I wanted to share with all of you the good news I had received a couple of weeks ago (now hearing back from them yesterday night and this morning). As all of you know, I have been blogging about fitness/health. I started blogging in December of 2015 because of a professor who gave me the idea to share what I know with others, network, get my name out there and make the difference that I hope to make once I start working in the fitness industry. After graduating college in exercise science, I decided to take my blogging a lot more seriously because I had seen that people actually took notice to it and liked what they had read. I had spoken with quite a few bloggers who have been blogging for 10 plus years and all of them have success stories; revenue, followers, worldwide recognition, etc. I was new to all of this and no idea what all blogging entailed, how to catch an audience, how to write in a way that didn’t come off “boring” and plain, the use of pictures and videos, how to make revenue, and what it takes to become a “good” blogger in the industry. I am still learning and enjoy every bit of blogging and sharing my opinions and facts with all of you. Blogging has helped me to better network and has taught me a valuable lesson in dedicating myself to something to get more out of it. I normally try to blog once a day, and sometimes if I am lucky I will find time to write two blogs in one day but since starting video blogging, I have become very busy and not to mention I still have a life outside of the computer screen. However, I still manage to find time in my day to at least write something and when I do not write for a day or two or three; I try to make it up to my audience with giving them good topics of discussion.
Here I am sharing my blog post with social media and giving my all to people who do not know me, but are willing to learn and ask questions. A few weeks ago today, I was sent a message on Facebook from a company of sorts who explained to me how they have been reading my blog post on my blogging sites and enjoyed them greatly, they thought I would be a good asset to their team of bloggers and added that they would love to hear from me. I didn’t know what to think because with all the scams going on in the worldwide web, I didn’t want to believe it was true that someone found my blogs to be of use and wanted to offer me to blog for them. I knew I had been trying to find websites and sites that would allow me to be a blogger on their site but had no luck. I decided to send them an email back because I had decided I would rather take the risk and ask questions then to never know and miss out on an opportunity of a lifetime. It had been about a week later and yesterday night they had emailed me back with all my answers to my questions plus other bits of information. They explained to me that they are a new upcoming blogging site (stationed in NYC) and have a team of bloggers who share different topics, they told me all of what they had to offer as far as benefiting me as a writer (they will be hiring an editor, and will have a mentor to help me better my skills at being an influential blogger). The company sent me multiple messages explaining how things work and what to expect and gave me information on wanting to make revenue, gain more follower base and having my post shared worldwide, among other things. I decided to take the “job” offer and invest in writing for this company; hoping to attract affiliates who will want me to write for their site as well. Basically, I can write about any topics- but mine will be about fitness/health obviously, I will have the chance to win prizes, I will have a chance to make revenue, I will be able to talk with other bloggers, I will have a mentor and once they hire an editor; I can choose to use that to my disposal as well. They ask that if I am not going to be blogging for a long period of time (i.e a month) that I will need to let them know. My blogs can be as long or as short as I want them to be, I can choose to blog however much in a weeks time (most they said blog 2-3 times a week), I am able to share my blogging sites, I will soon be able to share on social media (i.e facebook, twitter, etc), I am allowed to do videos, they will have weekly newsletters, and non mandatory bi weekly conference calls where I can discuss with the writing crew. There is so much that they are going to offer me as a writer and I hope this turns out to be great!
There are other things I had not mentioned, but just wanted to give everyone a gist of what I will be expecting now that I have accepted this job offer as a blogger. I do not know where this will take me, but I am hoping for the best. I appreciate all of you who have supported my blog post, those of you who have helped me to become a better writer, and everyone who has taken time to get to know me, it is because of you guys that I am able to write about my passions and it is because of you guys that I have learned so much about blogging (and still have much more to learn). Thank you.
P,S I will still be blogging on my google blogger, wordpress and tumblr site. I just have more work to do, now that I have another site to blog on & I will continue to do youtube videos 🙂
Your fitness blogger,