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How to increase your Instagram Followers

Getting Instagram followers is hard, I should know. I actually made an Instagram for my blog 3 times, and deleted it twice. The last time I deleted my Instagram, I decided to connect my blog with my personal instagram, but I felt like I was spamming my friends so I ended up creating my Instagram 15 weeks ago and have 99 followers. So, what’s the key to getting Instagram followers? I decided to ask Jennifer from jenniferleighg.com what her secret was. Jennifer has 10K+ followers on Instagram.  > Check her out on IG here<  The Interview 1) What is your blog about and why did you start it? I think nearly every blogger has that moment where they ask themselves if they should really start a blog and put themselves out there ; I certainly did, and I’m really happy I made that decision. My blog is a place where I can document my ideas, opinions, and life, all while sharing it with others who may be interested. I started my blog in February of 2015.  It has been live for only a few short months, but already I’ve been …

{ Blogger Tutorials } Instagram Tips

If you guys have been following my pictures on Instagram, you guys can see that they have significantly improved. Here are a few of my newer Instagram Photos. Some of these tips can be applied to regular photographs that you will upload onto your blog. Below will be what some other bloggers use to improve their pictures, whether it’s APPS for your phone, photography tips, or even software that you can download onto your computer. What I use  Gramblr – Gramblr is pretty great. I download it onto my computer. Biggest benefit? I am able to take photos with my camera which results in higher quality photos and better editing due to photoshop. What I dislike about it is the fact that every photo has to be : 650 x 650 and that I can’t have a long caption.  Tips From Fashion Bloggers Check out what these other popular bloggers use! 1. Kryz uy’s 10 Instatips on getting that perfect instagram photos. I was just wondering what apps Kryz Uy uses on her wonderful photos; but that …

Blogger Tutorial | Easy Header + Make a Pattern

 I never even thought about doing a post like this until Christina  asked me for a tutorial on my “header & widgets”. This post will be photoshop based, but don’t worry! If you guys don’t have photoshop just simply go to the end and seek out the other tutorials I have compiled for you ; they use Pixlr or Picmonkey. First up, you’re going to need a background. You can grab your background from google, or any other source (make sure you read the terms of use). Here is my favorite place to grab anything I can (from brushes, to graphics, to backgrounds) :  Deviantart. Use it, use it, use it! Your life will change.. for the better. To see some brushes or things I get from there, simply check my Credit page! My Example Background  Now, you need to know your header dimensions. How do you check that? Simply, go to Dashboard > APPEARANCE (That paintbrush tool) > Header. It should list the dimensions. For example: mine is like 1040 Height x 400 Width. Open up your photoshop & your …

{Blogger Tutorials} How to Edit your photos (No Photoshop Needed)

It’s been a while hasn’t it? I know I’ve been putting out alot of reviews and fashion posts, so here’s a post that I think would benefit you guys. As a blogger, I try to find tutorials on how to edit simply because we don’t need all those tips and tricks. We edit just to enhance our photos. Here’s a little mini tutorial for those who have photoshop. If you don’t have photoshop then check below to see other editors! Adjust Brightness & see the difference 1. Simply open up photoshop and find the document you want to edit. After, go to IMAGE > ADJUSTMENTS > BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST 2. Change your Brightness, sometimes I go 30 (most of the time), if the picture is pretty dark I go 50 (for Brightness). Then, I like to change the contrast to half (depending on how it looks). Brightening really helps your photos, before I didn’t use it as much because I had decent lighting but now, I ALWAYS brighten up my photos no matter what!  It just really makes a …