Is good writing enough?

I first thought about this in relation to blogging thanks to Jen. She had just been to BlogHer and seen Megan from Velveteen Mind on the panel:  Is being a good writer enough anymore? It should be, right? Taking someone on a ride with words can certainly get you in the door. It can start a conversation. An…

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6 great tips for new businesses

Antonia Chitty is a familiar name to many in the mum blogging world as well as to entrepreneurs as well. She’s written a score of books giving down-to-earth business advice for people. On Wednesday Chitty spoke at a lunch organised by Southeast London Mumpreneurs Network, dishing out tips to help budding business owners. Chitty’s also one of…

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Top Twitter tips whether you’re a new user or old

And by “old” of course I mean “experienced”. Even if you’ve been using Twitter for ages, there are tips, tricks and cool new functionalities to familiarise yourself with, to get the most out of it. Best of all they’re easy and accessible. Earlier this week I met Jen Leo, a Silicon Valley transplant now here…

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How to get 1,000 comments on your next blog post

I thought that would get your attention. The actual title for this post is “Your guide to running successful blog competitions” 😀 Sooner or later your going to be asked to run a competition on your blog. This happened to me a couple years back, when Halfords wanted to give away some kit. I’ve learnt a lot…

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Beginning Blogging: 10 Top Tips for Starting Out on the Right Foot

Everyone is bloggging! At least that’s what it seems like sometimes. That can make starting your new blog a bit daunting. But it needn’t be. Karin from the popular Cafe Bebe blog (follow her on Twitter at @CafeBebe) knows a thing or two about successful blogging. Here she guest posts her top 10 tips for getting…

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