Blogtacular

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Keith Brymer Jones is a born and bred Londoner and a potter by trade. You may know him from The Great Pottery Throw Down or from his hilarious YouTube spoofs. Keith's career spans four decades and in this interview we discuss his roots and how he has adapted to a changing retail climate to maintain…
Stephanie Yeboah is a freelance writer, public speaker, fat acceptance advocate and a multi-award nominated plus size fashion blogger. In this episode we discuss how Stephanie's blog and career developed as well as online activism. Full Show Notes & Links: http://blogtacular.com/podcast/
Nik is a passionate voice speaking against the practice of influencer fraud and in favour of high standards in the industry. In this podcast we discuss what to get in writing when you're working on a campaign, advertising and fraud and why brands need to allow creators to create. Full Show Notes &…
Starting out as a freelance illustrator, Emma Block found herself in more than one situation where she wasn't being paid. We discuss Emma's creative career, what to look out for as a creative business owner as well as Emma's first book The Joy of Watercolour. Full Show Notes & Links: http://blogtac…
This Blog Means Business Tickets: https://blogtacular.com/workshop-this-blog-means-business/    Twitter Moment: https://twitter.com/i/moments/1040169897358254080 please tweet us your suggestions to add to the moment   Tweet us or send us an Insta DM to let us know who you'd like to see at a live sh…
Getting featured in the press can transform your business in many ways and good PR should be part of your marketing plan.  Janet Murray of Soulful PR takes us through the easy ways to get featured, how to pitch to journalists and what it can do for your blog and business. Full Show Notes & Links: h…
Standing out online can seem like an impossible task. Is there a single original idea left? Kat takes you through seven ways to hone your content and to stand out online in this chatty Kat solo episode. Full Show Notes & Links: http://blogtacular.com/podcast/ Tickets on sale NOW: http://blogtacular…
Jess Sims and Kate Baxter have worked both sides of the brand / blogger relationship over the years.  As freelance PRs they decided to create something to address the public airing of relationships gone wrong. Hear how to create valuable, authentic campaigns and how they're aiming to change the ind…
Meera Shah is the Social Media Manager for IKEA UK and IE, handling social strategy, content and execution. We discuss how the IKEA philosophy guides their work and ensures that influencer partnerships are meaningful and well thought-out. Full Show Notes & Links: http://blogtacular.com/podcast/ T…
Catherine Price is a science journalist whose curiosity takes her on some interesting journeys. When she decided to use her phone less it sparked an interest in the relationship we all have with our addictive and ever-present smart phones. Rather than go cold turkey Catherine's new book helps you r…
Jo is a food photographer and Creating for Good founder known as Candids by Jo online.  We discuss the tension between audience demands and creativity, cinemagraphs, new motherhood and using creativity to benefit charity. Full Show Notes & Links: http://blogtacular.com/podcast/ Tickets on sale NOW:…
The ASA and CAP provide advice to advertisers and publishers in the UK.  As influencers and business owners we have a responsibility to ensure that all of our posts are transparent where a commercial relationship exists. In this episode with Emma Smith, CAP Copy Advice Manager  we cover what you ne…
Tilly Walnes grew her blog from her exploits learning to sew her own clothes into an award winning pattern house. In this episode we discuss growth strategies, book deals, being on the telly and the steps Tilly took to scale her operations from sofa to staff! Tilly's second book, Stretch, is out no…
Not many people would see the creativity in police work but Clare Mackintosh saw the link between factually gathering and reporting information on crimes as a form of storytelling. In this episode we discuss Clare's route from a successful police career through blogging, freelance journalism and ev…
Marketing can seem like a daunting activity cooked up by people in sleek suits but it doesn't have to be that way.  In this episode Kayte Ferris shares simple ways to reframe marketing and do it in a way which doesn't make you feel icky. Full Show Notes & Links: http://blogtacular.com/podcast/ Tic…
Everyone loves to say people weren't making money online in the early days, yet Natalie has been making a full time living online for a decade. We discuss business models, expectations and more in part two of our chatty podcast. Full Show Notes & Links: http://blogtacular.com/podcast/ Tickets: htt…
We discuss online courses, facebook groups and more in this first part of our chatty catch up. Pulling no punches we dive into the murky world of e-courses and the six figure income evangelists with Natalie's characteristic frankness. Full Show Notes & Links: http://blogtacular.com/podcast/ Ticket…
In this podcast we cover the basics of getting your blog or business ready for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This podcast and information in it is not legal advice. Please seek legal counsel on matters relating to your compliance. Full Show Notes & Links: http://blogtacular.com/podcast…
You might not link a career in diplomacy with luxury fashion and travel blogging but Supal Desai's unique path has given her a perspective which makes her stand out in a crowded market. In this episode Supal shares how she went from exploring Syria, to intelligence in Washington DC and then bloggin…
Controversies & Spats blow up on social media with influencers coming under fire frequently. In this episode Kat discusses recent examples and what they mean for the wider industry.  Full Show Notes & Links: http://blogtacular.com/podcast/ Tickets: http://blogtacular.com/tickets/ 
Working a social media manager for Boden and having formerly worked at ASOS, Lucy Nicholls has seen the brand-blogger relationship evolve over time. In this episode she shares her insight as both a blogger and a brand rep. We discuss how to approach brands, what brands might be looking for and how …
Are you born with creativity in you? Anthony Burrill certainly thinks so. From early connections with visual communication to his work as an artist Anthony's life is filled with creativity and avoiding the real world. In this episode we discuss Anthony's career path, leaving the house to go online …
When we unite we're stronger than when we stand alone. In this episode Otegha Uwagba, founder of Women Who and author of The Little Black Book joins Kat. We discuss freelance work, creating inclusive working environments, why your network matters. Full show notes and links at: http://blogtacular.co…
When a twist of fate led to Dominique leaving work she had no idea that her business would soon flourish thanks to Instagram. I this episode we discuss being featured by Instagram, riding out dips in likes and follows, finding inspiration for sponsored content and demanding the like with your image…
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Podcast Details
Started
Dec 1st, 2015
Latest Episode
Mar 13th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
51
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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