blogging tips

blogging tips

2014 SA Best Photographic Blog

6 April 2015 Blogging
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Belated but heartfelt Happy Easter . . . and THANK YOU to all of you who voted for our Outdoor Video & Photographic website www.ovpimaging.com for SA Best Photographic Blog in the 2014 SA Blog Awards. Dave and I sincerely appreciate your invaluable support, which contributed to us winning this category. We are truly grateful […]

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Free Content For You

19 April 2014 Blogging
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Heartfelt THANK YOU to all who have contributed to my FREE VIDEO and PODCASTS, providing insight and inspiration about photography and online strategy respectively. These topics are close to my heart, not only because of how much I enjoy them but also because of how powerfully they can impact our career and business success. So […]

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Brand New Signature Site

6 January 2014 Bulletin Board
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Hi everyone and welcome to 2014! May it be a super special year, bringing everything you dream of and more. I hope you enjoyed a relaxing break and feel recharged and ready for a fantastic 12 months. Inspired by advice from a friend and expert in brand marketing, Ann Worth, as well as a wonderful […]

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Websites, Puppies & Carpet Wetting

26 February 2012 Blogging
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Hi everyone, I hope 2012 is off to a fabulous start for you all. We’ve hit the ground running, hence the few blog posts and general silence around the blogosphere – apologies to my blogging friends! Apart from being absorbed in a significant project to help save the rhino (which is progressing at speed, so […]

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Blog Awards – Paying it Forward

13 January 2012 Blogging
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It’s time to spread the love around the blogosphere and celebrate 2012 with some online gratitude 🙂 First and foremost, heart-felt thanks to Amy Nora Doyle at Souldipper (based in Canada) for her gift to me of the Liebster Award (meaning Favourite): This is passed on with a request to recognise the blogger who gave […]

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Look Before You Leap…into the Blogosphere

21 September 2011 Blogging
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NOTE: This is a special GUEST POST by our great friend, the brilliant Lance Ekum of the Jungle of Life blog, who I’ve asked to share some blogging tips with you that he’s learnt during the course of his super successful blogging journey. Thank you, Lance, and enjoy, Everyone! Naomi “In the winter of 2008 […]

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Blogging for Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011

17 September 2011 Blogging
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In contemplating Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011 (14 – 20 Nov 2011), I’m reminded of the creative fulfilment in helping someone launch a business blog, especially a great guy like Doug Boake, owner of Redline Logistics, who is a successful entrepreneur and dirt bike rider (I’m not sure which comes first :-D). Central to the design […]

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Build a blog you can be proud of

6 September 2011 Blogging
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While updating the website for our photographic studio recently (www.ovpstudio.com), it struck me again how stunning some of the interiors are that we’ve been fortunate to photograph. Regular readers will have seen some photo’s of the five-star Madikwe Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa, such as in my post More Madikwe Magic, […]

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The 5 P’s of Blogging: Tips to Get Started

29 July 2011 Blogging
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. . . continued from Why Blog? 7 Brilliant Reasons (Part I) and Why Blog? 7 Brilliant Reasons (Part II) Like anything worthwhile, establishing a blog takes time. If you’re contemplating starting one and wondering where to begin, here are a few pointers: Plan: Firstly, do some planning. Decide what your objectives are – then […]

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Why Blog? 7 Brilliant Reasons (Part II)

27 July 2011 Blogging
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Continued from Why Blog? 7 Brilliant Reasons (Part I), based on interviews with 4 influential bloggers: • Ida Horner, founder of Ethnic Supplies (an online social enterprise that promotes independence for African women) and Africa on the Blog, • Christine Searle from SA Venues, 2010 SA Best Travel Blog runner-up, • Cindy Taylor, personal blogger […]

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Why Blog? 7 Brilliant Reasons (Part I)

25 July 2011 Blogging
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For any non-bloggers out there, “Why Blog?” is an excellent question. The numerous benefits of blogging are so compelling that I’ve compiled a two-part series about this, endorsed by my experience and based on input from four influential bloggers: • Ida Horner, founder of Ethnic Supplies (an online social enterprise that promotes independence for African […]

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