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Blogger Interview: Find out how Cindy became a full-time lifestyle blogger

Cindy Batchelor, successfully transformed herself into a full-time lifestyle blogger last year has opened up with us in this interview. She not only taught us how to diversify the blog content, but shared the specific tips on making money through working on blog.  Read on and get in touch with her for more insider views.

When did you start blogging and how did you come to this idea?
6 years ago! I started it as a creative outlet for sharing my favorite fashion and beauty products.

Who is your style icon? Why?
Diane Kruger and Rachel Bilson. I love how they both look so effortlessly and chic, and they 2 of very few ladies in Hollywood who don’t get help from a Stylist.

How do you describe your personal style? What is your inspiration?
Feminine, girly, and flirty. I love pink, ruffles, anything young and playful!

What is the essential pieces you must have in your closet?
A good pair of heels and boots, a trench coat, a go-to dress, a fun brightly colored skater skirt, my Hudson skinny jeans, and a blazer!

How often do you post? How do you come up with post ideas?
Several times a week. Believe it or not I follow a ton of designers and brands by email, have for years, and I find just checking my email each day to see what they are up to, has truly inspired a lot of my posts! I also get inspired by what I see on social media.

What is the biggest challenge for you in fashion blogging?
Making Money when working with fashion/clothing sponsors, It is hard in fashion which is why I expanded to become more of a lifestyle blogger.

What is the greatest satisfaction of being a fashion blogger?
Hearing from your readers that they were inspired by you, learned something new, loved a post, etc.

What is the fashion rule you never break?
Rules are meant to be broken!

What do you splurge on?
Shoes!

From your point of view, what is the notable trend for the upcoming season?
Rompers. I think they’re going to be huge this spring/summer, and with good reason! They are so comfy and fun to wear.

Do you make money from your blog? Any advice for others?
I do! It’s become my full time job this last year!
Stick it out, keep making fabulous blog posts, and the money will come. Also, look into affiliate marketing with amazon, eBay, and share a sale, and put up some ads with google ad sense. I learned a lot by reading some making money through blog books too!

What has been your most successful blog post till now and what was it about?
My best blog posts have been beauty reviews. Especially when it comes to using anti-aging products and gadgets. People love to know how to stay looking young!

How do you see your blog in 5 years?
Hopefully becoming much more influential, expanding my readership, and of course, making me more money!

Favorites
Designer – Ooh that’s tough, I have so many!
Fashion Brand- Burberry and Jimmy Choo.
Color- Teal
Quote – “life is what you make of it”
Way to relax – Meditation

How can people connect with you
Twitter: @ladyboarder9669
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Mystylespotnet-241658725879214/?ref=hl
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/cindybatchelor/
Instagram: @ladyboarder9669

Thanks so much Cindy, please visit her blog and know more on mystylespot.net

If you are a fashion/lifestyle blogger and want to do the same interview, please contact us via vip@coshio.com. Stay beautiful! 

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