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2016 Is The Year Of The Blogger

In Blog Staycation, Blogging by Jen33 Comments

2016 Is The Year Of The Blogger If you are a blogger 2016 is going to be your year. I am a PR professional and this is what I do for a living. I watch trends and adjust campaigns and plans according to those trends and right now I will tell you that almost every product, big brand and line …

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You’re Going To Make It After All

In Blogging, Motherhood, Parenting by Jen38 Comments

You’re Going To Make It After All Let’s set the mood for this post. I launched JENerally Informed in February of 2014. I had no idea exactly where I was going with this blog, but I wanted a place to share the stories and things that mattered to me. Truthfully, I had no expectations for this space and since 2014 …

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How To Win On Social Media During The Holidays

In Blogging, Parenting by Jen34 Comments

It is that time of year where across social media we are greeted with those happy pictures of of our friends and family members as they document their Holiday celebrations. I like seeing such pictures and posts, but unfortunately, not everyone understands how the social media thing works. So in order to save you from having your own social media …

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Man-Day Post: How Not To Suck On Periscope

In Blogging, Man-day by Jensguy17 Comments

Welcome to another installment of Man-Day, from Jen’s husband Jen’s Guy! Before Jennifer started posting on Periscope, she asked me to have a look at it. Keep in mind, I eat this stuff up, especially as it combines the facets of technology (which I make a living at) with the art of production (which is what I dream of making …

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Celebrating The Good

In Blog Staycation, Blogging by Jen22 Comments

Celebrating The Good This last weekend was insanely busy! There were birthday parties, movies in the backyard, homemade cheesecake, rain storms, puddle splashing plus a whole heck of a lot of blogging work ALSO went on! Some of you may not know, but I am one one of the Co-hosts for the Blog Staycation. The Blog Staycation is a weekend-long …

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The Secret Life Of Bloggers

In Blogging by Jen44 Comments

Bloggers are known for their open, honest and realistic posts. We aren’t afraid to look silly or to share some of our most heartfelt concerns and experiences, but bloggers also have secrets. Secrets we don’t share. Until today that is. Because I am going to blow the lid right off some of those blogging secrets you had no idea about! …

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Don’t Make These Five Blogging Mistakes

In Blogging by Jen44 Comments

Because both the world of blogging and social media changes at almost lightning fast speeds, there is a pretty significant and continual learning cycle involved with blogging. I have been a blogger since 2012 and I know that I still learn something new everyday. There are quite a few things you can do to help your blog be successful, and …

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Ask Me Anything

In Blogging by Jen31 Comments

A few years ago when I began blogging for my children’s book, I stumbled on another blog. I continued to follow this blogger’s posts, but I never commented. Kind of stalker-ish, huh? Flash forward/backward to a year ago when I began JENerally Informed I thought to myself, what the heck, let’s do this blogging thing all the way and I …

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The Secret To Successful Blogging

In Blogging by Jen71 Comments

As a blogger, there is one question I get asked over and over again, ” What do you have to do in order to build a successful blog?” This is a tricky question and one that is more difficult to answer than you would think. Here’s Why. Success Is Hard To Measure Sure there are tools like KLOUT and Alexa …

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Man Day Post: The Jen’s Guy Blog Tour, Part 2

In Blogging, Man-day by Jensguy23 Comments

Welcome to another installment of Man-day from Jen’s husband Jen’s Guy! Time for part two of the Jen’s Guy Blog Tour.  Where I take a tour of several of the blogs that regularly visit JENerally Informed.If you missed part one, you can get to it HERE. Jensguy tours through #blogland @queenmomjen Was your #blog listed? Click To Tweet Stories of …

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Man Day Post- The Jen’s Guy Blog Tour, Part 1

In Blogging, Man-day by Jensguy25 Comments

Welcome to another installment of Man-day from Jen’s husband Jen’s Guy! So I have to admit I was feeling a bit shamed after Jennifer’s post on commenting.  That post has gone everywhere! I am pretty good at responding here, but I don’t believe I have EVER returned the favor of commenting on someone else’s site.  Jennifer usually does that. I’m …

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The Art of Blog Commenting

In Blogging by Jen69 Comments

Successful bloggers know that writing a good post is only half of blogging.  Community building is the second most important half of the blogging equation and where the majority of the work should take place. If you do not understand community building then no matter how good a “message” you put out you will not become a successful blogger. A …

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My First Ask Away Friday!

In Blogging by Jen38 Comments

I am excited to be participating in my very first #AskAwayFriday and to be swapping Valentines Day themed questions with Tiffany of Mrs Tee Love Life Laughter! #AskAwayFriday is a way to connect with other bloggers with a great Q & A session. It’s fun to learn about the people behind the blogs you love and for others to learn …