Friday, 8 September 2017

The Blogger Recognition Award

I woke up this morning in a panic as I’d slept through my alarm and I was rushing around trying to make it to work on time and I was thinking the day wasn’t going to go to plan. But after logging into my Instagram account, my mood quickly changed as I’d been so kindly nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award! To be honest I’m still in shock as I’ve only had my blog for a very short while.

I was nominated by Kellyluvs so I want to say a big thank you to her for picking me! Being so new to this, it’s a big surprise and I had to read her message a few times before it sunk in. Please go visit her blog and her Instagram account to see what she’s up to!

So what is the Blogger Recognition Award?

The Blogger Recognition Award is given to blogger by bloggers, to show the appreciation for their hard work. We all know blogging isn’t easy and it can take a lot of time creating content – especially if you’ve got a full time job too! I know I struggle to fit the time in what with work, maintaining relationships with family, friends and boyfriend – plus I’ve got a young dog to look after. So being nominated really does mean a lot to me.

So let’s talk about the rules...

1- Thank the blogger who nominated you! Also, provide a link so that others can visit their blog.
2- Share why you started blogging.
3- Give some advice to new bloggers.
4- Award 15 other bloggers.

Why I started blogging

I’ve worked in Digital Marketing for the past 4 years but have worked for 2 big UK brands and although I love it, I wanted to do something that allowed me to be myself rather than speaking with already established brand tone of voice. Honestly I’ve been thinking about doing it for years but didn’t quite have the courage or time to give it a go. The after speaking to a friend who was already doing it, I thought I’d made enough excuses why not to and just thought let’s go for it! It’s given me a hobby and also gives me time to myself and also express my creativity outside of work. I’m really enjoying it so far and I’m so glad I decided to have the courage to start.

My blog is about what I enjoy doing in my spare time, whether it’s travelling or eating a lot of cake with afternoon teas. Honestly I’m addicted! I like to talk about things that mean a lot to me and that’s what you’re going to be seeing more of over the next few months. It’s only just beginning!

Advice on blogging

  • Don’t be hard on yourself. If a social media or blog post doesn’t do as well as you hoped, don’t give up.
  • Talk about what you enjoy. 
  • Use your own tone of voice and don’t say things you wouldn’t normally say.
  • Try to find the time to commit to it but don’t be hard on yourself if you don’t always manage to get everything you wanted done.
  • Have a plan. A content plan will allow you to be more organised.
So by accepting this award I also nominated 15 other bloggers!

Thanks again to KellyLuvs for the nomination and giving me the chance to do this!

Here are my 15 nominations and don’t forget the rules!

Congrats all!

1 comment:

  1. Love it! Totally agree with don't give up even if your social media posts don't do well :)


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