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  • How To Size Your Images Correctly For Social Media

    Creating visual content across all platforms is obviously important. Visual content is MUCH more eye-catching (especially on text driven platforms like Twitter) and also helps you tell a broader story. Create…

  • 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…

  • Your Blog’s Mission & Message

    image via A new year is a great time to think about what your blog needs to be, to keep you feeling fulfilled. Often, we get caught up in the jumble…

  • 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…

  • CoSchedule – My New Fave Thing

    There’s a new kid on the block when it comes to Editorial Calendars and social media scheduling. It’s called CoSchedule and is currently only available for WordPress self-hosted blogs (that is,…

  • Wednesday Writing Group

    Hi guys! I thought we could start a writing group together?! How great is that?! Once week I’ll add a ‘Wednesday Writing Group’ post and we can all pop by and…

  • Ace Blogging Resources

    Blogging is an ever-changing, lovely beast. Not only are the platforms changing and improving all the time, the tools to promote your content are forever on the move too. And not…

  • Five Ways To Blog A Roadtrip (Or Daytrip!)

    If you are itching to get out on the open road, you may as well sneakily use it for some blogging fodder, right? Here’s five ways to theme that on-the-road post…

  • 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…

  • The Taking Stock List

    Perhaps you’ve done ‘Taking Stock’ before? Perhaps you have not. Whichever it is, I’m here to tell you that it’s a really great way to reflect on what’s going on in…

  • 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…

  • How To Structure A Great Blog Story (Or Post!)

    While predominantly visual blogging platforms like Instagram and Tumblr are hugely successful, there’s no getting away from the fact that words and storytelling are a super important part of this blogging…

  • A Bit About Making Ace Videos

    Perhaps you want to mix things up and create some interesting multi-media content for your blog? Videos are a fun, not-too-tricky way to do that. Not only do they capture things…

  • Should You Post A Reader Survey?

    I’ve never been a fan of the reader survey. I’ve always thought they were a bit probing… too business-y and a bit counter-intuitive. But I’ve done a rethink. I had a…

  • How I Publish eMags

      Every year I make a magazine called The Good Stuff Guide. I publish it via Issuu, an easy-to-use online magazine platform for amateur and professional publishers (I am the former!). Here’s…