Instagram is fun + games for the most part, but if you’re a blogger then you know that it goes a lot deeper than simply being a social media platform – it’s a promotional tool that requires strategy. Between algorithms and planning a feed but also appealing to what your followers want to see and keeping it fun but also promoting… it’s a lot to keep track of. So here are a few apps that I have found made my Instagram easier to work with.Continue reading “my favorite apps for instagram as a blogger”
As of my december raves + rejects post from the other day, The Southern Sooner has officially hit 100 posts! And in honor of 2018 coming to a close, I want to round up some of my favorite posts from the year – so if this is the first Southern Sooner post you’re seeing, or you haven’t had a chance to keep up with posts, here are some of the one’s I personally think are a must-see! It might feel like there are a lot, but this will help you find some of the more substantial posts among the recurring accutane updates, habit trackers, gift guides, and raves + rejects!Continue reading “fave posts of 2018”
happy friday friends! I’m working on getting some fun posts up for you guys, but I’m still in the process of getting all the details in order. so, to tide me over until I can do that, I wanted to do something fun + simple – share my current favorites from instagram! it’s so hard to narrow it down to just a few instagram accounts, but I’ll likely do more of these posts because I love getting to share other bloggers or influencers that inspire me in my every day life. be sure to check out their accounts and show them some love + support!Continue reading “favorite instagram accounts, nov 2018”
hello, my sweet readers! but especially my fellow bloggers. you’ll have to holler in the comments that you’re on here reading this because I’ll be so happy to know I’m not the only one that struggles with blog post ideas! I’ve been (officially) blogging for nearly two and a half years now, but seriously blogging for a little over a year; but I still consider myself a newbie blogger.Continue reading “how to find blog post inspiration”
The main problem with anxiety is that you get completely stuck in your head – like, super stuck. You feel like a broken record and no matter how hard you try to talk it out or talk yourself down, you can feel yourself continue to spiral to the point of a physical and mental breakdown.Continue reading “how blogging has helped my anxiety”
Blogging is becoming a huge trend and it’s not uncommon for everyone to know at least one person on a personal level that runs a blog. Some do it solely to have an outlet, others use theirs as a business and as an outlet – sometimes bloggers start out as just using it as an outlet, and it transitions into a business. And in this day where technology + social media run rampant, it makes sense that people are starting businesses that are centered around those things, right?
I know that this post seems like I’m basically saying “SUPPORT ME PLS,” but ultimately I’m looking to help the blogger community as a whole. There might be plenty of you that have a friend or family member that blogs (or at the very least follow a blogger on social media) and might have a genuine interest in how you can help them succeed in their endeavors.Continue reading “how to support the blogger in your life”