Two Years of Blogging – Happy Anniversary
We still can’t believe it’s already been two years. On one hand, there are days where it feels like it was just yesterday. We have always loved fashion to some capacity and our friends would come to us for fashion advice or pointers. We would always hear our friends say, “I would have never thought to shop there” or “I wouldn’t have thought to add those pieces together.” So, one day we finally decided to take a leap of faith and start Sashé Online! We believe that every woman is beautiful, and it begins with confidence. We want our readers to feel comfortable and fabulous in their own skin and we hope that our blog will draw inspiration. During this journey we have learned a few things and wanted to focus today’s blog post on our experiences.
Things we have learned from blogging:
- Blogging is a lot of work – It’s really a second full time job for us. Many of our friends and family think we just post pretty pictures and that’s about it. People on the outside don’t see the time it takes for photo shoots, write content, schedule posts, network, etc. We have put blood sweat and tears into blogging but love every minute of it.
- Give yourself grace and don’t compare yourself to others – Social media and blogging is saturated and at times we feel like we are in constant battle with ourselves. Having the pressures of proving your worth to brands can be challenging. So, it’s vital that you remind yourself on why you started in the first place and to put your best foot forward by publishing great content. Find your niche and be REAL with your audience, there is enough out there for all bloggers to be successful.
- Planning and prepping – If you’re already a blogger you know that this is key to being successful. Get into a routine that works for you and your busy schedule so that you can stay consistent. Life and blogging can become stressful when you don’t map out your posts for the week.
- Network and build a tribe – In our first year of blogging we felt so alone and didn’t have friendships to talk about the struggles of social media, algorithms, or blogging in general. We started attending networking events and made some great partnerships and friendships. Now, we have a safe place to encourage and inspire one another.
Thank you all so much for reading and following us on this journey. Cheers to two years and many more!