I’ve been really working hard on simplifying my blogging life. (the rest of my life only seems to be getting more complicated with school, work, a wedding less than a year away, and endless house projects) In November, I did a very hard thing and announced that I would no longer be blogging on my food + fitness blog. That blog was my heart and soul for 5+ years, but
The stress of the wedding was getting to me and in the midst of all the to do lists I did something that helped a lot: I started a wedding blog. So if you have already signed up to receive e-mails from this site, you already know I’m a little busy. Stuff like work, design clients, starting school again and…setting a date on our wedding. Something about setting a date
Have you ever tried to rebrand or just change your Instagram username? I did that for this very blog and was kind of baffled at first. Feeling uber refreshed and inspired after my weekend getaway so it’s back to work for me! ? I like to get back into things by making lists (and of course checking social media). ✔️ How was your weekend? How do you get yourself back
If you use WordPress and you want any control over the look and function of your blog, you need to know what a WordPress widget is and how to use it. Plain and simple. I actually started my blog on the Blogger platform what seems like a million years ago (really it’s about 6 years ago) and let’s just say Blogger is a little more intuitive. You could see in
I am crazy behind where I wanted to be on sharing these blog makeover stories, but that’s because I have so many of them to share! And I definitely won’t complain about having too many blog makeovers. I’m up to 12 right meow. I have been sharing bits and pieces on Instagram, so you can see more of the latest blog makeovers there, but today I want to chat about
Creating visual blog branding helps your readers recognize your brand before they even see your blog name on a graphic. You should definitely figure out your blog branding if you want to set yourself apart from the crowd and create a more consistent feel for your blog and the images you create for posts and social media. Let’s dig into how exactly we can do this. What is blog branding?
I did my very first blog makeover on the Blogger platform! I was pretty nervous because it’s been a couple of years since I’ve worked on the Blogger platform, but it went really well! The Blogger: Mary from Real Girl’s Realm I met my blogger friend, Mary, during the time when I was setting up my blog The iLOVE Project. I started the ALB Designs blog shortly after and had
Even with the increased number of individuals using social media (hi, my grandma is now on Facebook. liking all of my photos.), a lot of people still think of anything on social media as “play.” You should see the weird looks I get when I’m on my phone and I tell someone, “I’m working.” Yes, social media is super fun, but social media is also an incredible tool for connecting with