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  Hello to all my StyleCollective Sisters! I’m so glad I get to take the time to chat with you today about something that’s been on my mind and in my heart for a while. This is something that has really helped me grow my blog, even just within the last few months. Is it…

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“I just can’t do it anymore,” my Insta-friend Kate told me over DM. “I’m deleting my account.” Those words left me stunned. In our hyper-connected world, Instagram is not only a source of creativity and style inspiration, but, for many, a way to make a living. It’s imperative for businesses and brands to be active…

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Shadow banning…that doesn’t sound good. When I first heard this term in an Instagram pod I am in, I was dumbfounded. What is this shadow banning, I wondered, and could I possibly be shadow banned? I had been hearing people talk about their engagement going down on their posts and wondered if this shadow banning…

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SEO or Search Engine Optimization. How do those words feel to you? Maybe you feel your jaw tighten or shoulders tense up? You aren’t sure exactly what those words mean, but you know it is important. But why? As a blogger, one of the top ways you can bring in fresh traffic to your site…

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Every month, we like to bring you something new to look forward to as an SC Sister. Last month we introduced the SC Sister Map for planning coffee dates to teaming up for sponsored collabs with other bloggers who live near you. We believe that working together creates more opportunity than trying to go at…

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SC has a new feature! The SC Map shows you where your #SCsisters are located. You’ll have access to the name, e-mail, and Instagram username of each of your local SC Sisters. But, don’t worry: this map is hidden behind member doors, so only your SC gal pals will be able to access your info.…

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Metadata sounds like one of those intimidating, technical terms. However, its meaning is quite simple! Metadata is simply data about data. In the world of webpages, Google relies heavily on metadata included within a site’s HTML in a variety of ways. Metadata is used to determine what information Google displays when your page is included…

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Instagram just released a new feature that allows users to add up to 10 (!!) pieces of content (photos, videos, and boomerangs) to a multi-content / carousel style post. This update really shows marketers and content creators just how important story telling and authenticity are for creating an emotional connection with your readers. “With this update, you…

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So you just purchased your first DSLR camera and you have it in your hands. The first question in your mind is probably, “how do I learn to use my camera better?”. Almost anyone can take pictures with a DSLR camera, but to really understand how to take pictures well, one needs to have a…

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Today’s post is something fun and different for #MotivationMonday! We rounded up some expert blogging tips from our founding members (the original crew that helped validate the idea for Style Collective) in an effort to inspire you to reach for your goals in the new year! We asked these ladies to answer the following question:…

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Are you looking to work with brands for sponsored content, but you’re not sure how to start or what to do? To be 100% honest, the blogging-brand world can be a hot mess. There’s not really an established or streamlined process for reaching out to brands for brand partnerships, and it’s sometimes difficult to find brand…