One of the daftest pieces of advice I was given, by a so-called marketing expert, was to not bother with maintain my own blog: too much hassle. Write on other people’s blogs instead.Read More
Learn how to get started in blogging in a new one day course I’ll be teaching.Read More
It's hard enough writing for money, but writing for nothing, on your own blog? It sounds silly, but it can actually be a very worthwhile investment of time.Read More
If you're serious about blogging, here's a list of things you must do.Read More
This infographic appeared in my inbox. I am not sure whether all of this would work for every kind of blog and every kind of audience, but it has a few interesting suggestions.Read More
Flickr is, to be honest, looking a bit long in the tooth, although its recent innovation of displaying very high resolution photographs by default is, shall we say, striking. But it is still a great service in my opinion, and for the writer a much better one than, say, Facebook.
That's all fixed now, thanks to the good folk at Squarespace, but in the meantime I thought I'd check out some of the alternatives.
If you’ve decided that you’d like to blog, or at least that you’d like to dip your toe in the water and see if blogging is for you, you’ll be pleased to know that you don’t have to expend a huge amount of time or effort – or money.
In no particular order…