As some of you have probably noticed, I’m pretty new to the whole blogging scene, having written my first post in December (I think!). I’ve really loved connecting with other bloggers and *gasp* discovering that I’m not the only one facing this whole journey out of debthood. But lately I’ve been wondering what I want out of blogging. I’ve noticed some of my favourite bloggers becoming wildly successful and it’s fantastic. They’ve put in the hard work and are beginning to see the fruits of their labour. Will I ever reach that level of awesome? Do I want to? Or am I content in my little corner of the blogosphere?
Do I want a bajillion readers each and every day? Do I want to make some money? (umm who doesn’t?!) If so, I definitely need to be doing more than what I’m doing – which is posting sporadically, commenting when I feel like and generally just not putting a ton of effort into the whole thing. When I started blogging, I did it for a few reasons:
1. I love writing and I wanted to practice.
2. I wanted to hold myself accountable for my finances.
3. I wanted to document my journey.
4. I wanted to help inspire and motivate others in debt.
5. I wanted to maybe MAYBE create a stream of passive income along the way.
For reasons 1 through 4, I think I can truck along as usual but if I DO want to create some sort of income, I will have to kick it up a few notches. I just don’t know if I’m ready to do that.
If you blog, why do you blog? What do want out of it? I’d love to know!