How to ask for paid collaborations and how much you should charge

I started blogging over five years ago when working with bloggers and content creators wasn’t really a thing. Back then I didn’t even think that I could get to collaborate with brands and even less getting paid for campaigns. With time, all this influencer/blogger/content creator industry has evolved to the point where brands want to…

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INTERVIEWING BLACK CREATORS: Dana Emmanuelle-Jane Nozime

Dana Emmanuelle-Jean Nozime (@dananozime) is a content creator and model based in Chicago, Illinois. Her content is focused on fashion, lifestyle, and beauty and uses her platform to share all things that inspire her. Briefly describe what you do as a content creator and how it all started? I have always used Instagram as a…

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MY SIMPLE MAKEUP LOOK

I don’t think makeup is a must in my everyday life, but I do like getting ready and glammed up when I have a night out, an event, or exciting plans. It’s like a way for me to know that I’m getting ready for a good time and that I’m able to enhance and express…

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INTERVIEWING BLACK CREATORS: Onyi Moss

Onyi Moss (@mossonyi) is a content creator and youtuber from Nigeria, now based in the UK. She has the most beautiful Instagram feed I’ve ever seen, because of her style and beautiful photography. Also, not only her photos are inspiring but her words too. Briefly describe what you do as a content creator and how…

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THE HUGE GAP IN THE CONTENT CREATOR COMMUNITY

Something I’ve been reading about these last days and I’ve been trying to know as much as possible has been the difference of professional opportunities given to content creators depending on their skin colour. It’s not shocking that brands give better offers to content creators on how they look like, and it’s been a topic…

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BLACK LIVES MATTER

I’ve taken my time to stop, listen and educate myself before saying anything because I wanted to make sure I knew what I was talking about and that I was saying the right thing. The past Tuesday I decided to stop posting the usual content and, instead, post a black square on my Instagram feed…

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SOCIAL MEDIA IS NOT REALITY

I feel like the title is a statement that shouldn’t be said since everybody should already know it but, unfortunately, it’s not that way. We’re all conscious about the fact that social media does not show all the aspects and sides of someone’s life, but that does not change the way we feel about ourselves…

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LIFE UPDATE: WEEK ELEVEN

I can finally say that Barcelona has moved to “phase 1”, which means that we’re allowed to go out for a drink at a terrace or go to other people’s houses, and it feels like such an improvement after so long. Of course, terraces are so busy and it’s barely impossible to find a place…

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MY FAVOURITE SPRING/SUMMER TRENDS

I miss talking about fashion so much that I decided it was time to write about it now that many countries are allowing people to start going out (following the safety guidelines). Barcelona is still under lockdown, and all I have to say is that I can’t wait to finally go out other than for…

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LIFE UPDATE: WEEK TEN

Finally exams week is here, which means that it’s closer to an end. I know that several of you are also at uni so I want to wish you all the best of luck on your exams and also remind you that the end of the course is really close. Now, into the “blog-related” stuff,…

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TIME TO LEARN NEW THINGS

Yesterday I had so much fun asking you on my Instagram Stories what have you learned during quarantine so far. Obviously, this new situation has taught us all things we wanted to learn for so long, or that we didn’t even think about until now. But, either way, we have to be happy we learned…

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LIFE UPDATE: WEEK NINE

This feels like the never-ending story. Wow, nine weeks already. Who would have thought this would happen? It still feels like a crazy situation to me when I stop and think about it, but I feel like the best right now is to keep going with our lives, taking care of us and everyone around,…

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