When I hit 1500 followers I was asked by … if I would consider doing a blogging advice post. I never considered myself qualified enough or with enough experience to make this post but I thought I would share my personal “swear by” blogging tips with you guys. Keep things polished Nothing puts off a reader like a page that is hard to navigate, looks unfinished (I’m talking about where it still explains what a text widget is.. things like…

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I have been self hosted for a few days and I have to admit it was one of the most stressful and nerve wracking things I have ever done to my blog. I have had ellamaygarrett.com for over a year now and the thought of losing everything that I had worked for was my biggest concern and something that prevented me from taking the plunge before. As I mentioned on my last update post, other people’s experience posts┬áreally helped me…

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Hello Hello Hello! Welcome to the new ellamaygarrett.com blog. I really hope you guys like it! It has taken me a few days to umm and ahh about making this decision, go through with it and then figure out how the hell everything works so please give me time to understand the various hurdles of going self hosted. I am very new to this and the only help I received was from a few very late night conversations with the…

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As someone who is going in to their third year of studying English Literature and Philosophy, books have definitely had a big ol impact on my life. I thought I would do something very different for my blog and talk about some of my favourite reads and how they changed and influenced my life. I found this really hard to narrow down so please let me know if you would enjoy a part two! Tess of the D’Urbervilles When anybody…

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Well it was about time I got round to doing this for you guys! I have been really nervous and excited to host my first giveaway so I hope you like it. I spent a lot of time researching and thinking about what I should include, why I should include it and how to structure this giveaway so I’m praying everything goes to plan and it goes down well – fingers crossed! What’s in the giveaway? I wanted to sum…

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