Spoilers! Mid-Year Blog + Personal Resolutions

Spoilers! Mid-Year Blog + Personal Resolutions

With half the year already behind us, I wanted to do a quick check in on my goals for the year. I’m pretty proud looking at the things that have been crossed off so far, but I’m also feeling a little overwhelmed by what’s left. My blog resolutions came pretty easy, but my personal resolutions are all still awaiting completion! I’ve got 6 months left to try to get some more resolutions crossed off. Let’s do this!

Blog Resolutions for 2018

  • Finish website changes. All website changes are in effect and complete!
  • Create a Youtube channel. (This one is in the works; stay tuned.)
  • Make pinnable images for ALL blog posts. (Ugh. Why did I make this resolution?)
  • Have 150 WordPress followers (91 currently). 194 followers!
  • Have 100 Facebook likes (68 currently). 121 likes!
  • Have 300 Instagram followers (202 currently). 300 followers!
  • Complete a 30 Day Blog Challenge. 30 Day Video Game Challenge.
  • Guest post for at least 2 bloggers. (Normal Happenings; who else wants to collab?)
  • Do a ‘Let’s Play’ for Youtube. (Been thinking about doing horror games; would love to hear some advice in the comments!)
  • Host a giveaway. (What would you guys like to see? Leave a suggestion in the comments!)

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Spoilers! Blog + Personal Resolutions

Spoilers! Blog + Personal Resolutions

It’s been quite a year on A Geeky Gal blog. I re-branded, gained more AND new traffic, found my writing groove, and even started utilizing social media to meet other bloggers. I’ve had this blog for 4 years, and I have never felt as motivated to continue blogging as I do today.

One of the things I’m most proud of is my new branding. I feel like it’s definitely more “me” and more of the look I wanted. There’s still some changes coming though for the look and feel of the site. I also want to expand to Youtube! I really feel like I can reach more people and more geeks by creating vlogs and Youtube content which brings me to my blog resolutions for this year!

Blog Resolutions for 2018

  • Finish website changes.
  • Create a Youtube channel.
  • Make pinnable images for ALL blog posts.
  • Have 150 WordPress followers (91 currently).
  • Have 100 Facebook likes (68 currently).
  • Have 300 Instagram followers (202 currently).
  • Complete a 30 Day Blog Challenge.
  • Guest post for at least 2 bloggers.
  • Do a ‘Let’s Play’ for Youtube.
  • Host a giveaway.

I usually don’t make resolutions because I never keep them. This year feels different though. I decided to focus on small goals that I knew I could complete so that hopefully it’ll push me to do even more. I have lost almost 40 pounds and want to reach my fitness goals this year. I also want to add to my portfolio and plan on giving it the attention is deserves. Here’s 10 of my personal resolutions for the New Year.

Personal Resolutions for 2018

  • Reach my goal weight.
  • Make my Pinterest closet dreams come true.
  • Read one book a month (or 12 in a year).
  • Finish the Library.
  • Design 10 branding boards for my portfolio.
  • Create 5 game-ready 3D models for my portfolio.
  • Pay off debt (not including school loans).
  • Generate a second income.
  • Learn HTML/CSS.
  • Take a vacation.

 

What are your resolutions for this year? What posts are you looking forward to seeing on my blog in 2018? Leave me a comment below!