What If?

What If?

Do you ever find yourself wondering what if? I don’t dwell on the past but sometimes I wonder what would have happened if I’d pursued my original career goal. From my early teens I was very interested in Classical Music, so much so that I started playing the flute and piano. Over the years I passed music […]

Are Content Upgrades The Future Of Email Sign Ups?

Are Content Upgrades The Future Of Email Sign Ups

Once upon a time it was relatively easy to throw up an optin form in your sidebar and get people to subscribe to your blog. If you offered an incentive to sign up, even better but the days of offering a generic ebook may be numbered. Pop ups can work but they put off some readers and whilst they convert well, the quality of the conversion isn’t always great.

Is It Wrong To Want More?

Is It Wrong To Want More

Growing up, I led a relatively modest life in rural England. I lived on a large farming estate with my parents and two sisters. My dad worked (and still works) for the estate as an agricultural worker. After staying at home with the kids, my mum worked hard to build a career in accounting with […]

Are You Tempted To Be A Blogging Used Car Salesman?

Are You Tempted To Be A Blogging Used Car Salesman?

I like to try out new shiny stuff on my blog. The latest tools, plugins and themes are things that I enjoy testing. When I’m researching possible candidates, I look to my fellow bloggers for impartial advice. But where affiliate marketing’s involved, can we ever be impartial? And I include myself in that. Affiliate marketers are […]