Oh hello, June, where did you come from?  Seriously how is it June already? I'm going to try and make the most of summer this year - despite everything else being rubbish. I'm going to enjoy myself and have fun in the sun. Sound like a good plan, doesn't it? ⠀
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Oh hello, June, where did...

I must admit that I did get bored with balcony/mirror outfit pictures and wanted a more nature/organic photos backdrop. Well now summer is right around the corner, and the sun is indeed shining, and with news that lockdown resections are now easing, I now thought it was the perfect opportunity to go out into the wood and show you this floral Zara dress.⠀
I brought this dress at the very beginning of this year and was keen to show you guys this as I think it a lovely summer dress to wear, plus, I also thought it would go nicely with my red hat.⠀
For someone who has been cooped up, I must admit that it was nice to go into my local woodland and to walk around for an afternoon. I think it was also lovely for Richard, my husband, to pick up his camera again and to take some photos. The whole pandemic has put a pause on his professional photographer profession, and he hasn’t needed to use his camera much.⠀
It was lovely to put on a dress and to make myself look a little presentable. It got me out of my loungewear for an afternoon. The experience made me feel a little more like myself, and it put me in a good mood. As much as I like comfy loungewear, I’m still someone who wants to dress up.⠀
I’m hoping I can go out more this summer, of course still observing the social distancing rule, and doing more outdoor outfit photos. I’m also hoping this summer to wear more of my summer outfit and to feel more like myself.⠀
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I must admit that I...

Usually, when I do an outfit post or picture, I like to dress up and show you some pretty dress. But this time I thought I would show you a few of my casual wear and what I wear on a day to day basis. I must admit, as much as I love to dress up, I wouldn't exactly go to Tesco in them. So on a day to day basis, I'm usually in jeans and a top. ⠀
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Usually, when I do an...

If I were to describe my style, it would be summed up in two words: quirky and fun. I'm sure you realise by now I don't like boring black fashion – I do fun, bright, colourful style. Case in point is this Collectif watermelon dress. You can't get more quirky and fun fashion than this, can you?⠀
I like my clothes to reflect a lot of my personality, eternally youthful while also quirky and fun. Yup, that pretty much summed up me. The saying, you are who you are by the clothes you wear, really does hold up with me.⠀
I'm still that little girl who had a dressing up box as a child and would play dress-up; now I just have a wardrobe filled with more clothes than I could ever need as my dressing up box. I still like to have fun with my clothes, and I haven't lost that childhood wonder about clothes. And I don't think I ever will.⠀
Overall, what I'm saying is that this Collectif watermelon dress reflects who I am as a person and also my style. I also believe it represents how fashion shouldn't be all serious; it should be fun and should put a smile on a person's face.⠀
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If I were to describe...

* Stare at the computer screen completely blank, not sure what write*. Pretty summed up my week really - a blank space. Yup got writer block. ⠀
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* Stare at the computer...

5 Reasons to Use Awin for Your Blog Affiliate Marketing

Lots of you seem to really like my last affiliate marketing article on how I made £200 from one blog post. I have had lots of questions from people asking me about it. So today I thought I would give you 5 reasons to use Awin for your blog affiliate marketing.

I have to admit I was surprised (pleasantly surprised, many I add!) by the response I got from how I made £200 from one blog post. A lot of you all have comes to me with questions, so many questions. How did I do it? What program did I use? Is there a special trick to learn?

While I don’t mind answering all your questions, you know me I’m always happy to help; I have found myself repeating over and over again. The general feeling, I got was that you are all confused on affiliate marketing and how it possible to make money from it.

The answer is really simple. I signed up to Awin (used to named Affiliate Window). It’s an umbrella program that let you be an affiliate to pretty any brands you can think off.

Awin is the UK’s largest affiliate marketing website, with 2,100 advertisers on their platform and supporting over 75,000 publishers, you can find everything you need to get started with Affiliate marketing.

Here are 5 reasons to use Awin for your blog affiliate marketing and how very soon, you will be reporting your own £200 from a single blog post.

You have the opportunity to be put in touch directly with appropriate brands

After you signed up and paid the £5 deposit (don’t worry you will get that money back!), filled in your profile; you can now look for appropriate brands. And trust me, there is everything for absolutely any niche. So you will find something.

All brands have the usual T&C and how much commission they will pay. But they also give the name and email addresses of the brand, allowing you to directly contact them. This is handy as you not left with an empty bot script where there no human contact. You can talk to the brands and perhaps pitch them an idea. It always worthwhile to think about when starting your affiliate marketing journey.

Direct Newsletter from Brands you have Joined

Once you signed up to a brand and become an affiliate, you will get direct newsletters from that brand. This allows you to keep up to date with any new deals/offer, new promotion, insider details. And it all information that will benefit you as well as benefiting the brand. It always worthwhile to create a special folder in your email account and keep hold off all the newsletter. I also would advise you to read them as soon as it appears in your inbox.

Let you put Brand Banner on your blog

Say one of the brands you picked is ASOS, you can put an Asos banner on your blog. I find this beneficial as it let my readers know I’m supporting that particular brand. Also, I do believe you do get paid a small amount whenever someone clicked on the banner.

 5 reasons to use Awin for your blog affiliate marketing

Secure Login

Your Awin account is very secure and safe. So there is no chance of anyone hacking into your account and taking the money away from you. I once couldn’t even hack into my own account; I couldn’t remember the password! Don’t worry, I soon got in again. Trust me I went through a lot of security measure to prove it was me.

Tracked Earning

When you log into your account, you will see on your main dashboard all your tracked earning. You even get a little chart showing you how many links were clicked and how much you earned from that month. Just to let you know that the minimum payout is £20. But you will quickly reach that amount. So there no hidden report or something is hidden; everything is all out of the open and nothing is hidden.

Those were my 5 reasons to use Awin for your blog affiliate marketing. I hope it has been of some help to you. Please as always, if you have questions then I’m happy to answer it and to help you. Don’t be afraid. Let me know if you do sign up to Awin.

5 reasons to use Awin for your blog affiliate marketing

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  • Yaswanth
    September 14, 2017

    Great post and very useful too. Any idea how useful it would be for Indian bloggers?

  • Sarah | Frugal Happy Homemaker
    September 14, 2017

    Oh this sounds fab, thanks so much for the recommendation. I’ve signed up to a couple of affiliate ‘umbrella’ companies but then don’t recognise any of the brands as they’re all American! Didn’t realise there was a UK based one, will add this to my to-do list. 🙂

  • Vladimir
    September 14, 2017

    I’m not really into affiliate marketing, but this looks like a good choice.

  • Akshay Naik
    September 14, 2017

    Excellent post! Thanks for sharing. The article is very educational and up-to-date. I have been following your blog from last 20 days. really Loved it.
    Already following your Facebook page and twitter.
    Thanks once again

  • Anna Nuttall
    September 14, 2017

    It should work fine for overseas bloggers.

  • Gisele Gamble
    September 14, 2017

    This is awesome. I’m in the US and am going to check into it.

  • Caitlyn
    September 14, 2017

    This sounds like an amazing resource! I love that you’re given the brands email addresses, allowing you to contact them directly. So helpful!

  • Crystal
    September 15, 2017

    Very useful post. I need to look into signing up for this affiliate.

  • Adell
    September 16, 2017

    I use Awin for my blog but I haven’t noticed any progress at all in clicks or commission. So I know using Awin is good but how I do I turn that platform into money.

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