The Girls Guide to Understanding Online Gaming

Online Gaming

Wives and girlfriends used to worry about their men spending late nights at the office or disappearing on suspicious business trips, and your biggest threat was the new attractive secretary. These days, it seems like she’s been replaced with an Xbox or gaming PC as the biggest competition for your man’s attention! So what is the fascination with online gaming, why is it so irresistible, and more to the point – how can you get in on the action? What is online gaming? Most of us have fond memories of…

How to Create a Media Kit for Your Blog

How to Make a Media Kit

If you’re a blogger, chances are that you probably heard of the term “Media Kit” before. A “Media Kit” is not just a big word thrown around by the highest paid bloggers out there. It’s something that is vital, even if you are just a “beginner” blogger. Why? Because it’s much easier than feverishly writing down your stats and other blogging info in countless emails to brands and PR companies. So, what is a media kit and how to create a media kit for your blog? A media kit contains…

The Power of Promotion

Power of Promotion

I was visiting a client’s offices recently, and whilst waiting in reception, I noticed, to my dismay, a competitor’s brand staring back at me. There, neatly positioned on the coffee table, amongst the magazines and flyers, was a little square box, emblazoned with their brand. On a closer look, there was a sign stating that one could charge your phone. The box was a portable USB charger. I looked down at my dwindling battery life and had to steel myself from making use of the very convenient charger. I was…

Picking a Legal Partner for Your Startup

Legal Partners for Startups - South Africa

When your small business is still in the early stages and finding its feet, perhaps taking on a few more staff or maybe looking at expanding to bigger premises, you’d be forgiven if the last thing on your mind is making sure you find a good lawyer to team up with! However, if you’re embarking on a venture in an industry you’re unfamiliar with, or this is your first time running your own company, sound legal advice can be the difference between the success and failure of your business.  …

What to Expect During a Safari

Lightning over Table Bay, Cape Town

When planning a safari most people, especially first-time travellers, are so overwhelmed by the joy of being in the wild. As a result, they overlook the fact that this is a whole new experience unlike the exotic trips they are used to. This leads to failure in making adequate plans that will ensure they enjoy every bit of being out in the wild. After all, the level of planning put into place goes a long way in determining the type of experience one enjoys. In order to plan for a…

What to Wear on a Game Reserve Safari

Safari Tourist Outfits

Going on a safari is an exciting affair where you get lost in what to pack and what to leave behind. When packing, please remember that you will be doing a lot of packing and unpacking. Therefore, you should only carry the necessary items. Apart from the light clothing that you will pack, let us discuss six must have safari items before you head to South Africa for a safari. 1. Safari Jackets African coasts tend to be hotter than the inland areas. The majority of the game reserves are…

Image Copyright Rules Every Blogger Should Know

Image Copyright - Blogging

Hey guys! So, I know it’s been a bit quiet over on the blog the last few weeks, and even though I have no excuse, other than settling down into a new job and having an awesome 9 – 5, I am back with a bang. Today, I have a guest blogger here on the blog, chatting about something you all wonder – can I use someone else’s images on the internet as my own? Today’s guest blogger is not just any guest blogger, she is an attorney and she…

How to use Blogging as a Skill: Job Interviews

Girl Blogging Tips

The other day, I received an extremely interesting email from a fellow awesome blogger and it got me thinking. The main crux of the email was: “How to market your blogging skills when you apply for a job”. To give you some background information, this lovely lady was applying for a new job in marketing and felt that instead of just mentioning that she has a blog, she wanted to expand the skills and knowledge she learned from blogging. Which got me thinking. How many bloggers out there are applying…

So you lost the race for US president, now what?

US Election Race

After losing the most important competition of your life could be forgiven for crawling into a dark hole with a bottle of wine and emerging five years later once the news had past. Hillary Clinton has certainly had that feeling of late publicly admitting that there were times this week when she didn’t want to leave the house again. A good percentage of the world was with her on that. But where are the other second placers that couldn’t quite push the voters over the edge? We take a look…

Creating a Pinterest Action Plan – Social Media & Blogging

Pinterest is all the rage right now. I can’t tell you how many emails I receive from bloggers daily about Pinterest tips and tricks and how to grow your blog with Pinterest. Ladies and gents, listen up, if your blog is not on Pinterest, you are losing out on traffic, subscribers and sales (if you sell products through your blog). Pinterest is the number 1 driver of traffic to my blog, by far! Before I actively started using Pinterest as a tool to grow my blog, I would see traffic…