BLOG ADVICE 101: #5 HOW DO I WRITE AN AWESOME BLOG POST?

It’s 2014 and anyone can be a writer. We all have the opportunity to become a journalist, an opinion leader and a blog owner, but the difference between the good and the great is their ability to formulate an engaging…

BLOG ADVICE 101: #4 HOW DO I USE MY BLOG TO WORK WITH PR’…

The question I get asked by other bloggers more often than any other is ‘how do I work with PRs?’ When I first started blogging nearly four years ago, working with brands wasn’t even an option; we simply wrote about…

BLOG ADVICE 101: #3 HOW TO MANAGE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA

A blogger’s social media and blog presence are now interchangeable. Whereas previously a Twitter or Instagram account was an ‘additional extra’ for bloggers, they’re now an essential extension of your online presence. Bloggers offer insight and commentary that is immediate…

BLOG ADVICE 101: #2 HOW DO I GROW MY BLOG AUDIENCE?

In the first of my blog advice posts I covered the top tips for setting yourself up as a beauty blogger. If you’ve got your site and it’s full of great posts, you’ve got all your social channels manned and…

BLOG ADVICE 101: #1 HOW DO I START A BEAUTY BLOG?

When I started London Beauty Queen in 2010 I did so out of boredom. I was between jobs and needed a creative outlet to keep my juices flowing until my new contract started, so I registered a URL on a…

Working On-The-Go Made Easy: The Acer Iconia A1 Tablet

Being a full time blogger and social media consultant, it’s vital that I have the equipment that allows me to stay in touch with what’s going on – no matter where I am or what I’m doing. I have a…

Get Rich Blogging: A book by livelikeavip.com’s Zoe Griffin

Quite some time ago a little email dropped into my inbox from a well known blogger. Zoe Griffin from livelikeavip.com had asked me to answer some questions and contribute to a book she was writing. I get a lot of…