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    Finding Inspiration to Overcome Writer’s Block

    Can’t believe it’s been a week since I last posted! Apologies for that. This viral flu thing is getting me down. What’s more, I had a case of full-blown writer’s block. I’m sure we’ve all experienced it at some point. It’s not that I don’t have content planned, but the posts are November-specific, so this last week of October proved to be difficult. Then, it hit me. Instead of not writing anything, why don’t I write about the very issue of writer’s block? It turns out there are places close to home to find inspiration to overcome writer’s block. Here are just some ideas to get that creativity back on…

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    My Top 5 Free Blogging Apps | Blogging

    There are so many great tools to make blogging easier now. From scheduling to design, the resources are second to none. However, some apps require payment, and whilst I don’t doubt their quality, as a student wanting to save money, I prefer free apps. I have to say, there’s an impressive choice out there that are great for blogging and keep your bank account looking healthy. Here are my top 5 free blogging apps that will save you time and money. My Top 5 Free Blogging Apps Photoshop Express I hate to say it, but aesthetics and Instagram themes are rife in the blogging community. My focus is always on…

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    How to Improve your Blogging without Being an Expert

    Who enjoyed their bank holiday lie in? I find it quite hard to stay in bed all morning, so not getting to read until 9am is quite an achievement for me. Over the summer, I’ve tried to improve my blogging. From the way I use social media, to my blog design, I realised I barely touched the surface of blogging. Whilst I still have a long way to go and am by no means an expert, I discover new tips everyday that I want to share. Here’s my advice on how to improve your blogging. How to Improve your Blogging The Blog Design – Whenever someone visits your blog, the…

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    Going Self-Hosted | My Experience

    It’s now been a few weeks since I went self-hosted, so it’s time to share my experiences. Going self-hosted was a big step for me. I was aware that there has been times when I’ve not blogged, despite loving it. One reason for this was because the free wordpress.com platform wasn’t giving my blog the chance to grow and this put me off it. Therefore, I decided to make the leap. First off, I don’t recommend going self-hosted if you’re a new blogger. Start off with a free WordPress blog and see if blogging is actually for you. Self-hosting is a big commitment and I only suggest doing it if…

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    Tips for New Bloggers | Blogging 101

    Believe it or not, I’ve been blogging for 4 years, 2 of which have been on Megan Elizabeth Lifestyle. However, my early blogging days were far different. I had no social media accounts and I only used the free WordPress platform. Fast forward 4 years and we see a big change. My blog is self-hosted, and I am an avid social media user. Naturally, this did not happen overnight. There’s a lot of studying involved in the blogging process. With that in mind, I’m sharing my tips for new bloggers. Tips for New Bloggers Research Before you start a blog, there’s a lot to find out. What blogging platform should…

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    Blogger RT Accounts and Twitter Chats

    Hello! As promised, I’m sharing my list of blogger RT accounts and Twitter chats. I did a bullet journal page listing them all. To cut a long story short, it got messy, so I thought I’d post them on here instead. RT accounts have been a life saver in the world of blogging and provide a great platform to get your work out there. Therefore, it is important that we show them our support. I’ll try and update this list as often as I can. Let me know if you have anymore suggestions of accounts I should add! Likewise, if you notice that any of these accounts are not active…