Maybe it's too business-like to set yourself blogging goals? A major reason for starting a blog is to get away from the rigid structure of employed work and do something you want to do whenever you want to do it. Right? Blogging is freedom... why would you want to become a slave to objectives, … [Read more...] about You’ve Got Blogging Goals, Haven’t You? Haven’t You?
Tips and guides to help you in your blogging journey.
How to Write a Blog Post Every Day – Tips from 30 Days of Blogging
Today is the last day of a 30 day blogging challenge I began... erm, 30 days ago. I won't be glib about it because it's been a really tough gig... a lot of long days and burning the midnight oil combined. As my last post in this challenge, I'm going to reward myself by writing straight out of my … [Read more...] about How to Write a Blog Post Every Day – Tips from 30 Days of Blogging
9 Reasons Why Blogging is Important
Of course it's important… why would I say otherwise? Okay so it's a given this would be my view… I'm a blogger. However, I'm not being glib about this because actually blogging is still a vital activity, whether you're a business, freelancer or a plain old blogger like me. I'm going to explain why … [Read more...] about 9 Reasons Why Blogging is Important
Google Analytics Annotations: Don’t Just Do, Note It!
Life as a blogger is hectic. We're working on a dozen things at any one time, ploughing through to do lists, writing, publishing, networking, promoting, tweaking WordPress… the list goes on. We work like this to try to make positive gains for our blogs. But when you're frantically ticking off the … [Read more...] about Google Analytics Annotations: Don’t Just Do, Note It!
10 Ways in Which the Best Bloggers are Ruthless
What does it take to be considered one of the best bloggers on the block? Of course there are a whole bunch of attributes that make a good blogger but what does it take to be a cut above the rest? Clearly there are a many qualities that make someone a great blogger, but I'm going to focus on one … [Read more...] about 10 Ways in Which the Best Bloggers are Ruthless
Is Blogging Too Much Bad for You? Thoughts from a 30 Day Challenge
This is a timely post for me as I'm halfway through a 30 day blogging challenge right now. It's a well-named challenge because it's… well it's a challenge, and a tough one for me at that. I've committed to writing a blog post every day for 30 days and it's hard. It's led me to ask myself, am I … [Read more...] about Is Blogging Too Much Bad for You? Thoughts from a 30 Day Challenge
Blogging Advice for Beginners – 13 Essential Tips
Starting a blog is like becoming a parent. It's an exciting time full of opportunity, potential and aspiration. As a new blogger you'll be highly motivated and full of energy, and this is important because as a new parent will tell you, this fuels you through the early stages of your newborn blog's … [Read more...] about Blogging Advice for Beginners – 13 Essential Tips
Blogging & the Importance of Irons in the Fire
As a new blogger we can very easy slip into obsessing about the thing itself... our blogs. But there's more to blogging life than blogging. Or rather... you can't just focus on your blog. In an ideal world, you'd only focus on creating content. As you add to the number of published posts, you'd … [Read more...] about Blogging & the Importance of Irons in the Fire
My 30 Day Blogging Challenge
I've posted recently about the importance of blogging your way through the coronavirus pandemic. It's important for me to focus my attention on something positive right now, hence I wrote about why I feel this. To support my aim to move in a positive direction, I thought I'd commit to a positive … [Read more...] about My 30 Day Blogging Challenge
9 Reasons Why You Should NOT Start a Blog
Blogging is in my experience a wonderfully liberating and fulfilling activity and I truly get a buzz sharing the knowledge of things I write about with people looking to solve specific problems my posts can answer. I highly recommend it to everyone since it provides a multitude of potential … [Read more...] about 9 Reasons Why You Should NOT Start a Blog