3 Years Blogging and Here’s What I’ve Learned

I’ve been blogging for a bit over 3 years now and I have to say- it has been a TON of work! Not all work though. There’s been plenty of play and lots of wonderful lessons learned that I gained more from than lost. For those of you who may be just starting out- I […]

Shadow Ban- Is it Real and How to Deal?

So the major chatter throughout Instagram these days is mainly centered around the rumored discovery of “Shadow Bans” across thousands of recent posts. For those of you who haven’t heard of Instagram’s latest hoop, the term Shadow Ban here refers to “the act of blocking a user from an online community such that the user does not realize that they […]

Finding Time to Find Time- 3 Steps to Balancing Life as a Blogger

A balanced life is a rare prize that most of us cannot seem to find time to pursue. Finding time to find time- ha! Who has the time? But the truth is, in today’s world of perpetual wi-fi and 4g, we can no longer expect balance to find us. We are left to instigate our own harmony […]

Blogger Photography Tips with Shopping Links

Taking photos seems to be the most daunting aspect of blogging for newbies. I’m excited to share a few tricks that I’ve picked up over the years that allow you to take quality andconsistent images no matter who’s shooting you.  MY CAMERA & KIT Right now I shoot with the Canon EOS 5D Mark III. It’s […]

Charging for Sponsored Posts

Charging for Content Creation and Sponsored Posts:The world of professional blogging- both full and part time is still a novel concept. Style bloggers across the world look to the celebrity bloggers like The Blonde Salad  and Song of Style for inspiration, yet remain in the dark about their journey toward monetary success. Everyone wonder’s “Should I be charging to style a […]