I was tagged by Ankit to write this post.
It has been over an year and a half since I started blogging. The process started initially with just jotting down narratives from my occasional travels. While I love travelling and meeting people personally, I also have found new love in this virtual world of WordPress, Twitter and Instagram.
Laptop + a place to write = A Blogger’s delight
How I started travelling ?
After completing my Bachelors of Engineering in Computer Science & getting placed in a reputed software firm , a day came in my life when I realized that all I wanted to do is to meet new people and travel to more and more places .
And that’s how I started travelling.
It all started with one road-trip from Bangalore to Saavandurga.
And then I got into that frame of mind where all I wanted to do was to explore more & more. So I visited Goa ,Pondi , Chennai , Mysore & some more places around Karnataka in a span of 1 month in 2014.
How I started blogging ?
Out of the blue it struck to me that I used to love the “Writing Section” of English language ( when I was in school ) . So why can’t I do it today . My friends & family have a huge role to play in this . They have always encouraged me to write !!
And the feeling which I got after publishing my first blog post was divine !!
Connecting the dots…
My mom said this to me once :-
” Though I have never been to Pondi , but I felt like going through that journey with you , when I read your blog ”
Now when I look back , these are the moments that shaped me.
“Its not about the money , Its moments like these that we live for…!!”
There comes a point in your blogging life when you start questioning everything.
- Why should I blog ?
- Is the blog actually adding value to someone’s life?
- Am I posting just for the sake of adding some more content or am I actually passionate about writing?
You are happy with how the things are presently. You have started getting noticed and you have some readers whom you can count on. Now the next question comes in your mind :
How do I take it to the next level ?
- You know you have to read as much as possible and travel as much as you can.
- You know you have to be active on all the social media networks.
- Your readers mean the world to you,
- You are ready to continuously learn, unlearn and relearn things.
But let’s face it. Man is a social animal and we are all open to suggestions by each other. And the question which is there in my mind right now is :
How do I take it to the next level ? Dear readers, I need your help with this one. Suggestions and inputs are most welcome 🙂
I now tag Avinash to write his take on the topic.
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