Category: Blog Advice

How To Create an Attention Grabbing Blog Post Title

The blog post title is something that is often overlooked and rushed. And you know what? It’s actually THE most important aspect of your post. Why? Because it’s what makes people decide whether or not to go ahead and read it. And you want people to read your blog post, right? Your blog post title really […]

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5 Simple Steps That Made My Blog Grow

Blogging is a tough world. I get it. It’s incredibly hard to get noticed, full of long hours, and let’s face it, watching absolutely zilch happen to your stats is frustrating. I’ve recently been making a conscious effort to improve my stats and make my blog grow. Some changes have done sod all, niente, nothing – but others have truly worked. So, I’m here to help as many bloggers out by sharing what actually made my blog grow.

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How To Increase Blog Traffic by Using Keywords | Monthly Column

We all want to increase blog traffic, right? In this article I am going to show you exactly how you can do just that with the use of some handy keywords. Adding strategic keywords will ensure that people find your posts. It’s an easy way to grow your traffic on autopilot (and for free!). So, you […]

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5 Easy Ways to Personalise Your Blog (Helpful Screenshots Included!)

Let’s face it, blogging’s a competitive business. So how exactly can you stand out from the rest? By personalising your blog of course. Easy! It’s such a quick fix that makes a heck of a difference to readers first impressions. WordPress particularly offers loads of ways you can personalise your blog. Step away from the yucky generic […]

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Launch of ‘Get noticed: A blogger’s guide to standing out online’

One sec bloggers, let me just pull myself back down to Earth… I’m celebrating my little “win” moment over here. I am thrilled to introduce my brand new and exclusive free guide to you – Get noticed: A blogger’s guide to standing out online. Eeeek. I wanted to create something more than a blog post for you, […]

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5 Tips for Writing a Killer Blog Post Title

Coming up with a title for your blog post is probably one of the most over looked aspect of the entire writing process, because it’s so simple and people believe “anything will do”. Wrong. Your title must persuade readers in. With over 2 million posts being published daily, it’s important to make yours stand out, and […]

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Favourite Free Fonts For Bloggers | Clarina

I admit, I’m a little (a lot) obsessed when it comes to finding the perfect font to pair up with a blog post, and as a result have formed quite a collection. There are sooo many lovely ones out there, and loads are free! I’ve gathered together my favourite font freebies, as well as their direct links so you […]

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5 Reasons Why I Didn’t Read Your Blog Post

I make sure to take at least an hour out of each day to sift through blog posts. I really enjoy the down time and catching up on the latest reads. This often makes me feel inspired and motivated and I love connecting with bloggers too. However, when people have as little time as I […]

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15 Things You Should Do Before Hitting Publish (& Free Checklist!)

Blogging can be overwhelming, and with loads to think about, it’s easy to forget the little details that can sometimes make all the difference. I’ve gathered together a list of everything I think should be done before you hit ‘publish’. Stuff that’s really going to help your post be read, loved and shared. Download my checklist (see end of post) to make it super easy for you to remember what exactly you need to do before publishing your blog post!

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16 Common Blogger Mistakes To Avoid in 2016

As a blogger, it takes time to build up your page and turn it into something you’re really proud of. This journey comes with a few bumps along the way that admittedly I’ve been through – we wouldn’t be human if we didn’t make mistakes. I thought I’d write a post on easy and common blogging mistakes to […]

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5 Tips to Keeping Organised

I have recently received a lot of emails and comments from people wondering how I stay organised, so it’s obviously a topic people are concerned about. Keeping organised is something that has definitely taken me time to really get the hang of, and staying motivated is a major factor too. We all have our own lives outside of blogging, […]

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13 Tips on Starting a Successful YouTube Channel

I have been approached numerous times by bloggers asking for my advice on starting a YouTube channel, especially more recently. A lot of people have been freaking out over making videos, “where do I start?”, “how do you know what people will watch?”, “what if people don’t like me?“. I responded to everyone but I could […]

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5 Tips to Speed Up Your Blog Writing Time

Let’s face it, we’ll all procrastinators sometimes. And when it comes to sitting down and writing a blog post, it’s easy get very distracted very quickly. I often find myself doing things that could be temporarily ignored such as answering the phone or responding to Facebook messages. And, fewer distractions often mean more free time. So, I’ve […]

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How To Take & Edit Your Blog Photographs | Blog Advice

It’s time for a brand spanking new piece of blog advice. Are you ready? But first onto a more important matter – dry January is over. I have officially been cleansed and detoxed; but could someone please pass me a large glass of white Chardonnay?  I’ve recently had a lot of comments on the quality of […]

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5 Things I’ve Learnt in the Last Year of Blogging

Today marks my first Blogiversary – yay!  On the 7th January 2015, I created my page and posted for the first time. Honestly, I hadn’t a clue what I was doing – I just threw myself full force into it; I was thirsty for a new hobby and loved the idea of a challenge. But, I was very naive and […]

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Top 10 Tips For Beginner Bloggers | Monthly Column

It’s very easy to become overwhelmed when you enter the blogging world. I’ve been a beauty blogger for almost a year and to start with I quickly realised I knew nothing about blogging, it’s been a huge learning curve. To help as many new bloggers as possible, i’ve put together a list of tips – stuff I wish I […]

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30 Cheap Prop & Background Ideas for Blog Photographs | Blog Advice

First things first – happy new year! Let’s kick it off with some good ol’ blog advice. Photographs are what first attract people to your posts; they are so important. They must act like a big warm hug to your readers, and to tempt them in. So, you must get creative! You don’t need an […]

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How To Write Your About Me Page

Are you stuck on creative ideas? Are you doing something wrong? There’s no way around it, you need to spend some serious time and energy on your about page, because it’s probably one of the most visited pages on your blog. I’ve gathered together some tips and tricks on how to really make your about me […]

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50 Most Popular Blogmas Post Ideas | Blog Advice

Happy December to you all. It’s officially the first day of Blogmas – yay! For those of you who don’t know, Blogmas begins at the start of December and goes for 25 days. Bloggers and Vloggers post at least once a day and every post is dedicated to, you guessed it, Christmas. I have 24 festive posts lined […]

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