FashionLayn Turns 5 | 5 Things I Learned from Blogging

It that time again. If you are visiting FashionLayn today, you get to celebrate with me. I am celebrating my 5 year blogging annivesary. On January 26th FashionLayn turns 5 years old. I can’t believe it! It so crazy….Where has the time gone. Let’s break out the champagne!  In the course of time I have learn and done so many things. My blogging career has definitely push me outside my comfort zone. To add, I met a lot of great people in the process. Since I learn so much, I thought it would be great to share a few things I learned over the course of 5 years.  On today’s post I am sharing my top 5 things I learned from blogging! Lessons Learned in 5 Years of Blogging 1. Never stop pitching brands. I have gotten a lot of no’s and unanswered emails in this career. Being a blogger/ influencer and trying to get companies/ brands to work with you is hard work. You have to make them believe in you. How can your blog/ business help them? What makes you different? What can you bring to the table? I learned over my 5 years of  blogging, you have …

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Top 10 Things I Hate About Blogging

I went to Instagram and unleashed my feeling. I even got some of y’all involved in conversation.  I did not notice how many bloggers were feeling the same way. So in today’s post I want to talk about the things that are never really discussed in blogging. The cons of blogging. Today I am listing  my top 10 things that I hate about blogging.

Bye Bye 2018: My Small Reflection

We are right on the cusp of 2018.  I felt compel to write a brief reflection today. I have to be all the way 100, I am so thankful that 2018 is near the end. For me it has been up and down roller coaster. Maybe even a love/hate relationship. I think that sounds better. HAHA. 2018 I had so many highlights. I can really say it was the year of doors being open for me. I was given the opportunity to collaborate with some many brands. Collaborating with Forever 21 was one of the greatest accomplishment that I faced as bloggers.  I still get chills when I think about. Also, collaborating with TomboyX help me feel more confident to bare it all with their super comfortable underwear. 2018 also allow me to network and meet so many wonderful folks.  Going to all the Femology Detroit events really reassure my confidences.  Lastly, I was given the opportunity to collaborate with amazing photographers in city. I am so thankful for them all because they make the quality on my blog that much better. On another note, 2018 would not be complete if I did not learn a few lesson. Accountability, self …

Getting Older!… My mind say yes.. But my body say nooo!

Aye it my birthday!! So freakin awesome !! I am officially 28 years old today.  I am so thankful to be allowed to see another year. Another year to do what I love, to be with my family and friends.  Team Aquarius ! Over the past year I learn a lot about myself. Learn how to cope with my anxiety, learning that its not all about me. I make it a point to get better each year with age. So this is Chapter 28, the pre 30 crisis. Lol  the year of when you start lying about your age. Maybe your under pressure with getting you life together. Or when you body start breaking down. I know its you! The one that getting sleepy in the club before midnight. LOL  Embracing the struggle. I going face getting older head on !  You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream !! – C.S Lewis So on todays blog post I thought I could introduce myself. I feel like my reader to should know I bit more about me.  SO why not give you 28 Random things about me !! I’m letting yall in   …

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