Susan Hang

Susan is the first official Editor & Writer for Zanita Studio. She was bogged down in ordinary corporate jobs (most recently in fashion merchandising) for almost 6 years before jumping ships and joining the Zanita Studio team. A self-proclaimed beauty aficionado and self-made writer, she chronicles her trials in the beauty department and the musings that granted her dismissal from the 9-5. Susan talks all things womenswear-related and shares bits of her professional journey on her blog - follow along! BLOG INSTAGRAM PINTEREST

Lifestyle, Personal Development

6 Things I Wish I Knew in My 20s

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I’m officially 30 as of yesterday… I started writing for Zanita when I was 27 and can hardly believe I’m here today still writing this type of content....

Written by: Susan Hang

Career, Lifestyle, Personal Development

Why You Should Work a Traditional Job Before Blogging

The one thing I hear you guys saying most is that you’d love to blog full-time… Though I can confirm that leaving a traditional cubicle job has been one of the most liberating things I...

Written by: Susan Hang

Beauty, Shopping

5 Places I’ll DEFINITELY Be Shopping on Black Friday

I haven’t had much time to share my latest beauty discoveries, but believe me, there have been so MANY wonderful things to try! I have been shopping on Black Friday for years now – since...

Written by: Susan Hang

Lifestyle, Personal Development

How to Reignite Your Passion for Blogging

Have you ever come across a blogger who goes through spurts of creating – and then radio silence? Have you, yourself, ever gotten the high to create only to watch it fade into the distance?...

Written by: Susan Hang

Fashion, Lifestyle, Personal Development

How to Pack for a Weekend Getaway Like a Pro

There are days when we just need to get away… One of the funniest things I’ve learned since going freelance (and I mentioned this before) is that you really work your ass off. From acquiring...

Written by: Susan Hang

Lifestyle, Personal Development

4 Easy Tips to Create Great Content Every Time

With Instagram holding such high-value these days, it can be hard to decipher whether someone is actually reading anything… And even if they’re not, I still think you need to write! Maybe I’m old school,...

Written by: Susan Hang

Career, Entrepreneurship, Lifestyle, Personal Development

The Biggest Myths About Starting a Blog DEBUNKED

I always love reading what others have to say about blogging… Sometimes I agree and sometimes I don’t, but that’s the beauty of the Internet and having so many voices chime in… Everyone can share...

Written by: Susan Hang

Career, Lifestyle

Resume Updates to Make Mid-Career

Over two years ago, I shared my top resume tips on Zanita Studio… However, as I went back to update my resume a few weeks ago, I realized it was time for a revamped post....

Written by: Susan Hang

Career, Entrepreneurship, Lifestyle

How to Find Clients When You Start Out Freelancing

I’ve decided to turn the questions I’m receiving into a series of blog posts, so if there’s anything you want to learn more about in the business of blogging, DM me on Instagram or leave...

Written by: Susan Hang

Career, Entrepreneurship, Lifestyle

4 Things to Know Before Going Full-Time Freelance

Going full-time freelance is probably the dream for many creatives out there… The freedom, self-directed schedule, and ability to work anywhere in the world at anytime are all compelling reasons to become self-employed. However, I...

Written by: Susan Hang

Lifestyle, Personal Development

Hard Skills Every Blogger Needs to be Successful

Last week, I went over some of the soft skills I found essential for bloggers. This week, I wanted to dive in a little deeper and visit some of the most important hard skills I’ve...

Written by: Susan Hang

Entrepreneurship, Lifestyle, Personal Development

4 Key Soft Skills Every Blogger Needs to be Successful

Even with the pervasiveness of blogging as a career over the years, people still don’t give bloggers the credit they deserve… Everyone who’s dabbled in blogging knows how profoundly difficult and time consuming it is,...

Written by: Susan Hang