On Sunday 13th May 2012, Booking in Heels is one year old! Can you believe it!? To celebrate, I'm running a three day event right up to the day itself, when I'll be running a stupendous giveaway!
In the meantime, here's what will be going on:
Friday: The Blog! A look at Booking in Heels itself and what makes it (and me) tick.
Saturday: The Books! What books wouldn't I have discovered without blogging?
Sunday: The Buddies! We all know blogging wouldn't be half as much fun without the amazing community, so here are a few of my special friends.
Keep checking back and celebrate with me!
Day One: The Blog
I'm wonderful at starting new projects, but terrible about keeping up to them. I reckon a have an amazing new idea every six weeks or so and then dive into it with enthusiasm, devoting hours and hours to success. Unfortunately, then the effort slowly starts to peter out and I get distracted by the next brilliant idea. Seriously. Every single time.
That's why I'm amazed Booking in Heels is still up-and-running. Don't get me wrong - I was much more excited about it to begin with. I stumbled across Musings of a Bookshop Girl completely by accident one day (although more about Ellie on Sunday!) and thus found the wonderful world of book blogs. I clicked on blog after blog and eventually realised that maybe I could start my own!
At first, after finishing a book, I'd jump straight onto the computer and start tap-tap-tapping away at a review until it was finished. Now it takes me a day or so to get round to even writing the title, and then I get distracted every few minutes by Twitter or Castleville. That said, I still love blogging and I don't know what I'd do if I didn't have my website. It may also have something to do with the fact that I had to leave my job shortly after I set this up and it's an interesting and productive way to fill my time.
I'm not really sure how much time I spent blogging - I tend to sit at the computer a lot anyway, usually doing five different things at once, so it's hard to separate. I such royally at scheduling posts, which is something I need to get better at before September and I start my very time-consuming Law course.
I do spend a lot of time looking at stats. I know I should spend more time creating content instead of looking at the figures for the content I already have, but it's just so fascinating! I love the Google search terms especially. Look at how people got to my blog over the past few weeks -
Why do I like Harry Potter more than my boyfriend?
Tris is unbearable in Insurgent.
Booking in Heels blog.
This makes me smile. Somebody is specifically looking for my blog! Somebody not very clever, granted, as it's not difficult to guess bookinginheels.COM but there you go :)
I hate Keira Knightley.
As do we all dear, as do we all.
While I'm on the topic, I love everybody that visits Booking in Heels. I'll talk more about the people special to me on Sunday, but if you've ever visited here - thank you!
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