A year or two ago, almost no one was reading my blog (cue nighttime cricket noises).
Now you are here, reading this, and I love you for that. It’s an honor I don’t take lightly that you take time out of your day to read what I share.
But how did you get here? How did I get here?
Now I’m no rock star. But I have reached a point where I’m able to make a difference because I’ve got an audience that’s growing.
You probably weren’t here two years ago or three years ago or four years ago (yes, I’ve been blogging nearly that long).
I’m saying pretty much the same thing I was then. Same me. Same skills and knowledge to share.
So what made the difference?
I kept showing up.
And showing up.
And showing up again.
I got noisy on Twitter, on Facebook, on teleclasses, as a guest blogger and elsewhere around the web, even when it was uncomfortable and scary. When I tell you if I can do this, you can do this, I mean it 100%.
With annoying determination I’ve gotten better–at writing, at marketing, at finding my readers and learning how to help and support you.
Some of my early blogging was terrible.
I didn’t give up. Even when it felt discouraging and I really didn’t know what I was doing wrong or how to fix it. I kept figuring it out as I went.
Every post I write, I try to put my heart into and share something beneficial for you. I don’t always hit the mark. Sometimes I’m way off and a post bombs (cue the annoying crickets again).
But I don’t shut up. I kept talking when I didn’t think anyone was listening and I’ll keep talking even when no one talks back, or they do but don’t like what I share.
I just keep showing up.
Because I know there are people out there who I can help and support. And I want to be a small part of your success in online business.
So I’ve kept on blogging consistently.
My challenge to you today is to do the same.
Don’t give up. Don’t shut up. Just keep showing up.
Get your voice out there.
It pays off.
Now, tell me who you are, why you’re blogging and who should be reading your blog… (leave a comment!)
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