When the winds of change blow, some people build walls.
Others build windmills.
~ Chinese Proverb
Peace was the word I chose for myself for 2017. It’s almost the end of January and in a way, I think this has probably been the perfect choice for a number of reasons. Continue reading “Winds of change”
Overwhelmed by social media? Social media fatigue wearing you down? Should you quit social media? These are just some of the questions and its variants that I’ve found myself typing into Google over the last 2 years.
It’s kind of ironic that I’d say that, considering two important things:
- My work/blogs revolve around having a social media presence. Traffic to my blog is highest via these channels.
- I recently was presented an award for handling my social media account on Twitter effectively.
Okay, fine. You can snort with laughter. I’ll give you a moment. Continue reading “Ways to combat social media fatigue”
It’s been a very eventful year, 2016. You’d agree, especially if you’ve followed the news and/or been on social media these last 12 months. I came away from the year with plenty of lessons under my belt, some of which I blogged about under my 10 lessons from 2016.
The Word of the year concept was one I used in 2015, to set the tone for the year ahead. It’s not a goal or a resolution, as such. Think of it more as a way to attract the emotion evoked by that word.
Continue reading “2017: A wish and a word”
Blogging guilt hits all of us at various times through our online lives. This is not only normal but can occur with frequency depending on the kind of blogger you are.
Today, we’ll talk about the main aspects of blogging guilt and how you can overcome them without compromising on your peace of mind.
Most of the components I speak of here are relevant to personal and niche bloggers, but you may find one or two things to help you whether you’re a first-time or veteran blogger.
Continue reading “How to Overcome Blogging Guilt”
Helpful tips are everywhere on the internet. You just have to type in the phrase, ‘Social Media tips for bloggers’ and Google will hit you with a ton of responses quicker than you can blink an eye and say ‘Wow’.
So, why write another post on the subject?
A. Because you can
B. Because you may bring something valuable to the table: your perspective
Continue reading “4 Important Social Media Tips for Bloggers”