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Category Archives: Blogging and Writing Thoughts

My Absolute Best Links and Tips For Blogging

Here are 39 of my absolute best tips and links for blogging including ad networks, affiliate programs, blog tools, social media tools, Wordpress plug-ins, Wordpress themes, and more.

UPDATED ON 6/30/18 – Here are 41 of my absolute best links and tips for blogging including ad networks, affiliate programs, blog tools, social media tools, WordPress plug-ins, WordPress themes, and more. This page will stay updated so please check back soon for the latest and greatest tips for blogging from Los Gringos Locos. Have […]

CoSchedule – One Awesome Plugin This Cheap Blogger Pays For

CoSchedule - One Awesome Plugin This Cheap Blogger Pays For

DISCLOSURE: I received a discount for reviewing CoSchedule and was compensated for my time. My opinions are honest and I am not required to post a positive review. Your blog is new and you can’t afford to put money into fancy tools or plugins. I know. I was there. I have been blogging on a […]

Life Changes – What is Next For Los Gringos Locos?

Life Changes - What is Next For Los Gringos Locos?

The last six months have been a whirlwind of activity and life changes. Here is a quick wrap-up of our recent personal life; the good, the bad, and the ugly! We went to the States in March to visit our family for six weeks. Upon returning we had less than six weeks to find a home […]

Understanding My Dilemma of Distraction

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I have a dilemma. I am easily distracted. I allow myself to become overwhelmed. Here I am sitting in bed, thinking, when I should be sleeping. Balance is so hard for me. My brain is always working and planning. Sometimes my body wants to sleep but my mind won’t rest. I always have multiple projects […]

Two IMPORTANT Things I Learned From My First Opinion Post

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A few weeks ago, I wrote my first REAL opinion post, Curse Words are Not Necessary, A Note to Fellow Writers. I didn’t get much traffic from it on my blog but then my post was chosen for syndication by BlogHer. I was paid $50 and my post has received over 150 angry comments. I learned […]

Very Inspiring Blogger Award at Los Gringos Locos

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  Seven months ago Los Gringos Locos was nominated for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award by Chelsea at Mommie & Wee. Thank you very much Chelsea! I truly appreciate the recognition :-) It has taken me a long time to accept the award and pass it along to a worthy blogger or two! Between a […]