A FEW months ago, I considered quitting blogging. Wrapping my creative baby up and taking her away from the online world. It happens every so often. Four years into Pouting In Heels and I’m well aware that every so often, when things turn a darker shade, I find myself in the ‘should I quit?!’ position.
A FEW days ago I delivered my first ever workshop! A 2.5hr blogging workshop bonanza in my home town of Barnsley to an eager, enthusiastic and absolutely lovely group. During it I chatted about my personal experience as a blogger, how I’ve made it to the level of ‘professional blogger’ (by that I mean, I do it professionally as a living) and talked about the importance of creating great content,
OVER the past few weeks, I’ve come across some general unpleasantness towards blogs. And more to the point, the people who write them. (Including me) Which has made me feel, well, a little bit sad. I’ve read that blogs are pointless, boring and dull. I’ve heard people say they’re not interested in any blogs, because they’re only written by narcissists (yes, really). And I’ve even come across one blogger who
IT’S changed my life, my beautiful little corner of the Internet. But it’s also brought some very interesting conversations my way and a hell of a lot of questions too. There’s a whole glut load of misconceptions when it comes to blogging and being a blogger. About the work that’s involved, about what it’s really like and of course, how much money you can make from it. In the three