Category: Blog Tips

Incorporating Feedly Into My Blogging Routine

Posted February 22, 2017 in Blog Tips / 28 Comments
Incorporating Feedly Into My Blogging Routine

One of my biggest resolutions for 2017 is to get more involved, organized, and strategic about my blogging. Blogging can be an incredibly time consuming hobby, and between reading books, creating content, keeping up with my corresponding social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, etc.), and responding to comments, it’s hours of dedication per week. That’s not even including the time to visit other bloggers and engage with their content. Therefore, I decided I wanted to try a new approach this year to better organize myself when it comes to interacting with other bloggers. When I first began book blogging, I predominantly […]


ARC Appreciation: A Discussion on the Rewarding ARC Experience and Balancing Review Copies

Posted June 4, 2015 in Blog Tips, Discussions / 16 Comments
ARC Appreciation: A Discussion on the Rewarding ARC Experience and Balancing Review Copies

As a book blogger, the existence of ARCs is hard to ignore. Reviews go up weeks and months before a book is released. Bookmail tweets and Instagram snapshots are posted daily. Giveaways for ARCs appear everywhere. With BEA recently happening and ALA on the horizon, the book blogging community is abuzz with people grabbing much anticipated titles months before they’re published. ARCs are everywhere. Personally, I love seeing ARCs so prevalently featured on my fellow blogger’s social media platforms because it makes me more aware of new titles, gives me insight on what to read and what to skip, and […]


Moving to Self-Hosted: Everything You Wanted to Know About My Experience

Posted May 4, 2015 in Blog Tips / 25 Comments
Moving to Self-Hosted: Everything You Wanted to Know About My Experience

I did it! On April 21, 2015, I moved my book blog, Girl in the Pages, from wordpress.com to a self-hosted wordpress.org site. This came after months of research, weeks of talking to other bloggers about their experiences moving, and a lot of internal debate. While I was making the decision to move, I scoured book blogs high and low for information about how the transition worked, what to expect, etc. I decided to make a post sharing my experience and answer all of the questions that I knew I was anxious to ask while I was going through the […]