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.
Last month I decided it was time for a switch off from social media. Throughout May I spent the next 31 days with the intention of cutting down on some platforms (YouTube), and having a complete switch off others (in a personal capacity) all together (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn). What happened during my social media … Continue reading I Switched Off Social Media For 31 Days: How Did I Survive?
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?
Call me insensitive, call me judgemental, call me whatever you like... ... but LinkedIn is not the place you should be to declare to your network that a family member has died of cancer. Yes I'm sorry for your loss but with personal tragedy I choose to keep quiet on social media as I don’t … Continue reading The 31 Day Social Media Switch Off Challenge 2022
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...
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.
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
Towards the close of 2021, I decided to share a review of how my goals had gone in the year. This was done more to keep myself accountable, and motivated, so I was surprised when the post was well received by my regular readers (thank you!). Therefore, at the risk of over staying my welcome, … Continue reading 2022 Goals Review (Quarter One)
This week I wanted to share an old post I wrote way back in 2017. This post will always have fond memories as I view it as my first good post, and was the first time I thought, maybe I can be half decent at this writing lark. However I did have worries, wondering if … Continue reading A Look Back: Why Bucket Lists Are Bad
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
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
This week I wanted to talk about goals.... my goals to be precise. I’m usually quite private to discuss these, I believe more in showing not telling. But because I haven’t achieved as much as I would have like in 2021, I decided to share with three aims: Give insight into the goals setting process … Continue reading 2021 End Of Year Goals Review