Organizational-Bliss

Blogger Spotlight: Organizational-Bliss

Hi blog-lovers! Today we continue our tradition of featuring another of our amazing users with a Blogger Spotlight. Today’s spotlight is…Shivani of Organizational-Bliss Shivani is a writer, animal-loving vegetarian, yogi, world traveler and organizational wizard. Her blog Organizational-Bliss gives her readers the tools to declutter, simplify, and live their best, junk-free lives. Her posts exude positivity and are inspirational to read. As we began to listen through them here in …

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Blogger Spotlight: Nourish with Natalia

We love blogs and the bloggers behind them. After all, Tymbal is built for you guys! Without your amazing content, we wouldn’t have a whole lot to work with. So, thank you, bloggers! You are rad. The Start of a Tradition Every month, we’re going to feature one of our awesome Tymbal users so you can learn a little about them, check out their awesome blogs and grow your community …

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How to Choose Blog Keywords

We have already covered how using keywords effectively can help your blog rank #1 on search engines like Google, but you might still be wondering: “how do I even choose my keywords in the first place??” Fortunately, there are a couple of simple ways to shed light on this problem (like our favorite, the keyword matrix technique. We’ll get to that later). This question is the first thing that you should …

How to Set Up a Blog

Setting up a blog can be a complex mixture of art and technology that can take years to truly master. Fortunately for those of us who don’t have weeks to spend on a science project, there are tools and services out there that do all the heavy lifting for you in setting up your blog, leaving you with the fun stuff. Content Management Systems (CMS) The easiest way to get …

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Social Media Basics for Blogs

In the last post we discussed how to leverage SEO to make your blog posts as findable as possible. Other than search engines, how else do people typically browse the internet? Social media of course! Social Media is Everywhere How often do you open up a social media app and start scrolling through it the moment you grab your phone in the morning? *Raises hand* Guilty! We are a bunch of …

SEO Basics for Blogs

So your blog is all set up and ready to go. You have your topic picked out and, quite honestly, it’s pretty awesome if you say so yourself. Now the question becomes: “how do I find my readers?” In this post, we’ll cover SEO basics so you can grow your blog audience and blog smart. People are going to come across your blog posts a number of ways. Some will …

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Blogging is Booming

The blogging medium is constantly evolving at a ridiculous rate–it is truly amazing to see how influential the industry is becoming. Blogging has changed the internet landscape, giving a voice to just about anyone with a computer, the tiniest bit of tech-savviness and something to say. Information, opinions and new perspectives are more accessible to the masses than ever before because of blogs. With the rate of blog content consumption on …

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What is Amazon’s Alexa?

Amazon has created the latest in virtual assistant technology with their new service, Alexa. Alexa is a voice-activated assistant, much like Apple’s Siri, that takes commands from your voice to do things like play music, stream podcasts, set alarms, manage to-do lists, tell you the weather, and more. In fact, Amazon has opened up Alexa for third party developers (like us at tymbal) to make apps (Alexa “Skills”). We created …

An Alexa Reader for Your Blog

The Tymbal Reader is a powerful new way to deliver your content to your blog’s followers. Tymbal uses your existing RSS infrastructure and Amazon’s Alexa to read your content out loud. Signing up is easy, and only takes minutes. For a single monthly fee, the developers at Tymbal will create your own custom Alexa app and get it approved on the Alexa Marketplace. Using Tymbal is free for your readers …

What is Tymbal?

First and foremost our goal at Tymbal is to help bloggers thrive. We blog every week on blogging news, tactics, and information about the blogging world. We also build software to help bloggers improve their readers’ experiences. That is why we built the Tymbal Reader. The Tymbal Reader is a new service for Amazon’s Alexa that is designed to help bloggers deliver their content to their readers. Gone are the …