Tag: blogging tips

What is a blog? And why should you start one?

What is a blog? And why should you start one?

I’ve spent a good deal of my career as a marketer for online businesses devising strategies to help fast moving companies grow! But, the thing is, sometimes it’s hard to know where to start and sometimes you just want someone to spell out for you 

Pinterest Content Strategy 2021 – how to stay relevant on Pinterest in 2021

Pinterest Content Strategy 2021 – how to stay relevant on Pinterest in 2021

If you’re anything like me, Pinterest has proved to be a tricky wee beasty this past few months. With impressions dropping across the board and click throughs diminishing dramatically for many users. Pinterest made massive algorithm changes back in August of 2020. And, since then 

How to optimise your blog images for site speed and SEO

How to optimise your blog images for site speed and SEO

When it comes to optimising your blog or website for speed and search engine ranking one of the most often overlooked aspects is site imagery. According to GTMetrix optimising your sites images can reduce page loading size by up to a whopping 80%. Just think 

6 Simple ways to increase traffic to your blog

6 Simple ways to increase traffic to your blog

No matter how you’re driving traffic to your blog posts right now it’s important to make sure you’re looking at this from all angles and diversifying your strategies somewhat to ensure you’re not left short when an algorithm change or a search engine update happens. 

10 most commonly asked blogging questions answered

10 most commonly asked blogging questions answered

It’s super exciting to start your new blog… but there comes a point where you sit back and maybe start to feel a little overwhelmed at the prospect of all you don’t know vs where you want to be!  But, I’m here to help you. 

What are the best WordPress plugins for bloggers?

What are the best WordPress plugins for bloggers?

Let’s talk plugins. There’s soooo many and if you’ve just made the switch from wordpress.com to wordpress.org you’ll now know that the infinite world of plugins has opened up to you! Yay! … but … wait… where do you start? Which plugins are good? Great? 

Easy keyword research tactics for beginner bloggers

Easy keyword research tactics for beginner bloggers

One of the most daunting things I think any blogger faces is the whole SEO challenge. You can be an amazing writer and have the type of content that people are desperately searching for… but if you don’t have a great SEO strategy… Or if 

How to update old blog posts for SEO

How to update old blog posts for SEO

Updating your old content on your blog is vital to keeping your posts fresh in the eyes of Google. But learning how to update old blog posts for SEO can be daunting! Creating new content takes a whole lot of time, and you should definitely be 

How to hide a page in WordPress

How to hide a page in WordPress

2 Min blogging tips – How to hide a page in WordPress You know how sometimes you do some cool freebies or opt-ins or other pages that you want to hide from your main nav and only get people to click through when directed by 

What is a Google featured snippet and how can you get one?

What is a Google featured snippet and how can you get one?

What is a Google featured snippet? Google featured snippets (or “answer boxes”) are short text boxes that appear after the paid ads section on Google search results. Their aim is to answer a simple question and often appear as a short paragraph or definition, a