Finding my Blog Voice

Friday, October 28, 2011
I have been thinking a lot lately about finding my blog voice. I feel like I am a bit all over the place and I need to hone in and figure out exactly what I want to do.
Do I want to join the masses of Mummy bloggers, or do I want a crafty diy focus, do I want to be about home decor and renovating, or the myriad of other things that interest me. How do I want to continue to go about this blogging thang.

The bottom line for me is that I want my blog to be encouraging.
To be helpful and to serve some sort of purpose.
Because even though it is about me,  I want it to be  so much more than that, it is about connecting and communicating in a way that heartfelt and honest, because sometimes that can be hard to come by.

I think about what I like in blogs, and why I continue to keep visiting them.
I like blogs that are real, and are not trying to 'impress' anyone.
I like blogs that are pretty and inspiring and have lovely pictures
I like blogs that make me laugh and that I can relate to
I like blogs that make me feel like the writer is a real person.

I want to blog about what I love, and what I am passionate about, rather than blogging about things that I think will get more visits or followers. Because I feel that being genuine and true to myself is important.

I know that a lot more people read my blog that just the people who publicly follow, of course I would love everyone who is a return reader to 'follow', because I am a sticky beak and I want to know who reads my blog. Also because I love comments and communicating with people.

These are my thoughts on my blog.
As a new stay at home Mum I feel I have a bit more time to focus on my blog now, than when I had a million things on my plate with uni and work and everything else.  So, I really want to improve it and keep moving onwards and upwards.
2 comments on "Finding my Blog Voice"
  1. A fantastic post, Karen. You have hit the nail on the head and if that is the direction you want your blog to head I am sure it will be a very popular one. You have given me food for thought. Thank you.

    Kel x

    p.s. Beautiful photo of you at the beach. Love it.

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