The Best (mostly) FREE Online Resources For Bloggers

Online Resources For Bloggers

I’m just going to come out and say it. I’m cheap! When it comes to the costs of running my own website and social media business, I don’t spend money easily. There are some costs that you have to take on board, such as hosting, domain ID protection, etc. However, almost all the other things you need to run a blog or website have a free option attached. Here are the best (mostly) free online resources for bloggers.

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June 14, 2020

How to Set Up A Pinterest Business Account For Your Blog

how to set up a pinterest business account

Pinterest is a great source of referral traffic for bloggers. Since I started actively investing my time in using Pinterest to promote my blog content, the traffic to my site has more than doubled in four months. Pinterest is now the number 1 source of referral traffic to my blog, responsible for over 70% of my page views/session. To get started on making this happen for your blog, you need to start at the beginning by setting up a Pinterest Business Account for your blog or website. In this post, I’m going to talk you through how to set up…

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February 4, 2020

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Guest Posting and Duplicate Content ~ Advice for all bloggers!


Today’s blog post is to highlight an issue that came about recently which was something I had never really considered. I’ve personally written and published a number of Guest Posts in my time as a blogger. That said, I’d never really considered the issue of Guest Posting and Duplicate Content. Until it happened.

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November 18, 2019


The Top 4 Technical SEO Tips For Bloggers

technical seo tips for bloggers

In this post I am sharing the top 4 technical SEO tips for bloggers that are simple and easy to implement. A good SEO strategy is important when building your Domain Authority, but that’s not the only reason why you need to have a bulletproof SEO strategy in place for your blog or website. Note: Whilst I have written this post with bloggers in mind, this information is relevant for anyone who has a blog attached to their website. Remember, blogs are a useful tool for your website as it can help with fresh content for your site, which Google…

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October 16, 2019

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Remember Why You Started


Working for yourself is hard. Running your own business is hard. Running your own blog is hard. It is so easy to get distracted when you are constantly surrounded by other creative people, organisations and competitors. It is at times like this that you need to remember why you started. Growing your business is like running a race. We start off strong, confident. We are sure of ourselves, and we know why we are running this race.

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October 18, 2018

What Information To Include In Your Media Kit

When bloggers start working with Brands and PR Companies, one of the first things they are asked for is their Media Kit. It’s at this point that most people start to panic and stress about what to put in their Media Kit, also sometimes called a Press Kit. In this post, I list the basic information you need to include in your media kit, even if you don’t have a huge following or great ‘stats’ just yet. If you follow this guideline, you will be ready to create your own Media Kit in no time.

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September 11, 2018

Basic SEO Checklist For Bloggers

SEO Checklist

SEO is like one of those mythical creatures that new bloggers feel like they don’t need to pay attention to. It’s too much and can be overwhelming considering the sheer volume of other “techy stuff” they are learning. Eventually, when their blog starts to take off, they realise that they should have been paying more attention to their Search Engine Optimisation right from the beginning. So with that in mind, I have created a basic SEO Checklist for bloggers that is easily understandable no matter how ‘new’ you are to blogging. 

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March 6, 2018

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How To Turn On Notifications!

How To Turn On Notifications

There has been a lot of chatter around the new Facebook and Instagram algorithms. Basically the techy guys at Facebook (who own Instagram, FYI) want to take Facebook back to the beginning when it was a more personal social network rather than your news feed being filled up by posts from all the pages and groups you like. This is great for individuals, but as a page manager what it means is that unless your audience engage with your posts the algorithm isn’t going to show your posts in the news feed of your followers. So Now What? One of…

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January 31, 2018