• How to Keep Your Blog Safe & Secure || Blogging

    How to Keep Your Blog Safe & Secure || Blogging

    January 9, 2019 FrannyMac

    Safety and security go hand in hand when it comes to your blog. You need to do everything in your power to ensure your blog is secure and that you’re as safe as you can be from legal issues and other matters that might damage your website or your reputation. It’s one of the more serious sides to blogging and you can’t afford to ignore it completely. I know that more than most as back in July my blog was…

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  • 6 Things To Do When You're Lacking Blogging Inspiration || Blogging Tips

    6 Things To Do When You’re Lacking Blogging Inspiration || Blogging Tips

    March 14, 2018 FrannyMac

    Let’s be honest, no matter how long you’ve been blogging for, we all have moments where it feels like all our inspiration to write and create dries up. I’ve been lucky recently and in getting myself a little more organised, I’ve managed to get back towards to a regular posting schedule. Aside from this, I also realised what I can do for a quick boost of inspiration. So I thought I’d share six of the things I do when I’m…

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  • 10 Tips To Help You Battle The Blogging Blues || Blogging

    10 Tips To Help You Battle The Blogging Blues || Blogging

    September 1, 2017 FrannyMac

    If you asked any blogger if they’d had a moment where they considered deleting everything and throwing the towel in, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who hadn’t. And, I hate to admit it but I had this moment over the past month or so. Everything with work and life seemed to be bogging me down and I would pull out my laptop and notepad but despite coming up with some post names I just couldn’t write anything that I…

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  • 6 Tricks For Managing To Blog With A Full Time Job

    6 Tricks For Managing To Blog With A Full Time Job || Blogging Tips

    July 29, 2016 FrannyMac

    As I may have mentioned before, I work full time as a business account manager. Aside from my 40 hour working weeks, I also have a 50 minute commute each way to get to work. To say it keeps me busy would be an understatement. This means that whenever my friends hear about my blog, one of the first questions they ask is “but how do you find the time?!“. So I thought I’d share my tips for managing to post…

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  • Improve Your Photos For Under £10 || Blogging Tips

    May 16, 2016 FrannyMac

    Looking back on my photos in my first six months of blogging, I cringe a little. Although I’ve still got the same camera (well I slightly upgraded the body a few months ago) the difference in quality is insane. Seriously, when I first started blogging I just used to lay products on my bed (normally in really bad yellow toned artificial light – the horror) take a quick snap and upload them. Sometimes, I’d be a little more extravagant and…

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  • Why You Should Say Yes To Blogging Events || Blogging Tips

    March 19, 2016 FrannyMac

    In a few days time it’ll be exactly a year since I went to my first ever blogging event #MyChocBloggers and it’s safe to say a lot has changed since then. I’ve grown a lot as a person, I’ve made a lot of amazing friends and I’ve done some things I never even dreamed I’d do all because of this little piece of the internet. To put this in perspective, as this posts I’m on my way to Centre Parcs with a group…

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  • 12 Essential Apps For Bloggers || Blogging Tips

    February 22, 2016 FrannyMac

    As a blogger well okay even before I blogged I find myself hooked to my phone. It’s where I do most of my social networking, my every day camera and also a source of entertainment whenever I’m on my commute. I often find myself downloading and trying new apps when it comes to editing photos and making life a little bit easier but here are the ones that I consistently go back to using.

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  • Taking Better Photos With Your Phone || Blogging Tips

    December 8, 2015 FrannyMac

    Although I’m not exactly a photography expert, I do enjoy taking photos and learning how I might improve. This applies to both my actual camera and my phone. Looking back at Instagram photos from a year or so back thanks Timehop.. I almost cringe, then feel kind proud at how much better my photos have gotten. So here are some tips that I use to improve the quality of photos taken on my phone;

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  • 9 Blogging Tips I Learnt at The Big Blogger Conference || Blogging Tips

    9 Blogging Tips I Learnt at The Big Blogger Conference || Blogging Tips

    August 25, 2015 FrannyMac

    If you follow me on twitter you may have seen a few a lot of tweets mentioning @LDNMeetUp‘s Big Blogger Conference. It was held last Saturday at the gorgeous Hotel Russell and a day full of workshops, meeting brands and mingling with fellow bloggers. So needless to say I was super excited, I mean what more could a blogger want from a day?! So, rather than spamming you all with photos and gushing about how amazing all the brands and speakers were. (Well,…

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