Why do people read blogs?

Recently we asked our readers why they read blogs. I was in the inevitable blog doldrums, no motivation to blog, and felt no sense of inspiration. I wanted to know what it was all about and why I should bother. I wrote a post, asked my readers ‘Why do you read blogs?’ and got a…

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How to adapt your small business during Coronavirus

Wow, it’s been a crazy, random, busy, quiet, unprecedented, terrifying few months and for some of us that doesn’t look to be changing anytime soon.  Not only have I had to navigate this “new normal” of homeschooling erratically my 3 children, but my whole small business suddenly changed too.  But after the initial rest *insert…

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5 key Pinterest tips to grow traffic in 2020

Pinterest is incredibly powerful for bringing new visitors to your blog. We know this. What’s difficult though is keeping up with Pinterest changes and maintaining those visitors on a consistent basis. I’ve been coaching bloggers and businesses in the art of Pinterest Marketing for 3 years. And I’ve seen how Pinterest updates can affect blogs…

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Understanding the scandal of Clemmie Hooper, Instagram influencer

* In response to this piece, several commenters have pointed out that it’s important to not let hate speech pass without comment. To be absolutely clear, BritMums abhors racism, sexism and other forms of hate speech online and believes we must speak out against those when we find them. Earlier this month, the story of…

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6 simple tasks you can do to get better at SEO

So you’d like to get better at SEO? Well, wouldn’t we all!  There may be agencies who offer Search Engine Optimisation at vastly inflated prices, but they don’t necessarily do any better than you can on your blog. OK, they may have more resources at their fingertips – access to different media, vast advertising budgets,…

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