• FAQs: How to get followers on Twitter

    I’m a full blown twitterholic. I have a huge appreciation for the site, as I’ve picked up a large proportion of my work through it, and made some lovely friends who I now meet up with In Real Life. Plus it really does make watching X Factor 100 times funnier. Occasionally, I get asked how […]

  • Image crediting: What images can I use in a blog post?

    Love this handy little infographic/poster detailing what you should do when you want to use an image for your blog post. It’s from Pia Jane Bijkerk, “an internationally acclaimed stylist, photographer and author specializing in interiors, still life and food”. Go check out her blog now, it’s full of loveliness. Alternatively, if the concept of […]

  • How I became a blogger

    Today’s #30dayblog challenge is to write about how I started in the blogging industry. I have a feeling I’ve written about this before, so apologies if I have. (I actually feel a bit of a tool writing these sorts of posts, as I don’t imagine they’re particularly interesting, but that’s the challenge I guess!) So, […]

  • How to write a blog post

    I spent a couple of hours today with a new blogger, Sally Todd (check out her entries for the #30dayblog challenge), discussing everything from blog layouts to how to write a blog post. The latter is something that often comes up when talking about blogging, particularly by those completely intimidated by how to get started. […]

  • Down the blogging road we go: Lessons in blogging by Warren Wooden

    Today’s post is a guest post from Warren Wooden, who regular readers might have spotted making the occasional comment on here. Warren has been a successful freelance blogger for a year now, and has kindly agreed to share what he’s learnt in the last year. If you’d like to do a guest post, please feel […]

  • A day in the life of a blogger

    Day 7 in the #30dayblog challenge, and today’s task is to describe an average day in my work life. So, um, here it goes! I usually wake up around 7ish and check my emails and Twitter. Yeah, I’m one of those people that checks my phone before I do anything else. Even before I pee […]

  • How to use Facebook Questions on your fan page

    Facebook Questions

    Facebook has recently relaunched their Questions feature, and this time it’s popping up on the Facebook fan pages. Essentially, this means you can ask your fans a question in poll format, alongside publishing a status, sharing a link or adding photos and videos. As an interactive tool, the Questions feature could benefit a lot of […]