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2017 LIEBSTER AWARD NOMINATION

2017 LIEBSTER AWARD NOMINATION

 

 

Hi, my lovely peeps… I have some great news… 🙂

My blog www.selluence.com has been nominated for the 2017 Liebster Award. YAY !!!

I still remember starting this blog almost 3 months ago, and I am so so happy to be nominated.

A huge shout out to Brooke Briannaa for nominating me for this award. You can read her blog which has everything from fashion to her work in marketing. 


WHAT IS THE LIEBSTER AWARD?

The Liebster Award was started in 2011 as an initiative for small bloggers to grow. Through this award, many bloggers get to connect, read and support new blogs that have not been noticed yet. It is given to bloggers by other bloggers. Liebster in German means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing and welcome.


ABOUT MY FAVORITE BLOG

My favorite blog is The Skinny Confidential by Lauryn Evarts. Like or love is a small word, but I am enamored by that blog. Lauryn started that blog in 2012 with a goal to create healthy eating alternatives. Later that blog grew into a fitness and health blog and since last 2 years, it has beautifully transformed into a lifestyle and wellness blog and brand.

Lauryn launched a book, a youtube channel, and a podcast all through The Skinny Confidential. The thing that makes The Skinny Confidential stand out and make me read it every day is the sassy, straightforward, no-nonsense content about everything.

The Skinny Confidential features tips and tricks on health, food, staying fit, decor, travel, and advice on cosmetic industry, relationships, and business.  One can see all of that not just on the blog here, but also on her Instagram all day.

Another major reason for me to follow The Skinny Confidential is because of the products. The products that Lauryn advertises or sells are extremely economical. The blog keeps a great balance in providing buying options that are suitable to all and not heavy on budget.


10 RANDOM FACTS ABOUT ME

  1. I like to put makeup even when I am just at home and in my pajamas.

  2. In school people tagged me as “ Alice in Wonderland”.

  3. I need my morning tea no matter what.

  4. I always wanted to have a dog as a pet but never got one.

  5. I am a super neat freak when it comes to bathrooms.

  6. I love to write Calligraphy style.

  7. I cook some mean Okra.

  8. I always laugh out loud, literally and show all my teeth.

  9. I have written an article a day from past 2 months.

  10. I have changed at least 6 phones in 2 years.


ANSWERING QUESTIONS

Q.When did you decide to start blogging and why?

A. I started blogging in 2017 (this year) in July. I got married in February 2017 (again this year) and moved to San Francisco, California with my husband. Staying at home, I was surfing the Internet a lot and there I learnt that I could blog about business and my life. Initially, my blog was just a way to spend my time and keep myself busy, but in a week, I was hooked and never stopped from then onwards.

Q. Do you like the direction your blog is going in? Any changes you feel need to be made?

A.Yes. I am happy with the direction my blog is in. I need to create revenue streams through my blog, which I am working on.

Q.. Who or what blogs do you get your inspiration from?

A. I get inspiration from The Skinny Confidential ( a lifestyle blog ) and Alex Beadon from alexbedon.com blog.

Q. What are your favorite platforms to promote your blog on?

A. I have two favorite platforms to promote my blog- Facebook and Instagram. They provide amazing engagement if used right.

Q. When do you find time to blog?

A. Since I am home, I blog the first thing I do when I sit in the morning at my desk and sometimes I blog late nights.

Q. What types of blogs do you mostly read?

A. I love reading lifestyle blogs.

Q. What is number one on your bucket list?

A. Number one thing on my bucket list is to grow email subscribers.

Q. What are your top three travel destinations and have you visited them before?

A. My top three are- New York, London, and Rome. I have been to New York and London, but I am yet to visit Rome.

Q. When you aren’t reading blog posts, what can we find you reading?

A.  I am starting to read a lot of books lately. I am currently reading “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu.

Q. Who are your favorite fashion icons and Instagram influencers right now?

A. My favorite fashion icons are- Sarah Jessica Parker and Selena Gomez. For Instagram my favorite influencers are- Julia Engel and Chiara Ferragni.

Q. What is your biggest, girliest guilty pleasure? (tv show, book, etc.)

A. Keeping Up with the Kardashians !!


I NOMINATE THE FOLLOWING BLOGS:

  1. The Hunt Bundle | www.thehuntbundle.com

  2. Ewlyn + Cass | www.ecstylebar.com/blog

  3. Kosovo Girl Travels | www.kosovogirltravels.com

  4. Techie Upgrader | www.techieupgrader.in

  5. MXCAREYES book blog | www.poshtofu.wordpress.com


TO MY NOMINEES, PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING:

  1. When did you start blogging and why?

  2. Which blogs do you enjoy reading the most?

  3. How often you blog and at what time of the day?

  4. Do you take own pictures for the blog or download them?

  5. What areas do you want your blog to grow?

  6. What is the last book you read?

  7. If not blogging, what else would you do?

  8. What do you struggle with the most on your blog?

  9. Which places are on your travel bucket list?

  10. How do you begin your day each morning?

So, towards the end, I would just like to thank Brooke Brianna for nominating me!

I would like to congratulate my nominees & have fun! Be sure to read the rules here.

XOXO,

bhavana 💋

 

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