Advice for New Bloggers: Personal Preferences

Today is the last day of my my blogger advice series! I hope you guys have been finding it helpful! Today’s advice is going to be a little different; these tips are mostly my personal preferences, things that probably not every blogger does, but that have definitely helped me take my blogging to the next level.

So let’s get to it!


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Advice for New Bloggers: Technical Tidbits

And Ryann’s Advice series continues! I hope some people are finding this series helpful; sometimes I feel like I’m still a little newbie blogger trying to give other newbie bloggers advice.

This week’s advice post is probably going to seem a little less exciting than the other two, because, as the title suggests, I’ll be talking about some technical, behind-the-scenes things today. These technical tidbits may not be the most glamorous, but they will hopefully help improve your blog overall.

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Advice for New Bloggers: Blog Posts

Happy Friday everybody!

I’m back with a bit more advice for anyone just starting their blog. This week’s advice  focuses on something that still makes me feel like a brand new blogger sometimes, and that is my blog posts! Sometimes it’s really hard to know when or what to post, or if a draft is ready to be posted, even if you’ve been blogging for years.

So, even though I still struggle with this sometimes, I’m gonna try to give some tips I’ve picked up along the way that may make blogging a little easier for any of you new bloggers out there.


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Advice for New Bloggers: Theme and Aesthetics

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you all had a great time over the holidays!

It’s the season of new beginnings and New Year resolutions. This is the time of year I first decided to start my blog, and I think a lot of people start a blog around the new year. So, while I was planning my discussion posts for January, I decided I’d do my own blog advice series for new bloggers. If you’re new to the blogging community, or even if you aren’t, I hope you’ll find a few helpful tips this month!

This post is about the most basic beginning element of your blog: its theme and aesthetics. With seemingly unlimited options when it comes to themes and the ways you can customize them, building the actual appearance of your blog can sometimes seem a little overwhelming. So, here are a few tips that I learned along the way!


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4 Questions to Ask When Making a Blogging Schedule

Happy Friday fellow readers! Last week, I started a little mini-series on having a blog schedule. I’ve seen some people say they ABSOLUTELY NEED their schedule aka me, and I’ve seen some people say they work better without one I’m jealous. Last week, I talked about why I choose to have a schedule, so this week, I thought I’d give some basic pointers on how to make your own!

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Let’s Talk: It’s Okay to Write Negative Reviews

Hi there, fellow bookworms! In last week’s discussion post, I wrote out my guidelines for writing a negative review, because, let’s be honest, there are times when we’ve all sounded a little rant-y and could definitely use some help in keeping our negative reviews organized.

But this week, I want to talk about why it’s okay to write a negative review of a book you didn’t like. I’ve seen and talked to several book reviewers who absolutely refuse to write a negative review, and honestly, kudos to them. I WISH I had the will power to stay positive about every book I read, but I can’t. So, for those of us who face the moral dilemma of disliking a book but not wanting to bash it completely, today’s discussion post is about why it’s okay to write a negative review.

***Some of these notes are kind of dependent on the how-to I shared last week. But I like to think they’re still okay even if we have different ways of writing negative reviews.

So let’s get to it!


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