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Guest Post | Best Plugins for WordPress

One of the main motivators for moving my blog to Word Press was the extensive range of plugins available.  The plugins I use either optimise my site or make my life easier.  I work full time and blog as a hobby, therefore anything to help me improve things quickly, is...

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We Explain | Traveling Hard on a 9-5

One of the things I get asked a lot – like, every time I have to decline someone’s flat warming or baby shower or birthday drinks because of it, is: how do you get to travel so much? That’s usually always followed by: how do you *afford* to travel so much? Which,...

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Blogging Tips | Blogging Alongside a Full Time Job

Balancing blogging and a fulltime job can be tough. Throw in the keeping fit, events, life admin (cleaning, and all that other boring stuff), and socialising, and 24 hours does not feel long enough. I couldn’t tell you how many tweets I’ve seen highlighting the...

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We Explain | SEO Basics

‘SEO’ (Search Engine Optimisation) is something that gets mentioned a tonne in the Blogosphere, but it can be a little intimidating whether you’re just starting out as a blogger, or you’re an old pro – but, not to fear, I’ve been working in SEO for a good few years...

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We Explain | Simple Food Photography Tips

I’m pretty sure we’ve all been there – we’ve been out for an incredible meal or made a superb dinner and yet just can’t get THAT shot. The lighting is poor. The presentation of the dish doesn’t correctly represent how good it tastes. Knowing which angle to shoot or...

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We Explain | How to Beat the Latest Instagram Algorithm

Instagram: it’s the platform we all love to hate, right? Especially now that the Instagram algorithm changes are no longer published on their blog, meaning that you have to dig through their help section for details on all the changes. What was once the...

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We Explain: How to use Pinterest to boost your blog posts

When we think of social media, Pinterest is always included on that list. That said, it’s a bit of a weird social media. You tend to have people either SUPER into Pinterest but not totally sure how it relates to their blog, or people who avoid the platform all...

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Behind the Blog | Dalton Banks

Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your blog? How did you first get into blogging? I'm behind the blog that is Dalton-Banks which is a place for food and travel lovers. I share recipes that I love to make, where to eat in my hometown, London, and travel tips and...

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