Lately I’ve been on an organisational kick, and that’s moved from real life to online. I have a ton of things to sort and go through, like my Flickr account, but I’ve noticed a common theme in both online and offline organisation: having a system that works is crucial. Anything that’s too much effort to do just won’t be done, which means you’ll end up back at square one within weeks.
Winter feels like it’s been dragging on for ever. I don’t know about you, but I’m beginning to go through phases where I don’t feel very motivated to blog.
So what better way to get out of a rut than by going meta and blogging about it? Having sat down and thought about what I can do to boost my motivation, I realised it might help someone else if I wrote a post about it. Here’s my advice; please drop a comment at the end of the post with your own tips!
I’ve been blogging professionally for about six years now (you can read more about my story here: In blog years, I’m a dinosaur).
Many people see blogging as a pocket money thing where you earn small amounts from sponsored posts and get sent things to review, or work freelance and write articles for someone else’s website. This post focuses on something entirely different: being a salaried in-house blogger.
Christmas and New Year can be pretty quiet times for personal blogs. I know I’m usually stuffing myself with turkey, or holed up watching Netflix with cats and a blanket. Other than Christmas and New Year in and of themselves, what else is there to talk about?
Once I started thinking about it, I realised that answer was actually quite a lot…