Category: Blogging Tips

The Blog Plans…After Uni

As I move into my final few weeks of my Open University course, it’s fair to say that my attention is largely being diverted that way. So firstly I’d ask, please do bear with me. I will still be sharing and posting here, I will still be popping up on …

Is Blogging the Best Job in the World?

Is blogging the best job in the world? Hmm, not that I’m biased or anything, but I think it comes close for me. The Ambition I read a survey recently about the jobs that the next generation are most keen to do. Being a blogger made it into the top …

Blog Highlights of 2016!

Ah, a chance to look back over the past year here on the blog and share a few of my blogging highlights, most popular posts and the things that have made me happy. Blog Highlights Where to start? There have been so many great things about blogging this year that …

I Switched Web Hosting & It Wasn’t Painful!

A couple of weeks ago I started having problems with my blog so I turned to my web hosting company for support. I received very little help and a very frustrating ‘live chat’ only option, which I found time-consuming, unhelpful and inconvenient. With the problem still unresolved, and having had …

Using BoardBooster for Pinterest

As a blogger, a parent, a reader, a baker, a home-owner and more besides, I love Pinterest. I wrote  ‘Why Every Mum Needs Pinterest in her Life‘  a while back and I shared my Blogger’s Guide to Pinterest, too. So having established that I am a fan and that I …

Top 10 Tips For Working With Brands

Are you a blogger interested in working with brands? I get asked a lot about this one, as it’s a big part of being a pro-blogger. I am proud to be a brand ambassador for a few companies and work with others on regular and ad hoc basis’, either by …

What ‘Pro-Blogging’ Means To Me

I am a ‘pro-blogger’. Yes, there, I said it. It feels a bit odd to declare it, truth be told, but after I went along to a brilliant session at Tots100 Blog Camp last month, ran by Penny and Becky, it’s been made concrete and clear in my mind and …

Top 5 Tips For New Bloggers

I’ve been happily blogging away here now for nearly two years. I love it now as much, well more actually, than I did back then, and I like to think that I’ve picked up a thing or two along the way. I find other blogs to be inspiring, chats with …

A Blogger’s Guide to Instagram

OK, so if I’m not blogging or browsing Pinterest, you’ll probably find me over on Instagram. It’s just so pretty there, and inspiring, and funny, and easy to find like-minded people – need I go on? I’d recommend being on there, whether you’re a blogger or not, as it is …

Bloggers Guide To Creating a Media Pack

I’ve spotted a few people asking about this over on my Twitter timeline, so I thought I’d add this one to my Blogging Tips series and attempt to help out by sharing a bloggers guide to creating a media pack… If you’re a blogger and you’re looking to work with brands, PRs and …

15 Top Tips From Bloggers For Bloggers

I’ve been pulling together some of the best blogging tips from my series, The Blog Lowdown, over the last few weeks, and today sees the final instalment…. 1. If you have ideas for posts but no time, write titles and draft them! (More Than Just A Mummy) 2. Get a …

How’s Your Blog Looking?

Today I’m sharing top tips for improving your blog’s appearance, as shared by bloggers in my Blog Lowdown series…   1. Make sure you can read everything at a glance – if your header or content font, size or colour choices isn’t easily readable then people won’t hang around to …

10 Tips For Participating In Blog Linkies

This is the third round-up post of The Blog Lowdown series, and today we’re talking about Linkies…..   1. Join in with linkies. They are a fantastic way to get to know other blogs and for others to find you. But, you will only get out of them what you put …

Top 10 Tips on Writing Blog Posts

In the second of my Blog Lowdown round-up posts, I’m sharing with you top tips from bloggers about actually writing blog posts….. 1. Make the titles of your post tantalising to entice readers to your post but keep it relevant. (The Adventures of JackJack) 2. Write about your knowledge, if …

10 Top Social Media Tips From Bloggers

I’ve had great pleasure in hosting The Blog Lowdown here for many months, and now that the series has drawn to a close, I though it’d be good to take a look back at it and share some of the advice that a whole host of bloggers have been wonderful enough …

The Blog Lowdown – Hide-N-(Sensory)-Seeking

Today on The Blog Lowdown, I’m pleased to be bringing you the lovely Judith, from Hide-N-(Sensory)-Seeking.… Please Introduce yourself: My name is Judith. I grew up in Alaska, USA, though we now reside in as far an opposite climate as one can imagine, in hot and humid Louisiana, USA. I play …

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