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  • 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…

  • Font Club!

          Here’s some new favourite fonts to search and download. Just in case you need a bit of a shake up in the design department! More about fonts here.…

  • 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…

  • The Trend To Parallel Play

    via A while ago, I came across this piece by Jonathan Fields > Parallel Screen Play : Are You Cheating In Plain View.  In the piece, Jonathan talks about how toddlers ‘parallel play’…

  • Ask A Grown Writer: Practising Simplicity

    image by Jodi Jodi of Practising Simplicity (formerly Che and Fidel) is a complete superstar to many mummas and creatives across the globe. Her 52 project encourages bloggers (and others) to…

  • 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 Write A Sustainable Blog

    Perhaps your blog is a few weeks or even a couple of years old? Perhaps you are thinking you are NEVER going to make it as a blogger, that you wish…

  • What’s Chrissie Swan Reading, Blogwise?

    Yes! I did ask Chrissie what her fave blogs were! Here is what she had to say… show and tell Inspiring lady-friends talk about everything from sex to shoes. Monty Dimond…

  • Learn More + Grow Your Gang!

    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…

  • How To Be More Creative

    Creativity is at the heart of every great blog. Without it, there’s a sameness to our blogs. Things become formulaic. Blogs take on a cookie cutter facade. They become predictable and…

  • Assignment: Do A Blog Post Brainstorm!

        Assignment: Set aside 15 minutes. Make a cup of tea. Get brainstorming. Write down as many ideas as possible. See if you can come up with at least 20…

  • Assignment: Make A Mini Podcast

    Here’s a class assignment for you. It might seem cute/dorky, but it’s actually a really easy way to make a podcast! You most certainly don’t  have to do this, but it’s…

  • Identify Your Blog Crushes

        As bloggers, we are often inspired by the work of others. Most bloggers started out as non-bloggers, reading the work of others and wondering if they would enjoy blogging…