5 Instagram tips straight from Eva Chen & her gladiator team

Last week I was invited by P&G to visit Facebook headquarters in Manhattan. Our goal: gain insights on how brands can increase Instagram followers, drive engagement and master Instagram Stories and Instagram Live (read: how to really use Instagram!). So I cleared my schedule because, duh Facebook. The event, “A Conversation with Eva Chen and Instagram Experts”, was hosted by the…
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How To Boost Your Blog Traffic With These SEO Tips

I tell everyone who is looking to become a full-time blogger that you need to figure out (quickly) what your streams of income will be. Having multiple streams of income is the only way you will survive. There will be times when the sponsored post game will be scarce (first quarter is always rough for me) and you won’t be able to pay…
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How To Blog Courses #BetterWithTy

When I started blogging in 2010 there was no blueprint or manual for us. We learned everything by trail and error (I promise you it was mostly error). The biggest question I get is “how to blog”. So I’ve created a few blogging courses where I share all the different things I’ve learned since starting my blog. The courses will all be…
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What NOT to do when live tweeting the BET Awards

The BET Awards are coming up and it’s no surprise that we’ll all come together in Twitterland to watch and tweet. This may be one of the most anticipated awards shows for #BlackTwitter since #OscarsSoWhite and that awful interesting Prince tribute on the Billboard Music Awards.
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If You’re Not Doing These 6 Things Your Blog Probably Sucks

Blogging just might be the hardest thing you’ll ever do. There are tons of blueprints available at your disposable but it’s really easy to get confused and just say forget this crap. Being a blogger means late nights and early mornings, but if you work hard it also means free clothes and trips around the world. Here are six things…
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11 Ways To Get More Sponsored Posts

Getting more sponsored posts is every blogger’s goal but it can be a huge task. Especially if you’re a new blogger and your traffic needs a little work. They (IDK who they is, but I do know that #they don’t want you to win) will tell you that having good numbers is golden and it’s a major key to monetizing your…
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Avoid These 8 Mistakes When Starting Your Blog

Six! Yep, six years blogging. I don’t even know where the time has gone. Plus, I’m like a pre-OG blogger. And to be completely transparent, this is only the second thing in my entire life that I’ve consistently done. Well third if you count motherhood (but who gives up on that, insert duh emoji). Writing is something that I do every…
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How Bloggers Can Get Invited To NYFW (Even Without Press Credentials)

I’ve been meaning to write this post for weeks now but life is happening to me as we speak, (if you follow me on Instagram then you know I am stressed). Since New York Fashion Week is coming up I figured this information is better late than never, right?
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12 Things Every Freelancer Needs To Know (According To My Favorite Freelancers)

The life of a freelancer can be a struggle. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a good kind of struggle. And while freelance life can be challenging, I try to constantly remind myself to be humble and grateful. When you’re building your empire and living out dreams those attributes will become key in your growth. But as prepared as I thought I was, there…
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6 Steps On How To Quit Your Sucky Day Job & Become A Full Time [Insert Your Dream Job Here]

It’s been almost four years since I traded my boring sucky, yet stable and well-paying, government job for my wildly fabulous and at most times unpredictable life in New York. From my mother’s unexpected death, to bouncing from Manhattan couch to Brooklyn couch for 8 months, I’ve got a ton of not-so glamorous stories to tell you. But…I have no regrets and I wouldn’t trade it…
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