Every successful blogger I’ve spoken to had several failed blogs behind them before they finally honed in on their blogging goals and set up a blog that would achieve those goals.
Like most bloggers I set up my first blog as an experiment. I had a vague idea of what I wanted to write about and a secret goal for my blogging.
Well, we all want our blogs to become bestselling books and get made into movies starring Meryl Streep or Julia Roberts don’t we?
But I wasn’t just hoping to kick start my travel writing career and gain worldwide recognition for my writing. I had a few other goals too:
because I’d recently moved from Costa Rica to Australia I wanted to share personal stories so family and friends could follow our adventures; because I’ve lived overseas in eight different countries and travelled to many more I wanted to inspire and inform other women so they could travel more or move overseas too; I wanted my blog to be a fun creative outlet and keep it separate from my web design and web copy writing business.
Can you see a problem here? There are a few of them.
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Via Martin Gysler