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…Read More The Best (mostly) FREE Online Resources For Bloggers
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…Read More How to Set Up A Pinterest Business Account For Your Blog
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.Read More Guest Posting and Duplicate Content ~ Advice for all 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:…Read More The Top 4 Technical SEO Tips For Bloggers
I attended an event recently where there were a number of bloggers and writers in attendance. We were listening to a presentation by a marketing consultant. When it came time for the Q & A session, there were two questions that were asked that both came back to the same thing: Is the world of…Read More Is The World Of Blogging Saturated?
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…Read More Remember Why You Started
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…Read More What Information To Include In Your Media Kit
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…Read More Basic SEO Checklist For Bloggers
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…Read More How To Turn On Notifications!
If you’re not already following hashtags on Instagram, you should be. Following hashtags on Instagram is a great way to engage with the community using that hashtag. I’m sure you have noticed by now, that we’re a little bit obsessed with Hashtags, and the best place to play with, and make use of hashtags is,…Read More How To Follow Hashtags On Instagram