The spring blossoms of April herald my blog’s second birthday, a useful time to pause, reflect, gather lessons, vision ahead.
And celebrate, of course! Very few blogs make it past the six month mark. I’m almost as old as the Minimalist Woman!
Thanks to you – my extraordinary readers at Always Well Within – there’s a purpose to my words!
When I starting blogging, I lived within a small, cozy blog cocoon. “Thrilled” described my response to having even a few visitors to my blog. A single comment brought sublime joy. My intention was to share, serve, and be of help. As naive as it may sound, I had no notion of “professional blogging” and felt no pressure to get ahead in the blogosphere.
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But that was bound to change! timethief, a favorite blogging mentor, often spoke about the place of social media in blog promotion. There are more than 72 million WordPress sites alone in this world and that’s just one part of the action. The chances of someone finding your blog is akin to finding a needle in a haystack. Hence, social media as one “essential” aspect of blog marketing…if your wish is to have readers.