“How do I establish my legitimacy as a blogger?” is a question I asked myself when I first launched abbysaylor.com back in September 2015. How do I get people to take me seriously and how do I get brands to see me as an established entity? You’ll learn the answers to these questions over time, but today I’m providing you with the information that I wish I knew from the beginning, including how to get people to view you as a “real” blogger and start following you, tips for initiating brand collaborations and what key practices an established blogger has under their belt.
Let’s talk blogging. What do your blog readers actually want to see from you? Do you sometimes wonder if you’re making content people aren’t interested in? In this post I’m opening a discussion on what our readers are looking for and ways to change up our content when we’re feeling stuck or repetitive.
So much of a blogger’s time is spent gathering inspiration, brainstorming, interacting with readers and other bloggers, communicating with brands and creating content. I thought it would be fun to do a post dedicated to #BloggerProblems and the habits and struggles we deal with on a day-to-day basis. Keep reading for my list of stereotypical blogger probs.
After spending some time in the blogging industry, you may begin to see monetary potential for your blog, whether that be working with brands, creating and selling a product or service of your own, or both. Here are my steps for treating your blog like a business and turning it into something more than just a hobby.
Hey guys! I received a couple requests to discuss “a day in the life of a blogger,” so I’ve included a new video I filmed last weekend that walks you through my typical blogging day, the equipment I use, as well as my editing software and site platform. You can find all the details and links to the camera equipment I showed in the video here, as well as a more detailed schedule below.
Half the fun of blogging is selecting and maintaining the overall look and feel of your site. The design of your blog is the first impression that readers will get of you and your content, so you want to make it as personalized, user-friendly and sharp as possible. Keep reading to see the best WordPress themes/templates I recommend for lifestyle bloggers — and all bloggers in general!
Whether you’re a blogger or you run an online business or profile for a brand, having cohesive social media profiles is essential for effective marketing and developing a strong online presence that will make people want to keep up with what you’re doing. Here are my blogger-focused tips for cleaning up your social media accounts and creating cohesive profiles for the new year!