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Six Blogging FAQ

As a writing mentor for businesses, I’m frequently asked to speak at events on the finer points and skills associated with building a successful business blog to grow your influence. When I’m speaking to new bloggers, I’m always asked the same questions (FAQ), and the six most frequently asked are: […]


How do you describe what you? A business or an entrepreneur?do

Are You A Business, An Entrepreneur or A Freelancer?

  I was always entrepreneurial and creative. My first experience of being ‘an entrepreneur’ was in the mid 1980’s – I think I was about 8 years old!   A Child Entrepreneur (?) My sister and I were really into Quilling at the time – the art of curling thin […]


What Do My Blog Readers Need From Me? (A-Z of Blogging: Need)

There’s a mantra in fiction writing, ‘Show don’t tell’.   Reader’s Need Context Don’t tell us the character is crying, show us their heartbreak, describe the anguish in their expression. It’s much more powerful and compelling. The same goes for your blog writing. Blogging is not about writing an academic […]


Binge Blogging: Create Content Consistently

I love a boxset binge! When you discover a series on Netflix and will happily sit there, watching episode after episode, until your eyelids droop, you’ve tipped popcorn into your lap and dribbled tea down your onesy*! *(I don’t actually have a onesy – just setting the scene, creative licence […]

A blogging binge. Build and plan a library of content

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Fall In Love With Your Blog (A-Z of Blogging)

My love affair with blogging started in 2013 when I was in process of publishing my first book – The Bronze Box. Every day I did one thing towards publishing and marketing my first book, then every week I would blog my seven actions. As someone who has been writing […]


a vision for freedom

A Vision For Freedom

Travel. Freedom. Exploring. Adventure. Escaping. What’s not to love? When I worked as a startup trainer for an enterprise agency a few years back – while I was being trained in their teaching materials – I have a vivid memory of the first time I participated in one of the […]


What do your reader's need from you?

Blog Exposure 101

One of the commonest questions I’m asked by my business blogging mentees is… “How do I get more exposure for my blog?” Here are some great tips from a contributor to  make the most out of your wonderful words…   Blog Exposure 101 There’s one thing that every blogger needs […]