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Chriss of Southern Chick Journal

What’s your blog name?

Southern Chick Journal

Where do you live?

New Orleans, Louisiana

Tell us more about you and your blog

Southern Chick Journal is a lifestyle blog based in New Orleans featuring Southern baby, travel, advice, fun giveaways, inspiration and so much more! The blog was created in honor of my “Southern Chick” baby girl arriving in June. It’s grown from being solely about my adventure to first-time parenthood to a lifestyle blog for anyone looking for inspiration with a Southern twist!

What people don’t realize about blogging is…

     It takes time and focus to get it going and keep up the momentum

What are 3 things you wish you knew about blogging before you started?

  1. How hard it is to convert Instagram followers to the blog
  2. How to create a better flow on my Instagram feed
  3. How hard it can be to create an email list

What’s been your most memorable moment as a blogger?

Having people I don’t know contact me to let me know how much they love reading my blog.

Give us your best tip for maintaining a blog work/life balance?

I devote an hour a day to my blog then leave it. I also have my husband tag along when I’m inspired for a new blog post. We have fun walking around together!

Instagram or Twitter?

Instagram

Coffee or tea?

Coffee

Who is the most interesting person you’ve ever met?

As a tv reporter, I’ve had the opportunity to meet and interview some pretty fascinating people. President Barack Obama and Magic Johnson stand out to me the most.

What is your guilty pleasure?

Anything on HGTV

What’s one product you can’t live without?

Clip-in Hair Extensions

What’s been your favorite post you’ve worked on?

30 Baby Bumps at 30 Weeks. I reached out to 30 pregnant gals from around the world for a picture of them at 30 weeks pregnant. I wanted to show how we are all different, unique, and beautiful at the same exact time during pregnancy. The post was a hit and served as inspiration to myself, and I hope to the people who read it too! 

We love our apps, which ones do you swear by for your business?

Canva

Who do you love to follow on social media?

Any of the Kardashians

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