Tapping into local readers

As bloggers we are all on a quest to share our stories and style with the world as well as grow our readership. Many of us spend lots of time networking (which is always beneficial) and connecting with other bloggers but we should take a minute to stop and think about who we really want […]


How to Avoid Blogging Burnout

Sometimes blogging can become overwhelming. With the press emails, outfit shoots, editing, and events, it can all get to be a little too much. I won’t even factor work into the equation. That’s its own animal. So how do you continue to stay inspired and out of the scary land of blogger burnout?   1. Take a break! […]


4 Best Apps for Productivity

In the spirit of new years resolutions, and since one of the biggest thing I use my phone for is to do lists, file organization, etc. (along with texting of course), I figured I would make a list of my favorite apps for productivity, and how you can use them to improve your blogging process. […]


7 Ways to Maximize Your Time

Working a day job and building an empire can be a daunting experience for the body and mind.  Approximately eight hours is spent at your day job leaving only the evenings to yourself to build your empire.  With just twenty-four hours in a day this can mean little to zero hours of sleep. How do […]


Engaging Your Readers

For bloggers, reader comments are like gold, and one comment left on a post is enough to make our day.  But today’s world is incredibly fast-paced, and despite our best efforts, blog posts can become obsolete soon after they are read.  It can be discouraging when your comment section remains empty, but here are some […]

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Attending a Blog Conference

I just got back from my very first blog conference, and it was a whirlwind of excitement.  I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect, but I quickly learned a few tips to help me navigate the crowds and the sessions.  Here are some tricks to help you make the most of your time at a […]

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3 Relationship Tips for Bloggers

Bloggers tend to live busy lives. Take me for example: I’m a full time student, I have a full time job, I have my own blog, I help keep things running here at Blog Trends, I have weekly guest spots on two other blogs, I’m in a band, oh yeah, and I’m married. That’s not […]

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