Staying creative for blog writing

Staying creative for blog writing

29 WAYS TO STAY CREATIVE from TO-FU on Vimeo. I was just writing a new blog post about what prevents us from writing a blog when Judy Heminsley shared this great little video with me. It covers some of the things that prevent us from being creative and gives us some tips on how to(…)

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Facebook competitions – This blog has its tail between its legs!

Facebook competitions – This blog has its tail between its legs!

Be careful when you think about doing Facebook competitions. I decided it was time to launch ‘See a Man About a Blog’ on Facebook so set up a page in order to share my knowledge and expertise there. Having helped others set up Facebook pages and knowing that it can take time to attract likes(…)

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MailChimp – importing data is driving me bananas!

MailChimp – importing data is driving me bananas!

How to transfer contacts into MailChimp. Now don’t get me wrong here. I love MailChimp and have used it for my partner, Judy’s (or ‘J’ as she will be affectionately known here in future) Work from Home Wisdom website. So I thought it would be a good idea to transfer my own newsletter fans from(…)

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What’s all the fuss about Google +1?

What’s all the fuss about Google +1?

You may have been aware of Google’s strategy to take on Facebook with its own ‘Like’ button called Google +1. I have added it below to show you what it might look like. (There are various display options) The blogging community have responded rapidly due to the fact that it appears to get you noticed(…)

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WordPress plugins – the ugly ones!

WordPress plugins – the ugly ones!

Having discussed what’s good about WordPress plugins I wanted to square the argument with some tips to make sure they don’t turn out to be ugly! How do you know which ones are good to use and which WordPress plugins to avoid? I always check the wordpress.org plugins page in order to qualify whether a(…)

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WordPress Plugins – the good, the bad and the ugly – part 1

WordPress Plugins – the good, the bad and the ugly – part 1

One of the great things about a self-hosted WordPress blog is that you get to play with a powerful array of plugins. These are small bits of software that can add functionality, provide a better customer experience for your visitors and give you the technology to generate more traffic to your blog. If you are(…)

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Social media traffic

Social media traffic

What’s so good about social media traffic? If you look closely at your website or blog traffic figures you will notice social media traffic , from sites such as Facebook and Twitter, deliver much more loyal, targeted and engaged visitors. That is they spend more time on your site, search deeper and are more likely(…)

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From Fear to Fun – the Blogging Experience

From Fear to Fun – the Blogging Experience

The blogging experience of a travel writer If you’ve been wondering why it’s taken me so long to do a post it’s because I’ve been heavily involved in helping one of my clients to set up a great travel blog. What with my current clients, new ones engaging my services, and delivering blogging and social(…)

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How to Install Google Feedburner on your Blog – Simples!

How to Install Google Feedburner on your Blog – Simples!

Install Google Feedburner and watch your readership grow! Now that you are aware of the benefits you’ll want to know how to install Google Feedburner on your blog. As someone who looks for the easiest way to get something done I suggest you check out one of my favourite Blogs from WordPress Beginner which covers(…)

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