Self Hosting Your Blog — What You Need To Know

Have you been thinking about self hosting your blog? Do you currently have a free blog on a platform like wordpress.com, tumblr, or blogger? There are many benefits to taking the plunge and self hosting your blog, but the switch isn’t for everyone. After a year and a half of owning a self hosted blog I wanted to share my experiences with making the switch from wordpress.com to wordpress.org. Hopefully…

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5 Things To Consider Before Accepting A Free Product in Exchange For A Review

Hello lovely people! This is an informational/discussion style post where we talk about life as a (part-time) influencer. I loved being able to share my thoughts with you all on affiliate marketing, sponsored posts and the blogging mindset in my post Remaining Authentic As An Influencer. Today’s post specifically addresses accepting a free product in exchange for a review, and why I will be taking a step back from this…

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Remaining Authentic as an Influencer

Hey beauties! Today’s post is a little different. Instead of makeup talk we’re going to get real about being an influencer in 2019. I ran a poll on my instagram stories asking if you guys were interested in a post like this and 90% of the people who replied said yes. So here we are. As most of you guys know Always, Cleia is still a hobby for me. I…

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5 Bloggers I Consider Friends

I can’t even count how many times I have told my friends and family a story about something I talked about with a blogging friend. It’s incredible how many bloggers I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know through commenting on each others posts and instagram accounts, I feel like I truly know so many of you even though we’ve never met! Today’s post is a little different, I wanted…

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My Top Apps For Blogging & Instagram

Hello everyone, welcome back to my blog! Today’s post is my top apps for blogging & instagram. When I first got started I had no idea where to start and some of these apps I only discovered recently. I wanted to share what I’ve learned about blogging/instagraming friendly apps in two years! Let’s get started… #1 – Canva I learned about Canva from Melina from Melinaelisa. This program is seriously…

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Cleia Cappuccino: Get To Know Me!

Lately I’ve been diversifying my blog posts. I’ll still be posting predominately beauty related content, but I’ve been adding on a few extra lifestyle posts each month. I’m so thankful to each and everyone of you who has been supporting me in my blogging journey, you guys are amazing and make this community go ’round. Today I wanted to share a little bit about myself for those of you who…

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Going Self Hosted Help – Advice?

Hello beauties! I recently realized that my WordPress Premium account is about to expire and I’m weighing my options. Lately I’ve been feeling constricted in what I can do with my blog and the theme options available to me. I want to take blogging seriously, and though I don’t intend to make it a full time job I would love to be able to take advantage of SEO tools that…

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Holiday Gift Guide For New Bloggers – Blogmas 2017

Hello and welcome back to Blogmas on Always Cleia! Today’s post is a Gift Guide for New Bloggers! If you’re reading this through the WordPress reader chances are you’re a blogger yourself, or you might know a blogger who can benefit from this list. I based this off of what I would personally love to receive to inspire and help me continue to grow as a blogger.

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10 Things I Never Thought I’d Do Before Starting A Beauty Blog

Hey guys! I have a quick post for you guys today. Many of my regular readers are also bloggers, so I’m sure a lot of you guys can relate to this list I put together of the things I never thought I would be doing before I started a Beauty Blog! Feel free to do your own version of this post and tag me so I can read what you guys…

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