Tag Archives: blogging

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 »

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 »

‘I got my Year 1 class blogging – and it has transformed their writing skills’

This primary teacher explains how getting children to contribute to a class blog has had a significant impact on literacy scores “Has Doreen been on yet?” That’s the shout that starts most of my Year 1 classes each day. The call is followed by children running into the class to see if they have any more flag hits or comments on our ... Read More »

Why Millennials Are Choosing Podcasting Over Blogging To Build Their Personal Brands

Millennials are on the move far more than generations before them and their mobile devices are their lifelines. Also, according to a 2016 BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneur Report, millennials are starting more companies at an earlier age and targeting much higher profits than their baby boomer parents and grandparents. These three facts tell us some important things about a millennial’s lifestyle: They want to stay ... Read More »

5 Ways Small Businesses can Benefit from Blogging

Startups prefer online promotion over offline promotion because the former is cost-effective and yet often has shown definite results. Because blogging is the default window leading to online promotion, more and more brands are getting into it these days. For a small business on a shoestring budget, investing time and resources in blogging is a better option tha other marketing ... Read More »

Visual blogging platform Trell lets millennials share delightful experiences through pictures

Bengaluru-based Trell is a mobile-first visual blogging platform where users can share their unique experiences of places and palates as well as discover those of others. “I was in my last year of engineering in IIT Bombay and I wanted to see Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations through the eyes of a Mumbaikar. I wanted to visit some offbeat pandals and I ... Read More »

Ghost, the open source blogging system, is ready for prime time

Four long years ago John O’Nolan released a content management system for bloggers that was as elegant as it was spooky. Called Ghost, the original app was a promising Kickstarter product with little pizzazz. Now the app is ready to take on your toughest blogs. O’Nolan just released version 1.0 of the software, a move that updates the tool with the best ... Read More »

5 Unforgettable Life Lessons That My Year-Long Exile From Blogging Taught Me

From 2010 to 2016, writing and blogging were an integral part of my life. My blogging journey of six years gave me global recognition, several accolades, and helped me forge strong connections with thought leaders from across the world (from all walks of life and all age groups). It was instrumental in helping me carve a unique personal brand and ... Read More »

Friday Cat Blogging – 28 July 2017

What happens when you plant a cat in a pot? It ripens! Ours went from light gray to deep black, and is now ready for picking from the cat bush. As you can guess, what really happened is what always happens. Hilbert saw Hopper in the pot, and suddenly decided he wanted to be in the pot. So he wandered over, circled around, and ... Read More »