Many people have been asking me questions lately about my blog. Why do I do it, what am I aiming for and surprisingly, do I want to be famous?!
So I thought I’d write a little piece on why and what I’ve experienced so far.
I started my blog in June, after being an avid reader of blogs for quite a few years. I’d been thinking of starting a blog for so long but I’ve always had other things that took priority in my life. After finishing uni as an adult student, I found that I missed setting deadlines and that I’d missed composing essays. I took other blogs as inspiration and picked up on things that I didn’t quite like to give myself something to work at.
I’ve always found that I’ve been a sucker for buying products if there has been a hype surrounding it and I want people to tell me how amazing things are using their writing and beautiful pictures. It really irritates me when I see people describing the packaging more over the actual product or saying ‘its really nice and I really like it’. Using other blogs as my basis, I set myself a formula to create a blog that I believe works for myself and I hope that all my readers enjoy it.
I’ve never set out to write a blog for monetary gain or to gain fame and celeb status. I do believe if this is your intention, then good luck to you however in a world full of bloggers, it may take a lot of time and patience to get there. Obviously there are affiliated links and advertising which can bring a small amount of money in, but to make big money, you need to have a very successful, popular blog with an extremely high amount of traffic and people who actually click on the links that you display.
I do look up to the big name bloggers like Zoella and Sprinkle of Glitter with great admiration, I don’t ever believe that I could take the world by storm as they have done. They have been incredibly successful and I hope that they last a long time in this crazy world of blogging.
I put my heart and soul in every blog I write, every picture I take and every product I review. My stats for my website are great and I’m more than happy with the traffic I receive. I hope I can continue with these little milestones that I set myself and I will always continue to social network and introduce my blog to others.
I’ve always loved shopping and I have been in love with beauty products since my mum took me to Kendalls aged two, when all the counter girls knew my name. Even though I have been down various avenues with my hobbies and interests, at the grand old age of 30, I have actually found a niche that I am passionate about and that I think that I can do quite well.
At this present moment, all the products I review have been bought by myself. Who knows what will happen in the future or where my blog will go. One thing is for certain, I will never set myself up for a fall and I will never ever believe that I am better than I am, or better than other people.
I’ll revisit this post in 12 months time, I think it will be very interesting to see what has happened in twelve months! Hopefully, I will still be blogging, and I hope that I have reached those other little milestones that I set myself.
Why did you start blogging, and where do you see yourself in 12 months?
Love Anoushka xThis post may contain PR samples that have been sent to me for consideration for review however all my opinions will be my own. The links in the post my be affiliate links which will earn a small amount of commission should you shop my recommendations.