Career

How I Plan My Editorial Calendar (and a Template)

How I Plan My Editorial Calendar (and a Template)
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The reason I love having an editorial calendar is because it allows me to compartmentalize. As someone that doesn’t like a ton of structure and needs to feel like they have freedom but also has to run a business, an editorial calendar helps me stay organized, be strategic, and maintain consistency. It’s just a planning…

Our Camera Equipment for Blog and Travel Photography

Our Camera Equipment for Blog and Travel Photography
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At long last, a blog post about camera equipment. It’s probably (maybe not surprisingly) one of the topics I get asked about most. I’ve always been hesitant to write a post about the camera equipment we use for blogging and travel because we have tried…

Living Life On Your Own Terms (and Timeline)

Living Life On Your Own Terms (and Timeline)
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When are you getting married? When are you having kids? You know the clock is ticking right? I get at least one of these questions regularly. I know I’m not alone. SK-II recently launched #INeverExpire, a global campaign that raises awareness of the age-related pressures women…

Interview with Kim of Greenlion: JAKWellness12 Week 12

Interview with Kim of Greenlion: JAKWellness12 Week 12
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This week I am very excited to bring you a Q&A with Kim of Greenlion Design. I first met Kim through Jennie Kay a year or two ago (Kim made a flower crown for a shoot I was doing) and the rest is history. Kim and I have a lot of career and life parallels,…

The Truth Behind Sponsored Content

The Truth Behind Sponsored Content
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I was on a work trip recently and was asked the question “How do your readers feel about sponsored content?” The question came up because of the backlash some influencers were getting about ads/paid collaborations. Last year I addressed some of what goes into making…