• 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 […]

  • How do you get a job in blogging?

    One of the most common questions I get is “How do you get a job in blogging?” The thing is, I don’t think there’s a sure fire way of getting a job in blogging. I’m still convinced that I’ve got this job through a mix of luck, cheekiness and a hard working attitude. The skill […]

  • Five things to consider before going freelance

    Fed up of the rat race? Have a burning desire to be your own boss? I think everyone has had thoughts of going freelance or setting up as self-employed at sometime or another. The reality of actually doing it is another thing though. Before you jump head first into freelancing, there’s a few things you […]