• Visualisation is an amazing tool for lots of parts of your life. Visualise saying no to the extra slice of cake, visualise yourself finally finishing that 5k (or 1k in my case!) What about using visualisation techniques to work out how to start a successful blog? Can it work?

    How to Start a Successful Blog Using Mindset & Visualisation

    Visualisation is an amazing tool for lots of parts of your life. Visualise saying no to the extra slice of cake, visualise yourself finally finishing that 5k (or 1k in my case!) What about using visualisation techniques to work out how to start a successful blog? Can it work?   The answer is absolutely yes! Not only is the answer yes, I’d go so far as to say it’s probably one of the first things you should do after you decide to start your blog.     How to Start a Successful Blog   There are lot of factors involved in starting and running a successful and sustainable blog, many…

  • Want to Know How to Make your Blog A Business – Treat it Like One!

    If you really want to know how to make your blog a business the answer is simple. You just have to treat it like one. I know it seems like it’s way too simple to work, but there’s some serious (often underestimated) value in simplicity.     How to Make your Blog A Business   Here’s the thing; if you really want to turn your blog into a thriving business, you have to start treating it like a business today. You may not be making any money right now, but neither are Toys R Us (sorry Geoffrey ๐Ÿ™ ) and you still think of them as a business, right?  …

  • Want to Get More Blog Traffic? Here’s Why your Blog isn’t Growing

    We’ve all been there. You’ve started a blog, you’re posting amazing content, but the traffic just isn’t coming. There are tons of tips and tricks out there to help you get more blog traffic, but what most people won’t tell you is the secret to blogging success lies outside of the internet. It even lies outside of your PC, and starts long before you even sit down to write.   Your blogging success isn’t determined by your audience, your blog traffic, or by your stats. The key to blogging success is inextricably tied to your own perception of your blog’s success.   One of the biggest reasons that most blogs…

  • I used to read a lot. I mean, I'm an English Lit graduate, so this time 10 years ago I was consuming 6 classics a semester. I was known for walking around with my nose stuck in a book (literally) and only narrowly avoiding lampposts (most of the time). But it wasn't until recently that I started reading regularly again, and this time my focus was firmly rooted in how to grow your blog.

    3 Books that Will Help Grow your Blog

    I used to read a lot. I mean, I’m an English Lit graduate, so this time 10 years ago I was consuming 6 classics a semester. I was known for walking around with my nose stuck in a book (literally) and only narrowly avoiding lampposts (most of the time). But it wasn’t until recently that I started reading regularly again, and this time my focus was firmly rooted in how to grow your blog.     Reading to grow your blog   For most of us, when we have kids, the chance to sit down and relax with a good page turner pretty much disappears. I’ve picked up the odd…

  • The vibes of spring should definitely have an influence on planning your blog content, though. Spring is all about new life. and your blog can always benefit from being given a bit more life. Recycling and re-purposing isn't just for furniture and Gok Wan (or if you share my taste, Max McMurdo ;-)) When you publish a blog post, you give it life. When you re-purpose your content, you breathe new life into it. The more life your content has, the more likely it is to be noticed, shared, and have the impact on your people that you want it to.

    Why Spring Should Influence Planning your Blog Content + 21 Ideas!

    When you think of spring, you might think of spring cleaning, spring recycling, or upcycling and re-purposing old furniture for a fresh new look. Your probably don’t immediately think about planning your blog content.     Planning your Blog Content this Spring   The vibes of spring should definitely have an influence on planning your blog content, though. Spring is all about new life, and your blog can always benefit from being given a bit more life. ย isn’t just for furniture and Gok Wan (or if you share my taste, Max McMurdo ;-))     When you publish a blog post, you give it life. When you re-purpose your content,…