Why “Beauty” is a Bad Niche + How to Choose a Better One

Why “Beauty” is a Bad Niche + How to Choose a Better One

  Hey babes! Today I want to talk to you about finding the perfect niche for your blog, and how to switch up your niche if your current one isn’t working for you. This post is for all you ladies out there who classify yourself as “beauty bloggers”.   I want SO much more for you than that!   Zeroing in on the perfect niche for you and your audience will take some work, but once you nail it, your blog and business will grow like crazy! Although there’s no clear-cut “perfect niche” for everyone, that doesn’t mean some niches aren’t better than others….   *This post may contain affiliate links for products I love. This means I earn a commission if you make a purchase through one of these […]


Month One of Blogging: Stats, Tools, + Lessons Learned

Month One of Blogging: Stats, Tools, + Lessons Learned

  Yesterday marked Blog Beautifully’s one-month anniversary.   It’s hard to believe how fast this month has flown by, and at the same time it feels like I’ve been blogging FOREVER. The lessons I’ve learned in my first month alone have made me super excited to see where the next few months will take me!   To celebrate my first month of blogging, I want to share some of the highlights and lowlights from BB’s inaugural month. Over the past 30 days I’ve settled into a nice little blogging routine. I’ve made some awesome investments and tried out a bunch of different tools, apps, and plug-ins — some great, and some not-so-great.   If you’re a brand new blogger, I hope you find this post motivational and that it gives […]


Weekly and Monthly Social Media Tasks for Bloggers

Weekly and Monthly Social Media Tasks for Bloggers

  Hey beauties! Today I have the pleasure of sharing a guest post written by Imka Webb of Glamorous Glitter.   Imka is someone I’d call a “social media superstar.” She’s here today to share with you guys her weekly + monthly social media tasks that help her stay on top of her blogging game. If you feel like growing your social media accounts is a constant uphill battle, these tips are for you!   By completing these tasks every week and every month, you’ll be able to stay organized, cater your content to your ideal audience, and put your best foot forward online. And who doesn’t want that, am I right? Over to you Imka!   *This post may contain affiliate links for products I love. This means I […]


Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Instagram

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Instagram

  Hi loves! Today I have the pleasure of sharing a guest post written by the lovely Melissa Hebbe. Melissa is a social media coach and expert, and also happens to be one of my closest friends!   Because she knows a TON about Instagram (and I’m basically an Instagram noob), I asked her to come on here today and share her best Instagram tips for bloggers. I know you guys are gonna love this post and learn a lot from her. Over to you Melissa!   *This post may contain affiliate links for products I love. This means I earn a commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. For my full disclaimer, click here.*   Your Profile Basics If you haven’t already started an Instagram […]


12 Email List Do’s and Don’ts for Sending Newsletters Your Subscribers Love

12 Email List Do’s and Don’ts for Sending Newsletters Your Subscribers Love

  Welcome to the last installment in our Email List 101 Series!   In the first post, I showed you a step-by-step guide to starting a free email list using MailChimp. The second post was all about the tips and tools you can use grow your email list on a budget.   Once you’ve built up your email list, the next step is to figure out how to send emails your subscribers love. So to round off the series, today I want to share my “Do’s and Don’ts” of sending out email newsletters. This post is for you if you’re wondering… How often should I be writing to my subscribers? What should I say in my emails? Should I be sending them links to my new blog posts?   We’ll […]


The Top Tools & Strategies to Grow Your Email List On a Shoestring Budget

The Top Tools & Strategies to Grow Your Email List On a Shoestring Budget

  Hi loves! Welcome back to the Email List 101 series.   In the first post in this series, we talked about how to get your email list up and running using the free platform, MailChimp. But now comes the hard part: how do you actually get people to subscribe to your list?!   Never fear, friends – I’ve got plenty of tips, tools, and strategies coming your way to help you get your first 100 subscribers, 1000 subscribers + more! And the best part is that most of the tools I recommend are free or very budget-friendly.   (Pssst. wanna see the exact strategies I used to get my first 100 subscribers in 30 days? Click here to check out the post!)   *This post may contain affiliate links […]