Bookstagram Theme: Yay or Nay?
It’s no secret that I love Bookstagram (I do, I LOVE it!) although I do struggle to balance keeping up with posting regularly and I find it virtually impossible to keep a consistent theme. I’ve read a lot of posts from successful bookstagrammers who say that consistency is key (which I totally agree with) but most of these lovely peeps also advise that having a theme and sticking to it is the best way to attract followers.
Don’t get me wrong, I love some of these themes. So much work and effort clearly goes into each and every photo. It certainly pays off. The biggest accounts seem to be the ones with a clean and stylized theme. I love to look at their feeds. But I know I could never try to emulate them.
For Me: Nay
Not only because it wouldn’t be right copying someone else’s style (nope, nope, NOPE) but a big part of this is that I am just not a super-consistent person. I am changeable by nature. Something I like one day is something I don’t like the next. It’s part of the reason why my blog has had so many makeovers (and don’t get me started on my Tumblr!)
I honestly wish I could stick with a theme because so many accounts I follow have such gorgeous themes. I really admire them for being able to come up with so many ideas and yet keep them interesting and aesthetically pleasing.
I’ve got a decent following but I’ll never be one of the big bookstagram accounts. And I’m okay with that. I like being a bit muddled and inconsistent! A theme is something I would love to be able to keep up. However, I know for a fact it wouldn’t last. I get bored way too easily! 😉
For You: Yay or Nay?
What about you guys? Where do you stand on bookstagram themes? I would love to hear other bookish folks opinions so feel free to comment below!