2 Year WordPress Anniversary!
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2 Year WordPress Anniversary!

After 2 months of research I made the big move from Blogger to a self-hosted WordPress sight and 2 years later I’m so glad I did! While hosting my own site has it’s special set of challenges, it feels amazing to be able to focus on CONTENT and less on tweaking my site. I have to thank Blogger for all the coding I learned though, because it sparked my interest and led me to choose coding as my main course of study in Uni! I have learned SO much about running a blog in the last two years and have…

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New Social Media Updates & How to Use Them!
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New Social Media Updates & How to Use Them!

  Pinterest and Instagram have rolled out a few new updates in the last month that I see being very beneficial to bloggers and influencers looking for new ways to connect with their audience. Pinterest’s new features include a scrolling “Showcase” header and a “Tried It” tab. To set up a Showcase click the pencil next to the featured boards option on your Pinterest profile home page. From this screen there’s an option to add up to 5 boards to your Showcase. You can change each one individually or clear them all and rearrange the order in which they appear. Right now you…

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9 Things On Every Bloggers Christmas List (A Parody Gift Guide)
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9 Things On Every Bloggers Christmas List (A Parody Gift Guide)

Have you ever wondered what bloggers want for Christmas? After talking to a few bloggers, and stalking the wish lists of dozens of others, I found a few commonly coveted items and linked them here (with additional commentary!) for your perusal! If you want to see the eyes of your family member/co-worker/Facebook friend blogger light up, give them literally anything on this wish list …or a Starbucks gift card… and they’ll totally Instagram it and tag you in their thank-you-shout-out. this post contains affiliate links. Literally anything velvet… chokers, booties, bombers… we’ll take it and make it work just like…

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How to Get Perfect Blog Photos Using Your Smart Phone!
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How to Get Perfect Blog Photos Using Your Smart Phone!

The most frequently asked question I get on social media is, “how do you edit your photos?!” I get asked this a lot because I’ve mentioned several times that I take all my blog photos with my phone! I’ve been doing this for years because I’m a one-stop-shop kind of girl! I like being able to take, edit and upload my photos all in one, easy-to-use place — and that place has been my phone since 2010. Below I’ve outlined details on my favorite apps, editing tricks, set up tools and more! I hope this answers some of your questions and gives…

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