A few weeks ago, I went to drop RB40Jr off at school and met one of his friends’ mom. We hit it off because she’s from Thailand and we had a short conversation while we waited for the kids to go inside. She asked what I do, and I told her I’m a blogger. She must have heard “logger” because she said something about landscaping. I didn’t have a chance to correct her because she had to run and drop off her other kids. Okay, that was a bit strange, but understandable. Blogging is a relatively newer way to make money and a lot of people don’t know the possibility of blogging as a business.
*Stern Warning: Blogging takes up a lot of time, especially in the beginning. When I first started, I routinely spent around 40 hours per week on this “hobby.” It really cut into my sleep and I routinely stayed up until 1 am. Now, I’ve settled into a groove and I still spend 20-30 hours per week on this blog. You have to be passionate about the subject to spend this kind of time on it. I just don’t want you to spend money starting a blog and then find out you don’t have time for it. Blogging changed my life so it’s worth it to me. It is also very fulfilling to write and share my views with readers. Anyway, I hope I didn’t scare you off. It’s really worth your time if you can make it work. Good luck and read on!
Why you should blog start a blog
I started blogging in 2010 and it completely transformed my life for the better. I was at a low point in my life and blogging lifted me out of that funk. It gave me a purpose