What’s the first thing to check when your blog goes weird?

© Balazs H, Weird Eyes, via Flickr There is nothing more distressing than when your blog goes weird. Any non-techie person dreads their blog going wrong. Sometimes it can

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How writing with passion can help you and your blog

Have you ever read a post that showed how much the writer cared about their subject? Did it enthrall you? Were you captivated by it? Writing with passion in

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How to communicate your blogging news

© Zarko Drincic, Yesterday news, via Flickr You shouldn’t shy away from telling your readers about what has happened to you recently. You may think they’re not interested,

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How mobile-friendly is your blog?

© Daniel Foster, Texting, via Flickr When I started this blog I was very keen it should be mobile-friendly, or, if you like, mobile responsive, so its contents

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7 blogging fears and how to overcome them

© Brittanie Loren Pendleton, frightened pan in hiding, via Flickr Branching out into the unknown is a scary business. And setting up a blog is just the same.

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Blogging etiquette – what to look out for

© play4sme, ‘scuse me! via Flickr There’s always a good way and a bad way to do things. And blogging is no exception. In fact, because blogging is

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4 main reasons why people write a blog

© Tony Hall, The Convivial Camera, via Flickr I’ve been thinking about why I write a blog, and the realisation that my motive isn’t the same as everybody else.

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How personal should you be in your blog posts?

© nancy waldman, journal page with boots, via Flickr Blogging is a medium for personal self-expression. And some people write about themselves, whether it’s about a happy occasion,

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How to accept a blogging challenge

Are you the sort of person who thrives under pressure, or do you like an easy life? I thought I was the latter, but then I found I

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Welcome to Beginner Bloggers

Yeah, this is the usual corny ‘welcome’ post you find in a new blog. But hey, I’ve got to start somewhere! And I wanted to see what happens

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