Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Blog Hits
How do you go about improving your web hits? Frustration with low outreach is one of the main reasons people stop blogging. But you can streamline your blog and improve what you already have without just adding more content.
How I Fell Out of Love With Laptops and Returned to Desktops
In my last blog post, I wrote about the changes I expect to make through the course of 2022. I’ve been laying out some of these changes since 2020 when the pandemic first allowed and then forced me to review my freelance services.
Writers, Authors, Designers: Where to Get Free Fonts Online
Do you use Windows supplied fonts? If so, stop right there because you don’t have to. These fonts are – and have always been – pretty basic and uninspiring. They’re supposed to be as they’re designed for general use like writing emails, word processor packages and so on. But if you want something a bit…
Your Business Blog Needs Valuable Content, Not Just Good SEO
Do you focus on SEO? Have you heard that it’s the be all and end all? Stop what you’re doing and read this because you’ve been given some dodgy advice. That might have been true as recently as five years ago but so much has changed.
It’s OK for Freelancers to Say “No” At Difficult Times
How often do you say “no” to a client or work for reasons other than: The pay is too low You’re too busy The deadline is too short You’re going on holiday They’re a p*ss taker My guess is the answer to that is “rarely.”
International Men’s Health Week: Pandemic, and My Mental Health
I was planning to write this article in November for International Men’s Day. After learning that this week is International Men’s Health Week, I decided to bring it forward. If you know anything about mental health, you’ll know men commit suicide at three times the rate of women. Men are more likely to turn to…
On Being a Child-Free Man
I’ve been thinking about doing this article for several months. I’ve never been sure what to include. How do you write an article about not wanting to do something? It wasn’t easy coming up with ideas. So I did some research on social media, articles from child free people, attitudes towards us and much more.
The Cult of Productivity & “Do Nothing” Guilt
As awful as the pandemic has been, a lot of people have used the time to do stuff they’d never previously done. The running joke is that we’re all now banana bread master chefs and massively overweight from all the cakes and biscuits we’ve made and eaten. It’s great some have taken the time to…