Top 5!

So a while back I told you guys about a competition I entered in which if I won I would get a free two nights stay at One King West Hotel in Toronto. I had just become one of the finalists and needed votes to win. Well I thought I would give you guys a little update and let you know that I am officially in the Top 5! It’s super exciting and I couldn’t have done it without you guys. Thank you so much for all your votes I really appreciate it!

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The voting is still ongoing and I would really appreciate it if you voted for me if you haven’t already. You can vote by clicking here. All you have to do is fill in your name and email address and there’s a little gift for you as well if you vote!

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You can vote by clicking here.

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The Liebster Award

Thank you so much to Erin over at KittyJadeblog for another nomination. She has an awesome blog about travel, lifestyle, six word stories and so much more. Do check out her blog out and I’m sure you won’t regret it.

Rules

• Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you

• Share 11 facts about yourself

• Answer the 11 questions the blogger gave to you

• Nominate  11 bloggers who deserve the award

• Create 11 original questions for the nominees to answer

• Let them know they’ve been nominated

Facts About Myself

  • I’m a Taurus
  • I love reading
  • I love travelling
  • I’m 22
  • I want to become a full time blogger eventually
  • I love makeup and everything to do with it
  • I’m a history major
  • I love animals
  • I love Star Wars
  • I have a tattoo
  • I have six piercings- all on my ears.

Questions:

When did you start blogging?

I published my first post in 2015.

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What is your ultimate inspiration for writing?

You guys- you’re always supporting me and leaving the best comments!

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One thing you regret buying?

These expensive heels I bought years ago that I kind of never wore again after prom…

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Are you a minimalist, hoarder, or something in between?

I would say something in between. I love minimalism and try to buy as little as possible but I have a weakness for makeup and books and I just can’t help but hoard them!

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Do you believe that objects can bring true happiness?

I think that depends on who you are as a person. I think for some people it truly can but for others it would bring happiness for a while but not permanent happiness.

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One thing you have always wanted to do?

Go bungee jumping!

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Do you have any favourite books at the moment?

Absolutely! I love Pride and Prejudice which is my all time favourite, I also loved Girl On The Train, Simon Vs The Homesapien Agenda and Warriors Don’t Cry.

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What is the first thought you had this morning?

Urghhh.

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Do you get frustrated with yourself when you do something wrong, or do you embrace it?

As someone who is kind of a perfectionist this is something I had a problem with. I would get really frustrated I didn’t do something perfectly but over time I have learnt to let things go more and embrace my mistakes instead.

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Where have you always wanted to go?

Bhutan or Germany.

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How often do you take photographs (places you’ve been, food you have enjoyed etc)

WAYYYYY too often. Check out my Instagram to see them!

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My Nominees

Anyone who wants to do this award should feel free to and please use the same question I was given.

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What I’m Learning… (Guest Post)

So this post is a part of the collaboration I did and it would be awesome if you check out the post I did for Linda’s blog by clicking here.

The blog I started in December of last year was about Social Media Marketing.  At that time I didn’t know what a huge subject that would turn out to be.  There are so many platforms for Social Media.  I had never know that most of them existed.  As a result my focus had to be narrowed down. So, I thought it was best to stick with the main ones I used and understood.  And I added Instagram.

Well, as many of you know,  That can even be a big undertaking.  And in the middle of this, I started another business.  My first business was why I started wanting to learn about e-commerce.

This has all helped to narrow down the information so I could decide on the most important things.  My second blog was about my first business.  But my heart wasn’t into it as much as I hoped.  And that was a surprise.

My current blog is about my Shopify business and the things I’m learning about e-commerce.  Here is the link https://lindaraesramblings.com/ .

Thank you “lifesfinewine” for allowing me to share this post with your wonderful readers and I look forward to what you will share.

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Something Exciting Is Happening!!

Okay so do you guys remember my trip to Toronto? Well we stayed at One King West Hotel and I recently found out that they have this contest where you can win a two nights stay there with breakfast included if you win the competition so obviously I entered. Yesterday I received an email saying that I was a finalist!

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So this is the part where you guys come in! I need the most votes to win and I need you guys to do me a solid and go vote for my picture by clicking here. There is also a little gift for everyone that votes!

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Please vote for me if you can all you need is your name and email address. Thank you so much and I really appreciate it. Click here to vote.

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I really hope I win so I can take lots of pictures and videos to share with you guys.

To vote and receive your gift click here.

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How To Gain Followers Without Posting Pictures on Instagram

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We all know how hard it is to gain followers on Instagram with the algorithm and people constantly doing the follow/unfollow game. It can be even harder if you stop posting regularly on Instagram, you pretty much can’t see your account grow.

In today’s post, I want to show you ways to gain followers without posting on Instagram regularly. These are the methods I use, if you are like me and can’t post on Instagram consistently then keep on reading!

Nous savons tous à quel point il est difficile de gagner des adeptes sur Instagram avec l’algorithme et les gens qui jouent constamment au jeu follow/unfollow. Cela peut être encore plus difficile si vous arrêtez de poster régulièrement sur Instagram, vous ne pouvez pratiquement pas voir votre compte grandir.

Dans le post d’aujourd’hui, je veux vous montrer comment gagner des suiveurs sans publier régulièrement sur Instagram. Ce sont les méthodes…

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5 Essential Tips For Improving Your Instagram Game

These are such good tips!

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In today’s post we’re going to be talking about how to step up your Instagram game! As with all of the other how-to posts this month, everything I talk about is from my personal experience – so if you’ve been doing something differently, and it works, great for you! Lots of different people use different techniques to succeed on Instagram and these are only a few things that can make a difference.

How To Step Up Your Instagram Game

1. Have A Business Account

All that you need to change your Instagram profile from a personal account to a business account is to create a Facebook page (which you don’t have to use, is quick to set up, and you can delete once you’ve switched over). This will give you access to insights, a super helpful statistics page that shows who your audience is, how many people you’re reaching, who…

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5 Social Media Marketing Do’s and Don’ts from a freelance Social Media Consultant

Really great tips!

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5 Social Media Marketing Do’s and Don’ts, THISTHINGCALLEDFASHIONIt’s about time I wrote about this, not just from a social media consultants perspective but also as a blogger/influencer who has been disgusted by ill-mannered marketing approaches and blown away by well thought out messages.

DON’TS

Don’t be spammy.

Just don’t do it. Do not send DMs/comments requesting for a follow back or create a group and share a link to your new product/post without permission.

Don’t ignore comments: Engaging with your customers is vital for business. They feel heard & more relevant but with no engagement they may feel as if you don’t care about their question, comment or concern. It all comes back to customer service. Don’t ignore relevant comments. Use them as an opportunity to interact with your followers.

Don’t rely on automation: This aspect is still very new to Nigerian business which is a good thing on this case because the brands still maintain…

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VEGANUARY 2019: VEGANS OF COLOR ON IG AND THE BLOGGING WORLD THAT YOU NEED IN YOUR LIFE!

Can’t believe I’ve been included in this amazing list along with all these amazing vegan women! Thank you so much to Kiki who’s blog you need to check out if you haven’t already. Please do check out these phenomenal women especially if you’re interested in veganism/vegetarianism!

View the full post here: https://soyvirgo.com/vegans-of-color/

Winter (Guest Post)

Crimson embers of fire crackle,
Beneath the pale moon light.
The stars they twinkle like tiny freckles,
Upon the face of the night.

The sun awakens, from its slumbers,
Naked vegetation shivers with delight.
For they are scarce, they’re few in number,
Desperate for the light.

The season sets a spell of slumber,
Upon the many lives,
Of plants and animals growing fonder,
To sleeping day and night.

This too shall pass,
It just takes might,
Time will change,
The clock will strike.

A day will come,
Where we can surrender the fight,
Of surviving these testing hardships,
But until then. Goodnight.

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The Internet’s Worst Christmas Gifts (Guest Post)

  1. DIY

See, DIY gifts really are the best. Someone give his uncle a round of applause.

                                                     

  1. Some Light Reading

Your life’s been a lie.

 

  1. Young At Heart

It’s always the aunts who get it wrong.

  1. A Hairy Situation

Ew.

  1. Keep Smilin’

Something tells me she’s now your ex.

 

  1. Granny’s Favourite

Don’t worry child, granny doesn’t have much left in her.

What’s the worst Christmas gift you’ve every received? Or is that best to keep to yourself?

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