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How to create a Pinterest graphic – and free template!

Having beautiful Pinterest graphics will allow you to maximize your blog traffic. Not only does it allow you to post on Pinterest, which brings traffic to your site, but it allows your readers to post your graphic on Pinterest for future reference. It is a win-win situation. So, how do you create those traffic-generating graphics? I'll show you how and give you a free template!

As a blogger, Pinterest is a vital source of traffic. The majority of my traffic comes from Pinterest, with one image in particular that has been pinned more than 4,000 times. I love Pinterest … like REALLY love Pinterest! I have more than 4,000 followers and something like 70 boards, covering a wide variety of my interests. It’s fair to say I spend quite a …

Balancing motherhood, work and blogging

o, how do I balance it all – being a mother to three children ages 13, 7 and 1, a wife, and a labor and delivery nurse? Some weeks are better than others, I’m not going to lie. But I’ve found the key is prioritizing and planning. I’m going to share my tips with you here. Maybe there’s something you can take away from them to better balance the priorities in your life.

I’ve been blogging at Jennadesigns for nine years now! What started as an outlet for my creative projects has turned into something of a community and I’m loving it. Depending on what was going on in my life at the time – school, new baby, new relationship, new job – I’ve blogged less often than I would have liked in the past. But it seems …

Jennadesigns reader survey – Take a moment to help me out!

Jennadesigns reader survey - please take a moment to help me out and let me know what you do and don't like or want to see more of in the future!

Please take a few moments of your time and fill out the Jennadesigns reader survey I created. I’d really appreciate all the feedback I can get as I’m looking to make this site the best it can be in 2017! I promise it will only take five minutes of your time and your responses will go a long way to helping me determine the direction …

Design Freebie: A fully customizable blog header

Design Freebie: A fully customizable blog header - Jennadesigns

Like my new blog header? I’m in heaven over here! Yesterday, I finally figured out how to create the blog header for my blog that I’d been visualizing for so long. It was a victory of sorts, five months in the making, as that’s how long I’ve struggled with learning the design elements I needed to in Photoshop to make it happen. A little bit …