After some unexpected — and what should have been avoidable — down time, Reviews by Cole (and the rest of my sites) are back. I apologize for any inconvenience.
My site was down when I woke up. I’m not sure how long it was down — hopefully not too long — but it took at least three hours to get back up. This meant you may not have seen updates posted to social media, you couldn’t access the site to read review or enter giveaways, […]
If you’ve been paying attention to this blog or Facebook or Twitter, then you’ll know how frustrated I was with the Web host I was using. After reviewing their services, I experienced a period of down time for almost 24 hours (coincidence? God, I hope so!). I missed it because I as out of town […]
In May, I posted about my social media accounts nearing 5,000 followers. This is a big deal as a blogger — not just because it means thousands of people want to read Reviews by Cole. 5,000 is one of the major cutoff points for working with brands and companies. Getting over this hump will allow […]
The thing about blogging and marketing yourself is that you have to keep doing what your readers like. The posts that get the most comments and views do something right, and you should try to determine what that is and then replicate that success. To be honest, I don’t often pay enough attention to specifics […]
Thanksgiving is a great time to get together.. and give everyone your cold. I don’t know who the culprit was, but I’m just mucking along with a foggy head here. Aside from posting a few giveaways and writing part of a review, I just haven’t been able to do much more. Here’s to me coming […]
I keep a list of reviews I need to write on my WordPress dashboard. It might be longer than it ever has been before thanks to some great companies accepting my pitches! Many of these reviews will also come with giveaways, which is good news for my readers. Of course, I’ve joined some group giveaways […]