ANNOUNCEMENT: Blog Boot Camp is back!

In November 2013, Lana from Lanaloustyle and myself hosted the first ever BLOG BOOT CAMP in Cape Town. We had realised that there was a need for a blogging workshop in Cape Town and decided to host our very own! And it was such a great learning experience for us, we met such wonderful bloggers, received lovely feedback from the attendees and had quite a few enquiries about another one, so we thought it was probably time to host BLOG BOOT CAMP again! So, come June we will be hosting the second BLOG BOOT CAMP in Cape Town!

The world of blogs can be quite a daunting one to someone who is just starting out and we know that there are so many questions related to building and beautifying a blog. The BLOG BOOT CAMP workshop is aimed at teaching you all the ins and outs of blogging and to inspire you to grow your blog whether it’s just a hobby or part of your small business.

The goal of BLOG BOOT CAMP is to give bloggers the tools they need to run a better, more successful, and creative blog. The course will cover tips for creatively improving the design of your site, how to use social media to promote your blog, how to monetize your blog by working with sponsors and advertisers and finding your unique blogging voice. The morning will be filled with practical information and inspiration to help you to build a better blog and spark your creativity!

You will receive an invaluable Resources list and there will be time for Q&A and networking during and after the event.


Venue: vm central & olive studio, The Woodstock Foundry, 160 Albert Road, Woodstock
Date: Saturday 7 June 2014
Time: 9am for 9:30am – 1pm
Price: R600.00
Limited seats available
Included: Fabulous goodie bags and delicious eats

★ Analysing blog layout and structure and how to enhance your blog’s look and feel
★ How to create a cohesive look across your blog
★ An introduction to essential WordPress plugins
★ How to use social media effectively to promote your blog
★ How to monetize your blog
★ PR guidance
★ Invaluable blogging and WordPress tips

You will need to have a self hosted blog or website, set up and running.
If you are planning on starting a blog soon, you will pick up invaluable tips, but please note that we won’t be teaching you how to actually set up a blog.

Pen and paper/laptop for note taking
Business cards, Cameras, Laptops and iPads are all “nice to have” optional extras
(Please note that this is not a technical workshop)


No refunds will be given for cancellations. However if you decide to cancel in good time and we have attendees on the waiting list, then we will be able to refund you.

Please email us on to reserve your seat. We will then email you a booking form and our banking details. Places are booked upon receipt of payment. All seats are booked on a first come, first served basis. Bookings close 30th May 2014.

To get a better idea of what it will involve you are welcome to visit our website and browse through the testimonials & photo gallery of our previous event. Here are few pics to whet your appetite!

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So, what are you waiting for? If you have been stumbling along in the early stages of blogging or just want to improve the blog you currently have then why not sign up for BLOG BOOT CAMP. We can’t wait to meet you there!

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Kathryn Rossiter

Kathryn is a South African lifestyle blogger and mom of 2 who has been blogging daily for over 9 years! She writes about travel, health, beauty, fashion, decor and family... but not food (unless it's food she's eaten made by someone else) as she is a hopeless cook. She only wakes up early for 2 things... a red-eye flight to somewhere exotic and early morning game drives. She has just finished an extensive home renovation and would prefer to never see another box again. She's never met a chocolate or glass of bubbles that she didn't like!

  1. Hi there! Do you know if they make any plugins to assist with SEO?

    I’m trying to get my blog to rank for some targeted keywords but I’m not seeing very good gains.
    If you know of any please share. Cheers!

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