The Ugly Side Of Blogging No One Talks About

Are you a new blogger? Are you a veteran blogger? Have you thought about quitting your day job to be a blogger? Read this fantastic post first from my friend, Elena Peters. She tells it like it is, folks. The take-away? Blog because you LOVE it!

Elena Peters | Midlife Blogger

Scroll through my feed on Pinterest and you would think that tons of bloggers are rolling in money, free travel and products.

Scroll through my feed on Instagram and you would think that most bloggers have fabulous lives, perfect homes and families, and look amazing ALL THE TIME.

Scroll through my feed on Facebook and you would think that a lot of bloggers are oozing self-confidence and that they always know what to say and what to do with their blogs and businesses. And if you pay for their courses and copy their formula, you will have success too. Easy. Peasy.

No wonder the world of blogging has exploded and people are starting new blogs in droves. I mean, who doesn’t want to start their own business, be their own boss and earn a full-time income for part-time hours? Where do I sign up for that? No, seriously, where?


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11 thoughts on “The Ugly Side Of Blogging No One Talks About

  1. I had read her post earlier and thought it had such great points. I have a friend who has started to blog hoping to make money… I tried to warn her that it would be difficult and take way more time than her current job (which DOES make her money πŸ™‚ ). Thanks for sharing this important information.

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  2. I read her post this morning and she is so right about everything she says. I truly wish I had more time to focus on blogging and everything it entails, but when one needs to make a living, priorities should be elsewhere. That is my conclusion after one year of writing my Roaming About blog! πŸ™‚

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  3. robjodiefilogomo

    You are so right, Terri—do it because you love it!
    There was one time I thought about putting together a book for kids right out of college or high school that would give 10 good & bad points about every job. Because that’s real life, right? Nothing is perfect!!

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