Blog School


How To Schedule Social Media For Free

    When I happened upon Hootsuite to schedule updates for the first time – covering for our Marketing Manager in a previous job – my mind was blown. Suddenly I realised the potential of being able to plan my Social Media marketing, instead of being inconsistent and ad-hoc.   […]

How to schedule social media for free

Productivity Quick Tips

  Procrastination is just a step on the path to productivity. I’m a terrible procrastinator. Productivity never comes as readily as I’d like!   Mindless scrolling through Social Media and reading blogs is my procrastination enabler – although I’m much more disciplined with Social Media than I used to be. […]


How To Do An SEO Audit of Your Small Business Website

While I know the basics to give your blogs their best chance to be discovered by Google, SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) is an ever evolving discipline with more and more tools and techniques for great quality content to be found and shared. Today I’m hosting a contributor to the blog, […]

Google bot SEO Audit

Are You Brave Enough To Be Quirky? (A to Z of Blogging)

I was a pretty weird kid, ‘quirky’ you might say. My siblings would probably agree that all things considered, we were a weird family. One of my many nicknames was Linus because I never went anywhere without my blanket. via GIPHY I didn’t suck my thumb like normal kids, no, […]

Theatre masks. Lose the mask and be your quirky self

Crowd of men. If web platforms were people

If Web Platforms Were People

Brilliant guest post by my friend and colleague, WordPress Developer, Vik Martin. Vik designs beautiful websites for real people using WordPress and I’m delighted to be co-hosting a workshop on Blogging With WordPress, with Vik later in the year.   If Blogging platforms were people…   You want to start […]


44 Lessons From Blog School

The entrepreneurs I work with every day, constantly surprise and inspire me. A client I am mentoring to build her blog and grow her influence wrote ‘blog school’ in her diary for our next appointment.   “I think I’ll steal that!” I confessed. So, I did… I’ve learned so many […]

Lessons from Blog School

Optimizing your blog images. Photos

How To Optimize The Images On Your Blog

Let’s get real, if you open a web page and see an impenetrable wall of text with no images, you will probably click away. Even the most avid reader will squint and think twice before diving in! Break It Up Using images to break up your blocks of text not […]