27 August 2019

How To Optimise Your Website's Metadata

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One of the most important things you can do to help your on-page SEO is to make sure you are optimising your website and content metadata to the best of your ability. In this guide, I'm going to show some of the ways to do that.

24 August 2019

On-Page SEO Tips For Bloggers

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At one point or another, every blogger has heard the term ‘Search Engine Optimisation', or, SEO and given the same puzzled look. We know how important SEO is for improving search engine rankings and increasing our Domain Authority (DA), but, most of us don't come into the blogosphere with a wealth of technical knowledge to just naturally make good SEO happen.

22 August 2019

What I've Been Listening To Lately

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It's no secret that I love music and listen to it every day. I listen to it on the way to and from work and even during work when I want to zone out and focus on what I neeto get done. Lately, I've also been really loving podcasts as well, so I thought now would be a great time to share with you what I've been listening to lately and some of my recommendations.

19 June 2019

Father's Day with Moonpig


As I'm sure, you're all aware Sunday was Father's Day. This year my dad got a lovely package sent over courtesy of the lovely team over at Moonpig, and since I also bought all of my amazing (if I do say so myself) Father's Day Cards from there as well, I thought it was time for a little review!

16 June 2019

Scottish Slang: What Does It Mean?


As you know I'm Scottish and here in Scotland, we have a lot of slang words and terms that anyone outside of Scotland often has no idea what the hell it all means. Well, today I'm here to tell you what some of the most common words and phrases here in Scotland mean.

28 May 2019

A-Z of hiyaitsashley


For today's post, I thought it would be fun to do an A-Z of hiyaitsashley so that I can share some more little details about myself and my blog!

25 May 2019

Scotland's First Selfie Store


This week has been a busy one for the lovely staff over at St Enoch Centre in Glasgow. Thursday night saw the opening of Scotland's first selfie store in celebration of the centre's 30th birthday. I popped along to the opening event on Thursday night so if you want to know a little more about the pop-up selfie store just keep reading!

21 May 2019

Life Update + I'm Back!


Hello! It's been a while, I know. The year is almost half over and I'm only on post number 3, but that's what this post is all about! A lot has been going on these past months so I wanted to give you a little life update!

3 April 2019

My Everyday Make Up Routine


Hey guys, it been a hot minute since I got a post up on here. Don't worry, I've not gone anywhere I've just been mega busy with university work this trimester. But since the academic year is winding down now, it's time to get back into blogging! With that being said, today I'm bringing you my everyday make-up routine, and what products are my go-to's!

1 January 2019

2018: A Year In Review



Happy New Year! Since it is the 1st of January today I thought the best way to welcome in 2019 would be to take a look back at 2018 and all of the amazing things that I achieved and all of the good things that happened!