Online Classes: Learn Dog Training, Photography, Blog Design, Social Media + More

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New Year, New YOU! Learn a new skill or hobby. Start a blog or small business based on whatever you are passionate about.  It’s a new year and the perfect time to start learning something new. Online classes make it easy and flexible to get started. If you’ve been wanting to start a blog, learn a new hobby or teach your dog some new tricks, now is your chance!

Right now, Living Social has a whole slew of great online classes in everything from positive reward-based dog training to wedding planning and more. These classes let you explore a new interest or develop skills to take your hobby, career or small business to the next level.

Already discounted, if you hurry you can get an extra 20% OFF any online classes on this page with Living Social Promo Code LEARNMORE (Extra savings ends 1/9/17 at 11:59pm PT).

Some online classes we think you and your family will enjoy include:

  • Digital Photography
  • Social Media
  • Dog Behavior and Training
  • Essential Cat and Kitten Care
  • PhotoShop
  • Wedding Planning
  • Yoga
  • Learn Web Design + 3 Months of Hosting
  • Fashion Blogging
  • Digital Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Language Learning
  • Home Decor and DIY
  • Blogging and Content Marketing
  • See ALL online classes

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Blogger Opportunity with Warby Parker + Awesome Eyewear for Everybody!

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Attention all bloggers – have you heard of Warby Parker? They are an up-and-coming company that sells awesome designer eyewear, both prescription and sun. Warby Parker believes that buying glasses should be easy and fun. It should leave you happy and good-looking, with money in your pocket.

In addition to their many collaborations with celebrities to produce fashion forward eyewear, they also believe that everyone has the right to see. For every pair sold, a pair is given to someone in need. Now this very progressive company is looking for new affiliates to join their program. You can earn commissions on sales and leads. Just sign up for their program and you can start promoting right away! Click here to Join the Warby Parker affiliate program – Happy Blogging!

Attention all fellow four-eyes and sunglasses lovers – do you love super stylish eyewear but hate paying crazy high prices? Warby Parker offers the latest on-trend styles in prescription glasses and designer sunglasses, at sensible prices. Even Oprah has been spotted buying on Warby Parker glasses!

And buying glasses online is a cinch with the Warby Parker FREE Home-Try-On program. You get 5 Days, 5 Pairs, 100% FREE! Just pick 5 pairs you think you like and they ship them to you for free. You get 5 days to try them on and ask your friends their honest opinons, then buy the pair you like best. Return shipping is free, too! Follow this link to learn more.

Be sure to head on over to browse and sign up for their email list to receive Warby Parker discount codes and offers!

Get a FREE Year of Web Hosting + 4-Week Profitable Blogging Class for $5!

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Heads Up: This offer ends August 31st!

Whether you want to learn about starting your first blog, or are looking for help and advice on how to earn more money blogging and grow your blog, Blogelina is once again offering her very popular 4-week Profitable Blogging class — right now for just $5 (normally $25)! This online class will be held in October 2013 and usually fills up quickly.

If you sign up for this class, here’s what you’ll get:

  • A class manual – packed with 60 pages of information that will help take the overwhelming out of starting your own blog
  • 4 weekly online class sessions where you can ask your questions and get personalized feedback
  • A FREE year of web hosting.
  • Blueprints, step-by-step tutorials, networking with other bloggers – Everything you need to grow your blog.

I often use the tutorials and resources over at Blogelina and have learned so much! Save yourself a lot of time, trouble, and money – learn from Tanya’s own experiences what to do and not to do.

Go Here to Reserve Your Seat In The 4-week Blogging Class!

2013 Annual Pet Blogger Challenge

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Annual Pet Blogger Challenge

I can’t believe it’s time already for the 3rd Annual Pet Blogger Challenge, hosted by! This is our 2nd year taking part it the Q&A:

1. How long have you been blogging and provide a link to your post from last year’s Pet Blogger Challenge so we can refresh our memories.

Daisy and I have been working on our blog together since August 2011. Here’s our 2012 Pet Blogger Challenge Post.

2. What do you consider the most important goals you set out in last year’s post?

I was still just starting out, but my main goals at the start were to have fun and make it fun for our readers, learn as much as I could about blogging, help people find cool deals and save money on great pet stuff, and hopefully begin to monetize my blog.

3. Have you made progress toward those goals, or have your goals changed over the past year?

Definitely making progress, and the goals are evolving…but not really changing. I’ve joined a few really great blogger groups and have learned so much in the past 12 months. I’ve been struggling with time management, so I really need to add that as a new goal to make sure this all keeps being fun for me and everyone else!

4. How often do you post?

I post multiple times per day, 7 days a week. I had considered cutting back on the “deals” aspect of our blog, but looking at our stats, those are among the most popular topics and category so I feel like I’m letting people down if I don’t keep up with the great freebies, coupons and money-saving offers they’re looking for. I try to post 3 or 4 great deals and offers each day but some days there are more or less. In an average week I also post at least one product reviews and giveaway, an info post, sponsored post or public service announcement, Wordless Wednesday Photos of Daisy, a Sunday Pet Coupon Preview and  a Weight Loss Update since Woof Woof Papa and I are on the Nutrisystem program. We know the average reader doesn’t have time to read all of it, but we figure different topics are of interest to different folks and we aim to please!

5. Has your opinion of blogging on a schedule or as the spirit moves you changed?

Posting deals, coupons and freebies really doesn’t allow us to stick to a strict schedule. As I mentioned before, I try to look at what’s out there for the day/week and post about the deals I think people really want to know about or wouldn’t find on their own. I do use a schedule for my reviews and giveaways, and other topics that make sense to plan ahead like recipes, craft ideas, tips and guides. It’s always a balancing act.

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