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5 Things I Wish I knew At The Start | Blogging

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Over the time that I have been blogging I have learnt a few things that really help to make a blog look better and get more attention. Some of these I have seen in other blogs and some I have found myself along the way. I thought today I would tell you guys a few tips that I wish I knew when I first started blogging.

  1. A little goes a long way - Posts don't have to be paragraphs long with super super detail. I love reading bullet point posts and lists. 
  2. Labels are important - These help people who search for a specific topic find your post which means more page views 
  3. The blogging community isn't scary- I didn't start taking part in the blogging community until recently because I didn't know if I really fitted in, but since I have I have met so many lovely people and gained some lovely followers so don't be scared to put your self out there. 
  4. Add properties to your photos - By copying your labels into the Properties tab on your photos, when someone searches a topic your photo can appear leading them to your blog which means more page views 
  5. You can post as much or as little as you want - Some times I can feel like I need to post more frequently because all of my favourite bloggers do but if you gave a good following, it won't matter how often you post they will still be there to read them. 
I have learnt a lot since I first started blogging 3 years ago and now that I am in the full swing of it frequently trying to up my blogging game so I am sure I am going to learn even more. Feel free to comment anything you wish you knew at the start! 
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  1. I wish I knew all this too! Jumped in head first but been doing it for two years and now had a complete makeover but still feel like a newbie!

    Hana | www.hanarosella.blogspxot.co.uk ♥

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    1. I jumped in too and didn't really put much effort into it until recently so i feel like it's a completely different space x

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  2. Such good tips here!
    Charlotte // charlottespicks.blogspot.com

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  3. I wish I had known all of this too! But after a few months of blogging I feel like you realise lots very quickly. I started blogging about two years ago too, and have learnt so much but I feel like I have a lot more learning to do!
    Ottilie | O is for Ottilie

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    1. We're in the same boat then haha yeah I'm still learning things now x

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  4. I wish I had known that once you replace your .blogspot.com subdomain with a purchased domain, you can't change it again (without a lot of hassle). This means making sure you love your blog name and domain is super important!

    Laura | Lala London: Beauty & Lifestyle

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    1. I didn't know that either! Thanks for sharing :) x

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  5. I wish I had know this too! Especially that a little goes a long way - you don't need to write an endless post that's 100% perfect, it's better to just get it out there and learn from it :)

    - Anne | annesmiles

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  6. Such a good post, it would have been amazing to know this at the start! Could have saved a lot of time haha!xx

    http://luxuryblush.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. I agree with every single thing!
    I'm kinda proud that I had this set of mind when I was beginning and I still have it :)

    xo Honey - blog Royal Lifestyle - Twitter - Instagram

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