Last week I got the last piece of furniture for my not-so-new flat: a coffee table. However as I looked around my flat I was still struggling for wall art ideas.

It takes a long time to put a place together from scratch when you buy or rent somewhere unfurnished and now, almost eight months after moving in, the walls in every single room remain bare.

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Without good Twitter retweet accounts, tweeting can sometimes feel like talking to a brick wall, with nobody liking or retweeting you. This can be so frustrating, especially when you’re trying to promote your blog – which you probably work really hard on.

Twitter retweet accounts

Photo by John Schnobrich

I had almost given up before I discovered Twitter retweet accounts and so below I have listed the top 25 I use to try and reach more people.

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Big changes are hard to tackle, so I wondered wheather fixing your routine and making small changes to your day can, in turn change your life.

I couldn’t tell you how many times a day I think to myself ‘I’d love to be able to do this or that’, like give up my beloved cups of coffee, but I never really stop and think about the changes I would like to make. Until now.

Here is my pledge, my early New Year Resolutions, my personal goals – call it what you like! Below is how I have begun to change my day.

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When I left uni and began working full-time, I wish I had known these blogging top tips to help balance my time. I’ve been blogging with a full time job for almost three years and yet until the beginning of this year I did not give it, or my social media, the time it deserves.

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In those years I have trained to be a journalist, interned for six months and then spent the last two years in full-time employment as a feature writer, as well as freelancing in journalism and copywriting.

I hope you can understand how, with such a busy workload, blogging with a full time job means I have struggled to get my blog and social media following off the ground.

(NOTE that I said understand why I have struggled, not why I have failed.)

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#food, #foodie, #foodstagram, #nomnomnom… half a billion pictures of food photography have been uploaded to Instagram with these popular hashtags, demonstrating that food is still hugely popular on social media – as if we didn’t know that already. So to keep you at the top of this modern game, you might need some food photography tips.

food photography tips

Food photography is even shaping tourism with one in seven people choosing where to go on holiday according to food they have seen on Instagram You can see the top ten most  Instagrammed food destinations around the world here.

To help you improve your insta-skills, the famed foodie sisters Hemsley + Hemsley have shared their top food photography tips with me…

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