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February 19, 2019

#Everything’sAnAd: What the CMA’s crackdown on guidelines means for you

It was revealed last month that the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had ‘secured’ agreement with a number of celebs and social media stars – i.e. influencers and bloggers – to be more transparent when it comes to posting content on their respective platforms. 

May 29, 2018

How to fulfil your role and ‘influence’

As an influencer, you have your work cut out – not only are you a full-time social media guru, but you’re also your own content writer, photographer, marketer, web designer, sales exec, accountant and CEO. Alongside this already demanding job description is the added pressure that everything you post should impact and shape your audience in some way.

May 18, 2018

Creators’ Corner: 3 Instagrammers share their top pre-posting tips

As the most visual social media platform Instagram is the great leveller – it gives every user the chance to get really creative, whether you've got 10 followers or 10 million. And with a little know-how you can craft beautiful, compelling images that say exactly what you want them to.

May 11, 2018

Rocks, rings and royals: 22 stunning engagement rings

The royal wedding is just around the corner, and it’s fair to say interest in the upcoming nuptials between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is pretty intense – the world over. This is unsurprising, as they make for a very likeable supercouple with a wide appeal.

April 18, 2018

How to combat the dreaded ‘bloggers block’

A consistent stream of quality content equals a consistent stream of inspiration, right? Wrong. Such a smooth process is rare. It’s entirely normal for bloggers to experience what’s known as ‘blogger’s block’ – that nightmare situation where all creativity comes to a grinding halt and you can’t see anything but a white screen in front of you. While moaning about it feels great, dealing with it is far better.

April 13, 2018

5 major Instagram myths debunked

Instagram can be as powerful for brands as it is for influencers. As an influencer, it not only allows you to showcase the best of your visual work, it also lets you get to know what your audience really likes and dislikes – insights that are just as valuable for brands.

April 9, 2018

Creators’ Corner: 4 essential mobile apps for bloggers

Whether it's boosting productivity, tracking your finances while on the road or just the bare essentials, there's a mass of apps out there for every task a blogger could imagine. But while quantity is no problem, quality is a different matter.