We live in a world where Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest reign supreme. There’s no denying that social media networking has become completely integrated into our lives – and has become essential for anyone looking to become a successful fashion blogger.
If you have a passion for fashion, how can you turn your interest into a well-paying job? The answer lies in networking. If you want to turn your fashion blog into a real business, social endeavors handled with careful planning and strategy are important.
Any typical fashion blogger can generate steady revenue through three main channels.
- Brand Partnerships
- Banner and Website Ads
- Affiliate Linking
Networking will help open up a plethora of opportunities through all of these channels. Once your blog starts getting popular, brands will start to notice you.
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Through strategic networking, not only will you be able to make connections with the right brands, but you’ll also be able to promote the brand to the right customer database – hence solidifying your relationship with the brand.
An example comes from model and fashion blogger Natalie Suarez, who took over the GUESS Instagram account during the release of the Spring 2013 collection. This made her own blog even more famous. Similarly, Aimee Song from the Song of Style promoted Revolve clothing and wore their fresh collection while vacationing in South Africa, increasing popularity for her blog – as well as the brand.
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Become a Master at Social Networking
Bloggers who use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram gain more and more traction every single day. Their carefully planned and strategic social activity helps them monetize their blog since their popularity creates additional revenue streams.
If you’re spending time making a great style tutorial, the right networking efforts and YouTube traffic will ensure that it reaches out to hundreds of people, who then become loyal followers. If you’ve done a post called “Steal Her Style” to help regular women copy celebrity styles, the right Instagram traffic will help you affiliate links.
Affiliate links allow readers to purchase a product from the retailer after being redirected from your blog. Consequently,
If you create multiple posts a week, dozens of items can be seen by thousands of readers. This can become extremely lucrative.
Networking keeps you on top of your game. Social networks allow you to see what your peers, colleagues, and competitors are offering. Drawing inspiration comes from original content.
Learn more about your business networking with other fashion bloggers. Networking can catapult your fashion blogging career in numerous ways, and strategic social efforts are the key to success.
Good luck, and get started! And if you’ve tried these networking tips, let us know what your experience was in the comments below!
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