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How to Work with Brands as a New Bloggers

How to Work with Brands as a New Bloggers

As you may know, I celebrated two years of blogging late last year. Because I’m asked about blogging and working with brands on a regular basis, I wanted to share some tips for new bloggers, especially on sponsored posts.

Let me start by saying that there is no formula, it’s good old trial and error. You have to figure out what works for you. Blogging takes a lot of time, research, and planning! To me, it is all worth it; especially since I’m a naturally creative soul! I went to school for Marketing + Communications, I even had a certain visual for my career. When my visual didn’t turn out as planned, I found my purpose through blogging. This is why I feel that blogging is worth everything I’ve put into it.

I won’t deny that  finding the right balance between being a mom, wife and blogger can be a bit hard. And will say this, blogging is not for the faint of heart! But it is absolutely worth it!

If you’re thinking about becoming a blogger or have just started blogging, I think this post will be helpful. No, I don’t have all the answers but I think it’s important to share my experience as a blogger for others who are coming after me. My top three points of advice to new bloggers are these:

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How to Improve your Blogging Skills!

How to Improve your Blogging Skills!

Being a blogger is a lot of hard work, and doing what you can to get ahead of the crowd as far as trends are concerned is exhausting. But, the other thing that we don’t talk about as blogger is the mental impact. If you’re working hard on a piece, it can be the mental equivalent of running a marathon!

We can all feel lack of inspiration and sometimes the words just don’t come to our minds. And it becomes one hell of a task to do a very simple blog! The good news is that there are some things we can do to improve our skills, but also give ourselves the mental rejuvenation we need!

Surround Yourself with Inspiration

Not just your writing space, but the immediate surroundings. For example, is your bedroom conducive to inspiration? If it’s not, then it’s time to start peppering pieces of art, literature, and movies around so that you are continually inspired.

Whether it’s just a word here or a concept there. There are also some handy hints on Writetodone.com to find some inspiration if the words really aren’t reaching your fingertips! Read More

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