Blogging On A Budget

Friday, August 07, 2015

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Hello people of the internet! How've you been? It feels like it's been forever since I last posted. Even though, it's only been a few days!! The other day during a blogger chat we were all talking about budgets. Like, can you run a blog with no money. I for one can say, fuck yeah you can. You can have a super tight budget and still run your blog. I figured I'd share of my tips for anyone who is just starting a blog or if you're interested in saving a little more. 



Beauty Bargains - Find dupes of your favorite products! There are so many amazing budget friendly brands like Wet'n'Wild, Essence, and Catrice. 


Polyvore - If you aren't able to get the pictures you're aiming for Polyvore is great! You can put together collages of outfits and beauty products. I find it a great help for when I make wishlist posts. 


What do you have - You don't always need to go out and buy new things for a post (even though it's great)! Look through your closet or your make up bag. Write about your favorite recipe or get personal with your audience. 


Thrift Shops - If you're a fashion lover you need to be checking out thrift shops. My rule is to check out all of my local thrift shops first and then go to Primark, H&M, and New Look. Go in with an open mind and a plan. Some of my favorite pieces have come from thrift shops. You usually pay a fraction of the high street price too!




What's your best tip for blogging on a budget?
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  1. Best tip: learn about photography and learn to take photos of yourself. Got an iPhone? Great go to Winners or Marshalls, get yourself a tripod and set that timer. You can touch up the lighting later with photo apps! That's a huge one for fashion bloggers especially (being one myself ...)

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  2. Love this! Brilliant tips :)

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  3. Great tips! Another tip for fashion bloggers is rewearing clothes instead of buying new all the time, people will be inspired by seeing different ways of wearing pieces.

    thriftylilpixie.blogspot.ie

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  4. Such great ideas, and I haven't yet ventured into the Polyvore world yet, so that was especially great to find out! Thanks!
    xoxo,

    BerryBloomXO.com | Beauty & Lifestyle Blog 
    also on BLOGLOVIN 

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  5. I take most of the photos myself. I do use an iPhone a lot of the time too. You don't need fancy cameras all the time - learning the right angles of having a friend take photos can improve your shots. I often go to charity shops and see what there is. Plus I find a wish list is a great way to show you know whats in fashion without having to buy every trend!

    Jenn | Jennifer Jayne

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