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Blogger Recognition Awards- Sharing the story of starting my blog!

I’m delighted to have three nominations for ‘THE BLOGGER RECOGNITION AWARD’ where I now get to share with you the story of me starting my blog and my advice for other bloggers too.

I was nominated firstly by Nicole over at ‘Cool N Creative’ and then more recently by ‘The Invisible Vision Project’ and Karen Bradshaw over at ‘The Mommy Lady’ (Click on their individual names to open up their award post’s where they nominated me) – Thanks guys for the nomination and appreciated recognition!

The story of how my blog ‘HELEN’S JOURNEY’ was started and why:

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Thinking of starting a blog? JUST DO IT! Welcome to Helen’s Journey Blog – Here is how it all began…

My advice as a new blogger, if you are thinking of starting a blog:

To be honest, I’ve spent a lot of time wondering just when to start blogging and just how to go about starting too! There were so many questions going around my mind:

Q – Should I wait until the website is designed exactly how I want it before posting blogs?

Q – Shall I upload lots on content before I officially launch the website?

Q – Will my lack of website design expertise shine brightly like my oily T-zone?

But if you are thinking of starting a blog let me tell you – there is never a perfect time, there is always something else you want to change or twerk or learn etc. So my advice is – JUST DO IT!!!

So that’s exactly what I did, I just started it and thought I’ll learn and change things along the way… (I’m very happy I stopped putting it off and didn’t waste anymore time!) I read others blog posts with blogging advice as I went along and ‘learnt on the job’ rather than getting fully qualified with information first, before I put my hands into action.

***But hey, I should do a disclaimer from now:

I’m far from perfect so things around here won’t be done in the ‘best way to have a successful blog’ way, but more like ‘my way of having a blog’ way!

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