Social Media Advice

I am fascinated with social media and how you can turn a hobby or passion into a career by using this medium! The power of social media is awesome, I have learnt and I am still learning along the way, here is all the advice I could have found in one place at the beginning. Advice for blogging, Pinterest, Instagram and more.

Instagram – My 10 Step Guide to Creating a Successful Account

Do blogs like this still need to be written? Do we still need to know what works on Instagram or not? This isn’t a blog…

How to Start a Successful WordPress Blog – Part 2

In my previous blog post (Part 1, obviously, read it here) I spoke about how to start right at the beginning when creating your own…

How to Start a Successful Blog – Part 1

How often have you thought, I just need to start a blog! Have you been toying with the idea for a while now but you…

Why You Should Start a Blog in 2021

I had such a huge reaction to my last blog about how to become a full time, paid Instagrammer, I thought I would follow it…

So, You Want to be an Instagrammer?

What is “being an Instagrammer?” I was mulling over what to write about for my first blog post in 2021 and I think it’s been…

The Definitive Guide to Instagram Reels – A Social Media Must Have?

I think from a very young age I’ve been drawn to watching short videos. My Dad was an avid Cine filmmaker, taking his Chinon 410…

How to Come Up with Engaging Content on Social Media

A couple of weeks ago I published a blog post on why it was so important to become a brand on social media. So, you’ve got your name and niche ready to go but you hit the biggest stumbling block, what on earth do I keep posting and talking about? You look back on your photo album on your phone but all you can see is pictures of your cat/family/contents of your kid’s nose (is it just my kids that take photos of their nostrils?? 😊)…

Pinterest for Beginners – How to Get More Traffic to Your Social Media

If you are a blogger or small business owner, the best way to get traffic to your blog or website is undoubtedly Pinterest. In this blog post, I teach Pinterest for beginners, how to get started and what’s important.

Social Media and How To Create Stunning Images to Gain Followers

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a Photography and Styling Workshop with the Photographer extraordinaire, Cathy Pyle and the lovely Interior Designer and stylist, Kay Prestney. Instagram is such a visual tool, it is so important to create showstopping images for social media to gain followers

How to Become a Brand on Social Media and Why it’s …

Instagram is the biggie isn’t it? Becoming an influencer (yes, we ALL hate this term) is slowly becoming a full-time employment choice, but it gets a lot of bad press. Why do people want to be influencers? Is it fame? Money, attention or to inflate your ego? It’s time to think about yourself as a brand…..

What Instagram Taught Me in 2019 and 2020 Trends

2019 was a strange old year for me on Instagram. It started of badly with an Instagram imposed “shadow ban” and I nearly came off the app for good. But, it helped me put things in perspective. What did I learn about this hugely influential app in 2019 and what are the trends for 2020?…

How To Claim Your Website On Pinterest and Make it Work For …

Pinterest is without a shadow of a doubt, the biggest driver of traffic to my blog. Pinterest has 250 million users each month, all looking for inspiration, tips and advice. It’s become one of the most successful social platforms for driving traffic to blogs and websites…

Pinterest Business Account and Why You Should Change it from a Personal

Continuing on the theme of all things Pinterest (if you only ever use it for pictures of cats and tutorials on how to make slime, this isn’t for you! 😊), I will write a blog on each of the top tips I included in my blog post “How I Grew My Pinterest Views to Nearly 4 million in under 4 months”.