Google Analytics is an essential bit of kit if you are serious about blogging. Google Analytics has come along way in recent years, it’s no longer just about how many visitors that you’ve had to your blog (of course it still does this), but it’s about much more than that. Using Google Analytics, you can…

As a thirty something year old from Cardiff, I had always considered myself well-travelled visiting popular tourist destinations around the UK, Europe and America. That was until I started working in ‘The Valleys’. (Everything outside of Cardiff is The Valley’s, right?!) Two years ago I joined the team at Bryn Meadows Golf Hotel & Spa,…

Recently I was lucky enough to co-host a mobile video workshop with Alex Mills from Burning Red in Cardiff. Why is video important? We all consume video, whether it’s on our TV, web or social media and this trend is set to continue. So, if we’re all consuming more video, why not create some and…

In 2016, three new creative co-working spaces opened their doors in Cardiff – Rabble Studio, The Sustainable Studio and Tramshed Tech. These spaces are perfect if you’re looking to take the next step to full-time blogger from bedroom-blogger. Blogging can lead to all sorts of opportunities, such as freelance journalism and advertising. However, the key…

When you first start blogging it is all very exciting. You are bursting with energy and good ideas, and your posts just seem to flow out. However, once the dust settles and blogging just becomes well, blogging, the flow of blog ideas appear to dry up and it takes a little bit more ‘time’ to…

Introducing our first welsh blogger interview of 2017, Portia Jones from Pip and the City. Our blogger interview series will take you behind the scenes of some of the best blogs in Wales to find out what makes them tick. These interviews provide exclusive insight into the world of blogging and are perfect whether you…

It’s that time of year again, the pancake mixture and maple syrup is flying off the shelves for Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday) tomorrow! We’ve done a quick round-up of our favourite pancake recipes from the bloggers of Cardiff below! Three perfect pancake recipes from the bloggers: Fluffy American pancakes from the Cardiff Cwtch Recipe URL: https://thecardiffcwtch.com/2017/02/27/pancake-party/…

We are very lucky to have a buzzing food scene here in Wales, from street food markets, pop-ups and world renowned chains. Whatever your flavour, there is something for your taste buds. With so much on offer, it can be difficult to know where to go next, so we’ve pulled together 14 of the most…