I was nominated by the awesome Heartscentreads for this award! Thank you so much. Please check out this blog if you haven’t already.
Here are the rules:
- Write a post to show your award
- Give a brief story of how your blog started
- Give two advice to new bloggers
- Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog
- Select 15 other blogs you want to give the award to
I started my blog as a place to keep all my reviews organized. I read a lot of books and sometimes a few months after reading them I can’t remember much about them. 😳 Goodreads is great and all, but I wanted my own record of what I’ve read. I also wanted to be able to share my love of all things book related with others! With the encouragement of my husband, I took the plunge. I’m so glad I started this blog as the book community has been amazingly supportive. It’s been so much fun.
I’m a pretty new blogger myself as my one month blogiversary is actually today! 🎉 But my advice would be to not make your blog feel like work. It should be fun! Also, don’t focus on numbers too much. I’ve seen many bloggers bummed out because they don’t have a certain amount of followers. Of course it’s super fun to hit a milestone, I’m guilty of being excited about it as well. It’s so nice to know that actual, real live people are reading what I have to say. But don’t get too hung up on that stuff. I would rather have a handful of supportive and loyal followers than hundreds of followers who don’t really read my blog or engage. Though hundreds of followers would be pretty sweet!
My nominees are anyone who wants to do this. Yes you reading this right now. Do this award and say I nominated you. I would love to read everyone’s advice and hear their perspective.