What? Yes, it’s with a heavy heart (are you sure that’s not just due to the Scottish diet, Steve?) that I have to let you know that I am saying goodbye. When? From now on! Oooo…I feel another song coming on. Why? There’s simply not enough hours in the day to keep this blog going […]Read More So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye
Niche. It’s something I hear all time when it comes to blogging. “What’s my niche?” “Should I have a niche?” “I don’t have a niche – should I?” “I want to start blogging, what should my niche be?” Niche, niche, niche – I’ve heard it so much that it doesn’t even sound like a real […]Read More Niche Blog!
Hater’s Gonna Hate! As Taylor Swift once said “hater’s gonna hate, hate, hate” but what she forgot to do is balance it out with “lover’s gonna love, love, love” – silly Taylor Swift… If I have to share ten things that I love then, just so the world doesn’t implode, I have to then share […]Read More All You Need Is Love (And Hate)
CHRISTMAS WAS OVER. All that build up, all the hype and now…nothing! Even the Christmas decorations seemed to droop as if they already knew that the next few days were going to be dull. Dull, dull and duller while everyone waited for the New Year’s celebrations to start. Well, at least I won’t be taken […]Read More THE PLAYLIST: Part One
Deleting Words As a blogger (notice how I said blogger and not writer – that could be a separate discussion altogether) I love words and everything about them. Words can be very powerful and have a massive impact on an audience but they can also be quite destructive too. I’m no expert and I make […]Read More If You Could Remove One Word From The English Language – What Would It Be?
Haha! Obviously not that army where they do things like running, jumping and climbing trees. No, I’m talking about Haylee’s Moodle Army! I’ve been meaning to join it for a while. So much so that she created a special theme just for me and has pretty much guilted me into joining. Not really, of course, […]Read More I’ve Joined The Army!
A Blog Reality Check “…my blog stats increased by 500 views in the last day, week, month, year…” Says almost everyone these days. Big fucking deal, I say, that means absolutely nothing! Here’s the thing… I can stay in the house one day and no one sees me. No views of Steve. Fine! The following […]Read More How My Blog Is Just Pretty Average But Can Kick Ass
Thoughts. Whether we like it or not we all have that tiny little voice in our head. Chattering away at us constantly. Always thinking. Some of the things that the voice says are better to remain inside your head. Other times – it’s good to share them however obscure and random. So – let’s celebrate that […]Read More We’ve All Got Them So Let’s Talk About Them
…check me out! That might have been the title of this post had I been inclined to write it but that type of post is #NotMyBlog! The Reddit thing is true but that’s beside the point – can I just talk about my blog for a moment? Wow! Aren’t I polite in asking first before I go […]Read More How I’ve Built Up Thousands Of Reddit Karma
A Lesson In Blogging & Love Bob and Shirley had been married for 16 years and to all their friends they were a happily married couple…with 2.4 children a beautiful home and ‘artex ‘ ceilings to die for. Bob … Source: Your blog or your wife: A lesson from Bob and ShirleyRead More Your Blog Or Your Wife: A Lesson From Bob And Shirley
How important are Stats to Bloggers? I think that every blogger will admit that they check their stats fairly often. WordPress provides a great tool with figures and graphics allowing for us to check our stats in an simple way to pick out lots of useful info. However, it’s quite limited and not very exciting. Can we make our stats […]Read More Using Excel To Analyse Your Blog Statistics: Part One – Referral Pie Charts
It’s true! Not just Microsoft but also Facebook, Apple and every other global company I would ever want to work for. Well, when I say interview I mean that I am going to answer some of their questions that they ask during interviews – that counts, right? Since this blog has just past its three […]Read More I’ve Got An Interview With Microsoft
Internet Trolls It’s a sad fact of life that there has always been vile people in the world making even more vile comments. In the days of social media it’s given these “trolls” a much wider audience… I have been blogging for almost three years and I guess I have been fortunate up to […]Read More I’ve Been Trolled: Why Be An Internet Troll When You Can Be An Internet Moomin?
The place for feedback, advice, and friendly blogging chatter. Source: Community Pool | The Daily PostRead More Community Pool – The Daily Post
What are the 50 thoughts that can motivate you to do anything? I recently stumbled across an awesome website called Entrepreneur.com and I was particularly interested in one article and want to start sharing these thoughts and giving my own personal and visual interpretations of these “50 Thoughts That Can Motivate You To Do Anything” #26 – Many good […]Read More 50 Thoughts That Can Motivate You To Do Anything: #26 – Many Good Ideas Seem Crazy Or Impossible At First