Blogging Friday : The Challenges of Blogging

Bloggie Friday is back! To kick off the return series I'm sharing an infographic about why people start blogs, the challenges of blogging, and what concerns bloggers the most. I've been following Ramsay at Blog Tyrant almost since I started blogging, and can recommend Blog Tyrant as a hugely … [Read more...]

What Life Skills can you gain from a Problogger Blogging Conference?

I missed the Problogger Conference in 2015. Not only did this blot my near copy book perfect attendance but it also gave me the biggest dose of FOMO I think I've ever experienced. (FOMO - The Fear of Missing Out). Nor was I able to purchase a "Virtual Ticket" which this year you can Here  if you'd … [Read more...]

How to make money blogging as a side hustle

A lot of folks ask me -  How on earth do you make money blogging? My immediate reaction is to say, "Well, I don't make very much," and I never really set out to make money from blogging. I just wanted to write  about things which I was interested in and which might be helpful to others. I also … [Read more...]

How to prepare for blogging conferences

Waah! I can't believe I'm not going to Problogger this year! If you're anything like me, every time you think of the Problogger   training event coming up soon on the Gold Coast then you'll be getting a touch of the butterflies. Who knew that a training event could be so eagerly anticipated … [Read more...]

10 Blogging Tips to Surprise and Delight your readers

One of the reasons I love blogging is that it keeps me continually on my toes and learning. Learning not only about technical stuff to do with the internet but also how to be a better human being, because ironically although blogging means being holed up alone in a room with a computer for long … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips : How to write a popular blog

Why do you get excited about reading some blogs and turn away from others? Which newsletters have you signed up for because you can’t bear the thought of missing out on a single blog post update? These are questions we should keep asking ourselves in the quest to write meaningful, engaging content … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips – Omit the Noise but Leave the Signal

Hello everyone and welcome to Bloggie Friday. If you're not into blogging, please don't go away, why don't you catch up on some of the posts you might have missed in the past - you'll find a selection of posts to help you with the 'art of aging and living the good life' right here: Popular … [Read more...]

How to write an unplugged post and my Top 10 Personal Bloggers

"Don't talk about our dirty laundry," was something my father used to tell me when I was growing up. I learnt to zip up and keep quiet about anything that went on in our family, stoic in my British reserve. Looking back on the things that went on in our house I'm not sure that was such a good … [Read more...]

13 Blogging Tips for irresistible content

How can I write more compelling posts? Posts that Google will 'find' and my readers will want to read? Welcome to Bloggie Friday! This is a question I'm often asked, and something I'm always trying to get better at myself. So I did some research and came up with some ideas and an exercise … [Read more...]

Blogging Tips and Social Media Tricks -1

Happy Friday Lifestylers, and welcome to a brand new regular series for anyone who's either a blogger or regularly on social media like Facebook. Bloggie Friday is the place to ask any burning questions you might have about blogging or social media, and hopefully learn some new tips or perhaps … [Read more...]