Sunday, October 14, 2012
A three year blog anniversary
Today marks my three year blog birthday. I will never forget the day I decided to start this little space - I was heading into my last year of uni and wanted a space completely outside of that area of my life, somewhere I could escape too. I look back at my old posts and I have to admit I cringe a little but to be honest they were the building blocks to get to where I am - it was my foot in the door, my way to meet people and create friendships.I am so glad for the people I have meet through this blog and the friendships I have created. To know that I still have friendships with people I meet through here three years ago is a testament to how endearing this little blogging thing can be. Further more to think I could go to London, New York or Perth and be able to meet people that I have meet through this blog blows my minds - I am grateful for the friendships I might never have made.
I am far from the perfect blogger - I don't post regularly I don't stick to a perfect posting schedule and I rarely have the latest gadgets and pulse on the latest trends. But I do read every comment I receive and feel grateful for the connections I make and always try to portray myself as accurately and honestly as I can through this medium.
I always ask my 'Bloggers of the Month' their tips for people who are just starting out with a blog and I thought that this might be a good time to share mine. Firstly be true to yourself - blog about what you love, blog when you feel like it - don't force it and do it because you love it. Don't worry about "the numbers" create a community, build friendships because at the end of the day it's the most important thing you can get from this hobby.
Finally I want to say thank you to everyone who reads this little blog and for every comment I receive. I am planning a little give away later in the week, so keep an eye out - just something little to say thank you. I hope everyone has had a great weekend!