My Experience with Instagram Comment Pods

Instagram comment pods

If you’ve been kicking about on Instagram for a while, or facebook, you have probably heard of Instagram Comment Pods.  I only discovered them in the last year and I thought I would try them out, do some research and see if they have any impacts – positive or negative. So I’ve done you a […]

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Why I Vlog

Why I Vlog

I was tagged by Sonja from The Shuiligans to do this.  As some of you know I’ve been on youtube a lot longer than I’ve been in the blogging world.   I’ve been at it for 4 years now in fact, I still cringe a bit at my early videos, but I’ve left them up. […]

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Behind the Scenes

creating content

I thought it might be interesting to see what goes into creating a video and a blog post, so I created a wee bit of a behind the scenes video and put together some sort of list of what happens.  It might help you out if you’re lacking an idea or two.

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How to start a YouTube channel while you work full time

tips to start a youtube channel

I realised I’ve been creating YouTube videos for just over 4 years, most of that while working full time!  I’ve developed quite a nice routine for producing at least 2 videos a week, recently I’ve even upped that to daily videos!  So I thought I would share my top 5 tips for getting started on […]

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You gotta do the work

Why Not Me

Recently I’ve seen a lot of chat on various platforms and it’s all be a bit “grass is greener” sort of stuff.  People wondering why they’re not getting the brand deals, or aren’t getting invited to events, or their business isn’t doing as well as X.  So I thought I’d address it and maybe help […]

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What’s in a Niche?

What's in a niche

This is something that has been rolling around in my head for quite some time now and I keep changing my mind.  So I decided to get a conversation started.  Let’s get involved and trash this out a bit.  What is a Niche in the first place? My favourite definition?  “…a comfortable or suitable position […]

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Why Automated Direct Messages aren’t for me

More issues than Vogue

Now I’m aware that this is a controversial topic but it’s something that I seem to have been hammered with recently.  So I thought I’d share why automated DMs are maybe not the best idea, or at least not for me.  I just want to highlight the issues and maybe shed some light as to […]

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Is social media actually bad?

Is social media bad

So I’m sure you’ve seen the Essena O’Neill carry on, her decision to close her YouTube and Instagram because in short, social media is a terrible thing.  I’m not sure if that was her intention, but that was very much the feeling I got from her video.  Mind you she now has a vimeo account […]

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Are YouTube Conventions Worth It?

YT Worth It

  I’ve been to two conventions in August, Craic Con and Summer In The City (SitC).  Were they worth the time, money and effort?  Let’s talk pros & cons

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