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How to start a blog – the things I wish I had known

October 11, 2019 admin 0

The online world is fast becoming saturated with blogs. From personal journeys to medical blogs and even businesses with a blog section on their website. Blogs are far more common than they used to be but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t start one. In fact, if you love to write and have something to say then you absolutely should join this growing platform and get yourself set up. Someday I find my blog a hard […]

How to make money blogging

March 20, 2019 admin 0

A little over a year ago I left my teaching job due to the stress and demands it was putting on my life and the realisation that I had less and less quality time with my family each week. After handing in my notice without a clue what I was going to do for money I decided to focus on turning my hobby of blogging in to a paid job and after 12 months of hard […]

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Self employment – the six month mark

June 19, 2018 admin 0

In January I made the very scary decision to hand in my notice at the college where I taught, without a back up plan, without any savings, and without the faintest idea what I was going to do or how we would survive but with the support of my husband and the encouragement of my friends and family I handed in my notice to concentrate on my blog and the possibility of working for myself.   […]

What exactly is a lifestyle blogger?

April 16, 2016 admin 2

A couple of years ago I started a blog outlining 30 challenges I wanted to complete before I turned 30 and on completing each challenge I wrote a summary or review of how it went. I had loads of fun and really enjoyed the whole writing process but when I turned 3O the blog became a bit redundant  and after a short break I decided to start a new one, this one, The Strawberry Fountain, a […]

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Do you have a bucket list?

May 31, 2015 admin 4

As well as having The strawberry fountain beauty and lifestyles blog I also have another, more personal, blog called the 30 before 30 mission. This blog is to track my progress on completing 30 missions before I turn 30 and to talk about my experiences along the way. I started it back in October last year when my 29th birthday was fast approaching and I was becoming increasingly aware that I would soon be 30, […]