Tell us a little bit about eat.sleep.wear?
How do you monetize eat.sleep.wear?
I monetize eat.sleep.wear. in a few different ways. I offer ad space on my blog to brands I believe fit my own style and aesthetic and enjoy working with. Another way I monetize my blog is by collaborating with brands and creating partnerships that are authentic to me. It creates a unique opportunity to grow ideas and spark serious creativity between both parties.
What role does social media play in your blogging life?
Social media to me is HUGE. HUGE. HUGE. I am one of those people whom you would call “hyper connected.” I tweet, facebook, tumblr, and instagram all day everyday. Having a presence in this social world is so important to gain credibility as well as being a great way to connect with your audience.
How has blogging affected your career?
When I was at the Lucky FABB conference this past fall, Scott Galloway, clinical professor of marketing at NYU said, “You’re entrepreneurs, with cute shoes.” That line completely resonated with me. Being a graphic designer, I have always been an artist, a marketer, a problem solver, a communicator and many other things. Blogging has added entrepreneur to that list.
What is the most important advice you would give to aspiring bloggers?
Be authentic to yourself and your audience.
Be passionate about what you love and go after it.
Be supportive of your fellow bloggers and they will support you back.
One of the best things that has come out of my experience blogging has been meeting the people that make up this community. It’s a truly unique place that I like to call home for eat.sleep.wear. and everyday, I feel so grateful to be surrounded by such inspiration!