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Stock Images: Should Bloggers Be Using Them?

Throughout the entire month of July, I used stock images on my blog. I didn’t advertise it, I kinda just did it as a mini-experiment to see if it would affect anything like views or followers *pssst, it didn’t*. And I’ll let you in to a secret. I hate taking blog photos. Loathe it. Despise …

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Blogging Tools and Resources

14 Absolute Must Have Blogging Tools & Resources

Whatever stage of your blogging journey you’re at, we can all benefits from the blogging tools and resources there are available to help us. For newbies, these can be a crucial part of getting your blog off the ground and building a solid foundation. For more experienced folk, these blogging tools and resources are an …

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Blog DA Score: What It Is, Why It’s Useful & How You Can Improve It

If you’re a blogger, chances are you’ve heard of a blog DA score before. And if you haven’t and don’t have any idea what I’m talking about, stick with me. It’ll all be clear soon, I promise! I’ve seen quite a few people mention DA on Twitter recently. Either wondering what it is, wondering how …

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8 Things To Do When Your Blogging Inbox Is a Bit Dead

I honestly for the life of me couldn’t think of a professional sounding title for this post so you’ll have to make do with this one. We all go through both hectic and quiet periods with our blogs. Some months, right from the get-go, we’ve got emails flying in about collaborations or offers to review …

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25 Blog Post Ideas For Bloggers Who Blog About Blogging

My favourite type of blog posts to write about those that are about blogging itself. Some might say that I’m hurting my viewership by blogging mostly about blogging related subjects because 100% of my readers aren’t going to be bloggers themselves. And that’s true, they’re not. But the majority of them are and blogging is …

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How I Made a Free (and Attractive!) Media Kit and What To Include In Yours

Graphic design has never been one of my strongest points. In fact, up until this year, everything I’ve tried to design for my blog has been pretty dire. That includes my media kit. Last year when I realised that I probably should have a media kit to hand just in case, I attempted to make …

How and Where To Find Blogging Opportunities

Working with brands can become a huge part of blogging and can open the door to monetizing your blog, reviewing incredible products or even being sent on press trips. But it’s hard to know where to start in looking for and applying for blogging opportunities if you’re only just dipping your toes in. It may …

Things To Consider When Creating a Blogging Resource *

#AD Back in October last year, I created and released by very first blogging resource, my Beginner’s Guide to Blogging eBook. I worked incredibly hard on this for a month but I didn’t realise quite how much I’d have to do and consider when it came to creating it. I knew I’d have to write …

Things to consider before taking on a blogging challenge

If you’ve been in the blogging world for any amount of time, it’s likely that you’ve stumbled across someone talking about or taking part in blogmas or blogtober, a month-long blogging challenge that requires you to post every day for a month (obviously). I’m not quite sure of the technicalities of each one (like if …

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6 productive things you can do for your blog when you’re not creating new content

Creating content you love is the heart of your blog, the thing that keeps people coming back time and time again and the reason you created your blog in the first place. It’s your way to express yourself, your creative outlet and your gateway into the big wide world of finding like-minded people, inspiring others …