What I Wish Non-Bloggers Knew

I think it’s safe to say there’s quite a lot of misconceptions around blogging and bloggers in general. Influencers, content creators, whatever you wanna call us. We’re not painted in a particularly positive light sometimes are we? I mean, some of the naivety I can understand, considering this career is fairly new in the grand …

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How To Get Organized: 22 Ways To Organize Your Life

Organization… my favourite topic in the world. Okay, one of my favourite topics, let’s no go overboard. Being a Virgo with a VERY Type A personality, it’s safe to say, organizational skills are in my blood. I never forget anyone’s birthday, I always work from a to-do list and I’m good at getting shit done. …

Why Working From Home Sucks

8 Reasons Why Working From Home Sucks

Yes, I’m about to drop a huge bomb. Working from home might be the dream for a lot of people, for many reasons. But today I’m here to tell you about why working from home sucks. Don’t mistake this post for being ungrateful or moaning (although I am moaning a bit), I love what I …

Is the Blogging Industry Right For You?

Is the Blogging Industry Right for You?

Blogging is great. I just wanna get that out there before I start this post. Because there will be a few times when you’ll wonder whether I actually enjoy it. Trust me, I do. It’s all I think about. Sometimes it’s the only thing that makes me happy (but that’s another post for another day). …

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How Much Does Blogging Really Cost?

So I have a confession. You’re not going to find a definitive answer to that question in this post. Sorry. But what I can give you is my own personal experience. The question ‘how much does blogging cost?’ doesn’t really have an answer as so many variables come into play for each and every blogger, …

7 Easy Ways To Look After Your Well-being As a Blogger

Despite very adamantly saying that blogging is not the hardest job in the world in last month’s blogging pet peeves post, there’s absolutely no doubt that blogging can be stressful. So much baggage comes with putting yourself online. Let alone trying to build a readership and sometimes a business at the same time. So it’s …

Do Views Mean Anything Without the Engagement?

We all want dem viewz, we’ve all read blog posts about how to increase or daily and monthly page views and I’m going to guess that we all get that little happy tummy flutter when we see our views are doing particularly well. I know I certainly do. And I also know that I can …

Quick and Easy Spring Cleaning Activities for You and Your Blog

Spring is fast approaching. At the time of writing this post (20th February) we’ve been graced with a beautiful day of 16 degrees, blue skies and gorgeous sun. I’ve taken a lovely little stroll with the dog around a lake near my house, trying to ignore the fact that we only have this weather due …

Are Friends and Family Obligated to Support Us?

*Gasp!* How dare she! But bare with me here, there’s more to this argument than you think (and than what I thought too). So a bit of context. Last month, I saw a tweet from a nameless person who suggested that we should reconsider the relationships with our friends and family if they don’t actively …

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Money Saving Tips: Saving Money as a Blogger in 2019

AD | Blogging sometimes doesn’t come cheap. Expenses, products, equipment and hosting can soon add up then one day you find yourself staring at your bank account like a codfish (“close your mouth please Michael, we are not a codfish”) wondering where it all went. We’re always looking for money saving tips for around our …

Things To Look Out For in the Blogging World

This big ol’ blogging world can be a tough one to navigate at times. Even with 6 years (6 YEARS CAN YOU ADAM AND EVE IT?!) of experience under my belt; writing little book reviews as a side hobby at first, owning a business which required working with a lot of bloggers, then blogging as …