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20 Things to Do When you don't know what to do now
An alternative title for this could be - How to stop overthinking everything and be more visible or "I’m feeling overwhelmed too. Here’s what I've been doing about it and you can too" I wrote this post because this has been my experience and, when I speak to people, this is yours too. You want to get […]
The Story of Maddy Shine told in GIFs
It may or may not surprise you to know (if you watch my InstaStories) that I enjoy a gin of an evening.
Four ways to get people to link to you (what is linkbuilding)
In my recent challenge, I showed hundreds of people how to take stock of their current visibility and what to do about it. One of those key areas was link building, and I wanted to go over a few tips on how to get more people to link to you and your website, and what […]
10 lessons I learned from my last launch
I'm writing this because quite a few people have asked me about it and even though I am not a launch expert, I do feel I have some lessons to share. In short, I made some money, I spent some money, I helped a lot of people, I gained some fans and some haters (oh […]
How to connect Google Search Console & Google Analytics
Hello! So a while back I wrote this piece on how to tell Google you exist by submitting your sitemap and it was pretty popular, so I recently updated it with the latest settings (Google Search Console had updated in that time). After sharing this, I got bombarded with more questions and of course following […]
Does Google know I exist (and how to change that)
I get asked this question a LOT so I thought it was high time I wrote a blog post - Does Google know I exist? In this blog post I talk about how to tell and how to change that.
How to create your best of 2019 blog post
Well hello there! Today I want to talk to you about your Best of 2018 blog post. You know, the ones where you summarise all your favourite bits of 2018 on your blog. Have you considered doing one?
#ThingsILoveFridays 29 November
What's that I hear you say? No Black Friday offer? Nope, not from me, not sure how I feel about it tbh so instead, I'm focusing on my usual #ThingsILoveFridays💖 where I celebrate all that went well each week, giving me the opportunity to stop, and be grateful! I don’t think we give ourselves enough credit for […]
How do I rank for this keyword? #SmashingMyths
Let's cut straight to the good stuff, shall we?? How do I rank for this keyword is one of the most common questions I get asked. The kind that gets you grinning at four o'clock in the afternoon as another enquiry lands in your inbox. That gets you high-fiving your(self? Cat?) as you wrap up another […]
#ThingsILoveFridays 8 November
It's all go pre-holiday this week which is why it's so good to look back on the week and go ahhh, I achieved a lot, had a lot of fun, but I'm quite ready for some time off 😀By focusing on what went well each week, it gives me the opportunity to stop, and be […]
What do our clients really want from us? with Faye Cornhill
Yay! The latest interview in my Gin and Magic YouTube series championing strong creative women is here! Straight from my home to your eyes + ears, this week featuring the incredible Faye Cornhill! I've had the good fortune of knowing Faye for some years now, as we have worked together on her SEO for her […]
How to Find More Time to Work on Your Business
Anyone can fill up their day with tasks. Anyone. Every day I hear the same thing - "I'm so busy!" to the point where it's glorified and, rather than actually looking at whether the tasks on your massive To Do list are driving you forward, instead we get lost in being busy fools. When you bit […]