Blogging, Life and Inspiration

An Open Letter to Bloggers Who Feel Like Giving Up

It feels so terrible to invest so much time and effort in your blog and still fail to achieve any results. But it feels much worse when you've been blogging for quite some time — say, a year and six months — and your metrics (traffic, views, comments, post shares, etc) are nothing much to… Continue reading An Open Letter to Bloggers Who Feel Like Giving Up

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Writing

7 Simple Tips to Write Catchy Headlines That Will Attract More Readers

Riddle me this: I am something. If you dress me up fine and make me as attractive as ever, I would bring you all the blog readers that you desire. But if you dress me up terribly or pay no attention to my physical appearance, I just might steal from you the blog readers that… Continue reading 7 Simple Tips to Write Catchy Headlines That Will Attract More Readers

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The Versatile Blogger Award

I've been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by my celebrity friend and versatile blogger, Goldie. I'm so honoured. Goldie discusses thought-provoking topics and shares interesting stories in response to writing prompts very often. You can holla at Goldie at Daily Flabbergast, a treasure trove of everything awesome. Rules: Place the logo on your site.… Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award

Blogging

Nine Reasons You’re Not Getting Comments on Your Blog Posts

Picture this: You've got a good idea for your new blog post, and you've done some research (if necessary) on the topic you're writing about. As you've completed this stage, you move on to the next stage in the process – writing the blog post. Lucky for you, writing it isn't an arduous task as… Continue reading Nine Reasons You’re Not Getting Comments on Your Blog Posts

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Which Way, Nigeria?

What happened yesterday was even worse than what I had imagined would happen. I'm still recovering from the shock. Here in Nigeria, the presidential elections were held yesterday, and like most people predicted, there was a serious display of terror and violence. I knew this would happen, though. Everyone here knew that that terrorist who's… Continue reading Which Way, Nigeria?

Writing

Five Grammar Tips Every Writer Should Know

Every day, you brainstorm interesting topics to write about, and when you finally get one good idea, you spend a great deal of time writing your article. When you're done writing, you smile at the work of art you've created, then you quickly publish your masterpiece so that the rest of the world can join… Continue reading Five Grammar Tips Every Writer Should Know

Blogging

5 Bad Blogging Habits That’s Ruining Your Blog

Five bad blogging habits that's ruining your blog – I'm guilty of the first habit.

Productivity

Having a money box savings plan for 2019

When I read in Esther's blog that one Omobolanle Adeyemo managed to save up ₦224K in her money box in just a year, I was too stunned to speak. I was amazed to learn she had even saved up ₦101K only a year before... I mean, that's quite a lot of money to save up… Continue reading Having a money box savings plan for 2019

Writing

Why does grammar matter in your writing?

Once upon a time, I was told that grammar shouldn't matter as long as you can communicate your ideas to your readers and they can understand you. After all, if your readers can understand what you're saying, they wouldn't mind you using poor grammar to share your thoughts, right? Maybe. Maybe not. I suppose it… Continue reading Why does grammar matter in your writing?

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Will I miss 2018?

Even though 2018 was a far cry from what I had hoped it would be, I still had an exciting experience. One thing I particularly liked about this year was the difficult decisions I made. At the beginning of this year, I promised myself that 2018 would be the year I would step outside my… Continue reading Will I miss 2018?

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Award nomination

Good morning, everyone! I hope you're having a happy Wednesday. Before anything, I would like to thank Andrea for keeping the nominations to her latest award open to everyone who reads her comeback post. I found her post just as interesting as the questions she left at the end of the post for everyone who… Continue reading Award nomination