10 great iPad apps for bloggers

I do a lot of my writing and editing on my iPad these days, and use a variety of iPad apps every day when blogging. These range from text editors to photo editors, and random utility apps – and some of them are Universal apps so you can use them on your iPhone too. Here are 10 of my favourite iPad apps for blogging, in… Continue Reading “10 great iPad apps for bloggers”

Five weeks until BritMums Live 2015

In five weeks time I will be in London attending my third blogging conference of the year; BritMums Live. Spread over two days, the conference covers a wide range of topics within the weird and wonderful world of blogging. There is a “getting to know you” meme going around the internet so read on for my answers and, if you are going, why not do your… Continue Reading “Five weeks until BritMums Live 2015”

Blogging Planner (A4) – Free Printables!

Following on from my free Filofax blogging planner, I’m back with a bigger (in more than one way!) A4 printable blogging planner. This set of planner pages is a free download, but I never turn my nose up at a few pennies in my tip jar if people find them useful! This set of blogging planner pages includes: Notable Dates Month-on-2-pages Planner To-Do List Notes… Continue Reading “Blogging Planner (A4) – Free Printables!”

January so far

We’re a week and a half into the new year, and this poor blog has hardly seen any action. No resolutions, no chat about our Christmas, and certainly not anything I had planned for it. One solitary Sunday Photo since New Years Eve, and that’s it. Oops. I did mean to be good and blog, really I did. I’ve got a handful of excuses prepared but I… Continue Reading “January so far”

Geeking Out: Speed up your blog commenting with text shortcuts on iPhone & iPad

I love to comment on other blogs as much as I can, as the blogging community is a fab place to be. I know how much I enjoy having people comment on my posts to tell me what they think, and so I’m resolving to comment more on blogs when I read them. A lot of the time, I read other people’s blogs on my… Continue Reading “Geeking Out: Speed up your blog commenting with text shortcuts on iPhone & iPad”

Geeking Out: My favourite WordPress plugins for bloggers

There is nothing quite as annoying as seeing a great feature on a blog and wishing that you knew how to add it to your own, but not having the faintest idea how. So this is me, sharing my favourite WordPress plugins for self-hosted (aka sites, so that you know just how I made Mama Geek the way it is.* If you have any… Continue Reading “Geeking Out: My favourite WordPress plugins for bloggers”

Hello! Long time no see :-)

I can’t believe it’s been two months since I last posted! So much has happened in the last 8 weeks or so and I have been either completely rushed off my feet due to a hectic schedule or feeling so cruddy that everything has seemed like a huge effort and I’ve struggled to get on with life, so as a result I’m afraid I’ve neglected… Continue Reading “Hello! Long time no see :-)”

Geeking Out: a guide to RSS (aka how to subscribe to my blog!)

While you can subscribe to my blog a number of ways, I always recommend RSS as my favoured subscription method. Almost every blog and news website out there has an RSS feed (here’s mine!) and it’s a fab way to read all your favourite blogs in one place! RSS officially stands for “RDF Site Summary”, though I prefer the alternative “Really Simple Syndication” – though… Continue Reading “Geeking Out: a guide to RSS (aka how to subscribe to my blog!)”