You might have noticed that I haven't blogged as much lately - I've gone from churning out 3 posts a week at the start of the year to just about managing to publish one post a week lately. That's not because I've been really busy with exciting stuff, unfortunately, nor is it because I've been … Continue reading 10 Things Bloggers Do Besides Writing Blog Posts
Blogging is a funny old world isn't it? When you're a blogger you often find yourself thinking about blogging 24/7. You're constantly thinking about ideas for posts, reading other blogs, and talking to other bloggers on social media. Most of your family and friends probably don't get it, but other bloggers do. If you're a … Continue reading You Know You’re A Blogger When…
I've been slacking at blogging lately. I'd set myself a goal this year of posting 3 times a week and I was doing really well, I'd even scheduled quite a few in advance. Then something happened, I'm not quite sure what but suddenly I had nothing scheduled or planned and no ideas! I've still posted, … Continue reading What Do You Do When You Have A Blogging Brain Freeze?
It's that time of the year again. The blogging award nominations are open and bloggers across social media are asking for your votes. I'm not going to ask for your votes though, mainly because I know I'd never win! Here's why I won't win an award for blogging: I'm not funny I'm not sweary I … Continue reading You Don’t Have To Win A Blogging Award To Be Successful
If you're a blogger then you probably want to get more people visiting your blog. You might also want to interact with other bloggers. Joining a "linky" is a good way to do both of these. If you're looking for new linkies then read on for my helpful linky round-up for bloggers. If you don't … Continue reading The Helpful Linky Round-Up For Bloggers
When I started blogging I quickly realised that it's bloody time consuming! There's no such thing as a "quick blog post" and thinking of ideas for posts can take up a lot of time. Between work, school runs, and general life I'm not in front of my laptop until the evenings so if I have any ideas during … Continue reading My Must Have Blogging Apps
I don't think anyone really knows how much work is involved in blogging until they start a blog themselves. You might think it's just a case of writing a post and pressing publish, but there's so much more to it than that! From taking photos, sourcing images, reviewing products, making social media graphics, scheduling & promoting … Continue reading Helpful Tips For New Bloggers
It's that time for New Year's Resolutions! Rather than making the usual rubbish resolutions about getting fit - that you know you'll never keep - how about some blogging resolutions? The resolutions you make obviously depend on what you want to achieve with your blog. A lot of professional bloggers post about how to become … Continue reading 7 New Year’s Resolutions For Bloggers
If you're not using Google Analytics for your blog then you definitely should be. I've been quite surprised at how many bloggers I've spoken to who aren't using Google Analytics - many of who I consider to be much more experienced and successful bloggers than little me. Without the stats you can get from Google Analytics … Continue reading Why Google Analytics Should Be Every Blogger’s Best Friend
I've just realised that I've been blogging for a year. Happy blog birthday to me! I started my blog because I had freelance clients asking me for advice on blogging so thought I'd better practice what I was preaching. I've enjoyed blogging a lot more than I thought I would and I'm quite pleased with … Continue reading Happy Blog Birthday To Me!