I write the “semi-personal” style blog, Love and Ace. It is a mix of my personal style and interviews with designers. I work at a PR agency during the day and blogging is a great creative outlet for me.
Fashion blogging is a hobby but it’s a very very serious hobby 🙂
Did you have someone help you make the website or did you do it by yourself?
I use the Blogger platform so everything is streamlined. I’ve customized it a bit by watching youtube tutorials. I love that there are so many free and valuable resources online for bloggers.
The right domain name is important. How long did it take you to come up with the domain name for your blog?
My domain name is my blog name, which is name after my two terriers, Love and Ace. It was originally a placeholder until I came up with a different name but then I started liking it more and more. It’s simple and easy to remember.
How much time do you spend blogging?
It depends! Some days I don’t do anything blogging related and other days I can spend hours working on a post or interacting with the community on social media. Since blogging is still a hobby for me I don’t keep a very strict schedule.
How do you promote your blog? Do you use social media channels to attract more visitors to your blog?
Social media is definitely the primary way I promote but I’ve noticed that Instagram followers don’t necessarily click over to the blog. There are other methods I use to drive traffic – joining blogging communities like Lucky and ad networks like StyleList really help.
Yes! If there is a topic that they are passionate about then go for it! I’m so happy I started this blog two years ago. In addition to creating content and writing about a topic I love (fashion), I’ve learned so many things that I didn’t even expect to – editing photos, html, etc. I’ve also made some great friends via the blogging community.
Please give us some advice for new bloggers and for people who are still not sure should they make a blog of their own?
There are so many resources available to create a blog. The most important thing about blogging is staying motivated and making sure to update the blog regularly. Even if it’s meant to be casual it’s important to have fresh content regularly.
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