Tuesday, 10 September 2013

'Check Mate'

Photos by Shantelle Jangira

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I read KT Reed's blogpost the other day on 'What makes a blog successful?'. I confess to being one of those people guilty of sometimes scheming through blog posts and just looking at the pictures. One of the reasons is that the blogger's content might not be something that interests me but will have amazing style so I'll go through all their pictures for inspiration or another reason might simply be that I may not have the time to actually read the content.

A lot of the blogs that I follow are well established and have thousands of followers. I rarely leave comments on such blogs because I just feel like they they have a  huge following already and my comment out of hundreds is not going to matter that much. 

One thing I've noticed is that established successful bloggers get loads of opportunities to do amazing things, meet new people, travel around the world etc. This sometimes has made me doubt whether my blog is good enough or whether it's 'cool or stylish' enough. Frankly, I don't have designer stuff, don't travel abroad a lot neither nor do I go to various fashion events where I get to dress up all the time. So if  don't wear the latest trends, or get glammed up all the time and post casual day to day outfits. I hope you still find my blog interesting enough to come and visit again.

I'm learning how to blog/write better content, edit pictures and just a bunch of ways to enhance my blog so I hope it'll continue to grow and I'll stay true to why I started blogging (for the love of it) and not just to get 'big'. 

What are your thoughts on being a 'successful' blogger?

Sammy xo

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