HAPPY NEW YEAR ladies and gents!
Welcome to my new blog, and welcome to my Relaunch Giveaway! I hope you all have a lovely time over the festive season. I can’t tell you how good it is to be back in the Blogosphere, in my own little corner of the internet.
You may have read from my last post that I had taken some time away from blogging to focus on my mental health challenges, and just to take sometime to myself. But now I am back, and ready to go!
SEO can be very daunting, especially for newbie bloggers (like me) or those unfamiliar with how the internet works (also me). So I’ve put together a Beginner’s Guide to WordPress SEO to help you optimise your site.
When I first started out blogging, I didn’t even know about SEO. Let alone thinking it was something I needed to learn and apply to my own site! But I was desperate to improve and after about 6 months, I realised SEO was crucial.
I searched the internet, reading lots of things I didn’t understand and making notes that made no sense! Eventually it started coming together, and I decided to put together a Beginner’s Guide to WordPress SEO to help you optimise your site.
So you want to get into modelling? I did too when I was about 16, so I set about sourcing local photographers to work with and build a portfolio. In 3 years, I did a few TFP (time for print) shoots, a couple of published fashion editorials for a local magazine, and a handful of catwalk shows – mainly for charity. Not really the model life I had hoped for. When I was 19, I was approach by an “agency”. I was ecstatic! A three year contract with an assigned talent coordinator, an agency who had worked with numerous big, household and high-street brands, and they were looking at me! The only thing was I had to pay around £200 for “representation and admin fees” upfront to cover the three year period. “That’s not too bad if I’m going to earn from it” I thought. Wrong. Fast forward 3 years, my contract has ended, and I didn’t receive a single phone call from them, let alone an assignment.
On Friday 17th March 2017, I was honoured to be invited to Fashion Excess, the closing show for Norwich Fashion Week 2017.
Throughout the show, we were treated to performances by Happy Coloured Marbles and electro-dance girl duo EKKAH whilst the boys and girls from Sandra Reynolds Modelling Agency strutted their stuff down the catwalk, showcasing both independent and high-street fashion in a range of styles.
It’s December 4th, and so far I have loved reading all the blogmas posts around. From gift guides and wishlists to traditions and recipes, there are so many interesting reads at the moment. Unfortunately, I’m not taking part in blogmas this year, mainly because I’ve only been blogging for 3 weeks, and I only really discovered blogmas about 10 days ago… #facepalm.
But! I have been so inspired by everyone’s posts, that I thought I’d round up my 12 favourite blogs of blogmas that you just have to read: