Category Archive Over 50’s

Simple Blogging Advice For New Bloggers

Are you looking for simple blogging advice for new bloggers? Good, you’re in the right place because that’s exactly what I’m offering you.

As an older blogger I sometimes get a little confused or irritated by all the tech talk that goes on around blogging – and there really isn’t any need for most of it.

I will teach you how to start blogging, how to create great content and how to find and use the most useful tools and plugins to really get your blog off to a great start and I will use simple, everyday language that you can actually understand.

The reading time of this post is around 20 mins. Short on time? Listen to the podcast instead.

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How I Improved My Joint Health Naturally in Just 2 Months

I wanted to share with you how I improved my joint health naturally because it has literally changed my life, and I want to share this amazing find with as many people as possible.

I know that for those of you who read my blog regularly, it’s a bit off my usual track, but to be honest I am finding that when I’m talking to my clients and Facebook group, health issues and problems due to age seem to crop up quite a lot.

So me being me, and in my usual spirit of sharing what I find online, I thought I would share this gem with you too 🙂

Since my 20’s I have suffered with my knees, and as each decade passed, more joints became painful. (That’s 3 decades now in case you’re wondering).

At one point I had a ridge develop in my wrist, which I was told was repetitive strain injury from spending all day on a mouse and keyboard.

At some other point, I lost the feeling in 2 fingers which I was later told was a problem with the ulna nerve in my elbow (the funny bone) and later, I developed something that to this day hasn’t been diagnosed but it meant I couldn’t walk, swim or do pretty much anything for weeks.

Want to know to how I fixed myself in just 2 months?

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How To Write A Great Blog Post

Are you trying to find out how to write a great blog post? Great, then grab a cuppa and let’s get started.

First of all a blog post is just an article which appears on a blog. Like this one that you’re reading right now.

It is designed to inform, inspire, educate or entertain it’s readers, or to promote a product or service that you may have or want to recommend.

This particular post is going to be educating you. It is going to be teaching you exactly how to write a great blog post from scratch. You will learn something from it and so I consider it to be educational. I hope it is a little inspirational too though.

The read time of this post is around  10 mins. Short on time? Listen to the podcast instead.

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Are Blogging Courses Worth It?

A lot of my clients ask me are blogging courses worth it. They tell me that there is a wealth of information for free on YouTube and Google, so why pay for courses.

This is what I tell them…

You get what you pay for. If something is free then it’s very unlikely to provide as much value as something you have to pay for, that’s just common sense really isn’t it?

There will be parts of it, or steps missing, or it won’t tell you the whole method but ask you to upgrade to get the rest of the “necessary” information. Of course, this isn’t true of every free thing you come across on the internet, but I just wanted you to bear it in mind.

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How To Include Halloween In Your Non-Halloween Blog

Are you wondering how you can include Halloween in your non-Halloween blog and still remain credible?

It’s important for bloggers to keep up with what’s trending on social media and right now people are gearing up for Halloween.

I know it’s not even the end of August yet, but honestly, you have to start promoting your content at least a month before the actual event to give it time to gain traction.

So in a couple of weeks you are going to need something in your blog, Pinterest boards, Facebook page or Instagram posts that talks about Halloween.

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Back To School, Back To Blogging

Are you drawing a blank as to what to blog about once the Grand-kids go back to school?

I’m not yet a Gran, although many of my blogging friends are, and they have had their blogging activities somewhat curtailed this last 6 weeks or so; because of the school holidays and having to look after the Grand-kids.

Quite a few of them have been saying that they have got out of the swing of it, or that they can’t think what to blog about now that they are about to get their days back.

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Why I Became A Blogger In My 50’s

Have you ever heard someone say they are a blogger and wondered what on earth they are talking about?

It’s funny to think now, but just a few years ago that is exactly what happened to me.

I was on holiday in the Caribbean and I saw 2 girls who did nothing for 2 weeks other than pose around the pool and hotel gardens.  I was fascinated by them.

The whole fortnight they were constantly changing clothes and donning hats and other accessories while posing in the most un-natural ways for the camera.

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Don’t Let Your Fear Of Technology Cause This To Happen To You!

Okay, so you all know by now that I’m no spring chicken. I am a baby boomer (over 50) and so technology has sometimes been hard for me to grapple with.

I didn’t know what a blogger was until just a few years ago, and I had no idea that people spent their days videoing themselves to show the world how they lived their lives. Vlogging it seems is the new blogging 🙂

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5 Mistakes You Are Probably Making As A New Blogger

As a new blogger there are loads of things you need to remember to do. You have to become, a marketer, a writer, a graphic designer, a website designer etc. etc. and so it’s no wonder that you will forget things.

This post is aimed at helping new bloggers to get their posts off to a flying start by making sure you’re not falling foul of these 5 common mistakes.

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I’m Over 50 And Blogging & You Should Be Too

I’m over 50 and blogging. I love it! I absolutely love it.  I get to talk about things that I enjoy with people who want to learn about them. I feel that I make a difference, even if it’s just to one person a day.

Note –This post includes affiliate links which means that if you make a purchase through these links on this post I’ll earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. It helps me support the running of this website and continue to publish helpful content. I use the people that I recommend for my own business, which is why I’m happily an affiliate! Thank you all for your support!

That is really what blogging is about. It is the coming together of experience and inexperience in a nurturing and non-judgmental way. I think it brings the best out in people.

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