Tech Tips – How to Google Hangout

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Hey y’all. For today’s tech tips I’m going to show you how to use my favorite feature of Google+, which is Google Hangouts. But let’s start with some truth telling first of all. I don’t totally get Google+. I mean, I understand what it does and mostly how it works, but the appeal of it Read the Rest…


Alt Business Cards

Paper Doll Media Kits - Such a Cute Idea - MellySews.com

Hey y’all! I’m just back from Alt Summit which was a whirlwind of a few days! I’ll be sharing more about this over the next few weeks, but today I wanted to share my little business card/media kit packs I handed out. And if you keep reading, there are some printables for you too! I Read the Rest…


Free Blog Planner Printable Pages!

Free Printable Blog Planner - Melly Sews #blogging

So as I admitted in Monday’s post, (in case you hadn’t already figured it out) I’m a bit of an organization geek, so today I’m sharing my blog planner for this year. My previous blog organization has consisted of a monthly calendar with posts and deadlines filled in hanging on my studio wall, and a Read the Rest…


Tech Tips: How to Use Photoshop Actions

Tech Tips with Melly Sews

Hi all. For this month’s Tech Tip we’re going to talk about how to use photoshop actions. Now before we get all fancy into picture editing, make sure you’ve read previous Tech Tips about how to optimize photos for your blog and how to use alt tags to make your images more searchable. If you’re not Read the Rest…


Tech Tips: How to Make Image Map

How to Make Image Map: a Tech Tip Tutorial by Melly Sews

Today marks the return of Tech Tips - which I still plan to keep around here sporadically. This tutorial will show you how to make image maps – which is what I used to make this graphic for the Sundress Series: An image map allows you to take a single image and link it to multiple Read the Rest…


Tech Tips: Take Better Blog Photos

Tech Tips with Melly Sews

Hey y’all. Today we’re going to talk photography, which I think is a huge component of building a great blog. Taking better blog photos is something I’m always working on. So today I’m going to show you what equipment I use (and these will be affiliate links, which means that I get a little money Read the Rest…