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How To Write a Lifestyle Blog (and how to start a blog!)

how to write a lifestyle blog

Lifestyle Blog

Being a lifestyle blogger means that you’re in the broadest niche of blogging. Having a lifestyle blog can be tricky so what does it mean exactly? It means just that — the style of your life! What do you do? What do you like? How do you do things? What do you recommend? In most lifestyle blogs those are the questions that are answered.

So, is a lifestyle blog lucrative? It can be. Or — it can’t. If I’m being honest I make pennies off of my blog — but pennies I make! I have worked quite hard on my website over the past months to try to improve my SEO tactics. Being a lifestyle blog makes this harder simply because it broadens the amount of research I need to conduct to achieve anything successful in terms of SEO.

What is SEO? How do you implement it? Click here.

If you want to start your blog click here! I have a complete list of how to begin. If you haven’t started a blog you really should follow that link. Click it. I’ll wait.

Writing

Writing is hard. It may come very easy to you and at times it may seem worse than pulling your own teeth. You need to find the sweet spot. How do you balance what your SEO tactics guide you to write about and how do you write about things that you enjoy and care about? Finding this allows you to write better. It allows you to find your voice for your blog and establish a persona. Your blog’s brand isn’t just the color scheme and logo. It is the person you are portraying through your writing by implementing your voice.

A lifestyle blog also allows you to write about multiple topics. Instead of only talking about crafts or making vegan food — you’re open to your entire life! You can write about your weekend getaway and how to plan one (oh, free blog idea). You can write about your family, meal prepping, traveling, advice, mental health — just anything. If it’s your life and you have the gumption to put it into words and it helps others — write it.

Really, your blog is your little space on the internet to share your expertise and anything that you have to add to the world. Create a brand, find your voice, and write!

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(23) Comments

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  2. Long time reader, first time commenter — so, thought I’d drop a
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    Your wordpress site is very simplistic – hope you don’t mind
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    I just launched my small businesses site –also built in wordpress like yours– but the theme slows (!) the
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    Keep up the good work– and take care of yourself
    during the coronavirus scare!

    ~Justin

    1. johnsonk196 says:

      Hi Justin!

      Thanks for the comment. I did take a look at your site and it’s very nice! It was a bit slow for me. The theme I use is called “Fashion Diva.” I find simple is best as it is always easiest to read.

      Thanks!

      Kayla

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    1. johnsonk196 says:

      Hi Joseph,

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  11. Hi there are using WordPress for your blog platform?
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    1. johnsonk196 says:

      Hello. I do use WordPress and a free theme for my blog. I do not code anything extra into my blog so I would say it is not necessary to know how to code to use WordPress.

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    1. johnsonk196 says:

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    1. johnsonk196 says:

      Hi there! I am aware of exchanging links. If you have content relevant to my website I would be willing to speak with you about collaborating. Do you also have a blog?

  15. This was a helpful article. I have been thinking about starting a blog though haven’t decided on the niche. Here is one of the articles I read on how to start a blog if I may share it with you >> https://www.leahcanseco.com/how-to-start-a-wordpress-blog-to-make-money/ Cheers to blogging!

    1. Hi Sam, thank you! I hope you started your blog. If you have any questions please let me know. The article you linked is great too! There are so many resources out there — I love it!

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    1. Hi Hassan! Thank you for commenting. I would highly recommend using Site Ground. I haven’t had any issues with using them as my host. I do have a link on this blog post that is affiliated with Site Ground – using that is completely up to you!

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