Thank you so much for the supportive comments on Monday's post. They meant a lot, and they actually bring me to today's blog post.
- What are your overriding goals for your blog and social media presence?
- As you reflect back on your time blogging, tweeting and Facebooking, what has surprised you most?
- What 1 aspect of blogging and social media is your favorite?
My favorite part of blogging and social media (not surprisingly, nor uncommonly) is the community I've found through both. It was such a surprise to learn that I could become close to people I had never before met in person, but that's exactly what's happened through my blog, Facebook, and Twitter. Whether I'm tweeting with a "virtual friend"about the latest Twilight movie, being buoyed by reading her supportive blog comments, or giggling with her about her latest Facebook post, I know that THIS is the reason I (attempt to) keep it up, even during those times (like this one) when it feels impossible. This is also the reason that my goal is simply to keep doing it. So what if I'm never the next Mama Dooce? The friendships I've made and continue to make far outweigh virtual fame and glory.