Utilizing My Tribe + 6 Reminders From Blogalicious Weekend

Blogalicious Miami Carnival

After almost four years since my first post, I attended my first blogger conference earlier this month. Since I wanted to network more in the lifestyle category for both blogs, I chose to attend Blogalicious Weekend. Blogalicious is an online community and annual conference celebrating the diversity in social media. This year’s theme was to Tribe Up and each session reminded me to utilize the tools I have and people I...

Photo Funday with Friends

Photo Funday with Friends

For the past few weeks after church, I’ve been doing impromptu photo shoots with my friends NaysVoice and Kez B. We all had our different reasons for taking pictures; outfit of the day, stock photos for our blog and/or social media platforms, or in my case, to stop being so awkward in front of the camera. Besides selfies or group photos, I barely take any pictures of myself because I...

5 Easy Ways To Get Paid As a Blogger – Even With a Small Following

5 Ways To Get Paid As a Blogger

This post is not sponsored but contains some affiliate links Before my own platform, I started blogging back in 2004 on Xanga O_O. I had no clue I was even blogging at the time. I had a few friends on the platform and guess it was the “cool thing” to do as an 18-year old. Fast forward to almost 10 years later, I decided to document my natural hair journey and travels...

Year 30: 2016 Goals

Year 30 2016 Goals

I’m turning 30 years old this spring, so I’ve been calling 2016 ‘Year 30’. 2015 was great, but I definitely want to make this year better. I’ve been living on my own for over four years, but there’s something about turning thirty to me that says “you’re a real adult now”. In addition to trying to tackle the rest of the items in my 30 before 30 list, here are...

How I Manage Multiple Blogs When Working Full Time

How I Manage Multiple Blogs When Working Full Time

Happy 2016! If you didn’t know by now, I write on two platforms. I’ve been blogging on my own since 2013 and in the end of summer 2014, two friends and I launched Type 4 Naturals to document our natural hair journey and connect with women in the natural hair community interested in fitness, beauty, family, business and technology. Even though most tasks on my secondary platform are distributed between three...

5 Tips For Starting A Successful Blog

There are millions of blogs online and hundreds that are started everyday. Most people see the end result, but blogging is more than free dinners, celebrity interviews and getting products. They don’t see the amount of work that goes into to choosing topics, creating content and promoting your work. As a newbie, you may not know where to start, but here are 5 tips that can help when your goal...

Top Posts of 2014

I can’t believe that 2014 is almost over. From migrating my site to a self-hosted WordPress to attending Fun Fearless Life and other fun natural hair events, to what seemed like never-ending summer, I had a great year. The polls are in and below are my top posts of 2014. If you’re a new follower and weren’t able to view some, here’s your chance to read my top posts of...