Hey Guys! Time really flies, eh? Can you believe I’ve been working for one year already? Last week Wednesday actually made it a year and it didn’t dawn on me till midday. My road to gaining employment wasn’t an easy one; it took me a year and a half to start working in my field of study. Several factors contributed to this which I may … Continue reading 6 Things I learned From my First “Real” Job
Hey Guys! Happy Sunday, hope everyone enjoyed their day and ready to tackle a new week. As bloggers, like any other entrepreneurs we always have busy weekends, especially if we’re blogging while working a full-time job or attending school. While blogging may feel like our “calling” I feel like there’s some misconception when this is shared with our friends/family. I can understand that blogging may be something fairly new and most recently the term Influencers, but I’m here to show you that blogging is so much more.
One of the first things you’d hear when you tell someone you’re a blogger is, “so you write your feelings and post them online?” or “you get paid to post reviews online?” I’m pretty sure there are so many other snarky remarks you may receive. But, what people don’t understand is that blogging is also a business and you’re gaining a variety of skills while trying to perfect one.
These skills/jobs include:
If you’re a beginner you probably won’t have the means of hiring a personal photographer to get shots of you. So you have to improvise, which means purchasing your own camera and tripod. Then you have to learn how to use all this equipment on your own, how to pose, find the right lighting/background, photo editing software etc etc. Continue reading “It’s More Than JUST Blogging”