Is your blog share worthy?

You’ve spent a good portion of your day researching and writing up what you believe is the perfect blog post. You publish it, share it on your regular social media channels and wait. Surely this is going to get picked up by your audience and passed along in no time. But nothing happens. Sound familiar?[…]

The benefits of giving away advice for free

There’s a great scene in the latest James Bond film Skyfall where the titular hero breaks out a cut-throat razor to shave himself with before taking on the baddies. That is a serious bit of old school kit; something only the most skillful and quite old fashioned gent would tackle the daily chore of shaving[…]

The benefits of StumbleUpon

Recently we started using StumbleUpon to promote our travel blog and it’s been so successful that I’m kicking myself that we didn’t do it earlier. In the past four weeks we’ve had three times as much traffic as we did in the four weeks prior. StumbleUpon now brings in most of our blog’s traffic and[…]

How to get more blogging ideas

We’ve all had those days… you’re staring blankly at the computer screen and a few minutes pass. You simply cannot think of a single thing to write. And you know you have to post something on your blog before people start to think your company has gone out of business, so infrequent are your updates.[…]

How to build blog traffic

You’ve just started a blog and like with this one, which has only been going for two months, you really want to build blog traffic. It’s easier said than done, that’s for sure! To comfort yourself, keep in mind that building up a strong following of loyal readers takes time and there’s no overnight solution[…]

Why isn’t anyone reading my business blog?

Feels as though your blogs are well-written but that your still not getting as many readers as you’d like? Sometimes it can be tough to built a loyal audience but hang in there – they will come; you just need to be patient. When we first started our travel blog Double-Barrelled Travel, only our friends[…]