Maven Connex on a tv screen in the orangery at the de vere hotel

Attending The Maven Connex Conference at De Vere Hotel Tortworth

*Collaborative Post

There are so many aspects of my job which I love; working from home, being my own boss, making online connections. But one area that can really affect all bloggers is the loneliness and lack of colleagues to chat to or bounce ideas off of. This is precisely why, when a meeting or conference comes up, most of us jump at the chance to attend. A conference gives a blogger the chance to learn new skills, to listen to experts, to chat to new friends and to make valuable contacts with PR’s. 

This is the first year that I have made it to any event or conference (I’ve been blogging for 3 years) and now I have stepped out of my comfort zone, I am always eager for that next big day. Continue reading “Attending The Maven Connex Conference at De Vere Hotel Tortworth”

blogger workday setup with laptop, notebook, coffee, phone on table

Would a Blogger Workday Meetup Help With Your Productivity?

*Collaborative Post

Being a blogger comes with plenty of benefits– working from home, setting your own hours, working around the kids, freelance gigs, being your own boss, but one aspect that can be less than desirable is the fact that you are quite often alone and your ‘workmates’ are all online and are usually people you have never met and may never meet… But what if you did meet up? What if you found a midway meetup point for a blogger workday? Would this help with your productivity? Continue reading “Would a Blogger Workday Meetup Help With Your Productivity?”

woman writing in a notebook sat outside

Get Up and Get Blogging Again – 5 ways to boost your motivation to write

*Collaborative Post

It comes to every blogger eventually: the inevitable writer’s block. Running out of steam whilst writing a blog is very common, and there are plenty of reasons why so many of us run out of motivation to carry on. Whether it’s a lack of traffic to our blog, we’re running out of ideas or we just don’t feel like we’re getting the recognition we deserve – especially when we put in all that hard work! Continue reading “Get Up and Get Blogging Again – 5 ways to boost your motivation to write”

business

Ways To Make Your Business More Professional

*Collaborative Post

A professional brand image is something that all businesses want to achieve today. Read on to discover some suggestions to help you with improving your business.

 

Invest in a professional business address – The first thing you need to do is invest in the services of a professional business address. This can be something especially beneficial for home-based companies. Check out PO box web alternatives to see some of the best options that are out there today. Contact options on a website play a big role when it comes to professionalism, and so you can take a big leap forward with this.  Continue reading “Ways To Make Your Business More Professional”

hand of a person writing

How To Be A Successful Blogger

*Collaborative Post

Although you may have had your blog for a long time, you may not feel as though you are a successful blogger yet. Whilst success means different things to different people when it comes to blogging it often refers to having a regular income or going full-time. Whether you’ve just started your blog or you’ve been going for years, for most this is the ultimate goal. Continue reading “How To Be A Successful Blogger”

me lifting William in the air with the words written on the left How I Juggle Working from home with children

How I Juggle Working From Home With Children

Working from home can often seem like the dream, can’t it? Roll out of bed and start work in your pyjamas, no commute, your home comforts at your fingertips and flexible working hours. It really can be, but if you are also a stay at home parent it can throw quite a few curve balls your way! This has been my working life now for 3 years and I have recently been asked a few times how I juggle it all. Well, er, it’s not exactly an exact science Continue reading “How I Juggle Working From Home With Children”

a lady writing

How To Write A Book: 9 Tips And Tricks For New Writers

*Collaborative Post

Writing a book truly can change your life. It offers the opportunity to discover who you really are and find fame and fortune, not to mention allows you the chance to impact the lives of thousands, if not millions all over the world. Writing can be exciting, fun, and passionate, but by no means is it easy. When it comes to writing your first book, it’s much easier to quit than it is to finish. When your own message begins to bore you or you run out of ideas, you are going to be more than tempted to give up. To help you avoid this eventuality, here are nine helpful tips and tricks on how to write a book. Continue reading “How To Write A Book: 9 Tips And Tricks For New Writers”