Fashion blogging isn’t a new concept. These days it’s a road well traveled’”in heels and dream-worthy wardrobes, of course. While it may sound like a glamorous job, it takes hard work. Do you have what it takes to start your own blog? If you’re up for the challenge, here are 14 quick tips on how to become a fashion blogger.
Passion and Patience are like blogging buzz words. Always choose a niche for blogging about which you know and passionate to write. Blogging is not become rich within night scheme. You will have to wait for the money and it will only come if you devise a proper strategy. If your goal is just to make money online, look at the other aspect of online marketing but not blogging.
Lynda, can I just say that you are doing AWESOME! I am floored by your amazing collection of before and afters, especially after learning that you considered yourself a creative misfit growing up. Maybe you were just a late bloomer, but you have certainly blossomed now! Your home is absolutely gorgeous…so artfully designed. I know that putting tutorials together can be tough (mostly just time consuming between taking so many photos and writing out the steps), but you certainly have so much to offer blogland, it’d be worthwhile for you to share your gems of knowledge and experience in some detailed tutorials. At least, that’s my two cents!
There will always be people who want your money, your time, or your energies to help promote their own projects. Offers of guest blogging that can initially be very flattering can wind up taking all your time and eating into other (more important!) areas of your life. I recently turned down an opportunity to speak at a popular blogging conference about using Pinterest to grow your blog Sure, I initially got all starry-eyed at the invitation, but after some serious thought, I realized it would mean not just a weekend away from my family, but hours and hours of preparation for the event that I – frankly – don’t have.
Blogging is a wonderful world of participating, discussing, promoting, teaching, learning, and sharing. If you spend all your time on your own blog, you’re missing out on being part of a community of bloggers who support each other. There is a lot of reciprocity to blogging, and when you become known as a person who promotes others, others will be attracted to you, to your platform (your blog!), and to your community.