A Simple Guide to SEO for your Blog
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A Simple Guide to SEO for your Blog

Okay you guys, I’ve got a confession to make. I don’t really worry about SEO. If, at this stage, you think: ‘Why the holy crap are you telling us to worry about it then?’ I totally get it. It directly contravenes…

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My BEST Photography Tips: The FUN Stuff (Composition, Editing & Faffing)
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My BEST Photography Tips: The FUN Stuff (Composition, Editing & Faffing)

If you caught part one of this post last week I hope you’re now shooting in manual, or at least experimenting with your camera settings a little. If not, head on over here to catch up on the techy stuff.…

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My BEST Photography Tips: The Technical Stuff (& free PDF!)
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My BEST Photography Tips: The Technical Stuff (& free PDF!)

I’ve been reading a really awesome book by Brene Brown, which you may already know, called Daring Greatly. In it, she talks about the power of vulnerability and the nightmare that is shame. If you think I’ve gone hugely off topic, stay…

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How I Went from Blogger to Journalist
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How I Went from Blogger to Journalist

Of all the questions I’m asked it’s this one I hear the most: “How did you break into journalism?” normally followed by: “Tell me how to do it too!” and I don’t know why I’ve never thought to write it…

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How to Use Pinterest to Drive Traffic to Your Blog
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How to Use Pinterest to Drive Traffic to Your Blog

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about how I grew my blog. I thought it was all super simple stuff and felt a little silly even recommending stuff I thought everyone knew about already (hello imposter syndrome!) but…

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Five Ways I Deal With Writer’s Block
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Five Ways I Deal With Writer’s Block

You’ll probably have found yourself hitting a rut at some point in your blogging journey and if you’re reading this post it’s likely that moment is right now. It’ll come out of nowhere and fester, irritating you day and night until…

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How to use Google Analytics to Track your Blog’s Success (& bonus e-book!)
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How to use Google Analytics to Track your Blog’s Success (& bonus …

I actually wasn’t planning on writing this post, but after having such an overwhelming response to my post last week I changed my mind. If you missed it, I wrote a really simple, transparent post about the five things that…

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Five Things That Helped Me Grow My Blog
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Five Things That Helped Me Grow My Blog

I know I talk a lot about what won’t help you in your blogging journey, but it struck me I rarely share what I think might actually boost your blog. I wholeheartedly believe in sharing knowledge — it’s why I…

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On Blogging & Staying Authentic
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On Blogging & Staying Authentic

Who is your favourite blogger? Why? I’m presuming that as you are reading this blog you have an interest in blogs in general, but maybe not. Either way, why do you like the blogs you like? Why do you hate…

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No Niche
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No Niche

A strange title, I’ll grant you that. What on earth is this post about? Hmmmm, actually it’s probably another of my waffly rambles about not-a-lot-at-all. When I started blogging, it was a hobby. And when I realised I could make…

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Five Things I’ve Learned About Blogging
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Five Things I’ve Learned About Blogging

I hear the words: ‘I think I might start a blog’ all the time. And mostly, people qualify it with: ‘But I’d never keep it up’ or something equally as self deprecating. But here’s a little truth for you all:…

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Digital Detoxin’
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Digital Detoxin’

I really struggled to sit down and write this post for some reason. I think it’s because I don’t quite know whether anyone wants to read it. But it’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot, so it makes sense…

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The Business of Blogging
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The Business of Blogging

I went through a phase recently, of being a little ashamed of being a blogger. As a fully paid up journalist I felt a little bit ‘above’ where I came from, and that doesn’t make me feel one bit proud…

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5 Blog Posts I Read This Week #2
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5 Blog Posts I Read This Week #2

This past week has gone by in an absolute blur, and although I’d like to say that it was a nice blur. Well, it wasn’t. Not even remotely. Work has been bonkers, home life frenetic and quality alone time minimal.…

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5 Blog Posts I Read This Week
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5 Blog Posts I Read This Week

  I should say, ‘read and LOVED this week’ because let’s be real — I wouldn’t be telling you about them if I didn’t like them! As an introvert, with a creative soul and a penchant for procrastination, I love…

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