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Hi guys! With all social media such as Instagram and Snapchat getting bigger and bigger it gets harder to let your blog traffic grow. It’s not so crazy when you think of it; some of your followers feel like they’ve already seen it ‘all’ on your social channels so they don’t feel the need to visit your blog on top of following you on social media. With Snapchat as a newcomer I’ve been thinking of ways to use this medium to our benefit and use it as an extensions to your blog. Here are my 5 tips on how to do it:

1. Promote your new blog post: A way of promoting a new blogpost on Snapchat would be to make a little video of you scrolling down your new post. As a video is very prompt and fast you might interest people to go to your blog and have a detailed look on your outfit or where to get certain items.

2. Show your personality: In blog pictures it’s not always as easy to show your personality and what you’re all about. If you’re like me you probably use Photoshop to create the most beautiful images possible. Which is fun but because everything looks so perfect you might create a distance between you and your readers. As Snapchat is as ‘real’ as it gets it’s fun to showcase your personality and show your readers what you do on a day to day base.

3. Show behind the scenes: The other day I was working on a very big project, soon to be released on the blog and while we were shooting the project I already showed some behind the scenes on my Snapchat. This way you’re readers already get triggered into something big that’s coming so they will make sure to not miss it when it’s on the blog.

4. Interaction: The part that I’m missing on Snapchat is the fact that it’s harder to interact than on other social media. However, if you make little videos on Snapchat you can ask your followers to answer your questions on the latest post on your blog. This way you create traffic to your posts and you have a new way of interacting. Another thing I’m going to do is a Q&A on my blog where you guys can ask the questions and I will be answering them on Snapchat!

I’m very curious to hear what your experiences are with Snapchat so far? My username is queenofjetlags! I hope these tips helped and if you have any requests for next weeks blogtips, let me know!

  • great post! I have been thinking of way to drive traffic to my blog from snapchat as well and all your tips help so much! Cant wait to give them a go!

    xoxo Nikki
    Snapchat | RunDom.Run

  • Ahh super goede tips weer, fijn! Ik ga je meteen toevoegen op snapchat, super leuk! Liefs

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  • Michaela Scalisi

    Very good tips! I’m not yet using snapchat.. how do you see it? do you think it’s a must for bloggers to use snapchat or is instagram enough?

    Curious about your opinion.

    Best wishes

    • Queen of Jet Lags

      I think Snapchat will only get bigger to be honest! I think as a blogger it’s very nice to use it so your readers can get to know you better so yes, I think it’s a must :-)! x

  • Michaela Scalisi

    thank you for your reply ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Fashion Party blog

    I’m obsessed with Snapchat, it’s so addictive once you start using it! ๐Ÿ™‚


  • Am I the only one who has no Snapchat account? I don’t really know how that works and have to find out!
    Love Lynda

  • Never thought of using Snapchat for my blog, great ideas and I can see it really working – thanks!

    Kirsty | http://www.kirsty.ws

  • Haven’t got on the snapchat bandwagon yet, didn’t know you can use it to promote your blog. Thanks for sharing your tips!


  • I’m fairly new to Snapchat too but it’s quickly becoming my favorite social channel. I love the ephemeral nature of it, and the realness.

    I just did a post a few days ago about the 5 best snapchat accounts to follow. There are some really great inspiring ones out there!

    Can’t wait to check yours out. I’m at lifeplus1

    See you on Snapchat!


  • fantastic post, which translates to brands just as much!


  • Just set up my snapchat account! It is actually fun! But how do you keep up with so many social media channels?!

    • Yes, I have the same question. There is just not enough hours in the day!

    • Queen of Jet Lags

      OMG, I know. To be honest I don’t keep up with all channels, for instance some days I spend no time on Snapchat and Instagram and watch Youtube videos and blog in my free time, sometimes I check out more Instagram and Snapchat especially when I’m on the go.. But it’s a lot! For sure!

  • I barely have enough time to update my twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, I guess Iยดll skip Snapchat for now.

    Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

  • templeofbeauty

    Great post but I still haven’t figured out how to use Snapchat. I’ve gone as far as signing up and next step will have to be to find time to figure out how it works lol.

    xx Z&G


  • Ana-Maria

    Very good ideeas ! Thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ™‚


  • Thanks for sharing! I have been resisting Snapchat as I don’t know how I’ll fit another social media account in, but it seems like everyone is getting on it. Maybe I’ll give it a go.


  • Yeah I’ve been trying to get a handle on the interaction part of snapchat so these tips are really helpful. I need to just spend more time with the app so I can really figure it all out. I’m over at violetrootsblog on Snapchat.


  • I’ve seen a sudden rise in bloggers using Snapchat as a tool but I had no idea how to quite use it in more of a blog usage than personal. This list definitely helped!

  • I’ve recently decided to start using snapchat for my blog. I’ve added you so can’t wait to see your stuff! I’m at printed parade xx

  • Tara

    How did you add your badge for SnapChat?

  • Monica

    Started blogging and using snapchat. Was definitely helpful for me.

    Best regards,

  • Thanks for the tips! I’m very new to SnapChat – so still trying to figure out how it works! hehe