Category Archives: Business Tips & Strategy

Should You Automate Social Media Posts?

I strongly believe that business shouldn’t always be about the “hustle” or working 50 hours a week. I actually run my own business as a way to help me make more room in my life for the things that matter, so I’m a big fan of taking smart shortcuts when they make sense and work well. Automating social media is one easy way to save time, but should you do it?

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14 Ways to Make Money From a Blog (in a Way That Suits You!)

When I started my first blog in 2008, I did it because I wanted to do something creative for fun. I had no idea that people could make a living from blogs! The good news is that, no matter what stage of blogging you’re at, there is probably a way to turn your passion into profit. I’ve put this list together to get the ideas flowing and to help you see how your blog – or even an idea that you haven’t yet started – could make you some cash!

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How to Start and Grow Your Email List With No Money

I’ve said it so many times, but I’ll repeat it again now: my email list is my best business investment and I highly encourage you to start building your own as soon as possible. However, I fully understand that not everyone can afford a monthly email marketing service. So, if the cost is putting you off starting, here’s how to get started for free while you build your business.

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5 Mistakes I Made When I First Started Blogging

It’s fair to say I’ve made a lot of mistakes when it comes to blogging. I’ve been creating websites since the early noughties, and blogging on WordPress since 2008, so it’s easy to look back and see where I did things wrong. Truthfully, I made way more mistakes than I cover in this post, but these are some of the big ones that I thought might help you avoid them. The good news is, though, that every mistake is an opportunity to learn – and I’ve learnt a lot!

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