When I started blogging in early November of 2016, the main reason was to fill the void of living alone. Sometimes I felt lonely, depressed, bored and a lot of other mixed emotions. In order to curb the situation I decided to adopt a new hobby that turned out to be blogging.
At first I was skeptical about putting myself out there in front of a bunch of people that I did not know. But as time went by I realized there were far more people in the world who Blog as a career. Realising that I wasn’t going to be alone on this new journey, it gave me a sense of hope.
Four months later, I began feeling overwhelmed about a lot of things, for instance:
- having my blog look a particular way
- selecting a niche
- coming up with relevant topics that would interest readers and
- finding ways of monetising my blog etc
There came a time when I had hit an all time low and took a break from it all. Re-prioritized my life and came up with the best tips for managing a blog part time. Every now and again I have to revisit this list to remind myself why I started blogging in the first place.
Here are some of the challenges I have faced over the past four months as a Blogger: