How I Started Blogging

I remember when I started blogging. It was back in 2009 when blogs were… just blogs. A close friend of mine who lives out in Cali (she’s like my bossy big sis) told me, “You should start a blog. It’s like an online journal.”


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That’s what they really were used for back then, an online journal. Not a lot of people thought of them as a business venture. If they did, it was a challenge because there wasn’t a lot of information about how to go about turning it into a business.

So, I decided to start my online journal on Blogger and sent the link to my family members. I mostly posted about my kids and stuff we did like going to pick strawberries and making arts & crafts. It was a “once in a while” sort of thing for me, and I kept it a private account.

That was my first blog.

Since then, I’ve started three blogs and one stuck (gee, can you figure out which one? Ha.) I REEEEEALLY wish I would’ve taken blogging seriously a lot sooner, but I was trying different things and didn’t realize how I could make an income blogging until years later.

Better late than never, right??

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Since I started my first blog almost 10 years ago, I’ve dove head first into numerous ways to make money. What I didn’t realize is that I didn’t have to choose just one path.  I spent countless hours reading and learning and trying things out, and what I really learned is that anything will work as long as you stick with it.

I always have to have a lot of different things going on to keep work interesting. I can NOT do the same thing, day in and day out! That’s what makes blogging so great – there are so many different angles you can take, and it all depends on what YOU want to do.

Say you’re a mom. You don’t have to separate parenting from—for example—your love of cooking. Create a blog where you talk about cooking for your kids. If you L-O-V-E reading books, you can review recipe books and put your spin on how you would change the recipe – or review children’s books and include that with your other subtopics about being a mom! The ideas are endless because everyone brings their unique perspective to their blog—that’s why people love reading them 😉


Do you want to start blogging? Bluehost can help you get started. Make sure you check out the Business Resources page that we use and can help you be your own boss. 


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