ProBlogger one week to go

Very excited to be joining a few hundred other dedicated, professional bloggers from around Australia who are congregating on the Gold Coast next week for the prestigious national ProBlogger conference. I’ve just checked out the line-up and am blown away by the calibre of presenters, including some of my favourite industry experts like Facebook pro, [...]

Friend or pro – who should manage your social media content?

They say never mix business with pleasure, but that’s not why I’m writing this post. Sure, hiring friends to work for you always carries the risk that it could end badly, but within the social media realm, there’s a better reason why you should consider hiring “a pro”. I’ve spoken to many friends and clients [...]

5 easy ways for writers to source media story leads and opportunities

Are you a writer, journalist or blogger? If you answered ‘yes’, you’ll appreciate the issue of discovering leads, case studies, sources and opportunities. Here’s a fast guide to five top sites that might just help you this week …   1. NEWSMODO / Tweet @newsmodo_com Here publishers send out briefs to freelancers, indicating whether they need story leads or photographs. It’s [...]