More Than A Hobby: Approach Blogging Like A Passion

Blogging is a way for anyone, anywhere in the world to share their deepest darkest, and mundane everyday-type of thoughts, with the rest of the world. It’s not quite like writing articles, or writing as if you are a journalist. It’s more so, sharing tips and tricks, or just your thoughts on a web page, for all of the world to see. It’s an incredibly fluid and open platform which allows you to help complete strangers improve their life and vice versa. It’s also a long term commitment if you want to be successful at it. You’ve got to learn… [Read More]

Is It Time To Get Serious About Blogging?

For many, blogging starts out as a hobby, turns into a passion and eventually evolves into a useful second income. For a few bloggers, it turns out to be a lot more than that. They build a successful business based on their blog and may even be able to give up their regular job. If you have been blogging for a while, you may be thinking about turning your blog into your business. Here are a few ideas that will get your new enterprise off to a flying start. Image source Look like a business You cannot be business-like if… [Read More]

Tips For Fashion Bloggers

Fashion is one of the most popular blogging niches around today for female writers. The industry is huge, and so there is always lots of news to cover. There are thousands of fashion shows around the world each year. So, people who create sites focusing on that subject have a wealth of potential content at their fingertips. However, many of them don’t make the best use of their opportunities. The tips on this page can apply to everyone in the blogging world. Still, I’m going to focus on fashion for the purpose of this post because it’s something that’s always… [Read More]

How To Make Money As A Busy Mum

Life as a busy mother can often be pretty tough. Of course, your kids are the world to you and all the hard work is absolutely worth it, but it isn’t always an easy life. A lot of people think that being a stay at home mum isn’t a ‘real’ job but of course nothing could be further from the truth. And very few things are harder work than raising your children! Still, once your kids get a little older, a lot of stay at home mums start to get a little antsy. Having twins means that they play together… [Read More]

Tips to Help Bloggers Overcome Writers Block

I’ve been blogging for almost five years and up until now I’ve been fairly lucky in terms of thinking of things to write about. I’ve never suffered from writers block. I always manage to think up things to write about. Sometimes it might just come to me when I’m drifting off to sleep, walking to work or even whilst I’m mid-conversation with someone. When I get an idea I tend to jot it down on the notepad of my phone as soon as possible so that I don’t forget it. I have a terrible memory! Aside from writing reviews and… [Read More]

A day in the life of a blogger

Blogging means different things to different people. To some it’s a hobby that they enjoy doing once in a while, whereas to others it’s a business that can earn them some nice money. To me, it’s a bit of both. I work two days a week and then for the remaining three days of the working week whilst our twins are in school, I blog. Some people struggle to understand what this means and how I can spend three days sat in front of a laptop writing, but it’s a lot more than that. As such, I thought I’d write… [Read More]

Oh My Blog!

Oh My Blog is a monthly interview series, where fellow bloggers come together to answer a series of questions on a specific theme. This is a chance to get acquainted with a whole range of bloggers, some of whom you may not have heard of before, and learn a little more about them! This month, the theme is Mums (because it’s Mother’s Day soon!) and we’re hosting Becky from Mommy & Rory. 1. How long have you been a mum? Introduce us to your children I’ve been a Mommy for just over a year. My little boy Rory has just… [Read More]

Oh My Blog!

This is Oh My Blog! A brand new monthly interview series featuring a whole host of fellow bloggers. Each month, we’ll be bringing you different themed posts showcasing the very best bloggers out there. This month, the questions are based on the fitting February topic of love! This month, we’re meeting Amy from Amy & Tots. 1. Tell us about yourself and your blog. I’m Amy, a stay at home mom, from the West Midlands. I have 3 darling children; Keira (3 years), Joshua (18 months) and Zara (4 months). I write all about our life with 3 children and… [Read More]

Twenty Wishes for 2017

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I love a good blogging tag and when I was tagged in this tag by Five Little Doves I couldn’t wait to take part! So here goes! 5 Personal Wishes 1. To loose weight. I feel like this is something I say every year and yet I never seem to change. At the beginning of every year I throw myself into exercise and healthy eating, then by Easter I find myself neck deep in Easter Eggs trying to convince myself that the scales must be broken! This year will be different! I’m doing a workout a day which involves two… [Read More]

Moving from Blogger to WordPress

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I started blogging back in 2012. When I decided that I wanted to start blogging, I didn’t really do much research. I just typed ‘start a blog’ into Google one day and the ‘Blogger’ platform came up at the top of the list so that’s the one I chose to go with. Blogger was easy to use and didn’t require much technical knowledge. I dabbled into creating my own blog design, header, badge and social media icons using Pic Monkey, over the years, I got better at this. I learnt about HTML, follow and no-follow links, back links and SEO,… [Read More]