The Best Ways to Monetise Your Blog Right Now

How Could You Monetise Your Blog? So you started a blog to grow your business? But what if the blog itself could earn you money?   Tips and inspiration from a contributor… (Quick Read, Contributed Content)   Image source   Everyone needs to and likes to make money. We all […]


How helpful is too helpful? Cultivate relationships, grow your business

How Helpful Is Too Helpful On Your Blog? (A-Z of Blogging)

Can You Ever be Too Helpful? I wrestle with this idea a lot in my business. Which is why H is for Helpful in my A to Z of Blogging. On the one hand, my 3 golden rules of blogging are: Give Give Give On the other, I had frank […]


4 Must Haves For Working Remotely – A Guest Post

When I left corporate life and set up on my own, I vowed I would never work for anyone else ever again. It’s a process, a journey. Sometimes it hums along happily, other times – to use a well-worn comparison – it can be a roller coaster. Never in my […]

Working remotely without being isolated. Must have's to make it work for you and your business.

Tips, Tools, and Non-techy tweaks to make your blogs Google-Friendly

How Google Friendly Is Your Blog? (A-Z of Blogging)

G is for Google on my A to Z of Blogging The Googlebot is a hungry beast. It scuttles around the internet 3.7 million times a minute – it’s one speedy critter! It voraciously searches for content – the food of the web – and brings it back to its […]


Facts Vs Opinion (A-Z of Blogging)

F is for Facts in the A-Z Blogging   Opinions or Facts? It’s been years since I watched “the news”. The word ‘news’ needs to be in quotation marks because in this age of 24-hour ‘news’ it’s amazing how tenuous some of the topics are that pass as ‘news’! How […]


Share your expertise with confidence on your blog

Bringing Your Expertise To Your Blogs (A-Z of Blogging)

E is for Expertise in my A to Z of Blogging… Expertise in Action This Summer, I was at a garden party for my sister’s birthday (she’s Artist Chloe Birnie). We sat on makeshift chairs around a blazing firepit in her garden in Devon, surrounded by her friends and family, […]


Improve the quality of your blogs by using a little storyteller's magic

Add A Little Magic To Your Blog

(A 5-minute read or a 25-minute video…) We all have a little creative magic inside of us, if we dig deeply enough. I firmly believe that we are all born creative and reading ‘Out Of Our Minds: Learning To Be Creative’ by Ken Robinson is backing up that belief. Watch […]


Get It Done! Don’t Self-Sabotage Your Blog (A-Z of Blogging)

Talking to a business colleague recently, she asked me, “are you getting in your own way in your business?” I had to be honest and say, “yes”. When you work for yourself, you are both the biggest asset and the biggest liability to your business!   Self-Sabotage Becomes An Art […]

Chequered flag get it done you win

Can you learn creativity

Bring Creativity To Your Blog (A-Z of Blogging)

Tapping into your own innate creativity adds sparkle to your blogs. I firmly believe that everyone is creative, at least to some degree. Being creative is a natural human instinct. The misunderstanding, the disbelief, occurs because when we talk about creativity, we immediately think of artists, musicians, designers, painters, sculptors, […]