Too many facebook blogger groups get bombarded with link drops, bots and spam, rather than focusing on building a community of bloggers - which is really what blogging is all about - so I've decided to take matters into my own hands and create a group for beauty bloggers and youtubers to share their content, … Continue reading NEW BEAUTY BLOGGER GROUP!!!!
There are no real right and wrongs in blogging, but there are mistakes to grow and learn from. Some see mistakes as a rite of passage, but for new bloggers who are wanting to avoid rather than embrace them, here's what you can do. NO PROMOTION You post a new blog post. You're proud of … Continue reading COMMON BLOGGER MISTAKES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM
Alongside my Blog revamp, I am also rethinking my YouTube channel. I have tonnes of ideas ready to go, so expect to see some changes soon! If you'd like to know more, this video outlines my plans, including my new schedule. Don't forget to subscribe! https://youtu.be/nstcC_3ehUs
If you've read my Cyprus 'travel diary', where I mentioned briefly how the trip had conjured up some new inspiration and a desire to change the way I blog and my style of post. "The trip gave me more than just a tan, and you may have already noticed some changes around my blog if … Continue reading BLOG REVAMP + RE-MOTIVATION
My flatlays are nowhere near perfect, but I think I have imprved them drastically since I started blogging in August 2016. Here's how I create them. Natural Light - I take my pictures under a large window. The best lighting is an overcast day - not sunny; just a bit cloudy without being too grey … Continue reading A Guide to Creating Flatlays
Blogging, whilst it can be done completely freely, can easily become an expensive hobby or endeavour. However, it needn't be (especially if you have a tight budget like me). Here are my tips for blogging on a budget. use natural daylight for lighting create lightboxes using cardboard boxes and white sheets or paper and a … Continue reading Blogging on a Budget – Tips + Advice
Blog promo and getting traffic to your posts is somewhat of an art form. I'm not an expert (especially with SEO) but I do some promotion that works pretty well. I thought I'd share my 'behind the scenes' blog promotion tactics! I set up wordpress so my posts publish automatically to my personal facebook, twitter … Continue reading How I Promote My Blog
Before I started blogging I came up with a tonne of ideas, so I thought I'd share some of them, just in case it helps any newbies or those who are a bit stuck for an idea! get to know me tag 101 facts about me (or 3, 5, 10 etc) my bucket list meet … Continue reading 160 Blog Post Ideas
I finally got around to getting a new camera! (Well, actually - I gave up with waiting and saving for one and instead got one on Finance, which means I pay monthly for 3 years). I thought I'd show you guys so you know why my pictures suddenly look different. I usually film and take … Continue reading Unboxing A New Camera!
You may have noticed the name change today, you may not, but I thought I should let you know that happyhollife is now hollifeblog. Same content, same everything, just a slight name change. I wanted it to tie in with my YouTube channel more and I'm preparing to create hollifeblog.com, so I thought I'd ease … Continue reading happyhollife is now hollifeblog!