A number of people have been asking me how to bag collaborations with brands and how to make money from blogging but once I mention 'media kit', they're like "what's that?". So, today, I will be sharing with you what a media kit is, why you need one and how to create it. I'll add my media kit as an example and will attach a downloadable template for you guys to add your own info. WHAT IS A MEDIA KIT? In blogging terms, a media kit is a form of document or CV that outlines facts about you and your blog/brand. It also shows your statistics and testimonials, services, etc. It allows PRs and brands to know about your blog; what your main niche is and how many followers or readers or viewers you have. You can also add your past collaborations and pricing to your media kit so that brands can have an idea of what you do and your capabilities. It's also good because it shows professionalism. WHY SHOULD I OWN A MEDIA KIT? Like aforementioned, it sh...
  As regular Instagrammers, we often love our feeds to look and feel beautiful and attractive. We take dope pictures, try out tons of editing apps to get the best-looking pictures ever and keep a consistent feel and colour on our IG page. If like me, you love trying out new things and experimenting a lot of apps, you'll know it can be quite daunting deciding on which ones we think are the best. ...
  Hey guys...meet Sofiyat...AKA Sofi. She is the creator of  The Odditty , a blog she started to talk about her personal life experiences and things that every other young, black woman can relate to. Sofi has always loved writing and she's refused to give in to people who constantly tell her to stop being too 'extra' or to 'act normal'. Honestly though..isn't 'normal' just very boring??    I thought that it'd be nice to get to know more about her and pick her brain on certain topics. By the way, if you're still reluctant about starting your own blog or you're a college/uni student trying to find balance with school and blog, you've come to the right place. Keep reading to find out more......
  Meet Andrea...she is a London blogger, influencer and also a PR girl who runs her own company called Coconut Social . Andrea is a total boss babe and is so big on supporting one another in the blogging community. So, I thought that I'd have a little chat with her to get to know her better and to also get some useful tips and advice about blogging and body confidence. ...
  Asides blogging for fun and because you have a strong interest and passion from it, you'd also want the efforts and time you're putting into it to pay off. I mean you wouldn't wanna be working for free. As much as you enjoy typing and sharing, a little of money coming in wouldn't hurt you and you'd be lying if you said you didn't wanna make money off blogging. It's like going to a job interview and being asked, 'Why are you coming to work for us?'...like duhhhh because I wanna make me some money and make a good living but you know...you gotta be professional.   Before I go on, I'd like to note that you CANNOT immediately start earning big bucks from blogging because I know a number of peeps who thought that they'd start making money from the first blog post. Ha..if only it was that easy honey but I know a few ways you can make a few pennies and pounds and if you wanna know how, please keep on reading.   You should also know that not ...
   To start a fashion blog, there are some things you need to know and some steps to be taken. You need to realise that starting a blog is not easy at all; from planning to shooting, to creating a post and being consistent, it's a lot of work and you need to be patient. To start with, I'll be taking you through some points to be noted before you start blogging: WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU START BLOGGING BLOGGING IS NOT EASY!  Like I mentioned earlier, blogging is hard and it requires a lot of time and effort. Most people think that blogging is all about writing tonnes of letters and clicking 'post'. Yea I used to think so too but that'snot true. If you really want to invest your time and effort into blogging and making something of it, you need to stay dedicated. So you know that if you have a busy schedule, you'll have to draw up a plan to work your way around it.  IT IS NOT CHEAP.  Yes! Starting a fashion blog isn't cheap at all but at the same t...