Blogging goals: The first six months

In my last post, I explored why my two previous blogs failed. This week I want to reflect on how I can avoid failure my third time around and start to flesh out my blogging strategy.

I thought this would be a worthwhile  exercise for two reasons: first, to give you, my readers, an idea of what this blog is all about (assuming I have readers…hi, Mom!), and second, to keep myself accountable and to develop a blueprint that I can look back on when I find myself losing focus or motivation. Continue reading

Why do blogs fail?

It’s a question that’s frequently asked by beginner and expert bloggers alike. It’s also a question I like to think I’m somewhat qualified to answer seeing as this post marks the beginning of my third blog in as many years.

What happened to the first two? Let’s just say they didn’t fare so well.

But before I tackle the question of why they failed, I’d like to reflect on five lessons I learnt from those first two blogs: Continue reading