What is self-hosting and why should you do it?

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As a blogger, you’ve no doubt heard people mention self-hosted blogs many times but you might not be completely sure what this is and whether you need it. We’ve put together an easy to follow guideĀ on what self-hosting means and Read more…


16 ways to avoid blogger burnout & stay motivated

How to avoid blogger burnout

Blogging is hard work. I would bet money that it’s much harder than you realised before you started your blog, am I right? If you blog on the side of a regular job or around kids then there are probably Read more…


How to avoid looking like a new blogger (even if you are one!)

avoid looking like a new blogger

There is a lot to learn when you start a blog, and when you get further down the line in your blogging journey you sometimes look back and cringe at how terrible your blog was when you first started. It Read more…


6 great ways to end a blog post

The End notepad

All blog posts need a beginning, a middle and an end. The beginning introduces your post, tells the reader what it is about, and makes people want to read more. The middle tells the reader what they need to know; Read more…


7 Pinterest mistakes you’re making

Pinterest mistakes

If you’re using Pinterest for your blog hopefully, you’re seeing lots of clicks on your pins and more traffic coming through. We previously published our 4 part guide on how to use Pinterest for your blog, if you haven’t read Read more…


7 reasons people bounce from your blog and never return

Why people ;eave your blog

Do you spend much time on other people’s blogs? If so, you’ll no doubt have some favourites that you visit time and time again. You’ll probably land on some blogs that you never want to visit again! We spend a Read more…


How to write SEO friendly blog posts in 10 easy steps

SEO friendly blog posts

If you aren’t seeing the traffic from Google to your blog that you expected, it could be because your content isn’t SEO friendly. It can be a complex subject that needs some practice, but it’s one worth mastering as once Read more…


5 easy ways to get more comments on your blog

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Does it sometimes feel as though you are spending your time writing blog posts that no one is engaging with? You know people are reading your posts because you can see it in your Google Analytics stats and they are Read more…


How to set goals and stick to them

To Do List

It’s January tomorrow and many of us will be thinking about what we accomplished (or didn’t!) in 2018 and setting New Year’s resolutions and goals for the year ahead. Setting resolutions at any time of the year can be hard Read more…


4 important areas to invest in your blog in 2019

invest in your blog

You’ve got to spend money to make money as they say, and it’s no different when it comes to your blog. The cost of running a blog will vary depending on what you want to achieve and just how much Read more…