CIARA O’DO­HERTY, Fash­ion, life­style and travel blog­ger

Sunday Independent (Ireland) - Life - - STYLE NOTEBOOK -

My break­through mo­ment has to be when I fi­nally de­cided to pur­sue my blog and YouTube chan­nel full time. It was 2014, and at the time I was work­ing as a stylist for a cloth­ing brand, but ev­ery spare minute was ded­i­cated to build­ing my blog and YouTube chan­nel — they were where my true pas­sion lay.

I was es­sen­tially work­ing two full-time jobs, and I was stretched thinly try­ing to jug­gle up­load­ing videos, writ­ing blog posts and stay­ing on top of my hec­tic sched­ule as an in-house stylist.

So after much de­lib­er­a­tion (and sav­ing), in 2015, I started my own me­dia com­pany and threw my­self into the scary world of free­lance work. I had built up a good base of brands and con­tacts over the

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