have changed! I would have never
imagined when I first got into the design industry 18 years ago that part of my
job as an interior designer would involve social media. As much as I would love to design all day, I
realize that in order to stay current, I must be involved with many aspects of
social media, and that includes keeping my blog active.
When I started
my design blog 3 years ago in 2010, I started it because I wanted to share more
than just pretty pictures of finished projects on my website. My website was only a portfolio and it was
not documenting things I wanted to talk about and share with others. So I started blogging. Do I
take full advantage of what my blog can do for my business? I don’t know.
I am nota full-time blogger, so I am not familiar with a lot of the
“tricks”. I’m sure there is more to blogging
than I am aware of. And I would love to
I have never
attended a Blogger’s Conference.
Partially because I run a very busy design build firm and I am also a
mother of two little ones. So my time is
really stretched thin. Believe me, I
want to attend, and I will, but when I factor in the cost of attending, the
loss of three days of (productive) work time, it makes me wonder if it’s worth it
for me? Is the conference for designer’s
like me who blog occasionally , or is it for the design enthusiasts who want to learn to
start blogging? I’m sure I would learn a
thing or two and make some great connections as every networking event proves
to be. But will it be an experience that
really elevates my business? I would love to stand corrected and come out of
that experience wanting to go every year and encourage others ( skeptic like
me) to do the same.
Well I am about to find out ! I have been awarded a scholarship