You know what is frustrating? When you try to create things, not for your own joy but because you think other will like that more than your normal work. How do you keep loving your hobby after monetizing it?
A lot of artists fall in this trap.
Naturally when you want to sell your work this might happen. Especially when you don’t have a fanbase yet and you want to build that up based on what you think they want to see.
You know those little things that are crucial when you start blogging seriously but you keep postponing them?
I did postpone a lot of things and I did this for a long time. Mostly because I thought some of these would be hard or complicated. Most of these, however, I solved with a simple tutorial or a little help.
There are some things that are crucial for having a serious blog like good content and marketing. This list contains all the things I wished I had done earlier because the are so important for blogging.
When you start blogging it is mostly figuring out what you want you’ll write and how you write it. It is a lot of hit and miss and not every post will be the best post ever. That is why it can be handy to update old content sometimes.
Updating old content has loads benefits;
It keeps your content fresh and relevant
You can keep promoting it as long as the topic is relevant
It makes the content foundation of your blog stronger because when you are updating your posts you keep improving their quality
Who knew that your browser could be customised so much that it would be a total game changer. You can have plugins that change the entire settings. You can bookmark virtually anything you will ever need so you never lose or forget things. And you can organise it all in your own way.
I personally use google chrome. This is not the safest option (or the most private) but it does mean that I can have the same set up on all my devices. (laptop and desktop)
By customising my browser I feel like I am much more efficient than before. It really helped me keep track of the internet. Continue reading →