Blogging

Blogging competition aims to fight fake news

MANILA – In a bid to fight the spread of fake news, a group of truth advocates will stage a blogging competition later this month. Tagged the #BreaktheFake Blogathon, the contest will pit groups of three writers against each other for a chance to win P10,000. The team which comes in second will get P5,000, and the third placer will ... Read More »

5 Best Free Blogging Platforms

Are you looking for a free platform to launch a website or blog? Then, you are in luck because we’ve got a list of free blogging platforms where you won’t be paying for your domain name and hosting space. Note that, though these sites are free to use, you won’t have full control over your sites whereas in self-hosted sites you have to ... Read More »

GastroGays talk Blogging

Zoe Nicholson interviews Irish food blogging Guru’s the Gastro Gays Russell Alford and Patrick Hanlon make up GastroGays, a foodie-driven blog filled with recipes, food-based travel guides, and coverage on their favourite obsession: Eurovision. “We started GastroGays in 2013 within the depression in Ireland,” the duo explain. The dismal job prospects and economic thriftiness the nation was adopting during the crisis ... Read More »

How to Become a Social Media and Blogging Fashion Influencer

Have you noticed all of the excitement and activity in the world of online fashion, social media and blogging lately? It’s quite amazing. Individuals and fashionistas from around the world are now becoming successful and recognized brands of their own without the need to connect with big-name brands, getting sponsorships or even long-term contracts. Now it’s all about creating a ... Read More »

Blogging idol – glancing back after a decade

I started blogging almost 10 years ago as part of IT World Canada’s “Blogging Idol” contest. While the contest rules evolved over the few years it existed, Blogging Idol started off simply enough: contestants were given a set of topics and a fixed number of weeks to post blogs, with one topic per week. The goal was to get as ... Read More »

Brown resident blogging program enhances learner engagement

The textbook has long been the sharpest, most utilized instrument in the medical education toolbox. With more resources available, however, students are looking outside the traditional toolbox for answers. A 2015 study found that emergency medicine residents cite podcasts as their preferred method of obtaining medical knowledge. Students, in fact, were only slightly more likely to consult a textbook than search Google. ... Read More »

Blogging a ‘different kinda parenting’

About 16 months ago, Dubai resident Vip Patel became a father for the first time. But the experience led him to becoming a daddy blogger for the first time too. “I started the blog about four weeks ago. A friend of mine said all I ever seem to do is post pictures and captions on social media about the trials ... Read More »

Is Jewish Fashion Blogging Unethical?

On a recent sunny morning, a friend of mine was scrolling through her Instagram, when she received a DM (direct message for you non-Instagram folks) from a modest Jewish fashion blogger. “Hey, I love your creations,” the message went. “Would love to collab and feature you on my page.” The fashion blogger wanted my friend, a small business owner, to ... Read More »

Blogger shares her tips on cutting your costs in London — plus, get a free fiver from our rewards club

LIVING on a low income can be really tough. An estimated 13million of us live in households bringing in £15,000 a year or less before tax, so every penny counts. So if you need some help stretching out your budget, Polish money blogger Martyna Sroka can help. GETTY – CONTRIBUTOR An estimated 13million of us Brits live in households bringing ... Read More »

Blogging Instagram mums slammed by parents for painting false picture of motherhood with glamorous snaps and ‘shameless advertising’

INSTA-MUMS who share pictures of their seemingly glamorous journey through motherhood on Instagram have come under fire from ordinary parents accusing them of ‘shameless advertising and self-promotion’. Mumsnet users have criticised ‘endless’ holiday snaps and product plugs from the accounts, saying they paint an unrealistic portrait of life as a mother. Mother of Daughters, Courtney Adamo and Mother Pukka were ... Read More »