Blogging so far…

So as of now I’ve been blogging for 2 months and 7 days, so I thought I’d write a post about my experience so far because although it hasn’t been long, I’ve learnt so much which I feel I should share with the people I learnt it from. You.

The first thing that I noticed when I started up my blog was the amount of decisions to be made, not just what to write, but what theme and colour and font you want on your blog, how many menus you want, if there is a ‘read more‘ line etc… this was when I first realised it’s not as simple as I thought.Β 

Once I’d made all those decisions (which trust me, took forever), it was on to creating. I had all these ideas for blog posts and as I was writing my little posts to introduce myself (About Me), I started to realise that there is so much more to writing a post and clicking publish; a header, tags, categories, title, disclosures, links, photos etc. Did you realise there was so much to it?

My first post went live!Β I sat and waited in anticipation for it someone to view it. I got 1 view, then 2, then 3 and an hour later 15 people had viewed it. I was officially a blogger. Although I know 15 people viewing one post will be next to nothing to some people but my first post has now got over 100 views which doesn’t line up right in my head, how can 100 people want to know who I am and read my posts, but they do!

I started making more little changes to my blog’s appearance and began writing a load of drafts, ready to schedule (which made me feel super professional and organised). By the end of that day I had written my first 3 posts, not the best I’ve written, but hey, it’s all a learning curve.

Since starting my blog I’ve gained over 600 twitter followers, 100+ blog followers, 2000+ blog post views in total and over 1000 individual visitors to my blog which I think is insane! I am so happy to be apart of such a support, creative group of people and knowing what can be achieved makes me even more determined to make great content and share it with as many as I can.

Thank you for all the kind words, support and feedback I’ve received since setting my blog up. I hope you liked the little update and I look forward to all the exciting adventures my blog goes through throughout the near future. Keep an eye out πŸ˜‰

Han xx

20 Comments

  1. Congrats for reaching those milestones! It always feels good to look back and see the progress you’ve made! There isn’t so much to blogging than what people assume. Also, you’re doing fab for someone who has only had their blog for 2 months (and 7 days)! Well done!

    Faye x
    https://cultureeighteen.wordpress.com

    1. Thank you so much!! Means so much & love knowing people like reading my posts ☺️☺️

  2. Hi! I am a newbie blogger also, 8 months. It’s very confusing and a work progress!! But fun! Glad to hear about your success thus far.

    1. Thank you xx

  3. rinalosingit says:

    Congrats on your milestone! Keep up the good work love!

    1. Thank you!!πŸ€—

  4. highheelsandhomework2017 says:

    First, congratulations on launching your blog. I launched mine in March and cried every night for the first two weeks because I was so overwhelmed. That is AWESOME that you have over 100 followers… I definitely need to get on the ball because I get excited if I have over 20 viewers for the day, and I only have 19 followers. I’m really excited for you. Blogging is challenging, but it’s so much fun!

    1. Yeah, I love it!! So much fun & such a great adventure πŸ™‚ aw that’s ace! Keep it up xxx

  5. Your blog is beautiful and you are definitely on the right path for sure. Congrats to you! I agree there is a lot more to writing a blog post than I once thought.

    1. Yeah, but that’s what makes it fun & exciting πŸ˜‹

      1. It sure does . πŸ™‚

  6. Lalie says:

    I’m also a new blogger, I went live July 4th. I was very confused at first at and still am at times. I didn’t realize how much work it is, but I’m glad I finally started. And congrats on hitting 100+ blog followers!

    1. Aw you’ll love it after a while! Thank you xx

  7. So happy to have found your blog! Keep up the good work😘😘

    1. Thank you so much β˜ΊοΈπŸ’—

  8. That’s an amazing achievement! Blogging gets so hard at times when though πŸ™

    1. Thank you!!

  9. Wow, you’re doing great! I’ve only just discovered your blog when you followed me (thanks!) but I like it. πŸ™‚ It looks like we started our blogs around the same time, as I’ve been blogging just over two months as well. I’ve only gained 40 some twitter followers since then (but I’ve definitely found it a useful tool in promoting my blog). I’m actually one follower away from 100 now. πŸ™‚

    1. Aw thank you! I did have a lot of help from some amazing girls on twitter, what’s your username? & oooo ☺️

      1. My username on Twitter is juicebox07 πŸ™‚

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