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Blogging Checklist for Beginner Bloggers

I’ve been blogging for a while now (liiiike 5ish years?) which is totally crazy. Of course, Ampersand has grown and changed since the beginning (you should have seen the first version! totally different) & it was only in the past 2ish years that I became “more serious” about blogging (read: consistently posting/promoting my content). Even though I’ve been blogging for a while, I still don’t consider myself an “expert blogger.” I’m always flattered/surprised when new bloggers reach out to me via email/social media and ask how I got started/any advice I have. It sorta got me thinking that maybe I do know a little something about blogging & I’ve finally created a “blogging routine” that I think may help new bloggers get started. 

So if you’re new to blogging, 1. WELCOME! So glad you’re part of the blogging world and 2. here’s my blogging checklist aka the process I go through for every post. Of course, part of the fun of blogging is creating your own routine/process but use this as a place to get started. Still have questions? Comment below or shoot me an email!! I love meeting new bloggers :)

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blogging necessities 

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Links I Love: January

Welcome to the first Links I Love of 2018! I’ll keep it short & sweet so you can check out all the amazing bloggers below. You’ll find the best beauty products from 2017, how to stay warm and stylish, ways to make 2018 your happiest year ever & so much more! Show these wonderful ladies some love.

s/o to my real friend/blogger friend Sam

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Links I Love: November

It is FINALLY feeling like fall. As much as I love the summer, I’ve been dying to wear my blanket scarves & boots consistently. I think we’re finally here. (Basic betches everywhere, rejoice.) Also, since it’s November, I’m getting super excited for the holidays. I’m trying not to rush through Thanksgiving, but let’s be real, I’m ridiculously pumped for Christmas. Anyways, here are some of the links I’m loving from some pretty awesome bloggers. Give them a read!

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TBT to Friendsgiving last year…can’t wait for this year!

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