The thought of being locked in a wooden cabin with 12 other people for a month, fills this introvert with dread. But luckily Camp NaNoWriMo in July … is a virtual camp, so I’ll enjoy every minute.
Category Archive: Online
Finding Travel Bloggers One of the most popular pages on my website is my 100+ Travel Blogs accepting Guest Posts. The benefit of hosting and maintaining this list is that I get lots of great emails and comments from fellow travel bloggers and expat travellers. The other day I got an email from a blogger …
Wireless Generation trailer from creators Drew and Christine from Almost Fearless. This travel blogging duo created a KickStarter project to showcase other bloggers and professionals who are global nomads and chasing their dreams in distant lands.
I’m trying to reduce the amount of crap I purchase. Let’s face it, around this time of year between Black Friday and the January Sales needless commercialism and excessive spending run rampant. One of the impacts of this new zen approach is the difficulty I’ve encountered while searching to find the ideal Christmas gifts for some co-workers.
For those of you who haven’t heard of these events before, they’re like the WordPress equivalent of Alcoholics Anonymous. In short, it’s a WordPress meet up for WordPress addicts, to talk about WordPress, breath about WordPress and drool over WordPress … oh, and to share information and insights about this open source platform with other addicts.
Inspiration for Creating your Mind Map Mind Maps are as individual as the person who creates them. But all of them have the following in common: Tips for creating a Mind Map: Put your main idea in the center of the paper Use single strong words or short & meaningful phrases Use colors, shapes or …
My entry for the Love round of Photo Roulette was taken in Norfolk, England. This Mute Swan had been diving below the water to feed, and then swimming around with it’s feathers all fluffed up to dry in the sun. As a member of the Lonely Hearts Club, he’s cruising a local river in Norfolk England, looking for a mate.
Content is King When I started my blogs, I naively assumed it was mostly about writing content, because I heard that “Content is King”. But King Content also needs a Queen, as well as Coutiers and a kingdom full of subjects to be effective. There’s no point writing amazing content, if there’s nobody in your court to appreciate it. Royalty in Motion There’s an …
You’ve copyscaped your site and found that other websites are using your content. What can you do? Link-backs: Link-backs are a great SEO tool. If somebody is using your content, you may as well get some benefit out of it: Contact the site and ask them to provide a link back to your site, and …
Optimise your Image files for your Website Here’s some tips to keep your website load time optimised. Let’s face it – you’ll lose site visitors if they have to wait for large photo files to load – and nobody has the patience for that. So it’s important to compress them to an optimal level, and …