Weekly Blogging Tasks: A cup of tea in a pink Jack Wills mug, with an open notebook in front of it

Weekly Blogging Tasks For Organization, Success & Inspiration

When I started blogging, I didn’t realise just how much STUFF there would be to do. Although I wasn’t in this position for the first few years I had my blog, somewhere down the line, all the STUFF just kept adding up. So if you don’t like doing stuff, I’d suggest you don’t start a …

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Things to do before publishing a blog post

Things To Do Before Publishing A Blog Post

So you’ve started a blog and now you’re wondering why a) nobody is reading it, b) nobody is commenting on it or c) why you haven’t turned into Zoe Sugg over night. That last one was a joke but I’m deadly serious about the first two. When we start blogging, we’re so eager to just …

How To Increase Your Blog Following

How To Increase Your Blog Following: 6 Easy Methods

A few years ago now, I started taking note of my blog stats. I like numbers and watching them grow. It keeps me motivated and helps me to know that I’m clearly doing something right and on the right track. I think that’s the case for a lot of people and there’s certainly nothing wrong …

How To Stay Creative

How To Stay Creative With Your Blog

So you’ve started a blog and are super motivated to do ALL THE THINGS. But after a while – whether that’s a couple of weeks, a couple of months or years – you feel that initial creativity dwindling. We’ve all been there – I certainly have. How to stay creative with your blog is something …

How To Start a Blog and Make Money

How To Start a Blog and Make Money

If you read my recent post My Advice For New Bloggers in 2020, you’ll know that as well as continuing with my blogging focused blog posts this year, I want to direct those posts towards new bloggers more than ever. Bloggers join the industry every day – there’s always going to be need for advice …

My Advice For New Bloggers This Year

Around August last year, I really started to hone in on the type on content I wanted to produce for my blog. I’ve always been passionate about blogging itself, so blogging related topics such as tips, advice and discussions started to creep up more and more. As well as my two blogging eBooks, I really …

Get Your Blog 2020 Ready

Let me guess. If you’re a blogger, your goals for 2020 are: to be more organized with your blog, create more consistent content, increase your following and page views, work with more brands or something of that nature? I’ve been blogging for 7 years next year, I’ve read enough “blogging goals for the New Year” …

4 Full-Time Bloggers Share Advice For Beginners Part 1

A lot of people go into blogging these days with the intention of turning it into a full or part time job and making a regular income from it. Which personally, I don’t think there’s ANYTHING wrong with. People go into creative industries all the time with the aim and hope they can turn it …

How To Write a Blog Post

How To Write a Banging Blog Post People Will Read

You might be looking at the title of this post and thinking, “is she serious?” No offence taken, I’d probably be thinking the same. But after I tweeted this last month after painstakingly trying to read a blog post without a SINGLE PARAGRAPH it got me thinking. And after tweeting this poll, it was evident …

10 Ways To Boost Your Blog Traffic

Although we all start by saying we’re “writing for ourselves”, I’m sure most of us WANT people to read our content. Blogging is all about creation, sharing and connecting. If you’re shouting into the void, then none of that is being fulfilled. I’m at the stage where I thoroughly enjoy writing for my audience. It …

Working With Brands As a New Blogger

Working With Brands as a New Blogger: What To Watch Out For

Let’s be real for a second here. Times have changed in the blogging world. Where 5 years ago, it was all about writing for yourself and blogging for a hobby and now, making money through your blog and blogging as a job is a far more normalized and accepted concept. And working with brands as …

Why You're Doing Twitter Promotion Wrong

Why You’re Doing Twitter Promotion Wrong

Social media is an integral part of blogging. Being able to expand your content across various channels, grow various different audiences and promote your work on a large scale. Who wouldn’t want that? Bloggers have varying degrees of success across various channels. But Twitter has always been my most successful and where I get the …