I’m A Blogger: 3 Reasons My Kids Know It

Most people will know that both my wife and I are bloggers. Let’s be totally honest guys it’s a strange occupation. Whether it’s something you do part-time, full-time or it’s just purely a hobby. It’s obsessive and hugely addictive, and it takes up far too much time, but it’s also very enjoyable and fun to do, that definitely has some bonuses. When I first started blogging, I don’t actually know why I started. Boredom was a major factor because being stuck at home with a broken wrist for six weeks meant I needed something to occupy my time. What I… [Read More]

Blogging? Don’t Break the Law

Blogging is a great creative release, and it can be a fantastic way to earn money if you get good at it and build up a following. However, if you think that you can just purchase a hosting package and start posting your thoughts, feelings and sales pitches with wild abandon, you need to think again! Image source You see if you are putting your own words out there, and especially if you are doing so to make money, you need to abide by the laws of the land, if you don’t want to get sued at least! Of course, you… [Read More]

Back To Basics: My Blog

I have been blogging three years this month. Last Thursday I woke up feeling very disillusioned with blogging and in particular my own blog. Although I’m very prone to mood swings, which I’m sure my wife can testify to, in fact a rollercoaster ride could actually be safer, haha! My mood swings have at times have made me delete all social media from my phone. Yes, I know very childish, but sometimes the whole blogging and social media can become just to obsessive. I have quite simply lost my way, I’m not sure where I want my blog to be… [Read More]

How Important, Or Possible Is It For Dad Bloggers To Win An Award

I will start by saying, yes I would love to win an award for my blog. It would be a sign of recognition that my blog is read and is worthy to be looked at. Yes, it would be an enormous ego boost and truly awesome to put that badge on my sidebar. What are the chances of me winning one? I guess 0.01% chance of winning an award. I actually got on a shortlist this year, to great surprise and total amazement, and I attended the awards although I hoped I might win, deep down I knew I stood… [Read More]

BlogOnXmas 2017. It Was Awesome!

I have been to my second blogging conference, yay! It was awesome! I didn’t arrive full of nerves and that terrible anxiety I felt back in May when I attended my first BlogOn Conference that had all disappeared. It was a busy day for me that started out at dropping my son off at university in Swansea. Then a drive up to Manchester from swansea for BloxOn Xmas 2017. Thankfully there no real roadworks and it was a fairly easy drive without any hitches unlike May when I was stuck on the M6 for two hours! Upon arriving at  Hotel… [Read More]

I’m Going To BlogOn Xmas 2017

In just a few days time I shall be travelling to Manchester for BlogOn Xmas 2017. It’s very hard to believe because this year has been a rollercoaster of a ride on the blog. It all started back in May when I travelled up to Manchester for my first blogging conference. This was a massive step for me, to step out of the shadows of my blog and talk and meet people that I had only ever spoken too online. Being a shy person by nature I was incredibly nervous, but I have to say I was made to feel… [Read More]

Born For The Blog

Our children are growing up in a blogging world. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? They are very aware of the fact that both mummy and daddy have blogs and from the blogs they on occasion have new toys for no real reason, so in the minds of five year old twins it has to be a win-win situation. Hey, it’s June 10th nothing special in our household about that date, except the fact that the girls just got toys related to the latest film or something similar. or mummy or daddy need to review them. Throughout… [Read More]

That Friday Linky

It’s Friday again, which means it’s That Friday Linky time again! Please have a quick read of the info below and join in! As always we ask that you link up your favourite post of the week. Please don’t link up your entire blog, just one specific post that you’d like to share with us all. Linky’s are a great way to find new blogs to read, discover new content and they’re also a great way to raise your blogs profile. Myself and my wife, Emily, who blogs at Twin Mummy and Daddy are your hosts. If you’d like us to retweet… [Read More]

Don’t Be Another Joe Bloggs: Get Real Attention For Your Site

Credit Living a blogging life is one which a majority of people don’t argue with. There is nothing better than starting a blog and making enough money to live. It is freeing, and it happens from the luxury of the house. Still, to get to that point, there are blogging blunders which you have to avoid. The main one failing to stand out from the crowd. If you are not aware, the industry is full to the brim with people trying to take advantage. Therefore, getting noticed and getting real traffic is the hardest part of being a blogger. However, the… [Read More]

Successful Blogs Have These Things In Common

While you might originally start your blog as a bit of a hobby, it’s easy to want to send it into stardom further down the line. After all, your blog could potentially make you a living if you do things right. However, there are some things you should change about your blog if you want to take over the world. After all, it might not have all the necessary things currently to make it a success. Therefore, here are some things every successful blog has in common that has helped them on their way to becoming superb. Pexels Amazing pictures… [Read More]