Blog Geek Tips

Your Blogging Checklist

Blog Geek Tips I love a list.  In fact I could write a list of lists!  I am that person who writes something on a to-do list I have already done, just so I can have the satisfaction of crossing it off.  Lists make me happy, they make me feel like I am in control. […] Read more…

Blog Geek Tips – Keeping Track of Your Earnings

Geek alert – I love a spreadsheet.  Strange for someone who despises maths, but there you go.  When I registered as self employed I knew that organisation would be key to keeping track of my earnings. So I created a spreadsheet.  And it worked. By keeping my spreadsheet up to date my tax return was […] Read more…

Blog Geek Tips – Auto Scheduling on Twitter

Auto Scheduling can be a hot topic with bloggers.  Some bloggers hate it.  Personally I think auto scheduling on twitter is a good thing.  In this post I will tell you why, and why people being offended by auto scheduled tweets, offends me.     Let me start with a confession.  I hate twitter!  I […] Read more…

Blog Geek Tips – Blogging Terms For Beginners

When I entered into the world of blogging I knew nothing about blogging.  I was just in it to write.  But now as well as writing I can run a website, promote my ‘brand’ and be social media influncer.  And that’s just to name a few.  Blogging opens up so many opportunities. These are some of […] Read more…

Blog Geek Tips – SEO Definitions

 I am by no means an expert in SEO.  But on most days most of my referrals come from search engines so I figure I must be doing something right. When I first tried to learn a bit more about SEO I found it really difficult to find the information I was after.  There were […] Read more…

Blog Geek Tips – 5 Essentials For Your Blog

Welcome to my monthly Blog Geek Tips feature where I share some blogging tips from both myself and some fellow bloggers.   This month is all about the basic things that I think are essential for people to connect with you, share your posts, and for brand to work with you.  The 5 blogging essentials every blog should […] Read more…

Blog Geek Tips – Best Kept Blogging Secrets

Welcome to my monthly Blog Geek Tips feature where I share some blogging tips from both myself and some fellow bloggers.  This month I am talking about the best kept blogging secrets.  There are lots of posts out there with advice on how to do things, but every now and then you discover something that rocks […] Read more…

Blog Geek Tips – Keeping Old Posts Fresh

Why and how you should update your old posts: Welcome to my monthly Blog Geek Tips feature where I share some blogging tips from both myself and some fellow bloggers.  This month I’m talking about why and how you should regularly update old posts and keep them fresh.     Why Should You Update Old Posts? 1) […] Read more…

Blog Geek Tips: Blog it Your Way

The irony is not lost on me that I am writing a blogging tips post about not following blog advice and doing what feels right for your blog.  I spent the weekend at #BML16 with lots of amazing parenting bloggers.  There I met my blogging friends, my blogging heroes, and some people who up until […] Read more…

Blog Geek Tips – 10 Plugins For Your Blog

Welcome to my monthly Blog Geek Tips feature where I share some blogging tips from both myself and some fellow bloggers.  This month is all about plugins and the ones that I love.   I tend to think of plugins a bit like apps.  If there is something you want your site to be able to do, […] Read more…

Blog Geek Tips – Going Self Hosted

Welcome to my monthly Blog Geek Tips feature where I share some blogging tips from both myself and some fellow bloggers.  This month I am talking about going self hosted.  If you are thinking about taking the plunge I hope you find it useful.  If you are already self hosted please add your tips in the comments. […] Read more…

Blog Geek Tips – Organising Your Blogging

When I first started blogging I knew nothing about blogging or running a website.  Luckily for me there were a lot experienced bloggers willing to share their help and advice.  18 months on and I have learnt so much.  I am still learning. There are some fantastic blogs and resources out there about blogging, and […] Read more…