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  • How Often Should I Post?

    How often should you post? How long is a piece of string?! This is one of the most frequently asked questions about blogging, and sadly I can’t even give you a…

  • A Basic Guide To Nice Online Manners

    Online manners are pretty similar to offline manners, really. Keep it nice, respectful, professional (even if you disagree with someone). That said, there are a few things you can do to…

  • :: Mailchimp 101: A Rough Guide

    Mailchimp can stop a lot of people in their tracks. It can be really hard to work out how all the elements link together. Here’s an overview of how it works.…

  • 4 Step Blog Diagnosis

    If you don’t have time to work through my DIY Blog Critique, here’s a simplified version to print and consider. This will get the wheels turning, especially if you are feeling…

  • Social Media Profile Makeover

    It’s funny how the cobwebs can appear over your social media profiles. Facebook page info can be out of date or just not ideal. Instagram profiles can be irrelevant. Twitter profiles can…

  • Assignment : Spotlight On Social Timing

          There are lots of times touted as ‘the best time to post’ (see below) on social media, but often your followers will have their own patterns and someone…

  • Categories, Sub Categories & Tags

      SO – this is the time to think about the CATEGORIES you want to use in your menu – and then you can add menu items UNDER those CATEGORIES by…

  • A Bit About Menus

      A lot of bloggers find menus confusing – and that’s probably because they CAN BE confusing! If you are on WordPress – your menus are under APPEARANCE > MENUS If…

  • What’s the ideal blog post length?

    This is a question I get asked a lot, and to be honest I don’t think there is one ‘right’ answer, but I certainly have my own. Sort of. If I’m…

  • Ask A Grown Writer: Veggie Mama

    Stacey from Veggie Mama is the complete (yet humble) package. Not only is she super intelligent (in another life she taught journalism to university students), she’s super funny and a downright lovely…

  • DIY Blog Critique & Tweak

    Originally published on Etsy and Meet Me At Mike’s (adding it here so it’s easy for Blog Yay! types to find!) Pip’s DIY Blog CRITIQUE AND TWEAK <– The list below is updated,…

  • Font Club!

      Here’s some fonts I’ve been using lately! I love typefaces/fonts and am always trawling for cute new ones. These guys are all free EXCEPT for the much loved Bombshell Pro…

  • Share Wisely! Notes On Oversharing…

      Oversharing is a term oft bandied about when we talk about blogging. Perhaps certain bloggers spring to mind (or a certain nasty anti-blogger website, even?!) when you hear that word?…

  • :: 5 Tips For A Nicer Blog Layout

    Does your blog need a layout shake-up? Here’s five ways to have nicer looking web digs! 1. Plenty of white space You’ve seen them, those cluttered blogs that seem to fill…

  • Six Ways To Boost Your Blog Excitement

    Over the last few years I’ve taught a lot of newbie bloggers how to successfully set up and write their own blog. I’ve also had a whole heap of established bloggers…