START A BLOG

If you want to start a blog, it can be a little bit confusing to know where to start.

Or even when to start – after I decided I wanted to start my first blog, I spent the next month (perhaps even a little bit longer) just planning everything, and being too scared to actually start one!

I actually spent weeks just thinking of a blog name… For a blog I don’t even work on anymore. So it was a complete waste of time.

These posts are all about starting a blog, including how to prepare to start a blog and what to do just after you start one.

Hopefully they will help you start your blog quickly and easily, so you won’t waste as much time as I did! 

Start a blog in 2021 (the ultimate free guide)

Want to know how to start a blog? Having a blog is amazing. It’s allowed me to earn money doing something I love, and for such a small investment.  But it can also be a lil’ scary starting one on your own. I know because…

The best feminine WordPress themes

Need a beautiful WordPress theme for your blog? With no coding required, WordPress themes have been one of the simpler parts of blogging for a technophobe like me. You just find a theme, install and activate it, and then start using it! But picking a theme that looks good and …

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The 40 best websites for free feminine stock photos

Need gorgeous feminine stock photos for your blog or biz? I’ve got you covered! I was so reluctant to spend money on my blog when I first started blogging. I kept looking for free feminine stock photos, but struggled to find ones that were styled well. This is a list of 40 places you can …

How to start a blog for free

Want to know how to start a blog for free? Whilst I know I love blogging now, I wasn’t sure that I’d love it in the beginning. I was hesitant to invest money in a self hosted site to blog on. If this is you, I’ve made this blog post to show you exactly how …

How to pick the right blog topic for you

Struggling to pick a blog topic? As an indecisive person, picking what I was going to write about on my blog was hard. I spent days thinking about the pros and cons for the blog topics I wanted to write about and not reaching a decision (there were quite a few). As it happens …

How to pick the right blog topic for you

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How often should you publish a blog post?

“How often should you publish a blog post?” is a question a lot of bloggers (new and seasoned alike) will ask themselves at some point. If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you’ll have noticed that I was sharing a blog post weekly…. And then I didn’t share one for about 2 months! So …

How to CRUSH blogging without a niche

Want to have a successful blog… but struggling with niching down? When I first started blogging, I couldn’t decide what I actually wanted to write about. And I’m the type of person who is easily influenced. So I’d read a great post about a beauty product, and then instantly decide I’d want to be a …

10 things you NEED to know before you start a blog

Thinking of becoming a blogger? I’m so glad I started a blog. I’ve learnt new skills, made new friends and earned money doing something I love. However, there are some things I know now I’ve been blogging for over a year that I wish I had known before starting a blog. This post is a …

How to create an AWESOME logo (for free)

Want to create a logo for free? Starting a blog has been amazing. I’ve earned money doing something I love, and learnt new skills. However, I was very reluctant so spend money in the beginning. Even though starting a blog cost me less than $3 a month, I had …

10 best WordPress plugins (that are FREE)

As a blogger, I would constantly read other blogs, look through their website and get frustrated. I wish they’d say what plugin they were using to make a Pinterest widget appear in their sidebar. Or what plugin they were using to stop their affiliate links…

10 best WordPress plugins (that are FREE)

How to pick an AMAZING blog name

It can be real difficult to pick a name you love when you start a blog. In fact, it actually took me almost a month to finally chose the name for my first blog. And now? I don’t even have that blog anymore.  So it …

20 FREE blogging courses and resources

Looking for a free blogging course or resources to up your blogging game? When I first started blogging, I was really reluctant to spend any money on my blog. Even the couple of quid I spent on paying for my hosting… 

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