Part 1 – The mind of a blogger
I’ve always loved writing. With my short attention span, I imagined I would never write a novel but would work for a big magazine publisher. Not knowing all that was entailed in it, I even dreamed of creating my own magazine. When blogging surfaced in the writing industry, I grabbed on with both hands, feet and my teeth. I was in love with the idea of creating my own online magazine.
In time, I found out that there was money to be made in blogging. I discovered people not just making money with blogging, but making a comfortable living with them. I became obsessed with this actuality. The idea of making a comfortable living doing what I loved and being my own boss was everything. Well, hot diggity, life just handed me a pearl of great value.
Forward two decades later, I’m not earning my living from my writing. I’m still writing, and though I have come close once, I hadn’t made enough money to say I have earnings from it. For a very long time, no one was passing on knowledge about blogging as a business for free to the general public. And though I knew I was a great writer, I just needed the inside scoop on successful blogging, so I too could make money from it. (more…)