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How to Blog

how to blog

How to start a blog

start a blog

Want to start a blog but don't know how? Worry not - it's easy to be a blogger, whether you're a writer, a websurfer or a chatterbox. Follow these steps and you’ll be posting in no time.

Disclosure, honesty and trust


Google has issued a direct reminder to bloggers about disclosure policies - and whether your blog is a major income source or a family journal where you only write the odd review, you need to know the rules.

How to work with brands

Blog income money

Fancy making money from doing what you love? Brands work with bloggers every day - but how do you get them to notice you? In this post, we cover everything from pitching your content to disclosure and no-follow links. 

Linkies, bloghops and carnivals

linking up bloggers

Confused about linkies? Want to know how to run one? They're a great idea for boosting your audience - so read our guide from tech guru Jax to discover the differences between linkies, bloghops and carnivals, and how to host your own.

Design your blog

Designing your blog

Your blog is personal to you - but it's got to be easy on the eye for your readers, as well. We've got some hints and tips to help make your posts and site look attractive and professional.

Anonymous blogging

Blog anonymously

Blogging on the record gives you a credible voice and a link to the real world, so readers know what you say is authentic. But if you're going to write about anything controversial, very personal or embarrassing, then it might be worth hiding under that paper bag and going anonymous. 

Map your blog

Blog map

Readers may stumble across your blog, they may wander through, they may stay around to read your posts or they might hotfoot it out of there! But you can add hyperlinks and gadgets to help readers navigate your blog.

Become an internet sensation

how to go viral

So you've written some posts, you've got traffic coming your way and it seems like the hard part’s over. But how do you get visitors to read, comment and come back to your blog? And how can you become an internet sensation overnight?

Last updated: 24-Mar-2016 at 4:26 PM