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How to Get a Button in the Menu Bar on Brine in Squarespace

Brine template is pretty widely thought to be the best Squarespace template out there right now (Brine and its family). But the menu bar in Brine doesn’t come with a default button like you might find in the Bedford template. What to do? Just follow this guide. This is how to put a button on your menu bar on Brine in Squarespace without any coding.

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The Beginner's Guide to ConvertKit

If you're wondering how to start an email list for your blog, I've got one word for you: ConvertKit. If you're not in the know, ConvertKit is an email system for bloggers. That last part is important. They advertise that the system was built by bloggers for bloggers. So you're probably like yeah, ok. But honestly, you can just tell from the product that it's true. It's so incredibly functional for my needs. It has every feature I want, and no crazy extra features. I'm pretty sure I use every feature available on there. Which isn't actually that many. Because it only has what you actually need, not 12 other bells and whistles that don't really help anything. Thumbs up for that. This is the beginner's guide to ConvertKit...it's not hard, but these tips will help!Here are the actual reasons why ConvertKit has converted me.

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Top Ten Tips for New Bloggers

Blogging is hard. Like, really hard. And non-bloggers don't really get that, because it doesn't seem hard. But, dude, it is. And if you're new at it, you're probably looking around like "OMG, what do I do next?!" You need these tips for new bloggers.Well, I have a few answers for you. Now, I could write a good-sized treatise about blog tips. So I can't give you everything you need to know about blogging in one blog post. And honestly, if a blog post is purporting to tell you everything about a topic like this...you may want to look for another blog post.But, I do have ten tipsto get you started. If I had to pick just ten things that I wish I had known the day I started my first blog, this is it. So here you go, your Top Ten Tips for New Bloggers:

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How to Create a Resource Library on Squarespace

Have you created a resource library on your Squarespace site yet? A resource library can be a great way to get people to opt into your list. A resource library is a page on your site where all of your content upgrades can be downloaded without having to enter an email address. They just opt in once to get the password, and then they can access everything. And it's easy to create on Squarespace! Here's how to create a resource library on Squarespace.

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How to Pick Fonts For Your Blog

If you're branding (or rebranding) your blog, fonts are one of the key decisions you'll have to make. How to pick fonts for your blog is a crucial part of your brand, and how readable your site will be. There are no hard and fast rules about which fonts are "good" or "bad," but there are some guidelines to follow when picking a font out there to help you out. Let's check it out.

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How to Integrate Leadboxes With Your Blog

If you're like me, then you know that using content upgrades to entice your readers to sign up for your email list is a fantastic strategy. But then there's the problem of how to actually set it up. You want people to sign up for your list in order to get the freebie. Enter Leadpages. Leadpages allows you to get peoples' email addresses in exchange for a freebie. But it can be hard to figure out, so here's a guide on how to integrate Leadpages with your blog!

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