We have all been there before, when you have a lot of stuff going on but you know its your blog posting day. You have nothing prepared and so you know you need to put something together quickly. You do it, but don’t really want to. Blogging feels like a chore rather than a hobby or job. I get it, I’ve been there before. There are some things we can do to combat this feeling and thats what we’ll be discussing today! And I hope they can be of some help to you.Continue reading “What To Do When Blogging Starts To Feel Like a Chore”
Relatable blog content can be defined as any content that the reader can relate to. Thats what I try to do with my own blogging content. I try to make sure that it’s a real life issue that people are going through, or that it’s something I would like to learn myself if I am providing tips and advice. I think it’s important as a writer to believe in what you are saying. How can I expect my readers to relate to something when I don’t even relate to it myself?Continue reading “How to Make Your Blog Posts More Relatable”
A resolution I had for this year was to be more present in the moment and spend less time on electronic devices. Of course that didn’t happen because of COVID and also restarting my blog again, but I like to make a conscious effort to leave the technology behind every now and again. When I say screen time, I don’t just mean phones. I mean tablets, mobile phones, laptops, tv’s and any other device that has a screen! Today we’ll go through some tips on how to reduce your screen time and be more present in the moment.Continue reading “How to Successfully Reduce Your Screen Time and The Benefits of Doing It”
Even the most successful people in the world need a break sometimes, and I’m here to tell you it’s okay to take a break. When I first started blogging again at the beginning of July 2020 I didn’t really give myself any break. I was publishing a new blog post every single day. Thats 7 posts a week. Which is insane to think about now.
I was so strict on myself in needing to keep posting to keep my audience engaged, and of course I now know that this isn’t the way it works. I created myself a blogging schedule and this helped me so much in knowing when my breaks were so I didn’t burn out. I thought I would share some benefits and importance that taking a blogging break can do. These points are helpful for blogging but can be applied any other area of your life where you feel like you need a break.Continue reading “4 Advantages Of Taking A Blogging Break”
The most annoying thing that can happen to anybody who writes anything is writers block. We have all been there. Itching to post something new but having zero ideas. It’s the most frustrating thing isn’t it? You can kind of send yourself crazy forcing yourself to get out of it, but sometimes that can actually make it worse. I have some tips that im going to share with you today that will hopefully help in combatting the dreaded writers block!Continue reading “6 Ways to Overcome Writers Block”
We all struggle from time to time to keep coming up with new content for our blogs, so I thought I’d collect some ideas together for blog post inspirations for lifestyle bloggers. One of my goals for this blog is to help people as much as I can. I love to share knowledge and ideas with others. Were all in this together after all!Continue reading “20 Blog Post Ideas For a Lifestyle Blogger”
I didn’t know the importance to having a blogging schedule until recently. Just think about it, if you are consistent with something you’ll get results no matter what it is. So why should blogging be any different? Today I hope to share some tips on how you can perfect your own blogging schedule and how that will help you see the results you want from your blog.Continue reading “5 Ways to Perfect Your Blogging Schedule”
With anything the novelty wears off. The same goes with blogging. There are times where you are really into it, and then there are times where you just really have zero motivation to post. Be kind to yourself, its okay to have bad days, or days where you really don’t want to post. For some, blogging is a full time job. And with any job, you need time off. Blogging should be no different!Continue reading “How to Stay Motivated: 4 Tips for Bloggers”
I would still consider myself a newbie at blogging. Back in 2015 when I first launched this blog I had no idea what I was doing (I still don’t). Everyday I learn a new thing, whether thats from my own research or learning from other bloggers. One thing I have learned to utilise is Pintrest. I didn’t even give it a second thought on how it could help grow my blog. But it makes sense now I understand.
In this blog post I aim to share my little bit of knowledge on how to use Pintrest to help your blog grow. So let’s get started!Continue reading “How to Drive More Traffic To Your Blog Using Pinterest”
I want to start out by saying thank you to all that have followed me. Less than a month ago I had around 160 followers and I cant quite believe I have hit 200 that fast after restarting. I appreciate every like, comment and view I receive. I just want to say thank you!
Reading lifeofwhines blogging journey posts, it inspired me to start writing about my own blogging journey. August 10th 2015 was the date this blog was born, originally diademofbeauty and now olivialucieblake.
I can’t exactly remember the reason behind wanting to start a blog, it kind of just happened. Back then I wanted to share tips and tricks on beauty and makeup. I always struggled reading blogs and seeing nothing but perfect hair, nails and skin and wanted to show the world that the perfection they were seeing didn’t exist.Continue reading “My Blogging Journey”