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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 straight answer, but I can give you some…

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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 have extra nice manners. Let’s talk about those:…

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:: 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. Feel free to ask any questions in the…

Basics Blog BWP Content Design

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 in need of a blog refresh or improve,…

Basics Blog BWP Social Media

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 Facebook page info can be out of date or just not ideal.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 be a bit battered around the edges. Whatever…

Basics Blog BWP Week Two

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 you are a Blogger user – menus are…

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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, buy you can also download the original version…

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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 which is a pricey $49. Ugh. But so…

Basics Blog BWP Writing Tips

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? Maybe it makes you quiver with worry or feel…

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:: 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 every spare pixel with more and more stuff!…