Reaching ‘successful blog’ status is hard. Blogging can be pretty daunting and a bit like venturing in to the unknown. But if you align your working ethos and habits to those of successful people, you’ll be much more likely to get your blog where you’d like it to be –...
The National UK Blog Awards for 2015 are now open! If you don’t know much about the awards, it’s a great way to get your name out there and really jump into the blogging community. Entering competitions, awards and attending events is all part of the learning process of blogging,...
Just because you originally write your content as a blog post, doesn't mean you need to keep it in that format. If you’ve got a post with a good idea at the core, then there are many ways you can repurpose it to take the pressure off of content creation...
Do you run your own business? A blog can be an excellent and exciting way to promote a growing business. In a crowded market place a blog can be your tool to differentiate your brand’s tone of voice, story and mission against other businesses competing in the same space. It...
Blogging truly is an industry that likes to keep you guessing. It’s incredible to think about the amount that has changed in the last decade! The platforms and networks that we bloggers use have evolved, and the categorisation between columnists, bloggers and reporters continues to blur. More people are reading...
So you've heard it before - in order for your blog to be successful you need lots of good quality, genuine content that people will find interesting and useful. However this can also be the worst part of blogging. Coming up with ideas for posts, then creating, editing and publishing...
Never been to a blogger event before? It’s a fantastic way to network, meet new people who share your passion for blogging, learn new tips and tricks, and show your interest in working with brands. Blogging events happen throughout the year, some free and some costing hundreds of pounds, with...
*THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED* How about some extra spending money for your next summer holiday? If you’ve got a super sweet outfit going in your suitcase that you can’t wait to show off, or maybe a nifty gadget that will make your travels easier this summer, then we want...
Ok, so this may not be the most interesting subject – but security on your blog is essential and can’t really be stressed enough these days. Your blog is your pride and joy (or one of them), a huge investment of your time and determination, or maybe your sole source...
If you’re new to blogging and thinking of writing about things going on in your local area, about your own local business, or even if you’re a current blogger and are having thoughts about streamlining your ‘national’ blog down to a more localised or specific level, there are great benefits...