HOW TO START A MONEY-MAKING BLOG

Blogging - How to Start

If you ever thought about starting a blog, but you weren’t sure where to start, then this post is for you! Even if you wondered whether starting a blog is the right thing to do, the answer is undoubted yes!! In this post, I am sharing exactly how to start a blog. A step-by-step guide on everything you need to know and to understand before you start a blog. Warning: this is going to be a super long post, so grab a notebook and pen and a cup of your favorite…

SEO Tips and Advice for Bloggers

Copywriting for SEO

Being an SEO copywriter and analyst by day, I get a lot of emails from fellow bloggers asking for advice about SEO and optimising their blog for SEO. So, today, I decided to answer the question that is on everyone’s lips: How to Optimise Your Blog for SEO. Firstly, what does SEO stand for? The acronym SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. But what does that mean for those of you, not in the know? SEO is how people find your site on search engines, like Google, for example. So,…

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…

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…

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…

How to Improve Your Writing – Start by Trying

How to Write Better

The blogging community is one awesome community! The one thing that really, really excites me is that I get to meet so many awesome people, like Ethan, for example. I “met” Ethan in a Facebook group for blogs and biz owners and I was very excited when he asked me if he could do a guest blog post for Glamorous Glitter. So, allow me to introduce you to Ethan’s awesome post: HOW TO WRITE WITH CREATIVE FLAIR – EVEN IF YOU FEEL LIKE YOU CAN’T The other day I literally…

Useful Tips in Improving Your Blog: What To Avoid!

Tips To Improve Your Blog

I read a lot of blogs. And I work with a lot of bloggers, helping them with their blogs and their blogging strategy (service coming soon). And because I spend most of my days reading and analyzing blogs, I come across a lot of blogs that have one teensy tiny element missing that could possibly be hurting their blogs. I’ve actually chatted about this on social media before, and I have received a lot of feedback from my followers and readers saying that they also feel very frustrated when blogs…