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
One of the biggest hurdles to actually starting your own blog, business or enterprise, is taking that first step. Here’s a little piece of advice from me that may be a little controversial, and might even be a bit of a risk to those of you who like to plan everything to the enth degree. However,…Read More Stop Procrastinating: Just Start!
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!
As entrepreneurs I think we often find ourselves asking that all important question – what is the point? Why do we, as entrepreneurs, do it? We can go and get a 9.00 to 5.00 job where we earn a salary, go home, forget the stresses of the day, spend that quality time with our families,…Read More Entrepreneurs, I ask you, “Why Do It?”
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
December 3rd was the ‘SMS’ birthday and this year the SMS is 25 years old! Happy birthday to the SMS. 25 years ago, the first SMS was sent from Vodafone Test Engineer Neil Papworth from his computer to the phone of the then CEO of Vodafone, Richard Jarvis. I was watching the clip on Sky…Read More Happy Birthday to the SMS
Social media is constantly evolving. The various social media platforms we use every day continue to evolve on a daily basis. I have pulled together a few fun facts about social media that you may or may not know. Active Users in Q3 2017: Facebook: The number of Facebook users topped the 2 billion mark, it…Read More Fun Facts About Social Media
Whether you are just starting your blog, or you want to get back to blog basics this is a handy list of the essential features every website or blog must have. When you are creating your own website or blog there are a few essential requirements that you need to ensure are covered. This simple…Read More 6 Essential Features Every Website Must Have!