On Websites and, err, me.

brushstrokesandshutterclicks said: I really like your new-look website Alex. It’s clear, and honest and friendly. Much like yourself. You should invite other people to contribute towards your “About me” page! 🙂 Thank you! That means a lot, especially come from you. 🙂 I have tried to make the site easily Read more…

On the Cusp of an USP? Niches and Me.

Find your niche, they say, then make it yours! (They often say this with an exclamation point!)!! (Deliberate over-punctuation there, sorry.) What’s your Unique Selling Point (USP)? (And, yes, I did put ‘an’ before USP in the title — I thought it worked better than ‘a’.)

Less a niche, more a tunnel...

Less a niche, more a tunnel…

This is, actually, very good advice for the blogger — and, in some ways, for the writer in general. It is important to know where to sit, how to connect with “your people”, or “your tribe” (see Alastair Humphreys’s advice for travel bloggers here, for some very good points and discussion).

However, I have a problem with this. I have no idea what my niche is…

I want to blog about all those things that make me, me. I want to talk about things I love and love what I talk about — otherwise, what’s the point? (more…)

Cross-posting

As you may have gathered, the last post is a cross-post from my blog/website. No idea why the top picture appears twice here – I’ll look into this. I do intend to put other things here on tumblr, as well as posting the content I share elsewhere, and that will Read more…