How to run a successful blog when you work full-time

Most bloggers will also have a full-time job – there are very few who make it to ‘full-time blogger’ status and even the ones who do will have had to juggle blogging and a job at some point. Trying to Read more…


7 websites to submit your blog posts to drive more traffic

Websites to submit your blog posts to

Once you’ve published your blog posts you need to spend some time promoting them in order to drive traffic to back to your blog. Writing great content isn’t always enough, you also need to share your content in the right Read more…


5 common SEO mistakes bloggers make

SEO mistakes

As a blogger, you probably know that SEO is important and you have most likely worked hard on optimising your blog posts. There are many different ways to make your blog SEO friendly, and there’s a lot of information to Read more…


How to be a consistent blogger and grow your audience

consistent blogger

How often do you publish a blog post? Every week? Once or twice a month? Whenever you feel like it? We all have things that get in the way of blogging – work, kids, sickness, life – but publishing content Read more…


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

laptop on white desk

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…