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If you had a chance to use writing as an outlet to share about your life and its surroundings, would you take the opportunity and move forward with it? Absolutely, why not? Blogging journey is that of exactly what came into my life less than 2 years ago, when the Coronavirus Pandemic began. It was my outlet and my source to write through my daily struggles as a stay at home mom during the pandemic. How did the journey go? Read along with me and see the growth and lessons through the years of blogging as mom blogger.

When I jumped on this journey, I didn’t expect too much. I thought I would share my daily life as a women/mother and along with ideas and tips. But there was so much more to it than what I expected. The following are compilations of the some of key points that I found during my years of blogging.

Support From Other Bloggers

One of the biggest gains from blogging was the community of supporters you gain. There are so many bloggers out there in various niches. Building a support system and networking with other bloggers was a great way to gain not only knowledge but friendship as well. You’re able to share your wins and struggles and find support to help one another. Praising through success and sympathizing through the failures is how the support builds.

Consider It Work

Sometimes blogging can be known as a hobby. People like to write their thoughts and create it as a journal. That’s how my blogging journey started as well. With the pandemic starting in 2020, I needed an outlet to share my daily life. Through the challenges and struggles would come uprising moments as well. After year of blogging, its become a work more than just a hobby. I am able to monetize on a monthly basis, and helps me get out of my comfort zone. If you’re into fashion, a possible growth in fashion influencer is seen in the near future as the article shows.

Pinterest Is Your Best Friend

Prior to blogging, I never quite understood how pinterest works. Everyone would always say its so easy to just pin what you like. What seemed easy to others was a challenge I never figured out. During my year of blogging, pinterest has become one of my best platforms and best fiends. I’m on there daily, not only to share my blog but also to see what other’s have to share.

Build Your Instagram Profile

Instagram is such a huge platform for everyone, especially for bloggers. It’s such a great way to share your contents. I’ve had a business account for a few years for my online business I had prior to blogging. Not until my blogging life set on, did I take a full effort into my instagram page. Engaging and networking through instagram has been an incredible journey. You build relationships with other people in your niche as well as other niches too.

It Can Be Monetized

Stepping into the blogging life, people are always told that you can make thosudans of dollars. That’s how so many people get into this gig because they see the dollar signs and not the time and effort it takes. When I first started blogging a year ago, there were so many people that wanted me to by their “programs,” or “courses,” as they call it. They would guarantee that you can make hundreds if not thousdans of dollars a month just like they did. But often they fail to share the time and work you hvae to put into it. It’s not an easy job. Its something you see through growth and lessons through the years of blogging.

You Can’t Do It Alone

Blogging jouney is not just about writing only, its about knowing how to drive traffic to your blog. You need to get noticed by people for the purpose of your blog. Obviously you can pay companies to advertise for you want to drive organize traffic to your site as much as possible. The best way is through word of mouth or the use of the free platforms that are available to you.

Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, TikTok, and more are available for you to showcase all your talents. Trying to do it alone would take way too long and might get discouraging. Take for example how this well known influencer got to where she is now. Her journey from the challenges to the success.

Growth and lessons through the years of blogging is something I would take with me forever. Nothing comes easy and you have to put the work into it get anything out of it. I’m looking forward to the many more years ahead of learning and growth so that I can continue to share my journey here.

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16 Comments

  1. We are new to blogging and I really enjoyed reading this post. Thanks!

  2. Great insight! I recently did a blogging course and I really did like it. I actually wouldn’t have been able to start blogging without it, but I never in a million years thought it would take so much time and effort. I have only been live for a month and I have never worked so hard at something in my life!

    1. enlightenedelisa1

      Oh that’s awesome! The beginning is always the hard part. Glad you got it started

  3. Really great tips! Thanks so much for sharing with us.

    1. enlightenedelisa1

      Thanks so much!

  4. These are all so true. Consistency is key too, and establishing yourself as an expert in your field as well.

    1. enlightenedelisa1

      Couldn’t agree with you more.

  5. Thanks for the advice! As a new blogger, it’s always helpful to hear from other bloggers what has been working for them!

    1. enlightenedelisa1

      Anytime!

  6. Great content. I’ve been blogging for 2 years and now gearing up for monetization. It is really difficult attempting to do it all alone.

    1. enlightenedelisa1

      It is, but connecting and networking with other moms and bloggers helps.

  7. This is a great post! I’ve only been blogging since the beginning of the year and I have many things I am still learning and trying to figure out. Joining some different blogging groups has been very helpful and has helped me learn from others! 🙂

  8. Yes, blogging teaches us many things. Nice post.

    1. enlightenedelisa1

      It does, doesn’t it?

  9. Thanks for sharing! I just started a blog this year and it is definitely hard work and you have to put time into it. I will have to spend more time on Pinterest as I havent’t really researched much into this. Hoping I can also monetize my blog in the near future.

    1. enlightenedelisa1

      I’m still learning as I go with so much more ahead.

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