Category archives: A bloggers' life

  • What do they expect from me?

  • Recently, I wrote a blogpost about being addicted to the numbers of Instagram. In that post I told you that Instagram has a new algorithm and that I really don't like it. Haven't read this blogpost yet? Click here. So lately, I started to recognize the way people see me and they actually do expect a lot of me. You [...]
  • Increase brand awareness: stickers

  • As you might know, Regards Lauryn really become a company last days. Besides that I'm officially an entrepreneur by Chamber of Commerce I do also sell my own products. So yes, increasing my brand awareness is an important topic. It's a bit stupid, but I never studied something in marketing. So, actually, I can't set[...]
  • Advertising vs personal

  • As a blogger you might receive some requests about reviewing some products, exchanging url's and making advertisements. The last one is the hardest to me. I mean, it all has to deal with the brand and the concept. Some brands and their concepts fit perfectly with my own brand. In this way there's no problem. But the[...]
  • Let's take a selfie!

  • Selfies have become an important thing nowadays. People are taking them anywhere at any time. But how can we make them look professional? These days there are selfie queens for sure, but unfortunately there are also people who actually can't take nice selfies. Too bad. So, if you are struggling with this. Then you m[...]
  • How do 'medium' bloggers deal with their collabs?

  • Recently, I was thinking. Thinking about how to deal in a fair way with collaborations. Very big bloggers always can ask for a compensation and small bloggers agree to products only. I mean, that really is fair. But what can 'medium' bloggers do? Because they probably want to review some products, but their reach is[...]
  • Instagram engagement groups less effective?

  • For people who like to keep busy with Instagram, there are some engagement groups in which you can support other Instagrammers. What's this about and how does it work? You might have heard of these groups (or not). But I'll explain anyway. So, for these people / bloggers there are some direct message groups. These g[...]
  • Life lesson: changing things

  • In my life as a blogger / freelancer, I learned many (and then I mean: many many many) things. Changing things is one of them, and today I'm going to tell you what I think about this subject. First of all, I want to say that in my first years I wanted to change things, like, everyday. After weeks, I didn't like [...]
  • Happiness is: new business cards

  • Regards Lauryn exists for over three years right now. That means, my previous business cards were made in that same year. These cards don't fit with the style I have now, so I decided to design some new ones. Because I use two different colours in my site I decided to make two sets of two different colours. I me[...]
  • How I'm going to build up my blog rhythm again

  • Some of you might know I blogged a lot last year. I published a blog post nearly every day. That’s very different nowadays, but today I’ll tell you how I am going to tackle it again. First of all, to plan a good blog rhythm one needs a fancy notebook. I made my own at fotofabriek.nl. It’s very easy and cheap to [...]
  • Shoeby: Fred van Leer collectie

  • Yesterday, I visited with the company of sweet Jill, a new collection of Fred van Leer. We went to an event in Shoebys flagshipstorin The Hague. To me, it was maybe half an hour by tram. Halfway there, I met Jill so we could go to the event together. When we arrived, I already liked the event. There was nice mu[...]