700 Followers Milestone! Blogging Goals and Q&A

 700 Followers Milestone!  Blogging Goals and Q&A

I now have 700 followers on The Pearly Life!!!  I would like to thank every single one of you that followed and showed support on my posts. I honestly didn’t think I would be at this point at all when I started blogging. It’s an amazing and surreal experience. Angela said something about getting followers so quickly in her recent post which I thought was so true.

I feel excited, but also freaked out at the same time. It is a strange feeling to get a large influx of  followers and sometimes you do not even believe it is happening to you. I feel like I may just blink and it would be over!

Blogging Goals

My blog stats tremendously improved in the month of May. I started my blog on June 2016  then abandoned it a month later. It was March 2017 that I started to take my blogging more seriously. My stats, views, likes, followers and engagement have in turn increased each month and I hope I can continue in this upward trajectory!

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I would like to begin branch out on the type of posts I make. My blog is seriously lacking in the Lifestyle category so I would love to increase the frequency of those posts. I personally love a bit of diversity so I would love to blog about different topics on my blog. What would you guys like to see? I would love to hear your opinion on it!

I also see myself moving into a self hosted blogging platform like WordPress.org soon. I like WordPress.com but there is a serious lack of creative freedom when it comes to the design of your blog, SEO tools, widgets and many more. It has become more frustrating so I will begin to seriously look into moving in the coming months!

I also would love to increase my social media presence now so I am currently focusing on Instagram and Twitter. I don’t know what I’m doing yet but once I figure it out I will make a post helping my fellow bloggers here! <3

Q&A

I also think it would be appropriate to do a Q&A now since I have quite a number of people subscribed to this blog. I love reading Q&A’s and it would be nice to let you all know a bit about the person behind this blog!

If you have any questions please leave a comment and I will answer it in my next post or next two posts!

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  1. June 5, 2017 / 11:09 am

    Proud of you darling! You are doing so well and I believe you’d do much more…

    • June 5, 2017 / 11:22 am

      Thank you so much Debbie! ❤️❤️

    • June 5, 2017 / 11:22 am

      Thanks girl! I can’t wait to answer the questions too! 💃🏾💃🏾

  2. June 5, 2017 / 11:15 am

    Congratulations!! This is an amazing achievement! My question for your Q&A is: how do you feel looking back on your first ever blog post and seeing how far you’ve come? 😄💗

    • June 5, 2017 / 11:24 am

      Thank you so much! And that is such a great question to start with. Thank you once again Elsie ❤️❤️

  3. June 5, 2017 / 1:40 pm

    Congratulations! This is a big achievement!! My question is: if you could be anyone for one day, who would you be?

    • June 5, 2017 / 3:26 pm

      Thank you I’m so excited!! And thank you so much for asking a question 💕💕

    • June 5, 2017 / 3:26 pm

      Thank you girl! 💃🏾💃🏾💕💕

  4. June 5, 2017 / 2:08 pm

    Congratulations! Blogging can be tough 😉 you’ve smashed that goal!

    • June 5, 2017 / 3:26 pm

      It is sometimes but it’s really worth it! Thank you ❤️

  5. June 5, 2017 / 3:07 pm

    Congratulations 🎉 I have one random question: If you could give your younger self any advice what would it be? Looking forward to reading the QnA 💕

    • June 5, 2017 / 3:27 pm

      Oh thank you so much girl! And that’s a really interesting question. Thank you so much for asking it! ❤️

  6. June 5, 2017 / 4:09 pm

    Hey congrats. My question is what part of the world are you in and would you like to do blogger collaboration?

    • June 5, 2017 / 5:41 pm

      Thank you so much and thank you for the question! 💕💕

  7. June 5, 2017 / 4:33 pm

    Ahhh congrats! So happy for you! 😀 <3 xx

    • June 5, 2017 / 5:39 pm

      Thank you so much girl ❤️❤️

  8. June 5, 2017 / 4:34 pm

    Love it so much! You have a great blog keep it up!

    btw what app do you use to edit the pics? and obviously – congrats!

  9. June 5, 2017 / 6:31 pm

    First time on your blog and this is the first post I see! I am a person who is big on growth; this is good news and I wish you all the best for the rest of the year.

    Oréoluwa’s blog

  10. June 5, 2017 / 8:29 pm

    Congratulations Pearl!! Wow, 700 is amazing! I’m glad we can relate on the feeling of excitement and confusion when it comes to our follower count XD
    It’s so amazing to see your blog grow and get more traffic and engagement 🙂
    Your blog is amazing Pearl and I can’t wait to see what you do next! If you do more lifestyle posts, I’d love to see some kind of Day in the Life post, I really love seeing what happens in a typical day 🙂
    Ooh, my questions would be: What three words best describe you? What is the longest plane trip you have taken?

    • June 6, 2017 / 11:00 am

      Thank you so much for the lovely comment Angela! I’m really excited about this increase too!
      I also like a day in the life, but my life is so boring I don’t know if anyone would want to see that haha 😂😂
      And thank you for the questions they’re really interesting! 💕❤️

  11. June 5, 2017 / 10:09 pm

    Really inspiring and congratulations on 700 followers! I just started a blog fairly recently with two friends and we’re looking to build up a following, so my question is how often do you post and would you have any tips in terms of what’s worked for you?

    • June 6, 2017 / 11:00 am

      Hi! Thank you so much for the question I’ll get around to it on my Q&A! 💕💕

  12. June 6, 2017 / 10:55 am

    Congratulations!

  13. June 7, 2017 / 4:14 pm

    Yay! Congrats 🙂

  14. June 7, 2017 / 10:52 pm

    Congrats on the awesome stats and followers! Yo go girl aha, as for the Q&A: what’s your favorite 2017 trend so far? What is your dream car? What was your first date like?

    • June 9, 2017 / 5:54 am

      Hey, thank you so much girl! And thank you for the lovely questions. <3 <3

  15. June 8, 2017 / 12:47 pm

    Congratulations on this milestone! ❤️ For your Q&A my question would be “What do you think is the best strategy that worked well for you to get more traffic to your blog?” 🙂

  16. June 9, 2017 / 9:34 am

    Yay, congratulations!!! I just stumbled upon your blog and I’m really loving it. 💗

    • June 9, 2017 / 11:51 am

      Oh thank you so much! I’m glad you like it! 💕❤️

  17. June 15, 2017 / 4:16 am

    Congratulations!!! I am happy that I came across your blog.

    • July 3, 2017 / 7:14 pm

      Thank you so much for the nomination!!! I’ll give it a look now <3 <3

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