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Susan
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Susan replied to Samantha @ Mama Notes's discussion 'Critique Mama Notes!' in the group Rate My Blog
"I think your layout and background look good, it makes the site easy to read. I really like the boxes over on the right side, separating the different types of resources available. You have some great content in your archives and I think it would be…"
Jun 25, 2009
Susan replied to Amy @ The Q Family's discussion 'Need input on my new template - The Q Family Adventures' in the group Rate My Blog
"I think your site looks really nice. I'm a fan of the clean 3 column template like you have. I also like that your ads all fit around your travel topic, there is nothing random shoehorned in. The Looking Back drop-down is cool too. The only…"
Jun 25, 2009
Susan replied to Kathy's discussion 'Just had a makeover ...' in the group Rate My Blog
"I think the look of the site is great! Very clean. The only suggestion I'd have is to change the top-level menu items to something more intuitive. I'm not likely to go exploring in "strawberry field" , "strawberry…"
Jun 25, 2009
Susan replied to Melinda Means's discussion 'I confess! I need your input! ;0)' in the group Rate My Blog
"I think it looks great too! I read somewhere that polls encourage people to interact more with your site. I just tried my first one with Poll Daddy, so I don't know how well it's work yet. :) Something else you could do is invite visitors…"
Jun 19, 2009
Susan replied to Amanda's discussion 'Mandi Minding Money...don't hold back!' in the group Rate My Blog
"I really like the layout, very clean and easy to read. I also like how you've separated the Savings & Everyday Life sections. I would like to see the date/time posted info in the savings posts on the front page though, so I have a better…"
Jun 19, 2009
Susan replied to Susan's discussion 'Small readership, why won't it grow??' in the group Rate My Blog
"Thank you so much!! I'd been avoiding the layout/background stuff because I thought it would be too hard for me... but it really isn't too bad! :)"
Jun 14, 2009
Maria Tripp replied to Susan's discussion 'Small readership, why won't it grow??' in the group Rate My Blog
"I like it better. I added your button to my blog. :)"
Jun 14, 2009
Susan replied to Susan's discussion 'Small readership, why won't it grow??' in the group Rate My Blog
"Well, I changed to a Minima 3 column template, added a background & a custom header. But I am not sure that it looks good. Sure could use another opinion. Don't be afraid to be honest. I won't be offended. :) THANKS!"
Jun 13, 2009
Maria Tripp replied to Susan's discussion 'Small readership, why won't it grow??' in the group Rate My Blog
"Kind of. Have you checked out http://www.thecutestblogontheblock.com/ for a free background?"
Jun 11, 2009
Susan replied to Susan's discussion 'Small readership, why won't it grow??' in the group Rate My Blog
"Do you think the out-of-the-box blogger template is off-putting? I just didn't know how to go about creating my own template without paying someone to do it. I'd love a new top banner but that is another thing I wasn't sure how to…"
Jun 11, 2009
Samantha @ Mama Notes replied to Susan's discussion 'Small readership, why won't it grow??' in the group Rate My Blog
"Hi. I think you have great content and information. I think if you changed your layout you might get more readers, and it might make your blog better."
Jun 11, 2009
Maria Tripp replied to Susan's discussion 'Small readership, why won't it grow??' in the group Rate My Blog
"http://shaemata.blogspot.com/2008/01/blog-buttons.html is a link that will teach you how to make your own button."
Jun 11, 2009
Susan added a discussion to the group Rate My Blog
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Small readership, why won't it grow??

Hi all,I'd love to get your feedback on my blog. I started blogging in January and have posted consistently ever since. I participate in a few weekly carnivals related to my topic (frugal living, family finances) but am not sure if my readership isn't growing because I need to do more promotion or if my blog just isn't that great. :)I'd welcome any feedback, especially on content, style, how to promote better, should I have more/better ads, etc. One thing I think I need to do is get some help…See More
Jun 11, 2009
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Jun 11, 2009
Annette Piper left a comment for Susan
"G'day Susan and welcome aboard :)"
Feb 24, 2009
Susan commented on marlynn's group 'Moms on Twitter'
"Hello! I am new here! Follow me on twitter at http://twitter.com/practicingthrif"
Feb 24, 2009

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What is your blog name?
Practicing Thrift
What is your blog URL?
http://www.practicingthrift.com
Twitter URL
http://twitter.com/practicingthrif
Share a little something about yourself with other moms.
I am a happy wife and mom of 2 daughters. My interest in finances and thrifty living has been channeled into careful, practical management of our family's income and expenses.
What is your blogging philosophy?
My blog tracks my goal of maximizing our quality of life and financial security for the present and future. I focus on family financial management as well as frugal living.

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At 5:31am on July 10, 2013, Lea said…

Work At Home Mom, WAHM, Mom Blogger

I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
I haven't been here in a while.
I welcome your friendship :)


Lea @ Mother Baby Child & Weight Loss Help


At 5:19pm on August 17, 2010, Cynthia Helwig-Putorti said…
Hi there from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment ... come on over and see me some time.
At 7:25pm on February 24, 2009, Annette Piper said…
G'day Susan and welcome aboard :)
 
 
 

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