Food bloggers are busy people. When you generally have to write/cook/style/edit your own content then any handy tools that you can use to reduce the amount of time you spend at the computer are very welcome. Less time spent at the computer means more time spent on food after all! Once again though, you can apply these tips across the blogging genres, where appropriate. Read More
If you’re a food blogger and you’d like to attract brands, or be offered opportunities/invites here are some questions you will need to answer first. Let’s accept you have great images and decent recipes, or at least you’re working on them. It goes without saying that these are prerequisites for food bloggers! Once again you can apply many of these tips to other blogging genres but as Karen (YankeeDoodlePaddy) pointed out to me last week, ‘screen-lickable images’ probably won’t work for beauty bloggers! Read More
I’m going to preface this by saying that this is not a how-to guide. If you want to know how to use various social networks there are plenty of tutorials out there. However, if you are a food blogger/business and would like to make the most of social media here are some tips for you. Read More
I often get asked for tips and advice from other bloggers; maybe because they’re looking for help to get started, or get ahead in food blogging, or get more work as a result of their food blog. Here’s a list of the resources I use to keep my skills as up to date as I possibly can. If this helps you, then please do share it on with others, and if you have any that you use that I’ve not listed here, please let me know! Read More
It’s a delicate balancing act but you don’t need me to tell you that I’m sure. How do you allow for all the costs during the year, make sure that the bills are paid, that there are enough savings for special occasions, and not end up pulling your hair out in frustration?
I’d love to tell you that it’s easy to manage the family budget, but it’s not. Setting up a management system will take time. I’m not going to pull any wool over your eyes. My best advice to you is to put the time in today, and you’ll find it much easier in the future.
This is not an exhaustive list. I’ll bet you have some tips that are far better than mine. If you do please let me know! Read More