FAQ

One what platform do you host your blog?At first, I used blogger powered by Google and now I am on WordPress.

Is this blog your full-time job? No, I am an elementary teacher.

When did you start the blog? I started with The Coral Court in 2013, so I have been in the blogging world for two years but it feels like a lot longer than that.

Do you wear extensions and what is your natural hair color? I get asked this question quite a bit and no, I do not wear extensions. My hair color is a darker brown but I get highlights to make it lighter.

I want to start a blog but I don’t know where to start / how do I get noticed?

The first thing that you need to do is get a domain and your own host.Blogger and WordPress are two of the most popular blog creation sites on the Web. Ask yourself what you love or care about enough to write about it often. Choose a theme or a design layout. There are so many graphic designers that can help you with this and save you a lot of time. The next step is to decide if your blog is going to be public or private. If you are wanting to go public and gain some popularity, you will need to network a lot. Then you are pretty much ready to go.

How did you grow your readership?

I got lucky with mine in that a few celebrities tweeted out my blog after some of their pieces were featured in my posts. Other than that, the best advice is to  comment on other blogger’s posts that you like with your name and site. In the beginning, I also teamed up with other bloggers to host giveaways and that helped their readers to visit my blog.

 

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