There's a lot of, 'Turn off the internet, it's bad for you' warnings circulating and yes, whilst you need time out from your laptop, particularly pre-bedtime for the best chance of a restful night's sleep, the world wide web for the most part, is a force for good, if you ask me.
SEO and PR can often overwhelm even the most seasoned of bloggers. Why do some blog rank higher than others in Google, and how can it be done for your own blog? Today we welcome back Nic Tuxford, senior SEO specialist at digital marketing agency Exposure Ninja, to share the secrets to great SEO for bloggers
Since leaving London, almost 6 years ago, after eleven years in the capital, I've often questioned whether we were, my husband and I, 'tired of life' as John Samuel's famous saying goes, when we departed.
The other night, as I began to Google, 'Spending Christmas...' in a bid to discover potential holiday destinations over the festive season, what followed as the top search was, 'Spending Christmas... alone', which took me aback. I'm not naive enough to think everyone spends it with others but to find it was the most entered search term, deeply saddened me..
Let me kick off by writing, I'm that girl who literally wants to be friends with everyone.
Welcome back people and hey! to all you new bloggers!
I'm honoured to be a finalist at the BritMums in Brilliance Awards in the Social Media category so I thought it was high-time I shared my own social media tips for bloggers and business owners. Here's my Top 10.
Interior design is one of my greatest passions in life.
Welcome back brilliant bloggers and hola(!) to those new to this linky (Where've you been people) ;)
Look, it's straight up natural to want to be liked. We all do.
Welcome to my weekly linky #Brilliantblogposts, one of the most kick-ass, inspiring, and Kanye-approved linkies in town.
I love my house, I really do but thanks to Pinterest I want to make some changes, some subtle, others a bit more dramatic to our house.
With the colder weather on the horizon and few solid months of being in the country, my mind has turned to home improvements.
Interiors has always been one of my greatest passions. Growing up, home improvement shows were all the rage and I loved nothing more than watching Carol Smiley and her gang of top interior designers transform people's homes in Changing Rooms! Remember that show?!
What can I say? I'm pretty impressionable, particularly when it comes to anything health-wise. I want to feel and OK, look, my best and I've never felt this more since having kids because like all parents, we simply want to be strong and well for our kids, as much as ourselves.
You know those times when you literally have to pinch yourself at how exciting and rewarding your job is, (and I'm so grateful too), well looking back on my day at George Northwood's salon, was really one of those days.
Recently, I've noticed a fair few people remark on how confident I am, or at least appear to be (it was mentioned several times at Blog Camp where I spoke recently, with many asking me how they could become more confident when it comes to going on camera or making their blog their business and I receive a lot of emails on the subject too.
Rules, rules, rules. I get it, many, many rules when it comes to creativity, be it screenwriting to blogging and beyond, are incredibly useful for insight, guidance and inspiration but rules, my friends were made to be broken.