Share Your Goals For Your Blog

  • Share Your Goals For Your Blog

     Monica updated 12 months ago 25 Members · 47 Posts
  • Team – 30DBC

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    March 9, 2020 at 3:36 am
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    Today you have created goals for your blog. Share your goals for your blog below.

  • Marie Palmeri

    Member
    April 16, 2020 at 3:08 am
    410

    The main goal for my blog is to inspire as many people as possible, hoping that they will do the same for me as well. Life is a learning process and that is what I want my readers and I to do…to learn from each other.

    I envision myself sharing articles which others have written and sharing my own thoughts and abilities on my blog page. Posting something a day may be a bit much but maybe one post a week will do for now. I will also try to put in some time just to read and reply to messages and also maintain and add people to my contacts list.

    • Monica

      Moderator
      April 17, 2020 at 1:08 am
      8380

      These are great goals, Marie! Make sure to write them down and consistently pursue them 🙂

    • Danielle Baker

      Member
      April 17, 2020 at 7:49 pm
      395

      This is great Marie! You will do great things with this blog.

      I can’t wait to read more of your posts and share ideas in your Facebook group!

  • Lisa Lysen

    Member
    April 16, 2020 at 4:26 pm
    495

    I originally started this challenge to learn a little about blogging and as a way to pass the time. Now I’m crazy excited about it and can see all kinds of ways to make it work for me. I approached the 2 RM’s mentioned in “A Page for Your Scrapbook” and offered the story to them as a gift … the people in both towns are very close to my heart and are struggling terribly with this pandemic. I plan to connect with other townships, though as travel opens up a bit and hopefully sell stories to them? Maybe to travel magazines, too. I’m going to post at least once a week and continue to participate in Facebook groups. I’m hoping to guest post on other blogs and would love to have people guest post on mine! My main purpose for my website, though is to include a link to it in my resume when I apply for freelancing work.

    • Monica

      Moderator
      April 17, 2020 at 1:09 am
      8380

      Awesome goals, Lisa! I see them all being achieved in no time! Make sure to work towards it 🙂

    • Danielle Baker

      Member
      April 17, 2020 at 7:48 pm
      395

      This is great Lisa. I too started this just for fun but now I want to do more with the blog. I look forward to reading more of your posts!

      • Lisa Lysen

        Member
        April 18, 2020 at 2:54 pm
        495

        Thanks Danielle! I really love getting your posts in my inbox every day … they’re always great. We’re following your suggestions and they work! I’ve been scrambling a bit to get my assignments done so I haven’t been commenting but I have been reading and enjoying 🙂

  • Danielle Baker

    Member
    April 17, 2020 at 7:55 pm
    395

    My main goal is to continue to publish at least one post per week to keep showing the results and giving my readers tips on what they can do at home.

    I will send newsletters out every two weeks, that will coincide with the garbage day posts so my subscribers can get direct access to the curbside photos.

    I will create one Lead Magnet a month, and rotating the different Lead Magnets in my posts.

    I am really loving the idea of Guest Blogging and offering my services to write blogs for others. So one of my goals this year will be to connect with bloggers and groups to offer my services on a regular basis (keep adding to that list).

    Time Blocking is working very well for me so I will time block 1 hour sessions 2 to 3 times a week to focus on email marketing, social media presence and publishing posts.

    • Monica

      Moderator
      April 18, 2020 at 1:58 am
      8380

      You seem to have it all figured out, Danielle! This is great. Your project has evolved so well and I can’t wait to see where it goes 🙂

  • Clarissa Cabbage

    Member
    April 28, 2020 at 5:04 am
    605

    I plan to post once per week for the next few months. It is definitely very important to me to get good quality content on the blog to attract traffic and gather emails for my list.

    I think posting once per week will also give me time to experiment with different types of content, and different ways of engaging people which will be important for me as I work to develop my info product.

    I plan to promote my post each week as I write it. I will send the newsletter out to my email list once per week with any new posts. I will post links to my new post on Facebook and Twitter. I also plan to use Canva to make some inspiring quotes to share here and there, as well as posting other relevant articles from other bloggers on my social media pages, to offer value to my followers.

    I will be focusing a lot of attention on my new Facebook group Get Adventure Fit. I have created some daily themes for this group to help engage with the community. I think once I have this group built up, it will be the most effective way to test what will work best as far as my info product goes. If I can get this community to engage with me, I think I can offer a lot of value to them, and learn a lot from them as well.

    I am hoping that in the next 6 months, I can have an info product ready to go, and hopefully by that time I will also have a decent email list and engaged Facebook group that will be interested in it!

    • Monica

      Moderator
      April 29, 2020 at 1:34 am
      8380

      Woah Clarissa, you really have everything planned out. You have everything under control! I’m sure you will be very successful in your journey 🙂

  • Brittany Keller

    Member
    May 1, 2020 at 10:52 pm
    470

    ok! Came up with 5 specific goals. Most of which center around marketing the blog, but to start:

    1. write 2-3 posts per week
    2. read other blogs in my niche
    3. do a discussion post on FB group page 1x per week
    4. start other accounts for blog – twitter, instagram, etc
    5. do 1 guest post on someone else’s blog per month
    • Monica

      Moderator
      May 2, 2020 at 2:04 am
      8380

      These are great goals, Brittany! Super specific is good, like this it will be easier for you to follow through. These seem very realistic 😀 Well done!

  • Karen Scofield

    Member
    May 3, 2020 at 4:30 pm
    860

    How often do you plan to create content ?

    At least twice a week

    How often do you plan to promote your content ?

    at least once a week

    How do you plan to monetize your blog ? and What is your goal ?

    My monetary goal is to make money in exchange for valuable work…. open to abundance

    I’d like to do this through coaching or services

    • Monica

      Moderator
      May 4, 2020 at 7:03 am
      8380

      Awesome goals, Karen! I’m sure you will accomplish them 🙂

  • Shelly Stone

    Member
    May 5, 2020 at 2:16 pm
    790

    Test Tamer Goals:

    MY MISSION:

    My mission is to establish a following of students who benefit from my tutoring sessions.

    MY GOALS:

    • Blog on Sundays on topics related to effective study habits and test taking skills

    • Improve the appearance of my website by looking at different themes and using the WP Editor to customize

    • Set up Zoom

    • Establish a way for students to purchase the ACT study guide through my website

    • Create an online pay system

    • Record videos of instruction on basic formulas for math and English to make available on my website

    • Create an online calendar for my tutoring schedule

    • Post my tutoring schedule (and benefits) in a newsletter and social media each Monday

    • Monitor and adjust

    • Monica

      Moderator
      May 6, 2020 at 2:14 am
      8380

      You are on a great path, Shelly! These goals seem really attainable and I’m sure you’ll be able to accomplish all of them in no time 🙂

  • Dana Trummel

    Member
    May 9, 2020 at 9:42 pm
    490

    My goal this year is to continue blogging and posting once a week. I want to become more involved with Pinterest and facebook groups. I plan to continue following other bloggers so that I can learn from those who have the same interests as myself. My full time job will begin again soon, so my calendar will be getting revamped. I have no problem with slow and steady. I want to keep learning the tricks of the trade, so I will be researching more.

    • Monica

      Moderator
      May 10, 2020 at 1:46 am
      8380

      These are great goals, Dana! I think creating a Pinterest page with all of your DIYs would be super useful, a lot of people look for DIYs there and you could redirect them straight to your blog! Great job, keep up 🙂

  • Kim Whiteford

    Member
    May 11, 2020 at 6:53 pm
    375

    I am feeling more confident with my posts as I continue to learn and improve on things. My next goal is to work on some affiliate programs with companies and to open my own online store. This will take some time but I’m confident it will happen.

    Here is the link to my latest post

    https://kwskinmd.ca/the-comfort-of-fitness/

    Kim

    KWSkinMD

    • Monica

      Moderator
      May 12, 2020 at 2:59 am
      8380

      Such an interesting post, Kim! Love how you support Canadian businesses 🙂 Keep up with that confidence, you will attract great things to your blog 🙂

  • Kavitha Paranjothi

    Member
    May 14, 2020 at 5:52 pm
    455

    My goals for my blog!

    1. Publish once a week .

    2.Newsletter once a month as a recap and to highlight some of the blog posts.

    3. Create one lead magnet a month .

    4.Read other bloggers post in my niche .

    5.Guest blog as the opportunity avails at least one in 3 months.

    6. Time block 4 hours /week , 1 hr social media presence , 1 hour email marketing , 2 hr working on and publishing posts .

    7.Work on monetizing , through services of consultation and telehealth .Affiliate marketing .

    8.Start instagram for pelvic health .

    9.Continue to learn and grow !

  • AMANDA ZOYA

    Member
    May 15, 2020 at 7:28 pm
    475

    My blog goals:

    1 article a week – consistently, later make this two.

    Get to 100 subscribers within 30 days

    Define my niche more clearly

    Learn how to use Facebook and twitter effectively in the next 30 days (Yes, there are people who don’t know how to use these in today’s age. I am one of them. Ha, ha.)

    • Lydia Brinkmann

      Member
      June 29, 2020 at 3:02 pm
      665

      Amanda, I’m great at Facebook but I want to learn twitter, instagram, pinterest.

      Depending on your blog topic, you might want to look at pinterest more. It is a search engine not social like fb, twitter, and insta. I have been learning a lot of people use Pinterest to drive traffic to their site and Tailwind to help. My #1 choice is going to be pinterest. I am also hosting a facebook group. In the future I plan to add insta and twitter only maybe if things are goingn well.

  • Isabelle Colantonio

    Member
    May 22, 2020 at 2:04 pm
    495

    Hi,

    main goal for my blog is to share my passion of crochet, macrame and cards making and also to sell my products instead of doing makers markets which might not happen this year.

    So, as I still have a full-time job, I intend to:

    – Post new articles once or twice a week,

    – promote my content on Fb, Instagram at least twice a week on each plateform. I have to work on a professional Pinterest account too to add it to my social medias

    – About monetizing the blog, I’m hoping to sell my products but my own digital patterns as well, and maybe some kits too, then affiliate marketing as well

    – Sending first a monthly newsletter as a recap of the month.

    I have to set time block for all this because I love spending time creating stuff too (I just got my new Cricut machine and it’s just mind-blowing in cards making!). So time blocking for creation too.

    • Monica

      Moderator
      May 25, 2020 at 2:40 am
      8380

      Well done, Isabelle! You seem to have a clear idea of what you want your blog to become and how to get there with baby steps. It will be all worth it, I promise. You are doing an amazing job 🙂

  • Jessica Croft

    Member
    May 27, 2020 at 2:41 pm
    230

    My main goal currently is to complete the set up, launch, and start promoting my blog. I also have a goal to blog at least 1-2 times per week consistently. Another goal is to grow my email list to my first 1,000 subscribers. I have tons of future goals, but one step at a time.

    • Monica

      Moderator
      May 29, 2020 at 2:29 am
      8380

      This is awesome, Jessica! Build a structured plan to achieve these goals, they are not as intimidating as they seem 🙂

  • Binky Theodore

    Member
    May 28, 2020 at 3:30 pm
    520

    The goals for my blog are to:

    Provide VALUE to my readers by creating and posting one blog post a week;

    More clearly define who my audience is by evaluating responses to my posts;

    Grow my contact list and circle of influence by joining and contributing to Facebook groups;

    Build sincere relationships by replying to comments and engaging my readers;

    Learn from other inspirational bloggers by researching other sites;

    Continue to tweak the look and feel of my website to best reflect who I am as a blogger by experimenting with different themes and images in WordPress;

    …And on the 7th day, I’ll REST! 🙂

    • Monica

      Moderator
      May 29, 2020 at 2:33 am
      8380

      Love your plan, Binky! You will surely go so far with your blog, this is such a well structured plan 🙂

  • Bonnie Taylor Wachowicz

    Member
    June 19, 2020 at 3:15 pm
    1365

    My goal is to finish the second draft of my novel this year.

    Daily – 500 (minimum) words on the novel or 2 hours editing.

    Weekly – 2 blog posts about the novel (at least one with an affiliate link or recommendation), promote on social media.

    Monthly – 1 newsletter.

    After another month I will review my goals and adjust based on what is working/not working.

    • Monica

      Moderator
      June 22, 2020 at 7:17 am
      8380

      This is such a structured plan, Bonnie! The key is consistency and I’m sure you’ll pull it off 🙂

  • Casey Williams

    Member
    June 29, 2020 at 12:57 pm
    555

    Goals:

    1. Have fun while sharing our stories and life.

    2. Create a steady following.

    3. Find more ways to connect with loss moms and offer support.

    4. Start to monetize the blog.

    • Monica

      Moderator
      July 1, 2020 at 12:19 am
      8380

      Your goals are really balanced, Casey! A bit of everything requires a bit of each skills. Make sure to check our future courses here on the challenge as we will start to tackle new skills for blogging such as Admin, WordPress for Beginners and so many more 🙂

  • Lydia Brinkmann

    Member
    June 29, 2020 at 3:12 pm
    665

    1 year goals by June 15, 2021:

    • Have 100 subscribers to wannabepreppers.com
    • Have 20 blog posts at 1sellerofpurple.com (I’m going to do a slow long game with this one.)
    • Have 1000 subscribers and be in phase 2 of development of adaptiveclothingnetwork.com (this website isn’t even published yet, but it is the one I care about the most and I’m kind of doing the others to practice and gear up for making this the best one.)

    Monthly goals:

    • Add 3-8 blog posts to each of my websites
    • Monetize 2 of the websites with ads in the next month
    • Monetize 2 of the websites with 50-100 affiliate links in the next month
    • Share adaptiveclothingnetwork to 3 private fb groups and 3-5 retailers by August 15.
    • Get 50 people to share their story at adaptiveclothingnetwork by September 15.

    Thanks! This specific goal setting really helped me.

    • Monica

      Moderator
      July 1, 2020 at 12:26 am
      8380

      Love how specific you are, Lydia! It makes things so much easier when it comes to creating a structured plan, your goals just become so much attainable.

  • Heather.locke

    Member
    July 12, 2020 at 4:05 am
    855

    My goals for my blog:

    I want to share all my experiences so help other teachers make it through. I want to pass on the advice and resources. I hope to reach at least 100 subscribers in the next year and find a way to make contact with others ( I have never been good at talking with people). I would also like to share the different things I use for my son and in my classroom to monetize my blog (affiliate links). I want create resources to help my followers and even create some small cost items to help teachers (i.e.; student achievement charts for $1.00) – working to build relationships and get my name out there. Send out updated email to subscribers with news and updated posts.

  • Elizabeth.rodriguez

    Member
    July 26, 2020 at 6:23 pm
    1025

    My goal Is to eventually grow and monetize my blog.

    I will do this by engaging in the blogging community,promoting on pinterest and working on SEO.

    I want to also build a movement for social change /activism. By having guest blogs and featuring as a guest.

    I also want to host events for my blog that anyone can participate it. Idk how exactly to do that part but I’ll figure it out.

    • Monica

      Moderator
      July 27, 2020 at 1:38 am
      8380

      Love how you really want to use your platform for the greater good, Elizabeth! These are great and tangible goals, really can’t wait to see you achieve them 🙂

  • Scott.charleboix

    Member
    July 29, 2020 at 4:23 am
    1560

    My goals are:

    At least one blog every two days – 500 (minimum) words with quality content

    Weekly – A reflection on what I’ve learned for a minimum of three to four months until I feel that the reflections are no longer necessary.

    Monthly – Review posts to see if any can get revamped for improvement. For an entire month, the focus will be on Search Engine Optimization for blogging or Pinterest.

    • Scott.charleboix

      Member
      July 29, 2020 at 4:27 am
      1560

      For my detailed goals worksheet, look at my SMART Goals worksheet.

    • Monica

      Moderator
      July 29, 2020 at 6:08 am
      8380

      Wow, Scott! These are awesome goals! Make sure this is something that is easy for you to fit into your schedule so it is more achievable. Well done 🙂

  • Bryanna.forest

    Member
    July 30, 2020 at 6:52 am
    745

    My goals for the year:
    At least 2 posts per week.
    Create an engaging Facebook community.
    Create at least 1 eBook.
    Create at least 1 eCourse.

    Weekly reflections.

    Layout & menu improvement.
    Post uniformity (thumbnails, etc)
    Create appropriately-sized thumbnails.
    Become active on Instagram.
    Have at least 50 readers.

  • Magda.abarca

    Member
    August 3, 2020 at 5:46 pm
    1110

    I want to be recognized as a top blogger that offers the best advice for bilingual children and make my blog profitable by creating a product.

    I will drive traffic to my website by using Pinterest to reach 100 visits.

    I will drive traffic to my website by using Facebook Ads to reach 100 visits.

    I will write content on Monday and Wednesday of each week.

    I will write headlines for my new content on Tuesday and Thursday.

    I will create my graphs for Pinterest and Facebook on Friday.

    I will promote my new content on Saturdays.

    To monetize my blog, I will listen to what me readers need and create a product to for that need.

  • Saebyl.mcdoulett

    Member
    August 7, 2020 at 8:51 pm
    805

    My Eventual money goal in 2 years:

    • ~$1,000 / month in profits

    My Posting Goals

    • 1 interview / week
    • 2 articles / week

    My Freelance Writing Client Goals

    • 1 client / month (I haven’t even started this so I’m unsure if this is realistic)

    My Website Goals

    • Creating a membership platform
    • Creating a forum for discussions between members (perhaps discord could be a good interim solution)

    My Readership Goals in one year (July 2021)

    • 100 subscribers
    • ~ 100 pageviews / day
    • 50 members

    • Monica

      Moderator
      August 8, 2020 at 1:28 am
      8380

      I reckon these are very realistic goals, Saebyl! Making your blog manageable enough for your daily life is the most important thing. Don’t burnout or overwhelm yourself in order to meet any goals, it truly isn’t worth it. Creating a membership platform is such a great idea! I’m not sure about platforms to do so but I’m sure there are loads of different options. Still, a Facebook group would work really well and its a free option 🙂

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