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Introduction to Fashion Blogging

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Brief introduction about how to start a fashion/lifestyle blog.

Introduction to Fashion Blogging

  1. 1.  Junior at University of Houston  Studying Event Management, Minoring in Non-Profit Management  Certified Wedding Planner  Barbie Collector Advisory Panel  Houston Fashion Bloggers  Houston Bloggers
  2. 2.  A blog is basically a journal that is available online. The activity of updating a blog is “blogging” and someone who keeps a blog is a “blogger.” Source
  3. 3.  Creative outlet  Missed writing, improve writing skills  Employers look for this skill
  4. 4.  What you’ll write about  Copyright/ Trademark Infringement  Unique and memorable
  5. 5. Blogger  Free  Limited HTML Knowledge Needed  Limited Plugins  Subdomain Wordpress.com  Free  Limited Plugins  Limited Themes  Subdomain-limited sponsored content Wordpress.org  Pay for hosting  Thousands of plugins  Thousands of themes  You own this site
  6. 6.  Write consistently  Take good photos  Edit photos  Watermark photos  Share your content  Comment on other blogs
  7. 7.  Facebook  Twitter  Pinterest  Google Plus  Tumblr  Youtube  LinkedIn
  8. 8.  Vistaprint.com  Designer  DIY packages at Wal-Mart, Office Depot
  9. 9.  Join Blogger Groups › Houston Fashion Bloggers › Houston Bloggers › Houston Blogger Social Club › Texas Bloggers › Hello Houston Media  Join Online Blogger Groups › Independent Fashion Bloggers › Bloggers Like Me › Style Bloggers of Color › Clever Girls Collective › SITS Girls
  10. 10. Houston Bloggers Social Club Katy Mills Mall Fashion Bloggers Reception Qwashae Boutique Fashion Bloggers Night Houston Fashion Bloggers Holiday Party
  11. 11.  Fashion Houston  Houston International Fashion Week  Boutique Openings  Make-Up Shows  In-Store Events
  12. 12.  Place relevant ads on your site
  13. 13.  Place company ads on your site and get commission off of purchases made
  14. 14.  Paid/given free product to write about a product or service
  15. 15. I was an Ambassador for the Salvation Army.
  16. 16. Model on Great Day Houston
  17. 17.  Fashion Houston  International Fashion Week  Simon Fashion Now
  18. 18.  Porsche Designs Reception  Bath and Bodyworks Preview  Henri Bendel  Swarvoski Crystal Event
  19. 19.  Make goals  Research best practices  Reach out to brands  Stay consistent  Write well  Good Photos are Key
  20. 20.  I’ve got answers!

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