5 Ways to Monetise your Blog

These days, even with a small site or a new blog, monetisation (monetization for Americans) is a constant consideration. This can be a double edged sword, as getting the right kind of monetisation is key. Fortunately, there are so many options out there you can not only pick and choose, but also test and optimise. […]

5 Resources to Make YOU a Better Blogger

If your a blogger, you need help. I know that’s a blunt statement, but it needs to be said. There isn’t a blogger on the planet who knows everything. Fortunately, many people know bits of information, often in highly specialised areas. The great thing is, bloggers like to write, so they will often share their […]

5 Simple Steps to a Better Blog

I’m very much of the opinion that certain things in life are over complicated. Some things, like brain surgery, are just complicated, there’s not getting away from it. Other things however, are made more complicated than they really are. I believe Blogging falls into the latter category. So, with that in mind I’m going to […]

Adsense Optimisation, Straight from the Horse's Mouth

Adsense can be a great money spinner for bloggers and webmasters. Getting the most out of it can be a bit of a dark art. And to muddy the waters even further, there’s loads of advice out there, some of which goes into an insane amount of detail. The problem is, everyone who gives advice […]

5 Crucial, but Invisible, WordPress Plugins

I’m a huge fan of WordPress. It just seems to be the most complete Open Source project out there, and not just web based open source applications, all open source applications. One of it’s great strengths is that the developers made an excellent decision with regards to leaving functionality out. As most developers will tell […]

5 Signs you're Becomming an Apple Fanboy

I’ve been a Mac used for a while now, and I love it. Things have just been so much easier since seeing things Cupertino’s way. I have mentioned to a few friends and colleagues that I am a Mac user, and suggested why they may also like to try a Mac out for themselves. As […]

One Week to a Professional Blog

There’s a boat load of people out there who would like to make a living out of Blogging, but few who actually do. I happen to be one of the dreamers. I’d love to make a living out of blogging, it’s something I enjoy and to be honest, it just doesn’t seem like real work. […]

5 OSX Automator Actions for Bloggers & Developers

Blogging can, at times, be quite tedious. There are repetitive tasks that need to be completed and some things that just aren’t enjoyable. So what we all really need are some simple tools that allow us to get on with the actual writing of content and streamlining the more arduous tasks. Unfortunately, there are such […]

5 Ways to Improve the iPlayer

I wrote up a review on the BBC’s iPlayer a few days ago. I admit that I took a fairly negative standpoint, but didn’t provide any real suggestions for improvement. At this point I’d also like to point out that I admire the BBC for what they are attempting, the UK has been behind the […]

How to Scientifically Identify Content that’s Perfect for your Blog

Every day I seem to come across articles giving advice on finding content for bloggers. Finding inspiration, beating writers block, the usual. Some tips are obvious, some less so. They all seem to have a common theme though, go out there and find something that interests you and hope it also interests your readers. It’s […]

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