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10 BLOGGING MISTAKES YOU MUST NEVER (EVER) COMMIT

BEING a blogger is wonderful. Life changing, confidence building and a hell of a lot of fun too. It helps you learn new skills, it pulls out of you talents that you never knew you had and it forces you to up your game. But. (There’s always a but right?!) It’s hard. Like seriously hard. I know of many people who think being a blogger is a walk in the park.

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A SNEAK PEEK AT MY LIFE RECENTLY

I’M GOING through one of those fabulous phases in life at the moment. You know, the ones when life seems to be a little more exciting and jam packed than usual. So here’s a quick sneak peek of what I’ve been up to recently…   New additions to the family Ok, let’s start with the most exciting news first! We have two new additions to the family and nope I’m

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MY LOVE FOR FREELANCING (PLUS TIPS FOR THOSE WHO FANCY DOING IT TOO)

I’M feeling super proud of myself this month. Because I’ve made it to a bit of a milestone. I’ve made it to five years as a freelancer. Yes folks, I’ve been working for myself, freelancing, hustling and spinning many a plate to earn a decent living for the past five years. When I took the leap from the safety of employment into the scary unknown world of self-employment, I really

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BECOMING CHOOSY AS A BLOGGER (& WHY IT’S IMPORTANT)

ONCE you’ve been blogging for a while, the emails start appearing. And boy doesn’t it feel good?! Your inbox which was once pretty quiet starts to become a hive of activity and the fabulous happens – brands start to approach you! They want to send you stuff and pay you for stuff and you do a great big leap of joy because you’ve made it! This blogging malarky is paying

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10 Of The Greatest Mistakes I’ve Made As A Woman (to date)

I’VE made so many mistakes in my life, I’ve lost count. I’ve cried so many times, I’m amazed I have any tears left. I’ve picked myself up from rock bottom on so many occasions, that I’ve gotten rather good now at getting on with life when the s**t hits the fan or when things go horribly wrong. But yet I still wouldn’t change any of it for the world. Sure

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How to get the most out of your creativity

AS a professional blogger one of the things I often find the most challenging is coming up with new ideas for posts. On a good day, I can come up with at least half a dozen belting ideas but every so often, just like anyone else, I have days when I am stuck in an idea fog. What can I say? It happens to the best of us. Thankfully a

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How to get started as a freelance writer

Sponsored Post  AS a freelancer I count myself as being a very lucky woman. I adore freelancing, it is by far one of the best career moves I have ever made and radically changed my life since I took the leap over four years ago. The team over at Hiive have asked me to share some of my top ‘get started’ freelancing tips with you guys and as I’m all for

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SPONSORED POST: iZettle prove dreams really can come true

  AS a proud freelance writer /PR  and blogger, I always do my best to try and support other small businesses. Why? Well firstly I do it out of solidarity with my fellow self employed comrades and secondly, well, because in my opinion and from personal experience, you just get a much better service from smaller businesses. There’s no doubt about it. We care more. We go the extra mile.

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