#blackouttuesday

#blackouttuesday

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? ⠀
⠀
#ukblogerrs #fashionblog #fashion #zara #ukfashion #ukstyle #style #fashionbloggers #fashionblogging #fashiongram #floraldress #summerfashion #summerstyle #summerdress #styleblog #stylegram #londonblogger #londonblog #fbloggers #ootd #outfitoftheday #naturephoto #zarastyle #stylegram

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.⠀
⠀
#ukblogerrs #fashionblog #fashion #zara #ukfashion #ukstyle #style #fashionbloggers #fashionblogging #fashiongram #floraldress #summerfashion #summerstyle #summerdress #styleblog #stylegram #londonblogger #londonblog #fbloggers #ootd #outfitoftheday #naturephoto #zarastyle #stylegram

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. ⠀
⠀
#ukblogerrs #fashionblog #fashion #collectif #casualclothes #casualwear #quirkyfashion #ukfashion #ukstyle #style #fashionbloggers #fashionblogging #fashiongram #tunics #summerfashion #summerstyle #styleblog #stylegram #londonblogger #londonblog #fbloggers #ootd #outfitoftheday

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.⠀
⠀
#ukblogerrs #fashionblog #fashion #collectif #collectiffashion #watermelondress #quirkyfashion #ukfashion #ukstyle #style #fashionbloggers #fashionblogging #fashiongram #floraldress #summerfashion #summerstyle #summerdress #styleblog #stylegram #londonblogger #londonblog #fbloggers #ootd #outfitoftheday

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. ⠀
⠀
#ukblogerrs #fashionblog #fashion #newlook #ukfashion #ukstyle #style #fashionbloggers #fashionblogging #fashiongram #floraldress #summerfashion #summerstyle #summerdress #styleblog #stylegram #londonblogger #londonblog #fbloggers #ootd #outfitoftheday

* Stare at the computer...

Blog Traffic | November 2017

November was a slow month, but that ok. We are nearly at the end of 2017. Here is my November 2017 blog traffic report and how I achieved my 24,000 page views.

I almost wasn’t going to do a November 2017 blog traffic report, as it was a Deja vu of October blog traffic report. But I know when I compare my stats in a year time, I would kick myself for not recording it. Anyway, I know you guys always enjoy reading this kind of report anyway. So let get on with it.

My top 5 most popular posts in November:

I based it this month on comments count and how many comments each post has received over the past month. This confirmed to me that you guys all are enjoying my posts, and is willing to leave comments. Thank you, this makes me really happy as you guys seem to really enjoy reading what I have written – so I will keep doing what I’ve been doing.

How did people find my Blog?

My top 3 results came largely from Stumbleupon, Pinterest and Twitter:

Stumbleupon (SU):

SU is just a steady source of traffic for me and it doesn’t look like it slowing down anytime soon. It most defiantly helps in keeping my traffic up.

If you haven’t read my SU post, then read it today.

Pinterest:

Pinterest throughout the last part of the year went off like a firework. I always got an amazing result from It, but this time it really took off. This confirmed to me that it worthwhile investing time and energy to Pinterest. So why did it shoot off like a firework rocket?

Well as always I added all my blog pictures to appropriate boards and to Pinterest groups. I re-pinned various other images. Joined in with Pinterest Facebook groups and start to use it as a personal account, rather than a business one. What I mean by that I always hear from an expert how to use Pinterest like a business and only pinned images from your site, my advice is screw that and use it a personal fun account and pin anything you like. And as always I added more ‘pinnable’ images at the end of my posts.

I also toward the end of September made the investment to join Tailwind. Keep hearing how important it is to schedule your pins and how it can explode your traffic. So I signed up to see for myself. I will be doing a more in-depth blog post on Tailwind soon, but yeah so far so good. A worthwhile investment.

Here is a tutorial I wrote on how to increase traffic to Pinterest: My 5 Best Pinterest Advice

Twitter:

I will admit unexpected surprise. I wasn’t expecting such a raise from Twitter. I think it did help that new people found my blog from Twitter. I also found that these new people were retweeting my blog links tweets, my mentions were filled with people tweeting both my old and new blog posts. This was amazing and I didn’t expect such lovely attention.  One more thing I did do was post more on twitter and have a chat with people. It well worth turning your attention to Twitter and just chatting with people.

What didn’t work in November:

Only my Referral as I got hit by spam bots! It seriously does fudge up my page views. However, I also started to use Statcounter throughout November. That been a big benefit to see where and how people are finding my site. It a little more details than Google Analytics. It helps me block those damn spam bots.

And that was my November 2017 blog traffic report. It was a bloody brilliant month and a big thank you so much for supporting me. It means the universe to me that my blog is doing so well and I couldn’t have done it with you – Thank you so much, everyone.

November 2017 blog traffic report

4 Comments
  • Roamy
    November 30, 2017

    Well done Anna, I have not yet checked my traffic numbers for this month but I`m sure well below what you managed.Keep it up, it can only get better.

  • Lacy Ngo
    November 30, 2017

    I really enjoyed reading this. I haven’t analized my blog like this yet. I need to look into it. I haven’t used Stumbleupon very much yet. It is still so new to me. I need to learn more about it. Thanks for sharing!

  • Andy
    November 30, 2017

    Very nice blog! I’m definitely not fashionable.

  • Shirley Corder
    November 30, 2017

    Thanks for this, Anna. I must really start watching my stats. I never do. Thanks for the nudge! Eighty-year-old and her Walk to Freedom

Previous
5 Reasons Why to Go On Sports Tours
Blog Traffic | November 2017

error: Content is protected !!