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Oh Instagram, you saucy little minx. You seem to be the topic of so many conversations. From the right strategies to grow, the rumors of Instagram banning accounts (shadowbanning), to the tips and tricks on how to use Instagram as a tool to drive traffic and even make money, it seems there is so much to grasp. One thing I've learned: a lot of followers doesn't matter. An engaged following matters. … [Read more...] about How I Doubled My Instagram Following in 5 Months (+ FREE Hashtag Library)
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"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)
I've been living in Germany for over a month now. I don't want to be cliche, but this experience has already been surreal. To keep you up to speed, my husband Michael and I spent a lot of time saving money and decided we should take the chance to move overseas. What you need to know: I work for myself (I'm a full time blogger and looooove it. Emphasis on love.) Michael quit his job. We brought … [Read more...] about Your Guide to Saving Money to Travel the World
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