Thursday 13 – My Blogging Adventure

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As I celebrate my first year anniversary in blogging this month of September…

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My post today would be about thirteen things about my blogging experience:

1. When I started blogging, I had no clue whether anyone would be reading my blog at all. Just wanted to share my experiences as a stay at home mom.
2. I wanted to exchange information and stories with other moms, so I decided to create a weekly meme name Mommy Moments. It started with around 20 moms who joined the weekly meme. Now, we average around 50 participants weekly! WOW!
3. I didn’t realize you can earn so much from blogging and advertising through your blogs. It is also fun to write reviews.
4. I gained a number of online friends… thanks guys for being there!
5. I enjoy blog hopping and reading different posts daily. I enjoyed having guest bloggers too! Anyone interested to be a guest blogger?
6. Memes like Thursday Thirteen help me to write creatively!
7. Parenting journey is still my main focus here on The Mommy Journey.
8. Tags and awards help me gain more friends and exposure.
9. I started another blog called Inspirational Insights. This is where I write my thoughts and pondering.
10. I am amazed that I have 155 followers as of the moment.
11. I am having a blog contest in celebration of my 1st year anniversary! The contest is still on and will end on September 10. Thanks to everyone who joined already!
12. I have posted 555 blog posts already for The Mommy Journey! I can’t believe it!
13. I didn’t expect that I would still be blogging after one year in the blogsphere!

Join us at Thursday Thirteen!

Comments

  1. Congratulations to you,Mommy Chris!!You have a lot of achievements in blogging!!More power to Mommy Journey!!^_^

  2. You deserve to have that number of followers and friends, Chris. I can say that I gain so many friends and acquaintance thru Mommy Moments. we're like a community now. I learned so many things from fellow mommies as well. Keep on writing/blogging. More beautiful things to come your way. 🙂

  3. The Bumbles says:

    I think it is wonderful that you have kept your focus on what you started the blog for to begin with. And creating your own community helps you to do that! Thanks for sticking with it – I enjoy stopping by.

  4. congrats Mommy Chris!

  5. Hootin' Anni says:

    Happy, happy anniversary!!! Blogging is so much fun. And if I say so myself, quite cultural in a way. Where you learn the lives of people around the world!! Amazing.

    My 13 this week is all about Labor in a funny way. Hope you can stop by to visit with me. Happy Thursday. [PS…you'll need to scroll down below my Thursday Thunks to find my list of 13]

  6. Your Mommy Moments meme is one of the highlights of my blogging week, Chris. Thanks for hosting it, and here's to more great online experiences for you! Happy Blogversary 🙂

  7. She Became A Butterfly says:

    isn't it fun to have a blog??

    she
    http://www.shebecameabutterfly.net

  8. life's journey says:

    wow mommy Chris this are awesome info about your blogging life. Thanks. Happy T13.

  9. chrisseascorner says:

    Ditto's on the congratulations. I enjoyed your 13 alot.
    Happy Thursday & have a great weekend!

  10. Kudos Mommy Chris!I agree w/ Mommy Yami because of Mommy Moments here I've found good friendship in here.Really thank you so much!God Bless & more power!
    Btw,'m done posting my entry here…http://adualcareermom.blogspot.com/2009/09/chris-of-mommy-journeys-celebrating.html

  11. Americanising Desi says:

    congrats on the heavy fan following 🙂
    it really makes one feel high!
    i just crossed 200 and it is unbelievable 🙂

    Click here for my Thursday Thirteen

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