I’m not going to lie, I, like many others have been struggling with blogging this year. I have a few theories on why I’m finding blogging so tough. I always think “Why can’t I do this? Am I the only one?” but Twitter has opened my eyes to a lot of bloggers in the same […]
The Quick, Easy & Free Way! Do you want to create unique blog graphics, but fear you do not have the time or skills needed? Fear not, I have your back in this post! Here’s a tutorial using my favourite site, Canva, that’ll have you well on your way!
Written by Margaret Shalloe & Jessica Sinnott Today, I am bringing you a collaboration with one of my best friends and favourite bloggers, Jess! Jess runs Me, My Blog and I and we’re going to discuss some of the issues facing blogger’s lately. We begin writing in a calm Starbucks environment in Waterford City, on […]
Blogging tips you read sometimes are full of crap. They just are. You go into blogging knowing that people get paid to create content to help others blog better. You decide to pick an article with lots of shares or re-pins and open it feeling overwhelmed. How much money do I need to invest? I […]
My Blogging Notebook is full of all the tools I need to be better at this writing thing. Before I began to get organised as a blogger, I just landed on WordPress and began writing. Now, I document almost everything I do! Here’s what you’ll find in my Blogger’s Notebook, and why I think you […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about my blog lately. I’ve made a LOT of mistakes with it. The thing about it is, I fed myself a lot of lies about it. I made it seem, in my own mind, like it would just grow alone and one day I’d wake up with a great big […]
I often wonder – why do I need to bother with Instagram? In a sense, it is an invaluable asset to a blogger but it truly is hard to master. The more I think about it the more I realise it really stands out as the best way to engage with your blog following and […]
One reason some blogs do considerably better than others, is that the writer is expressing themselves with their true voice. Here’s a few tips to help you find your own blogging voice, and have readers feel connected to you! With added Blog Post Ideas!
My maggiethemuser.com domain is almost one year old! With that in mind, I’ve decided to reflect on my first year blogging more seriously. Here are some of the mistakes I’ve made, what I plan on doing this blogging year, and some sneaky blogging practices that left me feeling blue!