Why You Should Use Canva

Though I am new to blogging, one of the resources I am excited and happy to have stumbled upon is Canva. If you are a beginning blogger like me, you have searched and found a ton of blog how-to’s on Pinterest (click here to follow my Pinterest Blogging Board). I’m always saving posts on blogging! Well here are some of the ways I use Canva.com and why you should use it too.

Why I love Canva and you should too

I would visit all of these great websites about blogging with these awesome graphics and wonder, where are they getting these wonderful images from? Now, don’t get me wrong, there are a ton of other great websites to get images for free or for a fee, but Canva allows you to add your personal touch to their ready-made graphics.

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How Finding a Niche Changed My Blog

As a new blogger, I have been doing a ton of research on how to start a blog and get it all set up and ready to go. I have gotten a ton of great tips and step by step guides like this one at Building a Framework, on almost everything from deciding on a domain name to earning money.

I know first hand that all of this research and information can be overwhelming, but there is one thing that kept popping up in almost all of the posts that I read and that is the importance of finding your blog niche. Some bloggers admit to blogging for years before figuring this out and I thought I would never figure out mine.

Finding a Blog Niche
I know first hand that all of this research and information can be overwhelming, but there is one thing that kept popping up in almost all of the posts that I read and that is the importance of finding your blog niche. Some bloggers admit to blogging for years before figuring this out and I thought I would never figure out mine.

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How My Blog Became Suddenly Savage

So, I’ve been asked, what is Suddenly Savage? What is the meaning behind it? How did you decide on that name for your blog?

Naming my blog

Well…the truth is, I’m a Savage. Let me clarify, my last name is Savage. So that explains where the Savage portion of Suddenly Savage comes from. So why Suddenly? After 18 years of motherhood, I realized that suddenly, I’ll have one daughter leaving for college in the fall. Then suddenly it hit me, in another five years, I will be sending my youngest daughter off to college. One day I’ll wake up and suddenly I will be alone, an empty-nester, the only Savage here. I guess Suddenly One Savage would have worked but I instantly gravitated to Suddenly Savage.

So there you have it! That is how Suddenly Savage was born. I would love to hear how you came up with you blog’s name and the story behind it. Leave a comment at the bottom of this post!

Having trouble starting your blog or deciding on what to call it? I found a ton of help on getting started. I recommend checking out the websites listed below. These ladies offer a ton of advice and free courses to get you started (I have taken one from each of them). Feel free to share resources you’ve used in the comment box.

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