Q & A: Cheekily Chic…

Maryanne Jelagat, author of Cheekily Chic…

Maryanne Jelagat is an up & coming fashionista…

One can read her blog here…

The 411…: Can you tell us a little about yourself?
Cheekily Chic: Well, I’m awesome. I am. 🙂 (Wow, Isn’t this the hardest question?) Okay, I can summarize all about myself by saying I am a lover of life; I like good food, good music (i.e. The Script) and trying out new things.

The 411…: How did you get into blogging?
Cheekily Chic: Reading other blogs inspired me to start my own.

The 411…: Why did you decide to start a blog?
Cheekily Chic: I was actually inspired by another blogger Nancie Mwai. The more and more I read her blog, I realized that I also want to document my fashion journey and share it with others.

The 411…: What was the name of your first blog?
Cheekily Chic: Cheekily Chic. 🙂

The 411…: What blogging platform did you use to start with? What are you using now and why?
Cheekily Chic: I started with WordPress and I’m still using it. I find it very organized and simple compared to other platforms. Plus if I ever want to get my own domain, I think it would be very easy to do so.

The 411…: What makes a good blog post?
Cheekily Chic: One that your readers are able to relate with.

The 411…: What would you prioritize? Content? S.E.O.? Traffic? Readers?
Cheekily Chic: Content. I think with good content, the rest (Traffic and Readers) just follow suit.

The 411…: What’s the best thing a blogger can give to his readers?
Cheekily Chic: Inspiration.

The 411…: List your three favorite blogs (the ones that you read the most).
Cheekily Chic: (I read so many different blogs)

  • The Fashion Notebook.
  • This Is Ess.
  • It’s Me, Wine Lover. (She recently deleted her blog though)

The 411…: If someone was interested in blogging, what would be a few things you would suggest?
Cheekily Chic: I’d suggest that they blog about something they’re very interested in (a general blog can also do). Also I think it’s important to also read other blogs to get ideas, inspiration and the likes.


1) Your favorite browser? Chrome.
2) Your favorite search engine? Google.
3) Best thing about the Net? So much knowledge and information available.
4) Worst thing about the Net? Everything is available on the net. Good and bad.
5) What is your favorite instant messaging software? Whatsapp.

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