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…

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…

The Truth Behind Making A Living as A Full-Time Blogger

The Truth Behind Making A Living as A Full-Time Blogger
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This post is  pretty long overdue. But as I come up on my 4th year of blogging, I wanted to share today’s post to hopefully shed some light on blogging as a career. First, I want to answer the question I get asked all the time, “So…