Posts Tagged ‘Blog tips’

5 Brilliant books for bloggers

5 Great Books for Bloggers

My shelves are positively sighing under the weight of all the blogger books I have – some are lifestyle books by bloggers such as Tanya Burr and Lauren Evarts from the Skinny Confidential, some are inspirational or thought-provoking, others are downright nitty-gritty blogging books about getting google to love you or managing your day-to-day – and […] Read more…

Finding your inspiration

Finding your Inspiration

Inspiration can be a fickle thing. When I first started blogging, I was buzzing with ideas and the words for a post would be starting to form as I fell asleep at night. And this can still be the case at times. Equally, at other times my brain can be an empty cavern with absolutely […] Read more…

Deciding on a blog name

Deciding a Blog Name

So you’ve decided to start a blog. Hurrah! But what are you going to call it?! Argh! This is potentially one of the really tricky bits of starting a blog, coming up with a name that perfectly represents all that you hope to achieve and embody with your blog in the future. No pressure, right? […] Read more…

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How To Start A Blog

Hundreds of new blogs start up each day.  Cyber space is bursting with talented people sharing their lives and loves in their corner of the internet.  So if you are thinking you are thinking about starting a blog, but are not sure where to start, we have a beginners guide for you. How to start […] Read more…

creating a stylish blog

Creating a Stylish Blog

Content is King, so does it even matter what your blog looks like?  YES!  In this competitive world of blogging, having a stylish blog really DOES matter. Why is it important how your blog looks? Readability– If your text is too small, you use a difficult to read font, have poor layout or a cluttered side bar […] Read more…

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A Year As A Blogger

Katy reflects on her first year as a blogger. One year ago I bought a domain and wrote my very first post.  If I am totally honest I didn’t have a clue how blogging worked, what was involved and how much I would fall in love with everything about it.  A friend had told me […] Read more…

SEO for Bloggers

SEO for Bloggers

If you’re looking to increase traffic to your blog, you need to become familiar with SEO and how it helps people know your blog exists. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation.  In order for someone to find your blog post, you need to have told the search engine they’re using what the post is about.  That way, it […] Read more…

PicMonkey

PicMonkey: 8 ways to improve your images

PicMonkey is a great tool you can use in every blog post to make your pictures really stand out.  It’s easy to use but here are a few tricks to make your images make even more of an impact. Deleting things from photos Select the Clone tool (last option in the Effects menu) under Advanced Choose an […] Read more…

WordPress plugins to start using now

WordPress Plugins to start using now

WordPress Plugins are something of a small miracle for bloggers.  When you need to find a way to do something quicker, better, faster, chances are there is a plugin that will help.  Sometimes searching for the right one can take a while so here’s a list of WordPress plugins that we think make life just […] Read more…

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How To Backup Your Blog

Do you love your blog?  We love ours.  We all work very hard on our space online and it holds special memories for us.  Important family events all marked on our blogs with special pictures and heartfelt sentiment. How would you feel if it was taken away from you?  Someone could hack your blog or […] Read more…

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