"Can we be included in your holiday gift guide?" This is an email that I receive not only daily, but usually 5 times a day. It's now officially "holiday" season, which means brands know they need to get on our radar if they want to be included. Which is awesome. It usually means free stuff and money! But it can also be hard to figure out the terms of the deal, what you should ask, what you … [Read more...] about Your Guide to Holiday Blog Success (aka More Money and Free Stuff)
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!)
You probably know that I hardly ever EVER do reviews. But I wanted to give you my honest and heartfelt opinion on the Genius Blogger's Toolkit. I have been blogging for over 5 years now. I've morphed into a casual blogger that writes about breaking my ankle and looking like a man, to talking about how to grow your blog and travel the world. It's safe to say this blog has changed a … [Read more...] about The Genius Blogger’s Toolkit, Too Good to Be True? My Honest Review
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
Monetizing your blog and Instagram. That is the end-all be-all for bloggers and Instagrammers. I'll admit it, I put a lot of time and effort into my posts and 'grams. I would like to make some money from all that hard work. There seems to be endless opportunities for fashion bloggers. But what about lifestyle and travel bloggers? Luckily, RewardStyle and LIKEtoKNOW.it have made it easier for us to … [Read more...] about How Lifestyle and Travel Bloggers Can Use RewardStyle and LiketoKnowIt
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?