Hey guys! As part of Blogging 201, I am going to do my best in order to get the most out of what I can to improve, grow, and be a more effective blogger. The sad truth is that it is hard to focus, when you know within the next week, you will be finished at your current job. A job with friends that you have known for over nine years. And that is sad, and my uncertainty is growing, especially when I am caught with life changing decision.
But this post is not about me, it’s about the future of this blog. When I started, it was about just sharing my YouTube videos on a different medium. Since the Blogging 101 and Writing 101; I have found a new side of me that has lead me to post about different things, subjects, and has gotten me connected with wonderful people, I would have never meet before. Community is a very important thing in this site, and I want to improve in many ways that I can. For example, I want to share my goals for what I want this blog to be in the future, or at least, for the next few months. I will say that the posts, may not come as often, but I promise, I will work on them as well, wherever I am.
Number 1 – Grow the Community
From the last few weeks, I have met online several individuals in which, many still interact with me on a regular basis. I have collaborated a lot and I would like to share this as well. I was to not just increase in followers, but I want people to share with me back, what their opinions are. I want to hear what they have to say.
For example, I do a list or a publish a thought piece on something that is happening, and I want people to tell me what they think; I want them to also do a post on their own blog with the same thing. I want them to express their emotions and their ways of expression in, which ever way. I am thinking of ways where they can interact with me, and express how they feel, in ways they feel comfortable as well.
Number 2- Provide a new feature at least once a month.
I have a few features that I do from time to time, and I admit that several of my goals are still in the works. But I want to keep this a fresh thing, and I also want to organize better. So for this blog to be a fresher place to hang out, I want to offer at least a feature each month that, will either which will be a mainstay, or will be a “once a month thing” . I got a ton of suggestions and many have helped shape for the future so I hope I can do this and make you guys proud.
Number 3- Increase my Facebook page traffic
I have a Facebook page with only 35 followers. I have had 34 for a few years. Clearly something isn’t working. But I want to make that place into another hub for exchange and not just a place for video games. I am expanding my ideas beyond my video game obsession, but also my obsession for opinions. To share what is out there with you, from my eyes. The FB page is a bit dry, but I hope that I can fill it with many more things coming in the future.
Thanks to all that have been supporting me and following me and leaving nice comments as well. If you have a suggestion or a tip, leave it here in my comments and also follow me on the Facebook page at Fico’s Gaming Mind. Also I hope I don’t disappoint if things get a little dry at first, since I am on the job hunt market. But I hope you guys have an awesome day. And stay tune.