Validation from your virtual family goes a long ways
Blogger Recognition Awards are like virtual winks. It’s 100% validating and so fulfilling. Honestly, I love these blogger awards – even if it takes me forever to respond! 🤣
Kendra from from “Going Places with Kendra” nominated me this month and I couldn’t be happier! You see I was nominated in my birthday month.
In the event that you don’t know who Kendra is click here and check out her website. She focuses on helping people grow their blogs and businesses. Truly, a very special blog!
Thank you @KendraGoing for making this an extra special birthday month!
Okay – so down to business. If you’re new to this blogger award stuff, let me walk you through the mechanics.
About the Blogger Recognition Award
The Blogger’s Recognition Award is an award made of nominations by bloggers for other bloggers. It’s a way to encourage and support all of the hard work, time, and effort that goes into this blogging life. It creates a chain of recommendations for bloggers who deserve to be followed.
Kendra, Going Places with Kendra
Not only does this award help us motivate each other, it’s a great way for our readers to get to know us and learn about other amazing blogs out there.
- Write a post displaying your award
- Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog
- Give a brief story of how your blog started
- Give two pieces of advice for new bloggers
- Nominate 15 bloggers who you believe deserve to be recognized
- Let the nominees know they have been nominated
How My Blog Got Started
Long story short. I fell in love and felt a burning desire to share it with the world. I love to write and so here I am a year later blogging about life, love, God and the road to freedom!
(Yowza, even I can’t believe I was able to answer that question so quickly! If you want to really get to know me, click here)
Two Pieces of Advice for New Bloggers
I’ve thought a lot about “mastering blogging” as a nouveau blogger. And for me it all boils down to two things: networking and social media.
Networking: Aside from writing your heart out, the most important thing you should focus on is finding your online tribe and building on that community. I wrote about that in “Blogging Secret Sauce“. This virtual family will be your constant source of inspiration and motivation.
Social media: So, it’s not about lighting up EVERY possible business social account. You have to pick one and become a pro at it. Pinterest is the best social account hands down for boosting website traffic. Click here for some free advice on how I went from 500 monthly views to over 20,000 in 2 months! And more since then!
My Nominees for the Blogger Recognition Award
Honestly, my favorite part of these awards isn’t only about the recognition, it’s about the social sharing. And so I get to nominate 15 bloggers. And today, I’d like to nominate 15 new followers to my Twitter account. I feel so blessed!
@MercySupportFo1 @LKCarter_Author @nomad_notebook @sheedahsunshine @Slaylee6 @mrprojectsam @DeborahKozich @JessicaJBrodie @phillyspassport @sprig_n_blossom @BloggerTeaRT @alist_nation @aimeedarlingx @danlaughey @debsdecorative1
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I hope you guys enjoyed catching up with me. Why did you start blogging? Leave me a comment below. As always, I love hearing from you!