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How To Be A Successful Blogger

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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”

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Review: What Wesley Wore

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We love books in our house. Jake makes us read up to 5 books at bedtime and prior to having children, I would read crime thriller after crime thriller (when I had the time!) And then, of course, I self-published my own book and still have children’s books I’d love to get published and other ideas in my head so when Sam from Owlet Press asked us to review a brand new children’s book I was very excited. Not only is he the founder of Owlet Press but he’s also the author of ‘What Wesley Wore’ Continue reading “Review: What Wesley Wore”

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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”

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

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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”

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What To Think About Before Heading To That Job Interview

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There is nothing quite as nerve wrenching as heading to a job interview. The pressure you can feel or put on yourself can be immense. From worrying about whether you will fluff up your answers to hoping that you make a great impression, it can all feel consuming and overwhelming. Getting the job interview in the first place is a big deal, but have you really thought it through? Here are some of the things to think about before heading off for that interview and hopefully landing yourself the new job. Continue reading “What To Think About Before Heading To That Job Interview”

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Freelancers Envy Your Sick Days

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For anybody who works in an office and is stressed out by the 9-to-5 constraint, the idea of embracing of freelancing career is the most appealing thought. You probably picture yourself waking up refreshed and relaxed and preparing a healthy breakfast with the kids before heading to your home office, an unused bedroom you’ve redecorated to create the perfect working environment. At lunchtime, you’ve got time to pop out for lunch with your best friends and gossip about the latest news in town before heading back to pick up the kids from school. You can even squeeze in a couple of hours before dinner while your oldest is doing her homework and the younger one is playing peacefully in the lounge. Continue reading “Freelancers Envy Your Sick Days”

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Top Tips that will Help you to Email More Efficiently

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Nobody likes having an endless list of emails to reply to. It’s hard work and you may even find that it’s time-consuming as well. If you want to put an end to this once and for all then here are a few tips that will help you to get started. Continue reading “Top Tips that will Help you to Email More Efficiently”