How to Blog and Live a Fit Healthy Life!

When you say the word ‘Blogger’ what image springs to mind? Does it scream ‘world class athlete’ with rippling muscles and a toned body? Well, I don’t know about you, but to me, the word ‘blogger’ conjures up an image of someone hunched over a screen for hours, tapping away at their keyboard, peering blearily […]

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A Blissful Day in the Life of a Blogger

Hit the Ground Blogging! 6am Wake up. Swing out of bed and hit the ground blogging! Turn on the light and grab my laptop. Return to bed, arrange the pillows, settle back, log on and start blogging! Whilst others are facing the daily commute to work, my typical working day blogging has already started from […]

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Best WordPress Themes: Rosalie

Rosalie on all devices

I’ve got a brand new shiny WordPress Theme for my Out of the Office website: Rosalie. The reason for this change of heart is that I was getting concerned about the amount of time it was taking to load my website. So I set about researching how to speed up my website. As a result […]

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Why Your Blog is Boss

If YOU want to make money from your blog, you need to treat it as a business. Yes, like any job, it can and should be fun. It can and should be rewarding. (This post contains affiliate links and if you click on a link and purchase something, I will make some money which will […]

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Make No Mistake! This is How to Write a Killer Blog Post

Originally posted on Le Grand Art:
It’s a Learning Curve Since starting a blog I have been on a steep learning curve.  So steep that sometimes I think I need climbing boots and some grappling irons. Here are a few pointers that I’ve gleaned which will hopefully save you time when crafting your own blog:…

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How to Join an Ethical Affiliate Scheme – and Stay Guilt Free!

Monetise Your Blog Now! All the articles you read positively encourage you to monetise your blog and, let’s be honest, you probably would like to earn money from your blog, either as a full-time living or to supplement your existing income.  So what’s holding you back? Affiliate Schemes One of the easiest ways to monetise […]

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Best WordPress Themes: Canard

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Testing I’m currently trying out Canard on my test blog site.  My test site is private but I have a number of blog posts and portfolio posts on it so that I can test out the best wordpress themes for blogs before I take the plunge to set them up on my live sites. (Of […]

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Best WordPress Themes: Rebalance

Rebalance is a great WordPress theme aimed at artists and photographers but also suitable for any type of blog. They say Rebalance’s clean look and large-format imagery make it great for displaying artwork and photography.  Its responsive layout is optimized for all devices and its great typography keeps your text legible and stylish no matter […]

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Best WordPress Themes: Altofocus

Time and time again I come back to Altofocus.  It’s classic simplicity appeals to me. They say: AltoFocus’ elegant tiles helps artists, photobloggers, and other creatives showcase their talents. The grid automatically shifts and re-forms to accommodate new posts, creating an ever-changing collage of your creativity that draws visitors in while remaining clean and easy to navigate. I […]

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Best WordPress Themes: Dicot

Might as Well Face It I’m Addicted to Themes I have a confession: I am addicted to trying WordPress themes!  I can spend hours just paging through the Themes page looking at the beautiful example screens, clicking on and watching the live demos.. and I need to find the best wordpress theme! Current Favourite WordPress […]

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