Last Updated on 2020-10-21 by Linda
Yesterday I wrote a blog post about ten things I would tell myself if I could go back to the beginning, the one area I never actually touched on was ” Blogging Tools“. Its the best kept secret in blogging, the one thing everyone knows but that no-one talks about. Tools, and now I am sure you are asking yourself what the heck are you talking about Linda??I am not talking about a hammer, or a screwdriver, although seriously aren’t there times when you are siting in front of your computer and you really wish you had a hammer?? or a bat or just physical strength
I know we all sometimes feel that way but today is more about positive tools, business tools actually. I never realized how much is a business and you need to approach it the same way you would if you were opening a store front. Seriously, if you are not prepared to network and advertise and put yourself out there,well, then how will we find you.
I went to my very first blog conference in March, just a one day geared for parents but open to everyone forum in Ottawa, I had an amazing time but boy did I feel out of my element… everyone, I mean everyone asked for my card and at least I was on the ball enough to figure out that they did not mean my work business card but did I have a card for them, NOPE, so how do I expect any of them to remember me let alone check out my blog, write my address on a post it, well that sure is professional and sure to create interest.
Bloggers need business cards, and media kits and note cards, not even touching on the basic whole office set up issue….. Today lets stick to the basics OK.
I am heading to a blogging conference in November ” Spark Sessions”, I know what the heck is a Spark Session right? Spark Sessions is a FASHION and BEAUTY Blogger Conference and Workshop! Spark Sessions is a series of workshops, events and networking opportunities dedicated to the blooming community of fashion and beauty bloggers in Canada.