All posts tagged: business

PIXIELOTS: My Brand, My Story.

I’m still in a bit of denial that the last few months of serious hard word has reached a point where I can now physically see and hold my own product. I wrote about leaving my job a few months back and I was quite vague with what I was getting up-to. At the time I didn’t really know myself what was going to come of it all & plus I was feeling positive about it, so I didn’t want any negativity to put me off. I was a little hesitant when I got to the stage where I needed to start promoting on social media. It has become my baby over the last few months and I wasn’t sure if I was ready to show the world, and accept some might not love it as much as I do. However, I must admit it’s been really good! The response has been great and we have had a lot of influencers reach out to review it for everyone! You will see more of this on …

Why Instagram is killing my blog.

As a ‘blogger’, I rely heavily on my Instagram to help drive more traffic to my blog. However, over the last few weeks I have observed many different opinions on Instagram’s famous new algorithm. I don’t like to say it out loud, but the recent Instagram update may be killing bloggers rather than growing them. Since Instagram changed their ‘Algorithm’ I have noticed a dramatic change in what I can see on my feed. Nothing is in order & I’m seeing posts ‘recommended’ for me. I follow people of a reason, I want to see their pictures. But all I see is an out of order timeline mixed with accounts that I might like. I am completely missing out on some accounts posting and it makes me wonder how many accounts that follow me are the same. I have just short of 1000 followers on Instagram right now and I am lucky if I manage to get 100 likes on each picture. My insights say I get plenty impressions but why is that not showing …