A Year of Blogging: 12 Lessons Learned

It’s been just over a year since I plucked up enough courage to start my very own blog. What began as my very own creative project soon turned into something bigger; I grew a sense of belonging within the community and began receiving more opportunities to work with amazing brands. It still baffles, scares and excites me in equal measure that so many people seem to be interested in little old me; the stories that I have to tell and the opinions that I share. Fear of failure and lack of confidence held me back from blogging for a long time,…

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A Bloggers Best Friends | Photo Props & Wish List

As a blogger, content creator and avid Instagrammer, I know that images are everything. The old warning ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’ has become irrelevant in our day and age, in which we place as much value on accompanying images as we do the content itself. We double tap the dreamy, well-lit pictures, the perfect flat-lays and pretty poses which draw us in and leave us wanting more. Even the very best writer would struggle for success as a blogger without the power of imagery. I’ve always viewed myself as a creative person, but over the last year I…

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Guest Post, Author Martin Bailey: Tips to Boost Your SEO

An Introduction to SEO If you’re a blogger or own any kind of website, then you’ll already know the importance of Search Engine Optimization, which is the process of affecting the online visibility of a website or page in a web search engine’s organic results. Basically, improving your SEO ranking is key to generating more traffic to your site, so if your site isn’t just a hobby, then its advisable you work on it! About the Author, Martin Bailey This guest post has been written by Martin Bailey, an established author who has generously allowed me exclusive content: his tips on…

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Five Free Essential Apps For Bloggers

We are the age of The Influencer. Big brands from high street to high end are waking up to our marketing potential. They’ve begun to invest in our social media crazed selves, and why? Bloggers and Influencers make an impact. Our generation (whether its healthy or not) lives with phone in hand. We spend every waking hour scrolling through socials because we’re nosy. Its all well and good to follow but how do you get followed? If you’re committed to establishing your own brand and social media presence then these are the five essential apps you need to download right now. The beginning of my own blog…

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Five Plugins Every Blogger Needs!

Guest post by Laura from All In My Head. Every blogger needs plugins to help run their WordPress site. There are so many amazing ones out there that really add to the look and functionality of your blog. They take out all the stress of coding – which a lot of people aren’t experienced with [myself included!]. Plugins also provide some really useful behind-the-scenes help that makes blogging life so much easier. I’m all about small tweaks with big impact! If there’s something out there that can do something in half the time I can, then I’m definitely going to use…

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