Thursday, July 12, 2012

How to win friends and influence people ... blogging style



Blogging for me is about two things:

1. making friends. (non.bloggers find this amazing, but yes, blogging leads to real, genuine, fun, caring friendships)

2. having influence. I write my stories and lessons for my daughters and any other women who want to learn from my almost 60 years on terra firma. (guys welcome, too)

Today, I want to show you one easy way to expand both your blogging relationships and your influence. It is easy ... but I still needed help from my sweet friend, Suzanne, at the gorgeous blog Privet and Holly.


When I was a new blogger, she wrote me and asked me if I would enable my e.mail setting on blogger, so that it would be easy to keep in touch. When I wrote her back that I did not know how to do that ... she took the time to send me specific instructions. 


I have exchanged e.mails with Suzanne and now many other blogging friends. This easy change has strengthened friendships.


Suzanne is here to help you make this change, too. I followed her directions and it worked. But if I told you ... not so much. Pop over and visit Suzanne and her easy directions. Thanks, Suzanne. 

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7/29 Tonight as I am watching Olympic swimming, my blogging friend, Ann, is hosting a Gold Medal blogging tips event. I am happy to share this post with you.

 

14 comments:

  1. Agree, agree....when I can just email back it brings the blogging world in closer

    Yes, blogging for my family and as a record, but then watching God touch me and others through the blog land

    Good post

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  2. yeS!! I wish everyone would do this! i've had so many sweet comments that i can't reply to because their email isn't connected to they user name. boo :( thanks for the reminder!

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  3. I'm thrilled to have met you! There is soooo much about blogging that I don't know how to do. But I plug on =)

    Wishing you a wonderful day, my friend!

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  4. yes, agree...i have the e-mail thingy and it invites extra comments that are more personal in nature.

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  5. I LOVE Suzanne! she is encouraging, sweet and an amazing writer.
    how are you? been busy I see on FB:) hope your summer is going well. How is the prep going for the talk?
    xo

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  6. Thanks Glenda, I'm not sure if I'm doing this either, I'm a bit of a tech moron! But I'm checking out Suzanne's site! I love all the friends I've made through blogging, including YOU!

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  7. Wow, how fun to
    see that those
    directions may
    still help strengthen
    more friendships!!

    Thanks for the
    shout-out, and
    more importantly,
    for your friendship!

    xo Suzanne

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  8. I agree, Glenda. I love how blogging helps me connect with people. It's a little overwhelming to try to "get to know" them all. But it's amazing to see so many women across the internet speaking out to share encouragement and hope.

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  9. I always hated to get that "no reply" thing. I hope mine is set correctly right now. Leigh

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  10. Wonderful indeed, and so valuable in blogging. We sure want to be able to contact someone or reply back!

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  11. The emailing does make it easier to connect and stay in touch.

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  12. I adore email and I adore this post. Thank you so much for linking up to our party. You are the best...

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  13. Hi Glenda, thanks for joining our linky party! This is such a great tip for everybody. When someone comments on our blog, I like to send a thank-you email as well as return the visit. And I have been so amazed with the friendships I've made through blogging, too.

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  14. i was able to meet a fellow blogger in person recently! it was fun and i look forward to seeing her again...
    good post

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