Hey everyone! I finally put together my media kit. I figured I’d share a sample of what I created here for reference for anyone who’s been wanting to create a media kit but wasn’t sure where to start!
I started with using the website http://www.canva.com, it has a bunch of free and super affordable layouts that you can use and easily customize. It’s super user friendly! I know theres an app for iPhone (and possibly Android), but it doesn’t quite offer the same features as on the computer website.
After setting up my layout on Canva, I went to the website http://www.socialbluebook.com which connects your Instagram, Youtube, Twitter, and Facebook accounts to give you an estimate of your worth. I wrote down my stats on the bottom of my layout (they need to be updated). I also averaged out what Social Blue Book said my worth for posts was and made a matching price sheet to send to companies along with my media kit (I decided to do this on my own, and have only used it a handful of times, as I’m still growing my social media following and do a lot of reviews purely for exposure.)
On my original media kit I do have my address listed in the bottom right corner, but for the sample I’ll be posting here I won’t have it written.
I’m hoping someday I’ll have the need to get a P.O. Box, which I think would look a lot nicer than my personal address. 😉
But anyways! I hope you find this post helpful, and I’m excited to see what you come up with!
Feel free to share you Media Kits below!
I haven’t been posting on here at all lately… And I feel so bad for it!
I’ve been focusing my energy on my Instagram account. And I’m about to be trying to revamp my Youtube channel.
But! I’m going to try to get some more written reviews and links to my Youtube reviews up on here as well. (maybe some of my IG reviews).
I’m about to be starting on a new program with a company and will be supplied with quite a bit of products to make content on! I’m really excited and it’s a pretty big step in the right direction for my beauty blogging.
This coming November I’ll be hitting my 1 year anniversary of beauty blogging. Sometimes I feel like I haven’t come nearly as far as I was hoping in a year, and other times I feel like I’ve accomplished a lot. I’m hoping to accomplish even more this next coming year!
Another reason why I haven’t been keeping up with Youtube and my blog as well is… I’m expecting baby number 2!
I thought my first pregnancy was tiring, but now that I have to chase a 2 year old around on top of being pregnant I feel like I could nap literally all day long.
And on top of being behind already, we moved the end of August and then my husband started working 6 days a week at his job, so we’re still not fully unpacked, and I haven’t gotten my new set up finished yet. It’s been a very busy past 2 months.
I’m excited for the change, and the new house and new baby. But it’s definitely taking up a lot of my focus and time, and more often than not I’m looking for a chance to rest.
But anyways~ I wanted to share a little bit with those of you who might still be around reading this. And hopefully I’ll eventually get some pictures of our new house up!
Hey guys! Sorry it’s been a little while since I’ve posted, I’ve been pretty focused on my Youtube channel and I’m terrible about balancing both. Over Christmas my little sister bought me a set of BS-Mall Brushes, and I’ve heard they’re supposed to look like Sigma brushes, but I have never gotten a chance to use Sigma brushes (although I’ve always heard good things).
I personally do like the BS-Mall brushes and I think they’re great quality for the price, the set I got was $10 for 10 brushes but I did just recently see the same set for half the price. I like to use the flat face brush for my NYX liquid foundation, but it doesn’t blend super well so I usually do have to go over my face with my Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge. The round face brush works just like any other foundation brush and applies it pretty evenly. The angled flat face brush works well for contouring and bronzing and blends really well. The angled round face brush works great for applying blushes. The tapered face brush is great for applying foundation under eye and for highlighting using powdered highlighter. The small angled stipple brush is awesome for blending in nose contour.
The small regular stipple brush is good for applying concealer to blemishes. The small fluffy brush is one of my favorite brushes out of this set and it blends eyeshadow well. The angled eyeshadow brush works well too for blending, especially in the outer corner of your eye. The small tapered brush applies eyeshadow well and none of these brushes hold on to product too badly. I think the only issue with the flat face brush is that it’s maybe not dense enough? It just applies foundation somewhat… gappy (Is that a word?) You can just see the brush streaks on your face and if you let it dry it just looks splotchy, It doesn’t give the best coverage.
I still think that these brushes are a great especially for the price and I’m planning on getting some of the finer eyeshadow brushes so I can do more detailed eyeshadow. Check out the link below to see these brushes in action in my video! 🙂
BS-Mall Brush Set Review Video