Finding the right tools for blogging is so important, for so many different reasons. When you first start blogging you’re really doing whatever you can and not really understanding anything you’re doing. But, don’t worry, we have all been there! There are so many different tools and resources available to you to help make your blog better and writing easier. One of the biggest blogging mistakes I made was not taking the time to research and find out what things were available for me to learn about blogging. It should have been one of the first things I did, because it’s that important.Read more
I never thought in my life that I would be writing a post about pandemic anxiety. Much like everyone else in the world, this pandemic came as a surprise. I remember first hearing about the coronavirus, and hearing that it was only in China and it wasn’t something we should worry about here in the UK. Then each week, heck even each day it seemed to get closer and closer to home. The period between it being discovered in China and it hitting England wasn’t too long. Of course during this time, we were all glued to the news and our phones checking updates.Read more
Showing support to your favourite bloggers is so important. We really appreciate and love being shown love and support from our readers. The main thing that keeps me going and keeps me posting is the love I have for my readers. My blog would be nowhere without you. You really are so important to bloggers and keep our motivation up. It took me way too long when I first started my blogging journey to understand and realise the importance of blogging friends and community. But now I am more of an experienced blogger, I understand the need to have that support system.
I realise that there might be new bloggers or supporters out there who maybe don’t know how or what to do, to best support bloggers. So I thought it would be a nice idea to give some guidance on what to do and what not to do.Read more
Coming up with new and fresh blog post ideas on a regular basis can be so hard. Writers block can strike at any moment and all of a sudden your creativity goes out the window. I remember when I was first finding my feet at blogging, I really relied on other bloggers posts sharing content ideas. Thats a main reason as to why I love this community so much. We are constantly looking out for one another. It can be really hard to stick to a blogging schedule and find inspiration at times when other things are going on in life. Your blog can’t and isn’t always the number one priority.Read more
There are so many steps that are involved in order for me to maintain and run my blog. Before coming back to blogging and previously, I didn’t know that running a blog would be like having a full time job. I really underestimated the time and effort that goes into it and I’m not sure I would have started my blog back up if I’d had known. Don’t get me wrong, I love blogging but I don’t love some of the tedious tasks that happen behind the scenes. It’s like a tv show. The viewer only sees the final, polished version and they don’t get to see the people running around like headless chickens making it happen.Read more
Not everybody is going to like you, and you know that? I accept that. We live in a world where there are so many people living to please others. So many people go out of their way to make others happy. We often forget that actually our purpose is not to serve others or be liked by others. If you’re a person who follows a faith or a God then you know that you have a purpose set before you by your creator. We all have a purpose and one of them is not to make sure that other people like us.Read more
As bloggers we are constantly messing up and doing the wrong things. I have spoken openly about my blogging mistakes in the past and will be the first to hold my hands up to a mistake I have made. We are not perfect, and none of us have ever claimed to be either. But something I am noticing quite often recently in the blogging community, are bloggers who just get it wrong. Whether it’s the advice they share or the way they speak to their readers. There is this increase of bad advice and no thought going into posts and I’m sure I’m not the only one who has seen this happening either.Read more
Something I wish I had learnt earlier on in my blogging journey is how much I needed blogging friends. I think alot of us when we first start out blogging just do whatever. Which is expected, because when you go into something blindly you don’t really know the right or wrongs. I don’t know about you, but I did zero research before starting my blog. I just found WordPress, entered my details and created my site. Without actually thinking about the stuff I needed to do, in order to achieve my goals.