Influence Online is NOT About How Many Followers You Have
Mar25

Influence Online is NOT About How Many Followers You Have

By: Jacqui Mackway-Wilson I’m not going to be popular for saying it and there will be those who disagree, but contrary to what the naysayers might have you believe, online influence is not directly correlated to the number of followers or friends you have.  Here’s why: Many ‘influencers’ have a large number of fake followers and friends. These can usually be attributed to them purchasing friends or followers, which, apart from being a...

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Lynda.com Just Saved My blog… And Your Business!
May06

Lynda.com Just Saved My blog… And Your Business!

By: Yethu Mtshali I wouldn’t consider myself technically challenged and that was the reason behind skipping my recent web design class. “WordPress? Pssh! I could handle that with my eyes closed,” I figured. That was until I was faced with the daunting task of creating my own blog…with pages…and widgets…and links! My best friend knows everything there is to know about web design, film and all kinds of media thingamajigs. After my...

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5 South African Bloggers To Watch in 2014
Feb26

5 South African Bloggers To Watch in 2014

By: Sandy Nene A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post with a list of International bloggers that I think are worth following this year. I didn’t just randomly choose bloggers I like, but I made sure that the list is done without me being bias – I did my research and we shortlisted the 5. Many of you questioned on which South African bloggers that I think ‘have made it’, you can view the post I did last year...

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5 Quotes To Motivate Your Blogging
Feb11

5 Quotes To Motivate Your Blogging

By: Sandy Nene Blogging isn’t easy, no it’s really not. But when you do it for love, you CAN make it look really easy. Last night Brett Robson and I were chatting about this, I was telling her how she always motivates me all the time I think of giving up – because honestly, we all go through that. Both Brett and I have full time jobs, so the little free time we get is mostly spent on our blogs. With that being said,...

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How Much Is Too Much When It Comes To Blogging?
Jan27

How Much Is Too Much When It Comes To Blogging?

By: Samantha Wright How much is too much? When I get into the office in the morning I trawl through social media feeds. For entertainment and to catch up with my mates but also because it forms a small part of my job. While sipping on my first cup of tea I become the sighing eye roller. The sighs start when I read the subtweets, the eyes roll when I hit Facebook. I have one person on my feed that breaks up and gets back together with...

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