How I Feel About The Future Of Blogging

Oh right, one of those blog posts again is it? There’s been a lot of think pieces going around the past few months about bloggers losing their interest, or the blogging game dying altogether – no hate,…

10 Bloggers Keeping This Community Alive (And Doing It …

Okay, so a few disclaimers before we get into this post. By ‘keeping this community alive’ I specifically mean bloggers still producing blog content. I know other people keep this community alive by reading, sharing and commenting…

Making Friends In The Blogging World*

I’m four years into this blogging game, and I’ve made some amazing friendships over the years. From the moment I went to my very first event in Liverpool in 2014 and met Holly (who is one of my…

How To Be A Productive Blogger

  As well as running my own small business; I also work on this blog full time, plan future content, scout for contacts and collaborations, do around the clock promotion, and try to improve my photography/Photoshop skills constantly.…

4 Years Of Dorkface

How the hell did we get here??!! FOUR YEARS. Four whole years. Over 1000 blog posts written. Countless friends made. An award or two. At least 3 big re-designs. Thousands of photos taken. SO MANY amazing opportunities…

Are You Feeling Pressured By Your Blog?

I got chatting to a blogger friend recently, we were talking about having a schedule when it comes to uploading our posts; and it made me realise how incredibly chilled I am compared to some creators. Sure,…

Favourite Blog Reads Recently

I love sharing my favourite bloggers, Instagram accounts, creators of all walks on this blog; and I know you guys love a good recommendation! Between beauty reviews, life musings, little hauls and other things I have coming…

The Full Guide To Loving Your Instagram Again

Something strange has happened guys; I’ve started to really love Instagram again. Like, really.  I noticed things improving about a month ago, and thought I was maybe having a bit of a fluke; a good week, a…

Keeping Your Audience Interested In 2018

Whatever reason you may blog or create online content for; it’s always nice to know people are out there reading/watching and paying attention in some way. I definitely don’t claim to be an expert, but after a…

A Collection Of My Favourite Blog Posts Ever

I’ve had this particular blog, for quite a while now; I’ve been known as ‘Dorkface’ for almost four years. Before this blog, I had one or two others for a year or two, though they went nowhere…

The Two Plus Size Bloggers That Inspire Me …

  I’ve chatted plenty of times before about how my life would be different if I hadn’t started blogging; my career, the friendships I’ve made, the opportunities I’ve had. But I’ve failed to talk so far about…

The Thing I Hate Most About The Blogging/…

The first thing I want to say right now, is that I’d love if you read this whole post, and didn’t skim. I’m going to REALLY try to get my thoughts out and execute my words as…

Do I Still Fit In The Blogging Community?

Lately I feel like I don’t quite fit in the blogging community as I once did, and it’s really strange. To be clear, I still love blogging as much as ever, and my passion and inspiration hasn’t…

5 Blogs I Love & Read Daily

The kind of blogs where you instantly fall in love, you could binge read the entire archive of posts, and you check daily for more; are really rare to find, but they are out there! I have…

5 WAYS TO IMPROVE THE BLOGGING COMMUNITY

How many times have you seen a blogger say, ‘Blogging isn’t what it used to be’ or that ‘blogging get’s them down so much’ – or something similar? I feel like 2017 has seen so many of…