Annabel Candy

I created Successful Blogging in 12 Simple Steps to help other small business owners and writers tap into the  power of blogging.

I share blogging tips and blogging success stories at Successful Blogging. Or check out my travel stories, personal writing and writing tips at Get In the Hot Spot.

I set up travel blog Get In the Hot Spot two years ago and it now has over 20,000 visitors each month.

I'm a copywriter, web designer and travel fiend with an MA in Design for Interactive Media and 16 years experience setting up effective websites or blogs.

My writing has been featured in print and on BlogHer, Zen Habits, Copyblogger and Problogger.

For free weekly blogging tips and motivation subscribe to Successful Blogging and if you have any questions about blogging leave me a comment there.

Blogging is one of my favourite topics so I'm always happy to help:)



The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers

I wanted to find out what all these top bloggers had in common. Their mindset, their mental habits. I spent a lot of time observing, which led to this list of the eight success traits shared by all top bloggers I’ve found. I’m happy to share it with you. ...more
Nice advice here!  Thanks for the post.more

51 Steps to Launching a Hot Blog

This is quite comprehensive, don't be overwhelmed, get empowered and head over to my blog Get In the Hot Spot if you want more help creating a hot blog of your own. Pick a topic....more

Hi Annabel
Great tips! The only one that I might add is be brave with your writing. That means ...more

How To Live Your Travel Dreams

If you want to live your travel dreams start living with less. Our Wheels in Costa Rica: not flash but they went round ...more