Break A Leg (Or Hip)...
Do you spend 14 hours seated in front of the computer each day?
I regularly spend that amount of time and more. Folded up neatly in the shape of the office chair.
So imagine the shock to my body this long weekend when suddenly I spent eight hours a day up and down a ladder painting.
Bending and twisting into all sorts of convoluted positions to reach this corner and that light shade. Not to mention standing on tip toes either side of the bath in socks to reach the ceiling. (OHS issue maybe?) Continue reading
Don't Ever Stop Learning
When you are just starting out as a blogger it can all seem so confusing and totally overwhelming.
Plugins, tags, SEO, editorial calendars – what’s that all about? Backup Buddy, Aksimet, WP Biographia, Link Within, Add New Default Avatar PRO, Shareaholic, Google Analyticator….
Your head is ready to EXPLODE.
Once you’ve been blogging for a while it’s easy to forget what the experience was like. The experts in our niches can assume a level of knowledge and don’t remember how humble their beginnings were.
The Better Business Better Life blog has existed for 13 months so for beginners I’d like to share some things I’ve learned that might help you on your journey. For the more experienced bloggers, you might have a lesson or two you’d like to add. Continue reading
Recently this blog has featured a series of super easy stretches for people sitting at a desk all day.
Today the focus is all about your forearms.
Would you like your arms to be flexible like a monkey?
Stuck for blog post ideas? Struggling to write a headline that gets a click? Wish you had more search traffic?
I have the answer: keyword research.
There is debate in the blogging community about whether you should write for the search engines or you should write for the reader. Some say you should load up your content with keywords and others say you should ignore keywords completely. I say there is a compromise.
Always write for the reader, but throw in a few of the right keywords (especially in your headline and the first 50 words of your post). Note that I emphasized right in the previous sentence. Not all keywords are created equal. Continue reading
Today is Mother’s Day in Australia. Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing women!
To celebrate I thought I’d review a book called Savvy.
Savvy recounts businesswoman and mother Rachael Bermingham’s entrepreneurial successes and failures to date with a serve of work-life balance advice and book writing guidance woven in. Continue reading