Blogger’s Beauty Brawl 2017: Introduction

Blogger's Beauty Brawl 2017. Beauty bloggers uniting to review selected products for 10 days. Read tried and tested products every day from our bloggers!

I am beyond excited to be taking part in my first ever Blogger’s Beauty Brawl!

Unfortunately I was unable to take part in the Christmas event, so naturally I jumped at the chance to be part of the summer 2017 group.

So what is a Blogger’s Beauty Brawl?

Well, a group of beauty bloggers get together and review a selected beauty item each day and score it out of 100. The list of products we will be reviewing this time are:

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Beginner’s Guide to WordPress SEO

Essentially Lily | Beginner's Guide to Wordpress SEO

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.

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My 2017 Bucket List

2017 is almost upon us, and I’ve already seen a handful of people planning their New Years resolutions. I’ve tried to keep and stick to them, failed, tried again, failed again, over and over, and now I’ve kinda just given up altogether.

Instead, I’ve compiled a 2017 Bucket List of things I want to see/do/accomplish next year:

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Behind the Blog – An Ocean Glimmer

After having received such great feedback from  he first edition of Behind the Blog, I’m excited to introduce my new guest for December: Gemma from An Ocean Glimmer – let’s meet her now!

“I am Gemma, the blogger behind An Ocean Glimmer, a beauty and lifestyle blog. I’m based in Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City. Alongside my blog, I am a full time University student currently studying Journalism as well as working part-time as a Sales Assistant. I have been blogging for about five years now, but I started weekly blogging just a couple of months back.”

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Why I suck at blogging

I’ve now been blogging for about a month, and I’m loving every minute if it – the blog chats, tags, the support and, of course, the fun. But whilst I’m still a relatively new blogger, I’ll be the first to admit that I pretty much suck at blogging.

Consistency, content, photos, social media – yep, I fail at them all. I get a day when I’m so inspired I could write and write and write, then… nothing. I’ll have a crappy day at work, come home, change into my pyjamas, drink some wine and decide to become a hermit for the evening.

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