Dramatic mountain landscape with snow covering some of the rocks, and low clouds

Free Photos for Blogging – My Top 5 Sources

I think it’s very important to include striking, relevant photos on your blog posts.  High-quality photos make your blog attractive to read, and break the text into readable chunks. Nobody enjoys being faced with a “wall of text”. Unsplash @theverticalstoryWhen you’re selecting photos for blog posts, try to choose pictures which show the positive benefits […]

Traditional Christmas market in the snow with illuminated stalls, a church with a spire and a snow-covered christmas tree in the foreground.

50 Christmas Blog Post Ideas

It’s always a challenge to come up with original ideas for your Christmas blog posts, as it seems like everything has already been done. But you can always adapt Christmas blogging ideas by putting your own slant on them, and choosing ones that will work especially well for your niche. So I thought I’d put […]

Crowd of people walking down a steep street towards us. It's a sunny day and there is bunting over the street suggesting a festival.

15 Tips to Grow your Blog Traffic

Once you’ve published your perfectly hand-crafted blog posts, you want everyone to read them, don’t you?  Whether you’re just starting a blog or you’re an old hand at blogging, here are 15 ideas on how to spread the word about your blog, and get people reading your latest posts: 1. SEO SEO is one of […]

Ice cream cornets decorated with summer fruits

100 Summer Blog Post Ideas

I can feel the lazy hot days of summer call, so I think it’s time to schedule some summer themed posts. I thought I’d brainstorm some title ideas, and share them with you here.  Sometimes it’s nice to just select topics or titles for your new blog posts from a big list of ideas, like […]