Blogging Behind The Scenes – ‘Small Town Blogging’

Welcome to this weeks edition of the ‘Blogging Behind The Scenes’ series. Throughout the ‘Blogging Behind The Scenes’ series both myself and a group of bloggers will be sharing our experiences and advice upon a range of blogging related topics, this week we are discussing being a blogger from a small town or community,  how bloggers cope with their friends, family, neighbours, parents in the playground and local public being aware of their blog and whether or not it may be an issue.

Small Town Small Minds

Whilst I’m far from the stereotypical ‘country bumpkin’ I was brought up and have lived within this rather isolated, rural area for almost the entirety of my life.… Read more from this post

Blogging Behind The Scenes – Advertising On Your Blog

Welcome to this weeks edition of the ‘Blogging Behind The Scenes’ series. Throughout the ‘Blogging Behind The Scenes’ series both myself and a group of bloggers will be sharing our experiences and advice upon a range of blogging related topics, this week we are discussing advertising, the pros, the cons and the realities of hosting ads on your site.

 

Advertising Is All Around Us

Advertising is everywhere we turn these days, from the magazines we read, the television we chose to watch, the flyers posted through our doors, the billboards plastered all over town to the websites we visit.

I personally feel bombarded by advertising these days and whilst it may have once been an effective way in which to sell something, I now feel we are actually overdosing on adverts thus ignoring the majority of the information being force-fed to us as we go about the daily grind.… Read more from this post

Blogging Behind The Scenes- Is Reviewing Products ‘Tit For Tat’ Or Worthwhile?

Welcome to this weeks edition of the ‘Blogging Behind The Scenes’ series. Throughout the ‘Blogging Behind The Scenes’ series both myself and a group of bloggers will be sharing our experiences and advice upon a range of blogging related topics, this week we are discussing product reviews and whether bloggers feel they are ‘tit for tat’ or a worthwhile venture.

Why And When I First Began Reviewing Products

Following having our son J back in 2009 I set about creating an online magazine/ blog to share informative posts for fellow parents regarding products and tips that I had found to be either useful or a total waste of time.… Read more from this post

Blogging Behind The Scenes- Do Stats Matter Diddly Squat Or A Lot?

Welcome to this weeks edition of the ‘Blogging Behind The Scenes’ series. Throughout the ‘Blogging Behind The Scenes’ series both myself and a group of bloggers will be sharing our experiences and advice upon a range of blogging related topics, this week we are discussing statistics and whether they matter diddly squat or if they may just matter quite a lot.

 

Do Stats Matter To Me?

When I first began blogging stats meant very little to me as in all honesty I was more than aware barely anybody other than my personal friends and possibly family read my blog. I wasn’t writing it for anybody other than myself and therefore stats mattered very little to me.… Read more from this post

Blogging Behind The Scenes – Instasham and Fakebook

Welcome to this weeks edition of the ‘Blogging Behind The Scenes’ series. Throughout the ‘Blogging Behind The Scenes’ series both myself and a group of bloggers will be sharing our experiences and advice upon a range of blogging related topics, this week we are discussing social media and how real the things that we see, share and read may or may not be.

How I Use Social Media

Even prior to blogging I was signed up to a fair amount of social media platforms, it seems to have become the social norm to openly share our thoughts, opinions, photos, videos and such like online.… Read more from this post

Blogging Behind The Scenes- How Long Does It Take To Write A Blog Post?

Welcome to this weeks edition of the ‘Blogging Behind The Scenes’ series. Throughout the ‘Blogging Behind The Scenes’ series both myself and a group of bloggers will be sharing our experiences and advice upon a range of blogging related topics, this week we are focusing upon the length of time it takes most bloggers to create and publish a single blog post.

 

Reading VS Writing Blog Posts

As you can imagine the length of time taken to write a blog post differs according to the subject, content and length of the post but overall I find that whilst readers only spend a few minutes browsing blog posts the actual time taken to write said post is far more than most would imagine.… Read more from this post