Month: July 2020

What is Google Keen? And how can it benefit bloggers?

What is Google Keen? And how can it benefit bloggers?

Years ago now I started a wee startup call Scrattch. It was meant to bring people together over common interests and allow communities to share interests with those who shared similar passions. I used to talk to people about it and explain it with the 

7 Blog metrics every successful blogger needs to track

7 Blog metrics every successful blogger needs to track

There’s a tonne of things to remember as a blogger or business owner trying to grow your brand and your reach. But, one thing’s for sure. If you don’t measure it, you can’t improve it! So, track your blog metrics! Knowing your blog metrics is a 

Google Analytics for beginner bloggers

Google Analytics for beginner bloggers

There’s soooo many things to remember when blogging as a beginner. It can get super confusing, right!? And then on top of that all, you’re expected to know your stats.  There are a few things you can see right there on your dashboard in WordPress, 

What is a Google featured snippet and how can you get one?

What is a Google featured snippet and how can you get one?

What is a Google featured snippet? Google featured snippets (or “answer boxes”) are short text boxes that appear after the paid ads section on Google search results. Their aim is to answer a simple question and often appear as a short paragraph or definition, a 

How to create Instagram templates in Canva

How to create Instagram templates in Canva

Two minute blogging tips – How to create Instagram templates in Canva This is a wee doozy! … instead of recreating a whole new Insta image from scratch each time you want to promote one of your blogs… simply get yourself organized in advance! – 

6 Simple content tweaks your readers will love you for

6 Simple content tweaks your readers will love you for

You’re a great writer! And your blog posts are both interesting and valuable… but, when people hit your site are they overwhelmed by text and formatting chaos?  There’s a whole heap of easy tweaks you can make to structure your blog posts so that your 

Best practice guidelines for the Pinterest algorithm changes

Best practice guidelines for the Pinterest algorithm changes

It’s no secret that many bloggers are getting a little frustrated by the Pinterest Algorithm changes. Bloggers are seeing their stats nosedive and are wondering what they can do to increase Pinterest views and engagement again. Yes, Pinterest has changed their algorithm. But, it’s for 

Why knowledge is dangerous – You can’t undo knowing there is a solution to a world problem

Why knowledge is dangerous – You can’t undo knowing there is a solution to a world problem

Alison Covington is an innovator, social entrepreneur, founder & MD of Good360 Australia. Good360 is a matchmaker, helping repurpose items of value by directing them to Australians most in need. Passionate about equality and reducing waste, Alison founded Good360 Australia because she saw a gap 

How to Start a Blog

How to Start a Blog

How to start a blog that’s successful, in 5 easy steps! Starting a blog is an incredibly exciting time! But it can also be fraught with anxiety and doubt! It’s so easy to go down a rabbit hole and and sign up with the wrong platform… 

How to write a blog post

How to write a blog post

How to write a blog post – a simple guide for beginner bloggers to create a successful blog.  So, you’re a new blogger! Congratulations! It’s such an exciting journey. And can be extremely rewarding both personally and also financially if you know how. The first