My new Twitter account reminds me of a Spiderman action figure someone got me when I was a kid. I loved the toy so much that I went virtually everywhere with it. I loved it not just because it was a rare find at that time, but also because it was a replacement for another… Continue reading Let’s Connect on Twitter!
Blogging Etiquette 101: the Dos and Don’ts of Blogging
Almost every blogging advice on the internet today is geared towards helping you become a successful blogger. But very few of them talk about the need to be a courteous blogger of some repute. I know I've emphasised this a million times but permit me to stress it again — your relationships with other bloggers… Continue reading Blogging Etiquette 101: the Dos and Don’ts of Blogging
5 Challenges You Might Face as a Student Blogger in Nigeria
As a blogger, your success depends ultimately on two factors: the amount of time and effort you put into your blog and how deep your connections are with fellow bloggers. Blogging is a fascinating hobby as much as it's an exhausting chore. It becomes exhausting (and frustrating) when you're forced to face the most discouraging… Continue reading 5 Challenges You Might Face as a Student Blogger in Nigeria
The Easiest Ways to Support Other Bloggers
I have been blogging for nearly two years now, and one essential lesson I have learnt from experience is that in order to become a successful blogger, you must establish close relationships with other bloggers and support them. When it comes to blogging, reciprocity is fundamental and greatly encouraged. Simply put, if you wish for… Continue reading The Easiest Ways to Support Other Bloggers
Nine Reasons You’re Not Getting Comments on Your Blog Posts
So, you've got the perfect idea for your next blog post, and you've done some extensive research on the topic you want to write about. What's next on your to-do list is the most important aspect of the writing process — writing the blog post. Fortunately for you, writing the blog post doesn't prove to… Continue reading Nine Reasons You’re Not Getting Comments on Your Blog Posts
My Nine Favourite WordPress Bloggers
When I'm not writing a blog post, teaching physics, or devising evil plans and ideas for world domination, you would find me glued to my phone, engrossed in some blog posts that I'm reading. I don't know exactly how many blogs I'm following, but I know they are many. And I'm quite sure I visit… Continue reading My Nine Favourite WordPress Bloggers
How Can WordPress Be Improved?
Yesterday, I looked at some of the ideas that bloggers who use WordPress have proposed to the developers of the blogging platform. Some of these ideas dates back to seven years ago. I realised that we have many bloggers to thank for most of the features WordPress has today that make blogging an overall enjoyable… Continue reading How Can WordPress Be Improved?
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
When liking other bloggers’ posts becomes a sin
Have you ever liked an article written by a fellow blogger and got a notification seconds later saying the blogger who wrote that article has just liked about ten of your blog posts? How did you feel when that happened?... – Happy? Maybe grateful? I should hope not. I always get a bit angry when… Continue reading When liking other bloggers’ posts becomes a sin
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
3 Reasons I Stopped Watching Too Much TV (and Why You Should Follow Suit)
When our television got spoilt June last year, I thought that was going to be the end for me. Back then, I was so addicted to the TV that I couldn't go a day without watching it for at least eight hours. In fact, I remember when, on Christmas Day, four years ago, I started… Continue reading 3 Reasons I Stopped Watching Too Much TV (and Why You Should Follow Suit)
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