Monday, October 24, 2011

I Antique On Blogs

How To Find Antique Blogs

Sometimes I will go out antiquing on a weekend and come home empty handed. These are the days when I return to my home office bummed out. My engines are still running with a desire to keep on hunting for more STUFF, but now the shops are all closed. But there is a great solution. I Antique on blogs.

Satisfying Your Antique Cravings

I can fill my antiquing crave by poking around on line. A really good blog about antiques and collectibles will keep me satisfied. In fact, many dealers have created blogs to supplement their online shops.

Visiting Antique Blogs You Will Enjoy

So you might ask, how do I find the blogs that are worth visiting? Here is what I do. I go to Google images and type in a certain type of collectible. Let's say "Zippy The Monkey". Than I look for really good photographs of "Zippy The Monkey" on Google images. Or perhaps, I am after "vintage Pyrex bowls". I click on a few different images that interest me and sooner or later I land on a great blog.

Blog and Shop On Antiques

And when you discover a photo that you enjoy on Google images, usually that photo leads you back to a blogger who has other things you will like as well as as a shop that goes with the blog.

You see, when you blog regularly and post wonderful images, Google finds you and your images will be showcased on Google Images. I have found a lot of great blogs this way.

C. Dianne Zweig
is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro cafĂ©.To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at dianne@cdiannezweig.comVisit my website, CDianneZweig.comDianne is a member of:The American Society of Journalists and AuthorsThe Society of Professional Journalists

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