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Lifestyle Blogger Bianca Dottin blogs all things motherhood, fashion, and beauty. We’ve interviewed her to share all she has learned in the blogging world. We hope you get inspired and learn from her helpful tips to take your social media to the next level!
Tell our readers about yourself and your blog
Bianca Dottin is a millennial mom and lifestyle blogger who helps other women find their passion and purpose while “kicking motherhood’s ass.” On my blog, you’ll find recipes, parenting, travel, fashion, beauty, and home content all while I share personal experiences to connect with my audiences.
How did you establish your “theme” or brand?
My brand is me. My brand colors and aesthetic emulates my personality to the fullest. I want anyone who comes to my blog to get a sense of who I am right away.
Where do you find the inspiration for your blog posts?
I find inspiration in my life, family, and current trends.
What do you think is the best strategy to get more traffic to your blog?
Building a loyal audience + following.
What’s your favorite social media platform?
Definitely Instagram. I love photos. They’re a great way to share with people what’s going on without saying anything. Instastories is my new favorite thing.
How do you gain followers?
Engaging with my followers and other bloggers plus participating in giveaways.
Once you have the followers, how do you keep them?
Being honest. I tell my audience a lot of what’s going on in my life. Yeah I post the fun and fuzzy stuff but I don’t hide the real and raw.
How many times a week do you post?
Is this a part of your strategy to keep gaining followers or do you post at random?
I have a strategy to gain followers and engage with my audience.
What are some misconceptions about social media?
How do you find relevant hashtags for your photos on Instagram?
Do you have photos taken professionally or do you take them yourself?
My husband takes most of my photos but from time to time I’ll partner with a photographer for photos.
What are some tips you can give in order to take a good photo?
What’s your favorite location to take photos?
I love graffiti walls!
What are your top 3 favorite emojis?
How do you keep your website updated & relevant?
What apps would you recommend to our followers?