Tomorrow is the start of a brand new year. I love New Year’s Day. Some people look at it as just another day, but I like to think of it as yet another chance to grow, change, inspire, be inspired, explore, embrace, and be a better you. I’m not one to set resolutions, but I always start the year with some goals in mind.
What’s the one thing you vow to learn or do in 2011 to improve your blog?
I’m going to improve my video editing skills and do some blog revamp work.It’s time.
What did you learn about blogging in 2010 that you plan to put into practice next year?
I learned the art of commenting. It’s been an amazing year getting to know all of you through commenting. In 2011, I’m going to keep at it, though I find myself at a crossroads: I’m no longer able to respond to everyone on an individual level. I’ve just run out of time! I’m grateful to have so many new blog friends, but the down side of that is I’m only one person, and my full-time job is not blogging. So even if I can’t respond to all of your lovely love notes to me on G&G, I will definitely hit you all back on your blogs as much as I can.
Do you have any high-level goals for your blog in the coming year? Monetization? More comments? More connections with other bloggers? A new template?
Monetization may be on the horizon, not because I’m pursuing it, but because I’m getting a lot of inquiries. I think eventually, I will be able to ink the right deal and make a little bit of money. I’d LOVE to be able to blog for a living, but if I could just cover the cost of my blog, that would be nice too.
I think you can also definitely expect to see a new look for G&G in 2011. As I wrote above, it’s time. But I need to bring in the big guns to translate my vision into a killer template. And that also takes big money. So we shall see. It’s one of my goals, for sure.
If you could collaborate with one other blogger within your sphere of influence in 2011, who would you like to collaborate with, and what would you like to collaborate on?
Man, I wrote this question, and now I’m thinking, only one?! So in classic fashion, I’m going to color outside the lines. Not sure what we’d work on together, but I would love to collaborate with these deliciously creative people:
What do you plan to do to support other bloggers next year?
Just more of what I’m doing this year: tweets, comments, meetups, shout-outs. I love the non-judgmental, open-door feeling of our Style Nation. I think we all have something to learn and to teach to others. Blogging is just another medium for human connection. It may be virtual, but it is no less meaningful.
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