One of the questions I get most is, “How do bloggers make money?” So I’ll be addressing that today. Blogging can be a great way to earn an income; however, monetizing isn’t as easy as it seems. Before I kick this post off, I want to caution that there’s a lot of work involved. I started blogging in 2012 and it wasn’t until July 2016 that I took my hobby full-time. It’s important to remember that what works for one person may not necessarily work for you, and everyone’s timeline looks different. If you’re looking to monetize your blog, I’ll be addressing four ways bloggers make money along with some practical nuggets on how you can too. The various methods listed below are great starting points for everyone no matter where you’re at in your career.
What is the Lilly Pulitzer After-Party Sale? It’s your best (and only!) chance to score Lilly Pulitzer pieces at up to 50% off – sometimes even more. This sale happens twice a year – end of summer and end of winter. In my opinion, the summer sale is the most anticipated of the two – and you have to know HOW to shop the sale to get your hands on these happy prints at half off. I’ll be sharing tips on how to shop the sale and a sneak peek at what’s up for grabs in today’s full post!
If you already have a blog or want to start one but you aren’t sure how to promote it, I have great news! We’ll be chatting all about how to promote your blog today. Spreading the word about your new hobby and driving people to your site will be one of the most difficult parts of getting started. You want to promote your blog because it will build brand awareness, help you establish authority, and ultimately generate sales. Most people think a blogger’s job is to simply create content. However, it’s actually making sure we’re visible to the right people on the right channels – and that means marketing. I have a few tips that were extremely helpful in my early days, which I think can benefit you too. If you want to know what they are, read on!
With Labor Day behind us, I think it’s safe to say summer outfits are too! For me at least because I’m already craving light layers and pieces that will make my wardrobe feel more like fall. I’ve got my eye on lightweight tees that will work with jeans or leggings and booties that will work with dresses. Also on my list of must-haves are essential cardigans and denim with ram hem details. And don’t forget about pantsuits – they will be sticking around for a few more months too. I’ve rounded up my September shopping list below!
Who else is ready for fall outfits? These basics for September will be the pieces you layer all season long!
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The humidity in the south has been so painful and seems to show no signs of cooling down anytime soon. As I walk from place to place in the city, heated and exhausted, my mind cannot help but wander to a few weeks ahead when autumn is in full force. It is one of my favorite seasons, especially when it comes to fashion. And while fashion has the tendency to come and go, this year’s fall trends have strong staying power! They are full of so many vintage but fresh influences which I cannot wait to wear. So if you’re in need of key transitional pieces to make the switch from summer to fall easier, I’ve partnered with Marks & Spencer to share the fall trends I’m super obsessed with right now.