This year has been insane. If you've been reading this blog for a while, you KNOW I'm a sucker for recap posts. I love reflecting on the year and reminiscing. This post has a little bit of a different focus. This is my first full calendar year that I worked for myself. Full disclosure: it was the most stressful and wonderful thing ever. Oh wait, I also moved to Europe. Hmm... it's a toss up. … [Read more...] about 8 Of the Best Things I Did This Year to Grow My Blog and Business
I'm a self proclaimed Instagram addict. Why? Because it's one of the most beautiful and visually appealing social media tools and because I find loads of traffic for this blog via Instagram (@heleneinbetween). But sometimes you get stuck on what to post. So, I've come up with 12 ideas for blog and Instagram photography, whenever you get stuck! Styling your Instagram is tons of fun, … [Read more...] about 12 Ideas for Blog and Instagram Photography
There is always so much buzz about Instagram. How to grow it, how to get engagement, followers, and how to succeed on Instagram. It seems now everyone is coming up with their own version of a course or tips on how to succeed and as someone who has worked in social media and marketing for forever, a lot of their advice makes me shudder. I think a lot of what we hear about social … [Read more...] about Why Everything You Hear About Growing Your Instagram is Wrong
We all want to succeed online. Yes, we might all define success differently; not everyone out there is trying to make their blog a full time income, or gain millions of followers (although let's face it, that'd be great!). But we all do want more traffic and acknowledgement for our work. It's natural. So, how can you set up your blog for success, no matter what stage blogger you … [Read more...] about How To Set Up Your Blog For Success (No Matter What Stage You’re In!)
Ever get stuck with what to post to Instagram? we've all been there. We know that the best way to create an engaged Instagram is to post regularly. But who has time to always think of what to post? These 15 photo ideas for Instagram will totally have you covered! I decided to take this a step further from my previous Instagram photo ideas post and give you a hashtag to go with … [Read more...] about 15 Photo Ideas For Instagram
Live video is quickly becoming the best way to interact and engage. If you want to have a thriving audience online, you need to include streaming video. A few years ago Snapchat released it’s live chat and video to the world. Like every other trend, teens picked it up first and used it as a way to send sometimes inappropriate pictures and videos that would be safely deleted in 24 hours. Then, we … [Read more...] about Snapchat vs Instagram Stories, Which Should You Use?