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50 Online Tools to Better Your Blog

Creating a blog is only one part of the blogging equation; you absolutely have to manage and maintain your blog in order for it grow and become better, faster, and more successful. There used to be a time wh...
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5 Things Every Blog Should Have

We talk about blogs a lot in the office. Would you believe we actually talk about blogs almost all the time? Shocking, I know! We talk about what we love, what bothers us, what we wish we saw more of, less of, ...
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Top 10 Fashion Bloggers Who Nail Their Niche

So what exactly quantifies "nailing your niche" by IFB standards? Well, this won't be  your typical list of blogger who make bank and have insane amounts of traffic and followers, command $10,000 appearance fee...
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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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Boost Your Blog Traffic With Tumblr

One of the fastest growing social networks in the world right now is not Facebook or Twitter. Instead, it is Tumblr. In the past year alone, Oscar de la Renta, Tory Burch, Gucci, Kate Spade and Modcloth hav...
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So You Want To Switch Blog Platforms

Last week's post about Blogger sparked a very lively conversation in our community. Some commenters are attached to Blogger and have had great success with that platform, while others are ready to make the ...
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Why Blogger Isn’t the Best Platform for Bloggers

Some of the biggest bloggers use Blogspot/Blogger. The Sartorialist used it for years, as did Fashion Toast (both have since migrated off). Face Hunter, Man Repeller, The Glamourai, Keiko Lynn, Where Did U ...
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How Far is too Far with c/o “Courtesy Of” ?

I’d like to open this up to the community and make this more of an open discussion than a post itself. I’ve been blogging for about 3 years and have noticed a huge increase of brands working with bloggers-- ...
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10 Sites To Cruise When You’re In A Funk

Over at the IFB offices last week, each of us took a turn having sort of an off day. You know the kind. Something happens or nothing happens at all, and you just don't feel right. You're sluggish, uninspire...
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6 Tips For Finding Your Blog Niche

I'll be the first to admit that when I started my blog, I had no idea what I was doing. All I knew was that I needed an outlet for my compulsive fashion obsession and my love of writing. And so it began: a ...
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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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Working With Companies: Asking for Compensation

In last week's post on the Vogue Influencer Network, a lovely gal named Laura asked: I have been approached by companies before wanting me to do posts about their new website/product before, and no one has...
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The Reality of Blogging While Working a Full Time Job

As I write this, I'm actually behind on my deadline-- posts I write for IFB go live on Mondays and Fridays and it's Monday morning.  Yesterday I had to send Jennine an email that said, "I'm sorry, I'm behin...
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We’re Hiring: Editorial Fashion Blogger (Part-Time)

Role: Editorial Fashion Blogger Are you obsessed with fashion, style, and shopping? Love blogging, reading blogs and keeping up with the latest fashion media? We’re looking for a passionate fashion lover to ...
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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). Insp...
Helpful Sites to Analyze Your Blog

5 Helpful Sites to Analyze Your Blog

Analyzing your blog is an important aspect of blogging as it can help you determine who your target audience is and which kind of content is proving most popular. There are many sites out there in the vastne...
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Five Tips For Taking Better Photos of Yourself

Self-Portrait Taken With Camera on a Tripod Using a Remote I'm always getting emails from readers and blogging friends about how to take better photos.  Photos of friends, photos of buildings, photos of thei...
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How to Take Your Own Outfit Photos

One of the most asked questions to me as a blogger, is "Who takes your outfit photos?" The answer, most are surprised about the answer, "I do." Some bloggers have 'helpers' who take their photos, and some blogg...
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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...