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The Comment Section: Penny For Your Thoughts?

The comment section is, in my opinion, one of the most crucial parts of any informative post. While certain types of niches can get a pass e.g. a blog giving legal information and whatnot, some niches definitely need a thriving comment section. Let’s set the scene: you stumble upon a new website/blog or one you’ve been to many times before.…

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Blog Branding 101 – Basic Blogger Branding Guide

Blog branding is one of the most important factors to blogging in my opinion. What is branding itself? Without going all professional and grammar spitting, branding is simply how you present yourself. What is that factor about you that you want to continuously be recognised for? It’s how you go about things, from your logo, to the way you write,…

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How to Blog Consistently

Wondering how to blog consistently? The last time I wrote a post and published it on the very same day, I think It was around my first or second month of blogging. After that, I quickly switched things up, and I can honestly say that I have a system which has worked wonders for me. This system has me sitting…

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FLATLAYS101: Elements of a Good Flat-lay

  Like many other people, I started from somewhere when it comes to flatlays. Over time, with lots of practice days, I can see a steady improvement. I mean, let’s look at a few photos, shall we? These above photos show my progression from my very first 2 flat-lays, to the most recent ones at the time this post was…

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My Blogging Bucket List

We all start blogging with various tools, some have more than others. We also have differing visions for where we want to end up, but sometimes also these visions comprise of little goals which may be similar to others. I was happy when Gift of Gift Collins tagged me to do this blogging bucket list challenge, because I was planning…

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FLATLAYS101: Blog Photography Props

Welcome again to FLATLAYS101! So, in the last post, we were talking backgrounds for photos. Some backgrounds mentioned included either flat backgrounds e.g. cardboard, or textured backgrounds such as wool, wood, etc. Today, we shall talk about taking things to the next level, as sometimes a background alone is not enough. Blog Photo Props So, now, you have a nice…

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FLATLAYS101: Backgrounds

Welcome to FLATLAYS101. I will be your lecturer for today and the next few posts. Now, I might have just been 6 and a bit months into this whole blogging thing, especially blog photography, but I can say I have learnt quite some handy things. I’m no where near where I want to be, but I’m getting there! In this…

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Oh, Niche-less One

So, as I’ve mentioned before, I was privileged to win a free blog consultation from one of the top Nigerian bloggers, Maryam Salam. One thing she brought up was that my posts were kind of all over the place.  This is a true fact. I’ve written more than 50 posts to date, and they don’t have a consistent theme. If…

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Little Steps: How to Start Blogging

I remember the day I decided I wanted to start a blog. I simply said it out loud, sitting alone in my ever messy room. Suddenly, the heavens opened, and clouds were in every inch of my room. Then came the bright, amber light. It fell upon my face, and I stared in wonder as a black box floated down…

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The Glow Up: How Your Blogger Faves Started

It’s easy to get bitten by the comparison bug especially in blogging, but sometimes, we need to realise that everyone starts somewhere. Not all success comes overnight! Check out some popular bloggers and their very first posts!