If we were having coffee, I’d tell you I’ve made it through my first fall semester in the job I got just and Diana and I were kicking of these blogs. Everyone says I’m doing great at it, but even after a year, I don’t feel as though I am really on my feet with it yet. I’ll get there.
I’d tell you my family is doing great. No funny stories today, but my grandson’s school Christmas program was this week, and of course he was the cutest kid on the stage 🙂 We’re looking forward to a fabulous holiday, even though we haven’t gotten enough of the preparation done.
Then I would grouse a little about how much work the administrative side of blogging is once you’ve got one established. About how I want to be writing and posting, but instead I am redesigning Sourcerer. The redesign is going great, though, and lots of friends have given me positive feedback on the basic idea.
I’d give you a word of advice about blogging. Work out your category structure before you start. Before you add new ones, think very carefully about whether you need them or not. You don’t want to have to blow your categories up and rebuild them once you’ve published hundreds of posts.
And I’d tell you all that time I spent on Facebook over the last couple of weeks has been worth it. I have enough friends over there who are bloggers, and who are mutual friends, for my fiendish plan to work even if I never send another friend suggestion. Though I certainly will make introductions from time to time.
I don’t have to get all the bloggers I know over there to be friends. I just have to be interesting enough to stay in their newsfeeds. If I can do that and keep making friends with bloggers, a timeline share from me will eventually be worth something. And I know how to do it. Images are the key to the whole thing. I’ll explain how it works once I’m a little further along.
Then I’d remind you about #SundayBlogShare and ask you what your plans are for the holiday, because I am just not feeling all that chatty this weekend.