WORD OF MOUTH?
The content and themes curated and shared by WOM with you, are influenced by the belief that information passed on by 'word of mouth' is of more value to the receiver because of the similar standards and interests with the sharer. For this WOM's voice and services aim to be informative and beneficial, and hopefully also enjoyable and inspirational.
INSPIRE & INFORM
To blog or not to blog?
Read: Start by understanding why you want to blog, who is it for, and what are you going to talk about. Here's a bloggers story on how they started and why. And of course the big question everyone wants to know: Can you make money blogging?
Do: To understand the basics of starting this may help. (link updated in 2019)
Play: Check these comparison charts of blogging platforms: here; here and here. Choose the right platform especially if you love blogging and want to earn a living doing it.
Travel and health: want to keep up your fitness routine while traveling? Take one item that'll help remind you: sports shoes, a yoga mat, a set of weights or perhaps a skipping rope.
Work: Stuck in a rut or lost some steam? 1) Pick only one thing on your to-do list, 2) put a timer on for 3-minutes and 3) don't stop until the timer goes off.
Living: Beans getting stuck at the bottom of a tin? Or coconut milk? Open the tin from the bottom, it's easier and quicker to empty the contents.
BITE-SIZE (MOSTLY) LEARNING
Read: some ideas of how to send cold emails from the great archives of Create&Cultivate.
Watch: we live more and more in vacuums but offline connections are vital even though they can be hard. Celeste Headlee gives some good ideas.
Listen: Rosie Davies, founder of London Fashion Agency is an incredible person, here's a really down to earth podcast episode full of gems of information. You only need to look at her business website as proof she knows what's she's doing.
BERLIN LIVING SNIPPETS
Published October 2017.