How To Gain 1,000 Followers (At Minimum) In Less Than 5 Minutes!

As a blogger, one of the easiest ways to get more followers on social media is to host a giveaway. I try to do them once a month either here on my blog or on social media. Right now, loop giveaways are so hot on Instagram. And for good reason. It’s a great way to team up with other bloggers to…
Author:
View Post
Tell Your Friends:

Why You Shouldn’t Be Blogging…Alone

I’ve been blogging/writing professionally for the past two years. And by professionally I mean this is my only source of income and I am not broke. It was always my intention to move to New York and become a writer. I said it. I moved. I’m here! But not one person warned me about this life. It’s freaking hard! I…
Author:
View Post
Tell Your Friends:

The Unwritten Rules To Instagram That Will Increase Your Following

Getting the most coveted letter on Instagram requires a celebration! It’s like pledging and getting a letterman jacket with your nickname written all over it. Now that I have arrived I will give away something slightly amazing or we’ll go have drinks together. One of the many questions people ask me, after the typical “how do you start a blog,” is how do you build a…
Author:
View Post
Tell Your Friends:

The Basics: 5 Tips On How To Start A Blog

“I’m thinking of starting a blog, where should I start?” “What advice would you give to a new blogger?” “Blogger or WordPress?” I  get asked questions like this quite often in emails, or I spend a train riding talking with one of my followers that I run into. Starting a blog can seem daunting, especially when you see how advanced…
Author:
View Post
Tell Your Friends:

SHOP PLUS SIZE COATS

BLOGGING 101: Top 10 WordPress Features You Aren’t Using – But Should Be!

There are tons of amazing WordPress features you aren’t using. Don’t worry, I am guilty too. As a blogger, I am always on the hunt to better my writing skills and use the tools I have to their greatest possibilities.
Author:
View Post
Tell Your Friends:

5 WordPress Plugins I am Totally In Love With

In March 2011, I switched to WordPress and I haven’t looked back since. Determined and equipped with a ton of saved html bookmarks I finally relaunched my blog. If you blog you know that switching your blogging platform is a HUGE decision. It can be quite a scary and frustrating moment. Sometimes your blog posts are lost, you can’t find…
Author:
View Post
Tell Your Friends:

The 5 Super-Uber Annoying Things About Your Blog

I seriously laughed out loud and instantly wanted to chime in after reading a post by Beautifully Invisible from a couple weeks ago entitled ‘The 10 things that drive me crazy about your blog.’ I thought it was amazingly witty and quite humorous. But more importantly, absolutely freaking true! Sure every “professional blogger” has posted a “how to” of some…
Author:
View Post
Tell Your Friends:

In The Beginning There Was a BLOG!

Blogging to me is a never ending conversation. Which is why I love being apart of FBFF. This Friday we ask ourselves – what have been the 5 hardest blogging lessons you’ve learned during this process and have helped make you a better blogger as a result.
Author:
View Post
Tell Your Friends:

How did I come up with my blog name?

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is from 2011 Finally after months of debating my thoughts, asking my boyfriend and besties, and bugging my mentors and tweethearts for help renaming my little itty bitty blog – it came to me!
Author:
View Post
Tell Your Friends:

The Pressures of Blogging: Big Blog VS Small Blog

This Friend Friday we’re talking about the pressures of blogging. You know the dreaded (or perhaps wanted) transition of small blog to big time professional blogger. *sighs* The blogger that says they don’t want to blog full time, shouldn’t be blogging. Difference is, I want it to happen naturally. Enjoy the Q&A and leave your thoughts at the end!
Author:
View Post
Tell Your Friends:

Looking for Something?