Why do you blog?


I often talk about fashion blogging with people who once heard about bloggers who receive expensive clothes for free, launch their own lines and collaborations, fly business class, get paid €5000 per appearance and make millions in ad revenues (OK, I made that one up). While I love discussing fashion blogging, I don't love it ... Read more

FBFF: Blogger copying

This week's Friend Friday topic deals with copycats, blogger rights and giving credit where it's due. 1. What are the "unwritten rules" about copying content that we bloggers should all abide by? Flat-out copying? Don't do it. 2. They say imitation is the highest form of flattery. But when is a post imitation and when ... Read more

10 easy tips to promote your fashion blog and get more followers

Some of you requested tips on how to promote your blog effectively after reading my blogger self-promotion posts, so I put together this list. It was written with fashion bloggers in mind, but most of these tips actually apply to any kind of blog. I hope you find it useful. :) If there's anything you're ... Read more

FBFF: Blogger self-promotion

photo from tumblr (uncredited)

I loved reading and replying to your comments on my post about fashion bloggers and self-promotion - thanks to all of you who shared your thoughts! I'm also very flattered that post was chosen as the basis for this week's set of questions for Fashion Beauty Friend Friday, in which I'm participating for the first ... Read more

Fashion blogs and self-promotion: How much is too much?

There is a special place in hell for fashion bloggers

I've recently heard that the fashion blogosphere has reached a point of oversaturation. It's becoming increasingly hard to "break through" and there's nothing new left to say. While a debate about this would deserve its own post, truth is that many fashion bloggers have resorted to abusing the community for unabashed self-promotion in hopes to ... Read more