Guess what folks? Google have changed their algorithm again, and their most recent change is all about how your website ranks for mobile usability. Think this is a really dry topic? It might not be as fun as finding out which fashion bloggers you should follow on Instagram, or choosing...
We are big fans of the trusty hashtag on the Bloggers’ Lounge. Yes, they are routinely ridiculed, but deep down, we all know that they are how we bloggers search, find, and promote online. Let me explain hashtags to all you social media dunces out there: hashtags were created so...
All you need to know about the recent partnership between Twitter and Google, and how this may affect your blog’s visibility. Twitter has struck a deal with Google for tweets to feature in Google search results. This means Google have access to Twitter’s platform, and will feature real-time tweets in...
Blog layouts can make or break the success of a blog. You could have the most brilliant content, but if you don’t have a blog layout that’s going to do it justice then readers will be put off staying on your site. Give yourself the best chance of increasing your...
Organise your boards Work out what your most popular boards are, and have them at the top of your profile. Your most popular boards are the ones which are more likely to have a lot of pins, so this will show your potential followers that you are a frequent pinner,...
Plugins make your blogging life so much easier! Used effectively, they can help you blog more productively, share your posts everywhere with one click and take your operation to the next level! There are tonnes of recommendations out there, but we’ve researched some and compiled a list that we think...
Affiliate links are a great way to make money from blogging. Although you need a fairly large readership to make enough money to sustain yourself as commissions can be quite small, if you’re able to make it work than using affiliates can be a low maintenance way to make a...
Having a strong traffic flow is very important if you’re planning on turning your blog into a career. In order to make a living from your site, you will need the support and investment of brands; this can be through advertising, sponsored posts, or collaborations. The blogging market is crowded,...
For some, blogging is about personal passions, getting your thoughts onto a page, earning some money, or even being the authoritative voice on a subject. Whatever you write about there’s a high chance that you’d like a few people to actually see and read your posts – why else would...
'Turns out there are some successful brand social media strategies you bloggers might want to pay attention to! As a blogger, it is important that you cultivate a strong personal or blog identity in order to grow your fan base. This is often a long process, with many different facets....