and Raspberry has announced her GIANT self-paced blogging e-course BUILD. Today you’re getting a little sneak peak of my exclusive interview for the course–all about guest posting!

So you can get an idea of the sort of guest … Continue

BUILD a Better Blog!

Written on May 22, 2013 at 9:15 am, by


I am so excited that my friend Amy from Lemon and Raspberry has announced her GIANT self-paced blogging e-course BUILD, coming this July!

Amy is amazing. She’s a huge inspiration and motivator for me. You might not be able to see it directly, but reading Lemon and Raspberry has … Continue

Learn to Align Your Photos with HTML Floating

Written on April 25, 2013 at 9:10 am, by

Learn to Align Your Photos with HTML Floating

This month, we’ve been posting ways you can become the master of the images on your blog. We started by Demystifying Image Code and then showed you how to Space Photos with Padding last week. This week we’re focusing on a new skill: floating.

What is floating? Floating is … Continue

How to | Add Padding to Your Blog Photos

Written on April 18, 2013 at 11:12 am, by

Learn to Space Your Photos with HTML Padding

It’s really valuable to learn a bit of HTML if you are a blogger, and learning how to add padding to your photos in order to space them correctly is such a necessary skill to add to your blogging toolbox! We recently shared how to Demystify Image Code. Now … Continue

Demystifying Image Code

Written on April 4, 2013 at 8:53 am, by

Dymystify Image Code

Do you ever look at the HTML code for your images and feel like it’s some sort of alien language? I’m with you– all of that code can be super intimidating at first. But learning to demystify that code can allow you to be the master of your own images … Continue

Rolling with the Punches

Written on January 11, 2013 at 11:47 am, by


Well, the first real Make it Happen, Cap’n test arrived on our doorstep this week. As those of you who follow Jake and me on Twitter already know, my iMac has kicked the bucket. No worries, it only needs a new harddrive, which is bound to happen in the life … Continue

How to Check Your RSS Feed

Written on October 26, 2012 at 10:48 pm, by

How to Check Your RSS Feed

A lot of the blogs that we read haven’t been showing up in our reader lately. We use Bloglovin’, and it can be rather finicky (so can Google Reader). A lot of a blog’s most loyal followers use readers, and readers rely on a valid RSS Feed, which … Continue

Your Blog Needs Good SEO | Spread the Nerd with Kam from Campfire Chic

Written on September 24, 2012 at 9:12 am, by

Spread the Nerd

Here at the Nerd Nest, we’re big on nerd pride. We live in a world where it’s cool to be smart, and we want a space in that world where others can share their nerdy interests with you too. Welcome to Spred the Nerd, a guest series where awesome Continue