I was asked to give a short talk on blogging on Tuesday evening at the WordPress Glasgow meetup. Amongst the things I talked about was tools and plugins that I find useful for blogging. One tool I’ve been using since May this year is Missinglettr for blog promotion. What does Missinglettr do? The name doesn’t… Continue Reading Missinglettr: Easily Drive Traffic To Your Blog Posts
WordCamp Edinburgh 2017 took place at Codebase last weekend, and it was a fantastic experience. My first WordCamp was Edinburgh 2012. We were overdue another one in my home city – the last WordCamp Edinburgh was in 2015. Here are my highlights from the weekend. Expect unicorns but not much sunshine! Democratising Democracy: Lessons from using… Continue Reading Unicorn Heaven! Highlights From WordCamp Edinburgh 2017
For the last 12 weeks, I’ve been a part of the CMA 90 Day Challenge, thanks to the CMA Community. The goal was to produce at least one piece of content every week for a 12 week period. How did I do? I started the week beginning 6 March. The official last day for the… Continue Reading The CMA 90 Day Challenge Review – March-June 2017
On Saturday 16 January I attended the inaugural VIP Mastermind Conference, a gathering of top business minds at Creative Exchange Leith in the north of Edinburgh. The event was organised by Fin Wycherley of Supersize Media, a social media and digital marketing consultancy. I’d heard Fin speak about social media strategy a couple of months before, so trusted… Continue Reading Practical Business Advice At The VIP Mastermind Conference
This is Day 28 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 27’s post here. I’ve been checking my Google Analytics as I’ve been blogging for the last month, and it’s interesting to see what difference my increased frequency of blogging has made. I thought I would share some of the Google Analytics metrics… Continue Reading My Google Analytics Metrics: What Do They Mean?
Writing blog posts well can take a bit of time and effort. Here’s a list of things you may want to consider before publication. 1. What platform are you using for your blog? There are many to choose from – Blogger, Tumblr, TypePad and more. I recommend using WordPress, and here are 10 reasons why.… Continue Reading A blog post on how to write a blog post