Top Tips for Newbie Bloggers

The 30DC newbie bloggers are asking me lots about blogging. Good! It’s one of my very favourite topics. Here are some of my top tips in answer to the first few of those questions, with plenty more where that came from. Disclaimer: These are my personal opinions after blogging for a very long time. Many experts* would disagree with me. My opinions come from my personal experience and I write as I find. How long should a blog post be? I like short myself. I’m a busy woman. I advise that you write little and often. 400-600 words is good […]

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Marketing: Why Bother Blogging at All?

Most of the people I know these days have a website. And most of them have a page on it called Blog. And almost all of them know they should be blogging. But are they? Not really, no. They pay various webby colleagues of mine to create beautiful websites for them which then lie fallow, dormant, unloved. There are quite a few challenges with regular blogging: What shall I write about? Who cares what I think? There’s so much noise on the internet already, do I want to be party of that? I’ve got nothing new to say. Dare I […]

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