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9 ways to beat Instagram’s Algorithm in 2019


Instagram’s algorithm is constantly changing, it can be hard to get your head around why your photos suddenly aren’t receiving as many likes, or that you’ve been stuck on the same follower count for weeks. I’ve written some tips to help you be the boss of your Instagram in 2019. Teaching you how to gain more followers, boost your engagement and take the best photos to suit your account.

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Moving my blog from Wix to WordPress


I wanted to let you all know that on Saturday the 1st of September I’m making the move from Wix to WordPress. I used to run my blog through, but I found it restrictive and clunky, so I switched to Wix. Wix is a drag and drop based website creator, you can do quite a lot and make pages from scratch to however you want them really. I like it a lot, it’s easy to use and cheap. But recently I have experienced so many tiny flaws with Wix that I have been put off, my posts are sometimes coming out looking wrong, it randomly makes changes to my site and the mobile view is constantly being altered. So I decided to give a go.

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How I gained 3k Twitter followers in a year


I’m guessing you’ve clicked on this blog post because you want to know how to increase your Twitter followers. So to clarify, there are no hidden tricks in this post, no easy fixes, I worked hard over the past year to see this increase in my followers, but there were techniques I used that have served me well. My Twitter handle is @BooksNest if you wanted to look at the kind of content I post and how I put the below tips into place. 
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Challenges a blogger faces


Within two minutes of starting this post I had already picked up my phone to go on Instagram, so I can already tell you that distractions will be one of the challenges bloggers face. I’ve been blogging for two and a half years and only recently have I started to get the hang of it and really enjoy my writing and the content I’m putting out. It’s hard to stay focused all of the time or to know where you want your blog to go, there’s so many challenges facing bloggers, but hey, we’re all going through them!  Continue Reading