How to Take Quality Blog Photos

Tara and Nancy asked me how I take my blog pictures, and so a new feature was born. Welcome to Part 1 of my Blog Photos Series! This series will cover how to compose and edit quality blog photos. I hope you find it useful! Part 1 will be focusing on how to take pictures, specifically product pictures.

Blogging is a highly visual medium, and pictures can make or break a blog post. If you are reviewing a product or simply sharing an item you like, it is imperative that you present it in a manner that will appeal to your audience. Read more…

How to Rock Nicheless Blogging

“Find your niche.”

That is the first piece of advice any professional blogger will tell you. Yet you’re not a professional blogger, and you have little reason to become one. You simply enjoy writing about your interests and meeting other like-minded bloggers. You don’t want to stick to a niche because you want to talk about all the things, and they’re not always related to each other.

Blogging to you is a creative outlet. You want to provide a good read, but it’s not about making money or going viral. Read more…

How to Host a Successful Linkup

It’s been six months since Eirene and I debuted our linkup, My Favorite Things. I’m personally having a ton of fun and benefiting greatly from all the submissions. I can’t count how many times I’ve discovered something awesome from a blogger who shared their favorites. I’m also happy to report that we have since gained a couple of regulars and a good amount of spectator comments.

I like to call our linkup a success just because of all the fun everyone seems to be having. Read more…

A Full Review of Dragon Age: Inquisition

I finished Dragon Age: Inquisition last night, clocking in at 56 hours. That’s a fair amount of game time for my first playthrough considering I always power through my first to finish the story. I was overall satisfied but not without a few gripes. There will be some mild spoilers in this review, so if you haven’t finished yet or plan on playing in the future, you should turn away now and come back later.

Comparison

First off, I consider Inquisition to be the true sequel to Dragon Age: Origins. Read more…

iOS Customization Apps

Since I made a post about Android customization apps, I thought it was only fair to do one for iOS too. I currently own an iPod Touch and it’s the only Apple device I have now. I love it for its pocketablity, and I always have it on me when I do chores. I’m either listening to Pandora or a tech podcast while cooking and washing dishes. It makes housekeeping much, much easier for me (I really hate doing the dishes) . Read more…