All posts tagged: photo challenges

Why I Join Blogathons

Last year I discovered blogathons after I quit several blogging schools.  Blogging school was simply not for me – all the emphasis on SEO was so different from what I learned in writing school.  In one blogging school, we were guaranteed we would earn money from our blogs if we followed and worked on the lessons diligently.  But by day 3, I was lost in the tasks of computing, tabulating, and formulating keywords for the sake of SEO.  I quit by day 4. I enrolled in several online blogging courses but failed to finish even one because I realized I wanted to blog because I love to write. I also wanted blogging to be fun – not another job.  I am fortunate that I have a job that allows me to work on my own terms and provides a comfortable income, so blogging can be another creative outlet for me. The first blogging challenge I participated in was the Blogging from A to Z Challenge.  As a newbie, it was stressful because I wanted to …