Happy October! Oh my, I've been reading all my friend's posts on Instagram and everyone is surprised how quickly September went by. I agree! September flew by and now we are a couple weeks from the holiday season! Wow! Since it's officially Fall 2018 this is the perfect time to celebrate CHANGE! Have you noticed [...]
I started a new chapter this week! I started working on my NEXT BOOK! Before I get deep into the writing process, I wanted to discuss the journey of turning blog-posts into book pages. Going from 'just a blogger' to a full fledged author, has been fulfilling and challenging. In this post we'll discuss the [...]
If you've been blogging for more than two years you may start feeling blogger burnout or Blogger fatigue. What brought you into the blogging game may not interest you anymore. It may be time to change your focus; change your niche. The team over at the Blogger Xchange asked me to give advice on how [...]
It happens to every blogger who's been putting in that good work. You photos are great, you've been posting on your site consistently, and your social media following is rising organically. Then, you get an email from the brand that you've been stalking! Yes! If you remember from my 'Blogging While Broke' post, most bloggers [...]
#Bloggerlife: My life, doesn't always revolve around my weight or my clothes. Can you be fat, and blog, without being considered a plus-size blogger?
This month in celebrating turning 40! Wow! So, for my birthday, I decided to give readers a discount on my book, Jack and Ahlia! For the rest of June, get Jack and Ahlia for 40% off! It's my birthday wish to get as many FIVE STAR ratings on Amazon as possible. That means more people [...]
Blogger vs. Influencer? It's a discussion that's become more prevalent as influencer marketing grows. Everyone wants to be popular online. Everyone wants followers. And, everyone wants to work with brands. But which lane is best for you to achieve that goal? In this post I'll discuss the difference between the Blogger and the Influencer, and [...]
Much like writer's block, a blogging plateau is when the content you create isn't bringing the readership you desire. Click the link for FIVE TIPS to get you out of your rut!
I'm so excited to have my first feature of 2018 in FabUPlus magazine! Yes! The team at FabUPlus contacted me about their Spring 2018 Issue, 'Athleisure' Story. Y'all know I'm the queen of sneakers and dresses! I was more than happy to supply the magazine with a photo in one of my fave looks: This [...]
How do you produce amazing blogs when you have zero dollars in your bank account? Let's talk about it! 'I love us FOR REAL!', but a lot of bloggers are BROKE. Don't let these photos fool you. Sometimes, the blog barely gives you enough money for a cup of coffee. Below, I give you FIVE [...]