One of the things many readers love about the blogs they read, are the quality images that bloggers produce to illustrate their blog posts. We’ve written various times before about how to make your images look better, and how vitally important it is to quality control your photos; but how...
Sometimes it’s tricky to get on those exclusive guest list only events, the type that every blogger wants to share with their audience; especially when they have specific requirements on your following and stats. However, it’s important to stay proactive and make sure you’re chasing opportunities to ensure you’re attending interesting...
Finished going to the gym for the year? Stopped getting up 20 minutes earlier? Done with bringing in your own lunch to work? Excellent, so has everyone else. As we welcome in February, the distant New Year optimism becomes as empty as your champagne glass you used to bring it...
With us being half way through January, now is the perfect time to begin thinking about what the year ahead might bring for us bloggers, and ways in which we can step up our methods to ensure we’re really getting the most out of our blogging endeavours. Check out my...
We have written before about the joys of using Facebook advertising to promote your blog and now it is the turn of their good mate Twitter. Do you reckon they would actually be good mates? Anyway… At our parent company, DBD Media, we have adopted an approach to promote our...
How did the old saying go? You need to spend money to make money, wasn't it? Well, a little bit of Facebook advertising to promote your blog posts here and there certainly demonstrates this nice and clearly. Let’s have a look why… A recent study showed organic reach to be...
There are all sorts of blogging events you may be attending – Awards, talks, events put on by brands etc etc. (more…)
This post is going to be slightly unusual. Unusual in the fact that we are only going to share one piece of advice. No ‘top 10 tips…’, ‘7 ways to…’ or even ‘89 tools…’just one tactic, that is all. Let’s begin with a little question… Have you ever considered outreaching...
The process of organising a brand and blogger collaboration is made a lot smoother if you can provide the crucial details which may help you with working on a particular project. Often your brand liaison or agency contact might need to present a case for why they should use you...
Search Engine optimisation. Sounds just a little bit scary yes? Let’s be totally honest – some of it can be a little. The good news is we can save those bits for the technical boffins amongst us and allow us normal folk to the more appealing, super actionable, bits and...