Thursday, July 21, 2016

20+ Reasons Why I'm A Bad Blogger

I try my best with my blog - I try to write good posts, edit my writing before publishing, take decent blog photos, spend time editing photos, and schedule my content in advance - but I'm still far from perfect with blogging (as I'm sure you've already figured out). Today I just felt like talking about a few ways that I'm a bad blogger.

  1. I don't comment on other people's blogs enough.
  2. There are blogs I read every day, but never comment on.
  3. I'm guilty of only posting promo tweets in a day.
  4. I have ignored my Instagram for a full weekend.
  5. I've gone weeks without joining a single Twitter chat.
  6. I don't search for new people to follow on social media very often.
  7. My pictures are not bright and crisp enough.
  8. I forget about #FF all the time, and then feel bad that I didn't give anyone a shout out.
  9. I am way behind on reading all the blogs I follow.
  10. I don't have one niche.
  11. About once a month I have a moment where I think I've used up all my good ideas for blog posts and have nothing more to write about.
  12. I rarely comment on other people's Instagrams.
  13. I rarely reply to comments on my Instagram. What am I supposed to say to "👍👍"??
  14. I don't have an Instagram theme that I stick to consistently.
  15. I get on Twitter to post something more personal about my day, but then I just end up scrolling through all the different gifs for 5 minutes before closing the app without posting anything.
  16. I don't dress nice enough to do an #OOTD or #FOTD photo each day.
  17. When people talk about highlighters, I assume they're referring to the kind you use while studying, not a makeup product.
  18. I don't read new blogs very often.
  19. I've never been to a blogger meet up.
  20. I forget to take photos for my weekend wrap ups more often than not.
  21. I don't have any of those cool pineapple candles you see in blog photos all the time. 
  22. Every year blogtober and blogmas come around and I dream about doing these challenges, but never do them.
  23. Sometimes I suck at sticking to a posting schedule.
  24. I have gone weeks without publishing a new blog post. You know how unintended blogging breaks are.
  25. I totally under-utilize Pinterest. It's the social media channel I forget about most often. Oops!

So now you know I'm a bad blogger. The thing is, I don't feel too bad about it. This blog is just a hobby for me and I don't see myself ever using it as my main source of income. I have other parts of my life that I put first *cue Beyonce's "I Ain't Sorry."*

Did you like this post? Are you a bad blogger too? Let me know in the comments!

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