Blogging for Business: Mastering Social Media

All right, my friends. Here it is: The follow-up post to our last discussion on How to Make Your Blog a Business.

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Ironically, I spent most of the past weekend in Hilton Head — and offline. I’m sure you can relate to this, but when you feel like you’re living a lifestyle that’s constantly connected, you crave time away from social media.

Over time, I’ve really grown to have a love/hate relationship with it. Quite frankly, I hate how social has transformed (/is often treated as) a soapbox and platform solely for self-promotion.

Before we dive into part two, I’d encourage you to go back to the original post and read the comments. If you feel overwhelmed about blogging and balance, you are not alone!

While I’m going to go into greater detail in this post, my advice for managing and growing your social media presence can be summed up in two very simple sentences:

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Outfit Outtakes, Vol. 6

All right, all right.

I know I said the social media component of Make Your Blog a Biz was coming this week, but it’s actually taking me a lot longer to write than I thought it would.

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You’d rather it be thorough, right?

It’ll be up next week — I promise. And this just gives you an extra day or two to ask your questions (using Twitter or the comment form below).

It almost seemed hypocritical to post it today given that I’m in Hilton Head for a weekend away — and primarily offline — with a few blogger buds. (We’re here to explore the island and check out the RBC Heritage/PGA Tour. You can follow along on Instagram and Snapchat, where my username is coralsncognacs).

In the interim, it’s time to bring back our favorite series — OUTFIT OUTTAKES! Here’s a slew of candid snaps from last season to tide you over.

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