A Furious RANT About Blogging in 2022

I won’t lie I’m tired. You might even say burnt out. But something compels me again and again to sit down on evening and weekends in a regular ritual bashing away on a keyboard crafting words together. Does one do this for validation? No, I would have given up years ago if that was the … Continue reading A Furious RANT About Blogging in 2022

A Few Observations On Engagement And Blogging

Everyone wants to grow their blog, but how do you do it? - Through engagement! In this post I share a few personal observations I've learnt since starting my role as an engagement lead, and share ideas how to build and reach your desired audience.

The Internal Struggle Of Living Up To Greatness

What happens when you reach the peak of greatness? How are you supposed to surpass a major success? In this post we will look at some of my recent challenges face from writing a blog post, the feeling of being overwhelmed to keep up to the standard, and how to keep up and handle the pressure of greatness!

How To Write A 1000 Word Blog: Copy This Framework

It's an established fact that search engines favour longer posts over 1000+ words However when it comes to writing something more substantial, it can be difficult to coordinate. This post shows a simple outline framework to help you structure writing longer posts.

I Took A Blog Break. Here’s What Happened…

Thinking about taking a blogging break? In this post I look at my reluctance to take a break from blogging, and what changed my mind. Where my fears about taking a time out realised?

I Hate Writing Posts Like This…

This week I have failed to meet my weekly deadline. When life gets in the way, you unfortunately have to put your greater priorities first...

If They Can Do It, So Can You!

Do you feel afraid when putting content online? You worry that people will laugh or worse no one will care at all? This post explores the risk/reward of being willing to put your content out there.

10 Reasons Why I Unfollowed Your Blog

I was reading a post over at Hugh’s News and Views, which captured my attention:  Hugh’s Views and News: Are You One Of The Victims Of This Time-Wasting Blogging Trap?  In the post Hugh commented that not many people talk about why they unfollow blogs, and to this my reaction was to say “Challenge accepted!” … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why I Unfollowed Your Blog

The Ultimate Guide For Building Long Term Blogging Habits

Introduction: It’s that time of year again...  Logging into WordPress a notification popped up to inform me it was my eight year blogging anniversary.  WordPress 8 Year Anniversary. Eight years maintaining a regular blogging habit, being driven to keep going, and having the mindset to push through difficult times, where my vision has given me … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide For Building Long Term Blogging Habits

How to Write the Perfect About Me Page For Your WordPress Blog

Last week I was checking out a blog from someone who had recently commented on my post.  Something I always do when exploring a new blog is  check out the ‘About Me’ page.   If you're not familiar with this, it’s a default page that WordPress.com creates on any new blog, allowing YOU the creator to … Continue reading How to Write the Perfect About Me Page For Your WordPress Blog

Six years a writer, lessons from a persistent journeyman blogger

Six years a writer, lessons from a persistent journeyman blogger It’s that time of the year WordPress sends a reminder of my continued persistence to keep writing a blog. Six years… Six years of various ups and downs crises of faith, to losing drive to write, yet through it all, I’m still standing strong with … Continue reading Six years a writer, lessons from a persistent journeyman blogger

So you want to be a writer?

So you want to be a writer by Charles Bukowski if it doesn't come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don't do it. unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don't do it. if you have to sit for hours staring at your … Continue reading So you want to be a writer?