Category: Blogging & Careers

Got a Question? #AskJayneKitsch

I know the #AskSomeone trend doesn’t usually work too well and usually back fires, with people just speaking their honest mind and generally making for some  ace popcorn eating whilst watching Twitter moments. I’m looking at you 50 Shades of Grey lady among many others. However, since I’m no longer offering my advice via Tesco, I’d like to remind readers and followers that I’m still up for lending a hand, completely impartial and because I like to help, so please see this as an invitation to interact however you like, but especially if you want to contribute to this new type of content on here. Read on to find out more….

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Co-Creator @wearefoodscouts & @KitschInc. Digital Marketing & Creative Direction. Illustration, writing, creativity & style. Fan of films, TV, cartoons, colourful hair & clean beauty. Blogger since 2009.

Win a Nikon D5200 Camera with Bing Originals

My degree was in Cinema, Photography and Television at Leeds University and I specialised in doing photography, believe it or not! That means that according to my degree I’m qualified at taking photos and videoing stuff, not that it shows in many things these days! Anyway, here’s an awesome photography related comp that I’m sure many of you will be keen to get involved with.

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Co-Creator @wearefoodscouts & @KitschInc. Digital Marketing & Creative Direction. Illustration, writing, creativity & style. Fan of films, TV, cartoons, colourful hair & clean beauty. Blogger since 2009.

How the Internet Changed Friendship…

Remember when you used to see your best friend pretty much everyday? Remember, when if you made a plan you had to stick to it because you didn’t have mobile phones to keep in constant contact? When you used to chat on the phone at least once a week? Remember sending dumb text messages just because you could? Do you remember chatting over all your problems over popcorn and a movie at a sleepover? I could go on and on.

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Co-Creator @wearefoodscouts & @KitschInc. Digital Marketing & Creative Direction. Illustration, writing, creativity & style. Fan of films, TV, cartoons, colourful hair & clean beauty. Blogger since 2009.

Blogging Barriers and What to Do Next

I’ve been mulling over whether or not to write this blog for a while now, but think I ought to as I’m hoping there’s some other bloggers or creatives out there who might be able to offer some words of advice and inspiration. This year is my sixth year of blogging as Jayne’s Kitschen/Jayne Kitsch and it’s been seven years since I first ventured into the world of blogging. Blogging has been the one thing that has been with me for that length of time, so it’s very important to me and honestly the only thing that has always been there for me, no matter what.

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Co-Creator @wearefoodscouts & @KitschInc. Digital Marketing & Creative Direction. Illustration, writing, creativity & style. Fan of films, TV, cartoons, colourful hair & clean beauty. Blogger since 2009.

My Tips for Going Freelance

So, I’ve been completely freelance a year in January, so I thought now was a good time to pass on some of the knowledge I’ve gained from the journey. I’m not going to claim to be an expert on the subject of being freelance as I’ve continuing to learn myself, but I often get asked […]

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Blog Tips: A Checklist for Bloggers

Today I’ve been updating a beauty blogger list as part of my freelance work, it was awesome to find so many new ones and rediscover old favourites via searching and shouting out on Twitter for help. However, it also brought up a whole bunch of things that from a brand point of view make it […]

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Miz’s New Business Cards from Simply Print

Good business cards are an essential part of any serious bloggers networking tool kit, it’s a super simple way to promote your site and social networks when you’re out and about (like real life Twitter!). They are also essential if you’re trying to get a job, I’ve always had them and it’s gotten me a […]

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Awesome Examples of Brands on Social Media

Since I’ve gone freelance officially this week as a social media and blogger relations consultant (among other things, read more here) I thought it would be nice to start featuring a few posts about the industry in which I work and have been working in for over four years officially. So, here’s a social media […]

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Why We All Love Lists at #BBCSocial

So a few weeks ago, I was invited to speak at the BBC Academy of Journalism at MediaCity in Manchester on a panel about content curation alongside the UK Editor of Buzzfeed and the UK Country Director of Pinterest, I joined the panel as a blogger. It was a totally amazing experience and I’m so […]

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Blog Tips: Obvious Things that Bloggers Forget to Do

So, I’ve been doing blogger outreach for brands for about three years now, so therefore spend a lot of time browsing a variety of blogs. There’s a few things that always crop up as annoying as a brand, things that make it difficult for me to get in touch with a blogger or make it […]

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