Megan is a beauty and lifestyle blogger who I have been following for about a year and a half. I absolutely love her blog and was very humbled when she said yes to participating in today's An Interview With...
1. Why did you start blogging?
I had been reading blogs for around 6 months and was just captivated by it all. I couldn't believe that people wrote about their favourite things and that other people read it! I decided to take a gap year between college and University so I thought it would be the perfect time to be brave and start my own. I have loved fashion and beauty since I was a child, and had grown to have a passion for writing, so it wasn't unfamiliar territory for me.
2. Is blogging something you always wanted to do?
I wouldn't say always as I didn't come across it until I was 18 - but now I couldn't imagine my life without it!
3. Do you have a full time job as well as blog?
I'm in my last year at University as we speak studying for a Marketing degree, but I also have a part-time job. It can sometimes be hard to juggle the three but I love them all!
4. How do you come up with content ideas?
Oooh, lots of ways! I could be inspired by something I read, something I'm talking to a friend about, by looking around my room, by trawling through Pinterest. Lots of different things inspire me for various content! It pops up everywhere!
5. Do you think bloggers need a niche?
Nope! I think you should just write about whatever feels right for you at that time!
6. How did you decide on what to start your blog with?
Oh I can't actually remember! My first post other than an introduction one was a beauty review, I guess that was what I was feeling at the time! I'm such a huge lover of makeup.
7. What are your favourite things about blogging?
I absolutely love the community and the people that I have met through blogging. I have made so many new friends, met so many other wonderful creators and get to speak to like-mind creatives on the regular and it's absolutely brilliant. Especially as in the beginning (and now!) a lot of my friends and family don't really understand, so it's nice to have a conversation with someone who is also interested!
8. If you could only have three make up items which ones would you choose?
Ooooh that's SO tough. I'd go for Maybelline Lash Sensational, Charlotte Tilbury's Filmstar Bronze & Glow & Benefit's Gimme Brow!
9. How do you keep yourself organised?
I have a lot of spreadsheets and planners to help keep me in check with blogging. I write all my inspiration and ideas for posts/videos in a notebook then do bulk photographing sessions. I've always been a really organised person but I don't beat myself up too much about it if I can't stick to my schedule!
10. Advice for aspiring bloggers?
Be yourself. Don't feel like you have to conform to what everyone else is doing, but if you do, that's okay as well. Don't compare yourself to other blogs and let your progression happen naturally and most of all, have fun!