How to……Pinterest

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You may have heard of Pinterest and wonder what it’s all about. I did at one point too! I started using Pinterest around 18 months ago. I’ve been a big user of Twitter for about four years and, to be honest, with the kind of content I was creating, Pinterest just didn’t interest me. Then I got into travel blogging. Pinterest started to make sense, and now it’s my second biggest source of blog traffic behind Google search. It beats Facebook by a mile.

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Review – OfficeWrx app for iPad

I have been asked to look at a new app for iPad called OfficeWrx by Entwrx.

OfficeWrx app for iPad

It is a way of reading, creating, and editing documents created in Microsoft Office, such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. While all the functions are not available in the applications, it is a good way of creating documents on the move and saving them for later editing and formatting on a PC. It’s also a good way of ‘taking’ your Microsoft documents with you.

It functions with Dropbox and Google Docs, so you can save things for ease of access. You can also email the docs to yourself, print to a wireless printer, and make a copy. You can also open the docs as a pdf in Adobe Reader.

Overall, this is not a substitute for the full Microsoft Office package but is a useful way of creating MS Office files on the move. Recommended for anyone, like me, who is a big user of both an iPad, and MS Office.

How to add an intro video to your You Tube channel

You may have seen some YouTube channels with a featured video at the top and wondered how they did that. The YouTube featured video is brilliant. You can upload an introductory video to tell viewers what you are all about, or just use it as a way to get your favourite (or most monetary-worthy) video a lot more exposure.

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How to work with bloggers

I’ve been in the blogging sphere for over three years now, my current project Kids Days Out Reviews being my latest project. I have seen PR approaches both bad and good, but one I’ve heard about through the parent blogging jungle drums has captured my interest, and not in a good way.

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The MAD Blog Awards 2014

My blog Kids Days Out Reviews is in the final five of the Best Family Travel Blog category in the MAD Blog Awards 2014. The MAD Blog Awards are pretty prestigious and are run by possibly the most popular parent blogging network in the UK, Tots100.

To learn more about this, please have a look at my blog Kids Days Out Reviews where you will find a link to vote for me, if that’s your sort of thing!

Otherwise, you will see me at the awards ceremony in September!

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