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,…

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…

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 Get Stuff Done When You Don’t Feel Like Doing Anything

Unmotivated - How to Get Stuff Done

I get you. Sometimes, we all go through a stage where we have so many plans and ideas for your blog that we end up feeling unmotivated and not in the mood to do anything at all. Especially if you are juggling a nine to five! We’ve all felt like this before – having zero motivation to work on the pile of work in front of you, and it sucks! Yes, feeling unmotivated and uninspired about your blog sucks! But, you gotta do what you gotta do, right? HOW TO…

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…

Motivational Monday: Quotes for Bloggers

As some of you may have noticed, things have been a teensy bit quiet on the blog this last week. And the reason for that is not that I have disappeared off the face of the earth. Life is a funny thing, you know? My blog theme for October is PRODUCTIVITY. I was all about posting about how to get more out of your day, rocking that content calendar, and more, you know? And then life LOLed, and LOLed a little more and hit me smack-damn in the face with…

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How to Boost Your Productivity

We all start the year making plans and writing down goals and list for having a super productive year where we’ll get stuff done! But, about a month into the year, life catches up with us and we get into a slumber and the excitement we had in January is gone. Our productivity is zero because we have to juggle life, work, AND a blog or small business, right? If this sounds exactly like you, then listen up! Today I want to share with you my top 5 tips for…