Breshauna, from Charlotte, NC, wants to know if a fashion or style blog can make it without having personal pictures on the site. I’m going to break down the 3 ways you can start a personal style blog with the bare minimum.
START & GET BETTER AS YOU GO
- Don’t compare yourself to established and professional bloggers.
- You’re going to start and you’re going to make some mistakes.
- Be consistent and put forth an effort.
WORK WITH WHAT YOU HAVE
- EXAMPLE: If you only have an iPhone 6 to take pictures with, make sure you’re taking photos in amazing lighting.
- Not many people are starting out with the best of everything. So make the best of what you have.
- You probably have more than what you think you do.
INVEST IN YOURSELF
- If you want to be a blogger and eventually want to profit, you have to make an investment in yourself.
- EXAMPLE: Get a part time job at a retail store to help build your wardrobe & get a discount.
- There are going to be sacrifices that you need to make.
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