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SEO Plugins for WordPress – Yoast

One of the best SEO plugins for WordPress I’ve been using SEO plugins for WordPress sites for a few years now. So far I have focused on the All in One SEO plugin and XML Sitemaps plugin for search engine optimisation. They have helped me to get my clients’ blogs in on the first page(…)

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Infographics – the power of pictures for your blog

Infographics – a social sharing success story Having had a bit of education recently on using Facebook. Pinterest and other social media spaces where pictures are so popular, I’ve been sitting thinking how I could leverage the power of pictures. Which is how I got into infographics and started sharing them with you. “Information graphics(…)

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Infographic for creating great content

Infographic – a picture is worth a thousand words The infographic below is a great tool to inspire you to write more. It’s the one thing that counts when you’re a blogger. Creating great content for your readers to get them coming back for more is a constant challenge. In my experience people can be(…)

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Blogging made easy

Coaching for Business Blogging Today I have a lovely bit of feedback from Katie Macdonald who was lucky enough to win the prize in my Twitter competition, which was a free 1-hour coaching call for one of my first 100 followers on Twitter. Katie is a virtual assistant (VA) who has just started to work(…)

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The 7 reasons why blogs fail

Ever wondered why blogs fail? Many people start a blog and then lose interest. I’ve seen many blogs with just the bare bones of the theme and little content or the last post was over a year ago. Is it that they lack discipline or dedication, have they lost interest and lack passion about their(…)

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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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WordPress and other blog themes

Not all blog themes are created equal! Following on from my recent post about blog themes let’s take a look at specific themes for WordPress self-hosted sites & other blogging platforms. Most of the free blog themes are pretty good, some are better than others. Be aware that they may come with some limitations. 1.(…)

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How scary is that?

After two years of looking after other people’s blogs I have taken action and started this blog. The inspiration for the title came from a client who said that every time she came to see me she would tell her friends that she was going to “see a man about a blog”. I thought this(…)

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