Category: Blogging

Creative Genius Bar 2015

Blogtacular Creative Genius Bar

A few years ago my friend Heather told me that she wanted to be able to go to a conference and have a 1-2-1 session with someone where she could ask specific questions about her blog. This year I’m pleased to say we can make that true for all of you. We have three geniuses…

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Thomson Perfect Pitch Webinar

Morning in Dobrota, Montenegro by Trish Hartmann

Are you planning to pitch your holiday ideas to Thomson? At Blogtacular this June Thomson are in search of bloggers to send on holiday. Tempted? Let’s talk about the pitch – every blogger at Blogtacular 2015 is invited to pitch a holiday in the Thomson jet. You’ll have two minutes to get your idea across…

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How to Name Your Blog Photos

We’ve mentioned it again and again, but let’s do it one more time – Have you named your blog photos yet?  You should! Naming your photos is an important part of search engine optimisation (SEO). SEO can seem like a dark art, but really its the simple idea of making your content as accessible as possible…

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5 Things to Check Before You Hit Publish

5 things to check before your publish your blog post - from

1. Do you have share-worthy images? Make sure at least one of your images is optimised for Pinterest. That means its portrait orientation (long and thin) and for added pinability, it could have a call to arms on the photo itself. Facebook and Twitter show landscape images best (and Facebook limits the amount of text…

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Is Your Site Mobile Responsive?

The way Google ranks websites in search results is changing.  From April 21st, your blog will get extra marks in Google’s ranking algorithm for having a mobile friendly design. What is a mobile friendly website? Mobile friendly (also called responsive) sites are optimised to work on all kinds of devices – from desktops and laptops…

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