TotallyBlogging – The best FREE Resource for bloggers on the Internet

TotallyBlogging setting up Awin

Totally Blogging is a fantastic new FREE resource that is for bloggers of all abilities. At the moment there is sadly a trend online of people wrapping up information that you can find online for free about how to run a blog and charging for it with some of these courses costing in the 3 figures! For a while now it has annoyed me that I see people charging for this kind of ‘all the information in one place’ type offering and so I wanted to create a site to…

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Learning How To Really Make Money Online

learning how to really make money online

It’s something that you have probably heard about and thought of a lot in the past, but knowing how to actually make money online is something else entirely. Generally, as with anything in life, you need to spend a lot of time on it and practice it to really become successful, and that is why most people fail, simply through a lack of patience. As it happens, making money online is actually relatively easy, and we have arrived at a place culturally where money may be had by anyone with…

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5 Things To Check Before Buying An Old Property

5 Things To Check Before Buying An Old Property

Old houses can have a charm that makes them popular amongst buyers. However, there are certain things to watch out for when buying a property with history. Here are just several checks that could help to save you money and hassle in the long run. Get the property surveyed for wear and tear Older properties are more likely to suffer from wear and tear such as broken plumbing or cracks in the walls, which could cost you a lot of money in repairs. Whilst you may be able to spot…

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Add Value To Your Home – 4 Home Improvement Projects

Add value to your home

With house prices at an all time high many people are considering making improvements to their properties rather than moving. Moving house is expensive, especially when you take into account the cost of taxes, legal fees, estate agent fees and removal costs. If you are considering a move to upgrade to a larger property the financial jump can be colossal and may be beyond the average person’s financial capabilities. This is why a lot of people choose to extend their existing property, as although making home alterations isn’t cheap, it…

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Top tips to help landlords prevent water leaks in their flats

Flooding or water leaks of any kind are without doubt one of the most worrying concerns for any landlord who owns a set of flats. The Insurance specialists Deacon who arrange insurance for blocks of flats and apartments all over the UK have recently brought to our attention yet again just how important preventing water leaks are. It doesn’t matter if you have 5 or 500 flats in your block even the smallest leak can cause a huge amount of damage which obviously comes with a cost. The ABI’s figures released in…

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Psi Pay’s Contribution to Contactless Payments

PSI Pay Contactless Shopping

If you can’t remember the last time that you used cash to pay for something, you’re not alone. Most people in Britain are using credit or debit cards to make purchases now. But this comes with its own set of problems. Punching in pin numbers or searching through your wallet to find the right one can get annoying, especially when you just want to pay for your stuff and move on.  Luckily, thanks to PSI Pay, contactless payment could soon become the only way to pay. A growing number of…

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Mistakes New Landlords Often Make

Mistakes new landlords make

If you are thinking about renting out a property for the first time, it can be a little bit overwhelming. After all, there is a lot that needs to be taken into account. Nevertheless, one of the best things you can do is learn from the mistakes that have been made by others before you. With that in mind, read on to discover some of the common errors new landlords often make so you can avoid them… Getting the pricing wrong – There is only one place to begin, and…

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Guest Post : Saving Money on UK Holidays with Children

Saving Money on UK Holidays with Children

Today we’ve got a guest post from Gemma who is a mum to two children and has recently changed career from accountancy to internet marketing. She runs Waist Trainer UK and blogs as Mummy’s Waisted, which features family life and The Busy Mum’s Guide To.…. She’s here to talk to you today about the things you can do to keep the cost down when you are holidaying in the UK with your Children.  Going on holiday is expensive, we all know that, and especially if you’re taking children with you as…

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How to Make Your Home the Asset That’ll Secure Your Future

how to make your home secure

For most people, their home is their pride and joy. And more than that, it’s the one thing that has the potential to keep them secure in old age. If you work hard now, the home can be yours entirely before you reach retirement, and that should always be the aim for any homeowner. You will also need to keep the value of the property as high as it can be in case you ever need to sell. Even if you don’t sell, it will one day be passed onto…

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Get to Know Your Customers Better

Get to Know Your Customers Better

One of the biggest mistakes that many businesses make is that they constantly strive to gain new customers rather than trying to retain the ones who have bought from them in the past. And one of the best ways of keeping hold of clients is by getting to know them as well as possible. This way, you can market your products to them better and determine what the problems are that your company is able to play a part in solving. Here are some of the ways that you can…

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The Growing Trend of an Online Career

The Growing Trend of an Online Career

Working online would have seemed like a half-baked dream just 10 years ago. Yet, it’s become a reality for lots of people. Digital jobs are now a serious business. Improvements in technology have enabled this growth in online employment. Wifi access is instant and available in the home, as well as at cafes and restaurants. Laptops are light and portable, so you can work on the move. Managers and companies are realising the benefits of allowing their employees to work from home. Individuals are creating jobs for themselves. Working online…

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The 4 Money Principles That Will Make You Rich

The 4 Money Principles That Will Make You Rich

Today we’ve got a guest post from Jennifer Kempson over at MamaFurFur all about the 4 money principles you should follow if you want to be rich! Everyone wants to be rich, to have enough money to live and create their dream life without the need to work for someone else to make that money. But most people believe that it is only the very lucky who will get there, or have to rely on a lottery big win to ensure that happens in life. Here’s the truth – ABSOLUTELY ANYONE…

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How To Find Your Ideal Car

find perfect car

Choosing a car can be like walking into a sweet shop with a wad of cash. As an adult it is one of the great joys you can have because it is like a giant toy for you to play with. A car can day a lot about your personality, lifestyle and taste. Here are some ways to help you find the right car for you. Look for deals Most of us will already have a pretty solid idea of the car we want to buy before we even start…

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Why You Should Buy A Used Car

Why You Should Buy A Used Car

According to our research, the majority of those shopping for a car will be looking to buy a used one rather than a brand new one. There are many different ways to pay off a car, but the more affordable option (by quite a considerable amount) will usually be used cars. The various benefits of buying a used car are: Lower Price Tag A new car starts losing money as soon as you drive away in it, which is why you get a better deal when you’re buying a used…

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Advanced Power Tool Technology Now Offers More for Your Money

Advanced Power Tool Technology

Recent advancements in technology have seen a lot of positive changes for many useful products, including power tools. While prices for new tools may have slowly increased, considering the rapid rate their technology has grown they can offer great value for money. For anyone in need of a new power tool, there are some important technology elements to look out for that can really demonstrate great value for money.   Smart Technology Application A lot of the technology features found in your phone are now moving across to be included…

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What do you do if you fall into the credit card trap?

don't fall into the credit card trap

Most people at one time or another end up having to turn to using a credit card. It could be for an emergency or even moving a debt from a loan with higher interest to a card that offers 0% for 2 years. I’ve had emergencies in the past such as vets or times where the car has needed to be repaired where I have had to use a credit card due to not having any funds readily available. As a kid, I remember growing up with very few credit…

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The Cost of Moving Home: Where Can You Make Savings?

The Cost of Moving Home: Where Can You Make Savings?

Did you know that in 2018 in the UK, the average cost of buying a home has risen to just under £10,000? That sum was calculated based on a few different things like average house prices in the UK, and the ‘other’ or ‘hidden’ fees of moving home. So in truth, if you are buying a home that is more expensive than the average house price cost, then what you end up paying in fees to people like estate agents could be even higher. It isn’t all a sum that…

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Guest Post : How To Save Money On Food

how to save money on food

Hi I’m Nicola and I blog over at The Frugal Cottage. I focus on budgeting, saving money and early retirement.  The cost of food is slowly rising and it can seem to be tricky to balance eating well and not spending a fortune. The average household also throws away a lot of food each week, which again costs money. There are always stories on the news about households feeling the pinch.  However, your food budget is one that can be tweaked quite easily and you could end up saving a…

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Saving Money On Student Digs: Top Tips

saving money on student digs

When you are accepted into university it can be a mad rush of emotions and preparations for the future. When you earn your place at university you will only have a few months to get yourself into student accommodation to start the year in your new Home city. This can often lead to you overspending on accommodation which you simply can’t afford: however there are ways to make the right decision and save a ton of money on your new home. Get to know the halls Halls of residence are…

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Getting Quick Money Without Diving Into Shark Infested Waters

Shark Infested Waters

Every household does their best to be financially responsible. Even though the prospect of raising a child in the 21st century, we do our best to be frugal while still ensuring that our kids get all the benefits we had in our own upbringings along with some of the luxuries and experiences that we didn’t. Thus, every family walks a financial tightrope, week in week out. In the UK, while other economies have weathered the storm of the economic crisis of 2007-2008 pretty well, we still seem to be struggling…

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