Once again I’m pondering the reasons why I blog, what I want to do with my blog, and specific goals for cyberspace communication.
This is an uncomfortable exercise for me, because I’m more of a ‘seat of my pants’ planner. Setting goals makes me accountable, and who wants to be held accountable at my age?
I blog because I like to write, I like the feedback I receive when someone let’s me know they read my post (my ego needs feeding on a regular basis), and I like the connections I make with other bloggers and readers. I’ve moved into a community filled with witty people, smart people, talented people, creative people, thoughtful people, driven people, retirees, workers, youngsters, seniors, in-betweens, people in pain, and those working their way through pain.
This community doesn’t require much from me: perhaps some consistency, consideration of others’ feelings, a bit of respect, and a message that adds to a conversation or starts a new one.
Having said all that, I’m down to goal setting. So, what are the 3 things I most want to accomplish with my blog…my wildest blog dreams?
- 2,000 followers by the end of 2018
- Post on my blog at least 5 days a week
- Host a blog challenge by September 30, 2016
Whew…now that’s done, and even though I broke out in a hot sweat (not a hot flash), I am still alive and breathing.
I hope these goals don’t require me to actually ‘work’ at blogging. I’m having such a good time playing with my blog, I don’t want to lose my childlike fascination with this adult daycare environment.