GETTING STARTED AS A BLOGGER:
When I first started, I really did try to wing it, but it got complicated…quickly. One of the sites I continually found myself going back to for reference was Abby’s. Abby was nice enough to actually document her journey and share how she turned her blog into a SUCCESSFUL business. Check out her e-book Building A Framework.
I HIGHLY recommend using RESTORED316 DESIGNS. If you came to my site and thought “oh so clean and pretty” then this is the right option for you. They are so amazing! They really take the guess work out the whole process. You get video tutorials on how to install everything and setting up your blog. They offer access to a Facebook group that you can chat with others that have purchased themes as well. I’ve had questions answered here by my peers! Plus you can email them as many times as you’d like and they will gladly assist you with anything that you need! I cannot say enough amazing things about them!
I love helping others grow and learn the blogging land. If done right and done well, it can become an amazing experience and AN INCOME!
I started less than a year ago and I jumped in head first. I was a social worker and then I changed careers and ended up losing my job. Like most bloggers when I started I had no idea where to begin. Once I got the hang of things, I wanted to begin working with brands.
Getting collaborations are amazing and really help with exposure. The more professional you look the more brands you are going to get working with you. It shows brands why they should chose YOU and work with YOU. The best part is that as you continue to grow, you are able to increase your collaboration fees.
If you are a blogger and you are looking to create a media kit, I can help you with this. I can create a professional looking media kit for you to share with brands to increase your exposure. I can also include my “scripts” which are the email wordings I use to communicate with brands. Both have been very effective for my brand!
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Media Kit Testimonials:
“I am so thankful for Kristen and her ability to help me take my business to the next level. Something so simple has made such a huge impact on how companies view me and my blogging business. A media kit is something that is a MUST have and I truly wish I would of known sooner how much this impacted the type of collaborations I would land. Thank you Kristen for helping me with your marketing skills and I look forward to working with you again” — Tonya Michelle, @tonyamichelle26, www.tonyamichelle26.com
“My media kit has been such a game changer in the way I communicate with brands. Now I look professional and real. I love how she made it “me” and was so patient with my edits. I would definitely recommend Kristen! 10/10 experience!” — Rachel Rodrigue http://allthingspinktoo.blogspot.com/
“I love my Media Kit. I like how the fonts match my brand well and you included exactly what I asked. Sometimes when you ask someone to make something simple things that you don’t want are added-but you did great! I’ve used it ever since I’ve received it and it’s a great and easy way to send all of my stats to brand simply by the click of a button!” — Brittainy Perry http://www.styldgrace.com/
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