10 Quick and Simple Design Tips for Bloggers

In a ideal world, your words and images would be enough to attract readers to your blog, and persuade them to stick around. However, the reality is that the Internet is a visual medium – you need to make content easy to make sense of, and easy to read. When… View Post

Seven Secrets to Being Happy

If you don’t like it don’t join. If you join and then don’t like it, leave. If you think it’s about you, it’s probably not. If you read it and you don’t like it, stop reading. If you follow it and you don’t like it, stop following. If you say… View Post

Do You Know Your Rights?

I’ve written a lot previously about the basics of copyright and protecting your work online for bloggers. One of the things I often tell people is that you don’t have to do anything for the words and images you create to be protected by copyright – the moment you use… View Post

Sticks and Stones and Blog Posts

Remember that saying about sticks and stones? The one about names never hurting you? It’s rubbish, I've decided. Thoughtless remarks are often more wounding – and the injury longer-lasting – than any slap or punch. I can still remember the time when I was about 14, and my mother said… View Post