Become A Better Blogger & Start Making Money: My ‘Be A Blogging Superstar’ …

When I started blogging back in 2010, there was no ‘rule book’ to follow. We were all winging it a little bit (okay, a lot!) and carving our own paths without really knowing what was ahead; none of us started…

Should Bloggers Use Their Voice For Good? Should We All Have A ‘…

I have no shame in admitting the fact that my blog started up as a place to share new nail polish buys and lipstick trends. There was no depth to it and no long term vision, it was just a…

How To Make Your Instagram Look Ten Times Better (Plus The Best …

Since its launch in 2010, Instagram has taken the world by storm. Undeniably the #1 social media app within the hearts of users, even if not factually, it’s estimated around 60% of the world’s digital population has an account. Over…

On Instagram & Our Responsibility As ‘Influencers’

Two years ago I sat down to write a post on the state of our Instagram culture, and how it was starting to make us all feel a touch inadequate. I’d seen so many conversations online about the damaging effects…

Making The Most Of Downtime When You’re Self Employed: What To …

Over the last few weeks I’ve definitely noticed that my inbox is less cluttered, there are fewer meetings in my diary and generally there’s not as much work as there had been in the months prior. Although that sounds a…

Five Of The Biggest Blogging Mistakes You Could Be Making (And How …

It’s now said that around 60% of the general population admit to consulting blogs, vlogs and social media before considering a purchase; what started as a way to share thoughts, experiences and inspiration has actually changed the way we not…

A Week In The Life: The Realities Of Being Self Employed & A …

Much has been written about the joys that being a full time blogger brings: flexibility, autonomy, control, diversity and generally an increased work-life balance. The lifestyle has become a dream of so many young men and women, who wish to…

Falling Back In Love With Instagram

Without a doubt, we all have a bit of a love-hate relationship with the photography app that’s changed a generation. Instagram may have launched as a creative way to share imagery and tell a story, but it snowballed into a…

I Broke Up With My Phone: Here’s What Happened

Would you believe me if I told you that young people are now estimated to spend up to five hours a day on their smartphones? Well, my friends it’s true. The incredible technology that’s allowed us to connect, share and…

The GDPR / Data Privacy Changes & What You Need To Do As A …

You’ve probably heard about the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) that come into effect on May 25th, but most of us have been left a little baffled as to how they impact us as bloggers and what we need to…

Amazing Creative & Organisation Tools To Help Your Blog Or Business

There’s little truth in the fact that blogging costs a small fortune; in reality all you need is a computer, an internet connection and the ability to type, even if the industry has got caught up in visiting super instagrammable…

How To Be More Productive In 7 Easy Steps

Sitting with my laptop open and a steaming coffee at my side, gazing into the distance pondering over how many episodes of my latest Netflix binge I’ve got left, is a far too regular occurrence. On the days when I’ve…