Archive | April, 2014

Are You Spending Too Much Time Blogging?

I’m certainly not discouraging spending time working on your blog, however there is a limit! With a little organisation there is no reason why you can’t continue producing the same quality of content but over less time. Really, unless your blog is in the middle of a huge overhaul there is no need for you […]

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5 Goals to Set for Your Blog

If your aim is to become professional blogger (or even if you already blog full time) it’s always useful to set yourself new goals every few months. Having something to work towards, even if it’s just a personal goal is incredibly important. Here are a few ideas to get you started! 1.       Set up and […]

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What is a ‘No-Follow’ link?

The blogosphere has been boiling over with talk of follow and no-follow links- particularly over the past 12 months, but what exactly are they and what does ‘follow’ or ‘no-follow’ mean? Here is a quick guide to linking, and when it might be time to use no-follow a link! What’s the big deal when it […]

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Make Your Blog Pop With Photoshop!

  In the blogging world, images matter. They draw attention to written articles and can even stand alone as posts themselves. With mobile apps such as Instagram, Afterlight and VSCO Cam dominating social media, so many of us are already acting like amateur photographers, but when it comes to placing photos on your blog, you’ll […]

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The Bloggers’ Lounge Guide to Colour

Part of the fun about blogging is indulging in loads of funky designs, layouts, fonts, and colours. However, if you try and put everything but the kitchen sink on your home page, you run the risk of confusing your reader and detracting from your content. Businesses have been using colour psychology for years. Social media, […]

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