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The Blog Name Generator: 9 Ways To Name Your Blog

Coming up with a blog name can be hard! Stuck? All out of ideas?Kim Toomey has you covered in the post, where she's created a great method of generating blog name ideas. Check it out and let us know your thou...
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How to Take Your Ideas to the Next Level (Part 1)

This week's post is a 2-Part series brought to you by Shawn Blanc, a full-time blogger and internet guy who has been creating consistent, fantastic content while building a loyal and devoted audience. He was ki...
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10 Blog Topics Everyone Will Share in 2017

 Whether you are just starting out with blogging or you are exploring new options, you must be aware that quality content is a must. However, sometimes, no matter how much you try and work hard, your blog posts...
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How to Use Blog Post Scheduling to Improve Your Blog

Did you know that the most important part of your blog is actually the attention and interest of your users? In the age of information overload, staying relevant is harder than ever. For better or worse, th...
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How To Use Storytelling To Boost Your Blog Traffic

I don't know about you, but I have always been a voracious reader. Growing up I devoured series of novels like The Boxcar Children, The Babysitter's Club and Harry Potter like it was nobody's business. I've...
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An Expert’s Guide on Starting a Digital Magazine

Jacqueline Carlisle is the Editor-in-Chief for Thinkmag, digital online glossy focused on sustainable design and wearable technology. In this article, she outlines her secrets and tips on how to start a digital...
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How to Blog in a More Accessible Way

So you have taken up blogging to chronicle your new business venture or hobby. While some like to blog simply as a way to journal online for their own benefit, most likely you are hoping to attract some loy...
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How to Curate Content Your Readers Will Love

As bloggers, we are constantly on the look for inspiration and techniques on how we can curate fresh, engaging content. One way that you can do this is by using a "content curation formula," where you would...
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How to Write the Perfect Email Pitch

Having started my fashion career as an intern in the public relations department at Louis Vuitton in New York City, I quickly learned the power of a persuasive pitch. Whether it was pitching our latest bag ...
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10 Ways to Generate Blog Post Ideas for a Year

According to data from WordPress, there are over 70 Million blog posts generated every month. That number is increasing every month as more and more bloggers join the web. If anything, the competition is ge...
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22 Offbeat Holiday-Themed Post Ideas

I remember back in the day when Christmas decorations and holiday music in stores didn't start until after Thanksgiving. Seems quaint nowadays, doesn't it?Even though the entire country is saturated wit...
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7 Tips for Curating Content on Your Fashion Blog

Welcome to our weekly column by Blogger Babes co-founder Ponn Sabra. Check back every Monday for the tips and tricks you need to take your blog to the next level!We've been spending the past two weeks tal...
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Why Read Fashion & Beauty Blogs Anymore?

Last week, Ashley Robison, forwarded a post from Zoe London, a beauty blogger who was approached by a beauty brand for fashion week only to be rejected by the very  same brand that approached moments after sh...
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Five Fashion Journalism Tips for Bloggers

The more informal, personal style of writing that has come to define blogging is celebrated in its own right, however, being aware of some rules, tips, and techniques from the journalism side of the fashion i...
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15 Writing Prompts for Your Next Blog Post

Blogger's block - we all get it. One of my tricks is to keep a running list of potential article topics in Evernote, then when I can't think of anything to write about, I'll take a look through and hope one...
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How to Write a Standout Event Recap Post

Fashion bloggers have a high likelihood of receiving invites to various industry-related events, whether that's a new boutique opening, a private viewing of a designer's latest collection, or the big dance ...
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10 Places to Find Creepy Halloween Images

Halloween is in two days. I am hosting a Halloween party at my house and am frantically sewing, gluing, and putting everything together for the big day. But in the digital world, Halloween is an awesome time to...
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7 Ways You Can Borrow Ideas from Others

I wanted to title this post, "Shakespeare and the Beatles stole from their peers, you can too,"  but that's a bit long and cumbersome. (And really, it promotes the wrong idea.) I'm a firm believer that there...
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5 Ways to Weave Quotations into a Feature Article

 by Chanelle Leslie of "Not So Naked"So you've found a designer that takes your fancy - let's call him Karl Lagerfeld - and he's agreed to have you interview him. You email over some questions, receive ...
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126 Niche Fashion Blog Ideas

Do you know your niche?Honing in on a niche for your blog can be difficult in the very general topic of fashion. Fashion is a glamorous, beautiful topic, and it's hard to decide which direction to take ...
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Blogger Grammar Basics: Colons, Ellipses, and Dashes

Last week I talked about grammar basics with periods, commas, and semi-colons, and this week I'm getting into the fun and fancy punctuation: colons, ellipses, and dashes. These get used often by bloggers, b...
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10 Surprising Phrases You Might Be Getting Wrong

Many of us bloggers may not have started our blogs out of our love for the written word. There are many bloggers who are "ideas" people-- those who love sharing information about a favorite topic. Personally,...
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Quotes from the Lost Generation on Writing

I've recently started reading  The Paris Wife; at 70 pages in, I'm completely captivated by this historical fiction piece and forgetting it's not an autobiography. More so, I'm reminded of my fascination and ...
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Blogging Tip: How to Write The Perfect About Page

When you start blogging, the first page you should think about adding to your site is the about page. Although it is one of the most important pages on your site (along with the contact page), it is often con...
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Where to Draw the Line with Copied Content

While a pessimist would say, "Nothing is original." an optimist would say, "We're all inspired by each other."In the creative industry, there are times when someone's "inspiration" is a pain in the ass....
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8 Tips to Jumpstart Writing Your First eBook

By Glee of The Gleeful FashionistaOne way to monetize your fashion blog is by selling your own products such as eBooks. Its a good source of passive income which can generate revenue for years to come i...
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3 Ways To Say “Thank You!” To Your Readers

You know that feeling you get when you open up your mailbox and see a small, pretty envelope addressed by hand, specifically to you? It makes you feel special, doesn't it? It's even better when it turns out tha...
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4 Tips For Writing Your Fashion Blog Like A Magazine

By: Mignon A. Gould of  The Chic SpySo, you’ve decided you want to launch your very own blog or revamp your current style blog. Others in the blogosphere have inspired you, but you can’t decide which ty...
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Beyond Chic: The Fashion Blogger’s Thesaurus

Odds are, if you're writing a blog, you're probably a words person. You'd choose a crossword puzzle over Sudoku on Sunday morning. You excelled in in English more than mathematics back in high school.Or...
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10 Ways to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Do you ever find that the mind can be seriously annoying? At least that's what I thought last Friday. I was frustrated, overwhelmed and wasn't sure how to get myself out of my very own creative rut.</ Ins...
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Bigger, Better, Bolder: Build Your Media Kit

This is the next in a very exciting series we’re bringing to you on IFB in anticipation of the upcoming #IFBcon. Each day, we’ll have a different post designed to help your blog become – you guessed it – bigger...
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10 Blog Posts You Can Create From A Summer Vacation

Exotic locations. Planes, trains and automobiles. Total relaxation and quality time with friends and family. A vacation in the summer months is one of the most cherished experiences we have each year. In the sa...
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How To Conduct A Successful Fashion Interview

Many of us start blogs as a way to keep our skills sharp when it comes to writing and talking about or keeping up with fashion. Your blog can be a calling card or gateway to a job if you’re smart and savvy with your content! A great clip to pass along to a potential employer or publication you might want to contribute to is an interview.
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20 Tips For Breaking Through Writer’s Block

We're not writing novels. We're not writing academic essays or lengthy progress reports. We are writing sassy, fabulous, informative and fun blog posts. We're writing about what we love: fashion, beauty, design...
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How to Write an Awesome Social Media Bio

160 characters or less. That's all the space you have to convince the world at large to follow you and your brilliant tweets, instagram pictures and other various steams of your digital life. If you think it's ...
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How To Be Funny (Or At Least Loosen Up A Bit)

I think it's truly one of the highest compliments you can pay someone to say that they're funny. Many people have a great sense of humor, but to be able to engage people with wit and make them laugh (especi...
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20 MORE Post Ideas for Fashion Bloggers

Jennine wrote an amazing post, 31 Post Ideas for Fashion Bloggers. I have this post pinned on my bulletin board for days when I just think, "What the hell can I write about?" Since there are alwa...
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Business of Blogging: Building A Media Kit

At the IFB Conference in New York, not only did Ari Goldberg from StyleCaster steal the show during the Balancing Act: Business and Blogging panel, he also gave bloggers a lot to think about when promoting ...
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How To Write A Great DIY Post

Over here at IFB, we've noticed that DIY, or Do It Yourself, projects are popping up all over the blog-o-sphere. Some blogs like P.S. - I Made This... are entirely devoted to such projects, and some use ...
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Basic HTML Tags Every Fashion Blogger Should Know

HTML?!? These days blog platforms make it easy to upload photos, so why do bloggers need to know HTML? Not every website is going to have the exact WYSIWYG( "What You See is What  You Get," basically tools ...
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31 Post Ideas for Fashion Blogs

Just one little line can help bring your blog significantly more traffic.That's the post title.Last week I asked around some ideas and feedback (and feedback from you about your experience).Inspiration ...
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6 Tips on the Importance of Proofreading

During the process of writing an article for your blog, an important (if not the most important) step is proofreading. Before you publish your post, it's essential that you proofread it. Proofreading doesn'...
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How to Create Your Media Kit

This is the year you’ve decided to get serious about monetizing your blog. Whether it be for banner ads, video ads, sponsored posts, text links, giveaways, etc, chances are if you’re working with a company, t...