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November 12, 2011

A Beautiful Mess Blog Love E-Course Review

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I have a lot to learn (looking forward to it!) about blogging. The wide world of blogging is so vast and although there is no one formula for success, there is some general tips that can be applied to most bloggers. Thank goodness I started reading Elsie‘s blog  A Beautiful Mess and found their Blog Love E-Course to guide me.

The A Beautiful Mess Blog Love E-Course is a work-at-your-own-pace online course about blogging that gives information on how to get started, finding your voice, prompts for when you don’t know what to write, information on the importance of features, and more. It is aimed at new bloggers but there is information that even seasoned bloggers should be reminded of.

It took me three days to “finish” the course (reading and taking notes) but my involvement is far from finished. It has taught me valuable blogging lessons I’ve been utilizing these past two-ish months and will be using as I move forward.

Some valuable lessons I learned:

  • No matter what, you have to be excited about your blog. If your readers don’t like what you are writing but you do then that is what is important. It may take awhile (and some people un-following) to find the right audience for your blog.
  • Keep a calendar or journal for blogging. Writing down potential blog post ideas and keeping a general plan (not necessarily a fixed one) for your blog posts for the month will keep you focused. This has saved me a lot of time!
  • Time your blog posts! Note when you start and aim to take no more then half an hour on that post. It isn’t an exact science, some posts take longer then others, but knowing you are on a schedule keeps you more in check.

The rest you will have to learn from the e-course. Thank you Elsie!

What is your number one blogging tip?

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11 Comments

  • Ashley Trujillo

    i took her course too and it is FANTASTIC. truly, every blogger who is serious about it should take it. glad i found your blog!

    http://www.ashleytrujillo.com

    November 12, 2011 at 9:16 pm Reply
  • College Glamoration

    Thanks so much for doing the review Rebecca! I may just have to take the course during my winter break :) haha

    November 13, 2011 at 4:37 am Reply
  • Hannah

    loving your blog! thanks for your sweet comment, girlie.

    XX

    H
    http://www.thefashionhash.com/

    November 13, 2011 at 5:28 am Reply
  • Grace Chen

    It's lovely to see how much effort you're putting into your blog!

    xx Grace
    Dream-Boating

    November 13, 2011 at 7:00 am Reply
  • Rebecca Kelsey

    Thank you Ashley! I was just checking out yours and followed it on BlogLovin'. I love how creative all your posts are!

    Thanks for reading!

    November 13, 2011 at 3:26 pm Reply
  • Rebecca Kelsey

    Hope you like it!

    November 13, 2011 at 3:26 pm Reply
  • Rebecca Kelsey

    Thank you Hannah! Love your style!

    November 13, 2011 at 3:28 pm Reply
  • Rebecca Kelsey

    Thank you Grace! I really love this!

    November 13, 2011 at 3:32 pm Reply
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  • Hannah

    Thanks for posting this, I’ve been umming and ahhing about taking this course and now I think I will, Hannah

    July 27, 2012 at 3:05 pm Reply
    • rebeccakelsey

      I hope you enjoy it!

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      Rebecca

      July 27, 2012 at 5:22 pm Reply

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