Okay, so can this year please slow down? We’re getting on for half way through 2017. Stoppppp.
This month has been a bit of a rollercoaster (and really REALLY long?) We started this month with a FABULOUS trip to Camden where I ate all the cheese my body could take, followed by seeing Mallory Knox live (SO GOOD) and also shot my first tiny lil local gig. I was meant to do two, but I think that was when I started to get ill because I was DYING. And here I am, still kinda dying a couple of weeks later.
I also took a short break from blogging (you may or may not have noticed) and honestly, I feel so much better for it. I actually got jealous of all the people that were blogging, so during my LOTS of sick time this month, I wrote out some posts and now I’m feeling SUPER motivated. Another thing that’s got me motivated is a group of bloggers that I met last Saturday before the Bloggers Who Brunch blogging event, the first load of bloggers that I’ve properly met and it was all very exciting. We all started chatting and our group chat was growing and growing and growing and they were all so refreshing to talk to. I told them a few of my worries and it turns out, everyone is in the same boat. Any worry you have when blogging, you can guarantee someone feels the same. You’re never alone in this wonderful lil community.
So I’ve got me some plans for the next month. In my new motivational spurt, I’m DETERMINED to go self hosted. DETERMINED. No matter HOW scary it is. That way I can get me a shiny new theme (because I’m seriously beginning to hate mine. Does that ever happen to you?)
While I was at the BWBLaunch, I also booked two more blogging events, time to get that ball rolling. The BWB Launch was so intimate and cosy, there was only about 60 of us there, but I much preferred it that way. I’ve been to only one even prior, and there was a couple of hundred people there, and honestly I hated it. So this way, I’ve had a feeler for events and I bloody loved it. Before my next two, I’m determined to get some lovely lookin’ business cards and get full on professional. I’m also slightly tempted to change the name of my blog, but I have NO idea what it’d be to or ANYTHING like that, so that idea is definitely going on the back burner.
So those are my qualitative goals, lets take a look at my quantitative goals. Look at me sounding all fancy.
Last month’s goals were:
Blog Followers: 400
Twitter Followers: 1500
Instagram Followers: 650
I said straight after making my goals last month that is was the longest time I’d gone without taking a break from blogging. Oh how I jinxed myself. My stats suffered slightly, naturally, but overall I still think I did alright.
Blog Followers: 411
Twitter Followers: 1821
Instagram Followers: 720
Now what shall we aim for this month?
Blog Followers: 450
Twitter Followers: 1900
Instagram Followers 750
I’m kinda feeling like I’m getting somewhere in regards to growing my following. It kinda gives me the warm fuzzies that I can call these people my friends and honestly I’m glad I took a break away because I feel so GOOD to be back.
So what does next month hold in store? We have hella reviews coming up on my blog. I’ve had a bit too much of a spending spree (and I’ve just made another order…)
Joe and I also have a load of little plans that we’re excited for. Not even anything too big, just things like desperately needing to see Guardians of The Galaxy 2, and going to the Camden Cheese festival this weekend. Because I desperately need to show Joe the Halloumi fries. DAYUM they were good.