My Experience With WordAds

If you blog on WordPress.com you may have come across the WordAds program during that time. There are a number of disadvantages to using WordPress.com and the ability to include ads in your blog is one of those disadvantages. WordAds is the only way you can monetise a WordPress.com blog but you need a significant […]

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How To Write A Blog Post

Today I thought I would share my process for writing a blog post. It may sound like a tiny detail, but writing technically good posts really helps your blog to grow. I also have a few tips on how to make your blog posts better. Photos: The first thing I do when starting a new […]

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Moving From WordPress To A Self Hosted Blog

Recently I transferred my blog from WordPress.com to a self hosted WordPress blog. I’ve had a number of questions about this so I thought I would share my some of my thoughts on why I moved from WordPress and the advantages to going self hosted. When I first started blogging in 2013 I chose WordPress […]

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Am I Pretending To Be A Book Blogger?

A week ago I was in a Waterstones and came across a copy of The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon. This is not particularly surprising because it was close to the release date. But when I saw that book last week, it was on a shelf 5 days before the official release. Normally during occasions […]

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My Blogging Essentials

my most used blogging items

I am a firm believer that you don’t need to go off and buy lots of expensive equipment and software to have a successful blog. All you need is an internet connection. These are what I consider my blogging essentials. I love writing on my Macbook. I can’t explain why, the keyboard is just really nice. But […]

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