I totally missed it! No, not the Melbourne earthquake last night. Well, I did miss that one too… I am talking about my blog’s 6 month anniversary! I missed it by over a week! Can you believe it? Well anyway. I missed it and I kind of feel bad but let’s just celebrate today and celebrate 6 months and 8 days anniversary. You can totally do that, right?
I was planning on looking back after 6 months and see how the blog developed, how it is doing and if it is worth continuing with it. That was my plan back then. I wanted a handful of followers, was hoping for some people I have a regular exchange in thoughts and was dreaming of views in the area of 3’000 to 4’000…
I look at my blog now and not only am I surprised in which direction it actually developed so far. It is not a typical mommy blog. It is not a typical expat blog. It is not a lifestyle blog. It is my blog. My thoughts. And I have to say, I am pretty happy with this. I look at my stats and I see numbers I’ve never dreamed of seeing after only 6 months (and 8 days). I just surpassed 900 followers (and that does not include Facebook and Twitter…). My blog has over 23’000 views at this point. Numbers I still can’t believe show up in my stats. I am thrilled. I absolutely am thrilled.
But most of all: In the last 6 months a group of bloggers have found each other and we exchange our thoughts in our comments. And this is what I enjoy the most. I know that when I post something most of those bloggers will comment (and if not it is not a problem at all) and I am looking forward to read their posts too. There is a connection. An exchange. With people somewhere in this world, in the UK, in the US, in India, in Singapore and here in Australia as well. And I love it. There is a connection, a conversation, an inspiration. And that is what blogging is all about for me. You guys know who you are.
So this is for every one of you currently reading this post: Thank you so much for all your support over the last 6 months and 8 days! Thank you for your views, for your likes, for the comments you made. Thank you for questioning certain views, thank you for triggering more thoughts. And let’s do it again 🙂