The Business of Blogging

Blogging behind the scenes: Alison Gary shares the business of blogging. Why do bloggers do what they do? How do bloggers get paid? What does it take to have a successful blog? How do affiliate links work? Alison will share all of this and more in her posts about the business of blogging.

Not Fashion Related: Blogging 101
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Not Fashion Related: Blogging 101

Do you love blogging your personal style but don’t know how to get your blog off the ground? Do you find blogging fun but know nothing about coding, Photohop, and the technical aspects of blogging? Are you a brand new blogger and unsure how to make your blog look the…

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Behind the Scenes
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Behind the Scenes

I don’t think people realize the behind the scenes of being a fashion or style blogger. While I don’t know how it is for other bloggers, here’s a peek into may daily life as a part-time fashion blogger. I wake and grab my phone and head to the bathroom. While…

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When to Say When?
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When to Say When?

I refused a thousand dollars. I was recently offered $1,000 for a series of sponsored posts, some social media promotion, a giveaway. Not a horrible brand, but a brand that I don’t own or plan to ever own, a brand that doesn’t fit with Wardrobe Oxygen. A thousand dollars is…

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Lesson Learned
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Lesson Learned

2012 was a pretty intense year. My blog got bigger, and quickly.  Bigger brands were contacting me, I was getting regular emails from companies wanting to advertise with me, and I couldn’t keep up with the reader comments and feedback that was flooding in. It was exciting, it was exhilarating,…

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It Happened to Me: I Sold My Soul for a Haircut
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It Happened to Me: I Sold My Soul for a Haircut

Let me let you in on a little secret about blogging – we bloggers sometimes get paid for what we write. This actually shouldn’t be a secret as the FTC requires bloggers to disclose compensation, but many who are not bloggers are unaware of this. With Wardrobe Oxygen, I always…

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IKEA, Cats, Love, and Other Randoms
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IKEA, Cats, Love, and Other Randoms

Call me Scrooge, but I just don’t like Valentine’s Day. I love all of you every day of the year, not just February 14th; I don’t need the media to force me into buying flowers and candy and pink lingerie to show love. But I saw this awesomeness on the…

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Blogger Burn-out: How to Get Reinspired for the New Year
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Blogger Burn-out: How to Get Reinspired for the New Year

The fabulous Kat at Ginger, Adorned recently asked on Twitter what fellow bloggers do to get through burnout. It reminded me that I had started a post on this very subject a few months ago but never did anything with it. Kat inspired me to finish my thoughts, and made…

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Hive on the Hill: The Shoe Hive’s DC Pop-up Shop
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Hive on the Hill: The Shoe Hive’s DC Pop-up Shop

Like fashion, I believe in quality instead of quantity for my social life.  My evenings and weekends are primarily dedicated to my family, and only a few choice blog events.  Last night I attended a fabulous and quality event; Hive on the Hill from The Shoe Hive. While The Shoe…

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