My Blogging Journey Challenge

My Blogging Journey Challenge(raw animated gif)

It was April of last year when I did my “Why do I blog meme?” where I asked a series of questions about why you all blog. For this week’s Monday Meme I wanted to do a part 2 of that because I had more questions.

Meme instructions: Copy and paste the following questions and answers to your post, delete my answers and input your own. Don’t forget to leave a link to your post in the comments so others can come by and read your answers as well!

  1. Which electronic devices do you use to blog with? I only use my computer to actually do the whole post but I have used the wordpress app on my phone many times to update published blog posts where I noticed errors or spelling mistakes if I was out and not around my pc at the time. I’ve also done that using my tablet this week as well.
  2. Do you have a mission statement for your blog, if so, what is it? The reason and mission for my blog is for me to share what I find beautiful and inspiring. I also want to engage other bloggers as well as provide some entertainment and information. I come to SL to get away from RL pressures, this is my place of fun and relaxation, and my blog reflects that.
  3. How do you feel about blogs that use their platforms to spread negativity? They don’t interest me so I don’t read, promote or pay any attention to them.
  4. Are you a grammar junkie? Do you thoroughly check your blog for errors before posting and/or do you judge other people’s posts if they contain errors? I am not a grammar junkie and I am a notorious typo-er and misspell-er. I very rarely check my posts for errors before hitting the publish button because I am too impatient. I do go back and reread and correct any glaring mistakes after publishing though, if I see them. I try not to judge others if I catch spelling or grammar mistakes since I am guilty of it myself and also because I understand that not everyone is fluent in English.
  5. If you could switch blogs with another blogger who would it be? Inara Pey. I just wanna know how it feels to be so smart about all the techy stuff.
  6. Has your blog/blogging style evolved over the year(s)? How? I hope so. I hope my writing reflects my growth and maturity over the years. I’ve been doing this for over 6 years now and looking back at some of my very first posts, I cringe a bit, not only at the images but at the writing style. I also try to put more substance in my posts now.
  7. What is the most extraordinary thing that has happened to you because of blogging? Hmmmm, I’m not sure. I guess I could say that it has helped me meet and get to know a lot of talented people that I myself have learned from.
  8. When it comes to Second Life blogs, there are different styles: Fashion bloggers, Lifestyle & Travel bloggers, Informative bloggers, and more. Which style do you prefer and where do you feel your blog fits in? Well, I like all the different styles for various reasons. Some of the fashion bloggers have immaculate style and take gorgeous images. The lifestyle bloggers that write so well and tell such a tale that it is a pleasure to read their posts. And the information bloggers that educate us about all of the technical things we should know about. I follow and read several blogs in each of these styles, but I admit to really enjoying some of the lifestyle and travel blogs the most. A lot of them are so entertaining to read and have absolutely gorgeous pictures of Second Life destinations. I think my blog is more of a lifestyle blog but I do try to make it a mix of all three.
  9. What has blogging taught you? Blogging to me is all about sharing, not just your style or fashion sense but your thoughts, desires and whatever else you end up writing about. At the same time, people love to tell you what you’re doing wrong with your blog and how you can and should fix it. However, what I have learned from all of this is, you can’t please everyone so the best thing to do is please yourself. Blogging has taught me to do what feels right to me and what I enjoy, in all aspects of life.
  10. Share your top 3 tips for new bloggers. Be true to yourself, share the content you want to share regardless of what anyone else says, and don’t do it if you don’t love it.

I also wanted to share my nifty new custom tablet that my friend LiquidH3ll Carter made for me. His new store is called Plethora, where he sells adorable little toys, knickknacks and other items. He recently made these tablets and now provides an option to get them customized for ourselves.

As you can see from the animated gif above, when you attach the tablet and start typing, the typing animation is your avatar actually using the tablet, isn’t it adorable? I never want to detach it now! I got mine customized with my blog and logo on the back of the tablet and two of my images, one on the unlock screen and the other on the interface screen. I also chose the color I wanted as well as the temperature and date listed on there. You can see both sides of my custom tablet with both of the different screens in the image below.

To find out how you can order a custom tablet for yourself, visit the Plethora blog for all of the details.

Plethora Custom Tablet for Strawberry Singh

Please remember that you can participate in any of the memes/challenges at any time. You’ll find them all under my Blog Challenges category along with other memes and challenges I’ve done over the years.

Finally, a big thank you to Liq for the wonderful custom tablet he made for me as well as providing me with some of the questions in today’s meme. <3

Credits:
*Skin: Glam Affair by Aida Ewing
*Hair: Amacci Hair Sol by Carina Larsen & Truth April by Truth Hawks
*Dress: GizzA – Shirley Cardigan Dress [Boho] Size S by Giz Seorn
Jeans: {mon tissu} Harlow’s Cuffed Jeans (S) ~ Dark Wash by Anouk Spot
*Jewels: Maxi Gossamer
*Mesh Hands: Slink by Siddean Munro
*Tablet: Plethora – Tablet – Custom Edition by Plethorasl (details on the blog)
Furniture & Decor: A mix of [what next] The Blogger’s Office and {what next} Blogger’s Office Accessories by Winter Thorn
*Bear: Sway’s Cookie Bear [Candy] Strawberry by Sway Dench

70 thoughts on “My Blogging Journey Challenge

  1. I love the relevancy and creativeness of this meme Berry! GJ!

  2. Chantel Ashdene says:

    Aw, the tablets look fun.

  3. Just to let you know, I read your blogs and admire your talent Strawberry :)

  4. I actually found your first part for this and did it before following up with today’s. I feel a bit proud.

    http://silvershine-life.blogspot.com/2014/04/my-blogging-journey-challenge.html

  5. Thank you for including my humble tablet in your Monday Meme, Berry! I hope my questions weren’t too “dafuq” lol

  6. […] asked us why we blog. This year she’s following up on us with a few more questions about our blogging journey. As usual I’m always extra thrilled with q&a memes, so I’m excited to tackle this […]

  7. […] delete my answers and input your own. Don’t forget to leave a link to your post in the comments (of this post) so others can come by and read your answers as […]

  8. I’ve been a follower of your meme’s since day one (although not actively participating) but I still think that knowing and asking these questions are pretty beneficial for any new blogger out there. Thank you for being an inspiration to us all Berry <3

  9. OK, just done last year’s challenge (Doh didn’t notice the date…I am terminally blonde of course!) and now here is the new one – http://whitburnblackburn.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/39-my-blogging-journey/
    I love doing this sort of thing, gets me thinking :)

  10. […] we go with the wonderful Strawberry Singh meme for Monday this week: My Blogging Journey Challenge. This one was fun – and informative! Pop round and do your own; it is surprisingly […]

  11. *cracks knuckles*
    From beyond the wall of sleep:
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/isfullofcrap/14061311362

    -ls/cm

  12. […] posted another of her Monday Memes on (oddly enough!) Monday April 28th. This one, called “my blogging journey“,  is a follow-up to her “Why do I blog?” meme from 2013. As I responded to the […]

  13. Well had to reply :) (link above). And more than a little flattered at the kind words about my blog, thank you!

  14. […] week, Berry’s asking about blogging. Given that it’s almost a year since I started Virtual Bloke, I guess I can answer these […]

  15. […] My Blogging Journey Challenge : StrawberrySingh.com […]

  16. The tablet is a must-have for me, so I ran right over and ordered a custom one. I can’t wait to get it…and then I’ll probably have to get one for my niece, who is now considering blogging also. Thank you, Berry – and your post is so interesting!
    Here’s my try at it: http://cesoirarts.com/2014/04/29/monday-meme-on-a-tuesday/
    Now…I’m off to read the others!

  17. […] to your post, delete my answers and input your own. Don’t forget to leave a link to your post at Berry’s blog in the comments so others can come by and read your answers as […]

  18. […] you Strawberry Sign for posting this challenge on your blog and Aubrey Topaz for taking up the challenge and posting it […]

  19. Whooo! Finally finished it after a busy day. http://poultryreport.blogspot.com/2014/04/a-blog-challenge-about-blogging.html Great challenge. Thanks, Strawberry!!

  20. Dearest Berry…i know you hear this all the time, but i just wanted to tell you how much i love your blog! I check it all the time. I await all the new items and stuff that you and your followers have experienced. I have never been disapointed with any blog you have ever done. I find that all the stuff or most of it that you blog..i tend to go check out and generally buy. I love your tutorials and you have helped an old dog like me learn so much in SECOND LIFE. also, i would add that you are always so approachable…and available to answer any questions that a lowly avitar like me might ask. This makes me feel so special. To me dear Berry…you are a celebraty here in SL. Thank you so much my dear….for being you…and thank you to all the people out there that helps all of us, and make our virtual experience so enjoyable.
    wish you continual success…and much love…
    STARVED Magic
    almost six years here in SECOND LIFE….

  21. Thanks for another great conversation starter Berry. Here is my little chunk of truth… http://slfashionaddict.blogspot.ca/2014/04/my-blogging-journey.html

  22. […] Strawberry Singh lançou um novo meme, e como se trata do assunto ‘blog’, decidi embarcar nas respostas. Porque é uma […]

  23. […] a tutti anche questa settimana eccomi alle prese con il Meme di Strawberry , davvero sono molto curiosa di leggere gli altri blogger questa […]

  24. Wooo~ I love your questions memes because they let me indulge in showing old pictures. Hee hee.

    http://primdolls.blogspot.com/2014/04/monday-meme-my-blogging-journey.html

    You should totally do a “Liq’s Random Questions” meme sometime, Strawberry. He does good question.

  25. Well myself I don’t blog, but I am glad others do. I comment on blogs, feeds and forums not to mention chat in-world, I am not a grammar junkie? I do not thoroughly check what I type for errors before posting and/nor do I judge other people’s posts if they contain errors?

    The posts/comments I do make are to me like normal conversation. Some times I get so excited what I say comes out a bit wrong but hey that also can be fun. The Pulitzer Prize is well out of my reach here but if I was aiming for it that’s a different question. I look at my inventory with the same view as my posting/comments….it’s all me and some times mixed up and sometimes a mess. Funny though those that have corrected me in the past have fully understood my intent so WTF. To me it’s all part of ones character and we are all different.

    Okay I had to post because this will probably be the last meme for a spell.

    Hugs Berry and “bon voyage”


    Dee

  26. […] Singh has a blogger challenge that triggered my urge to write a bit, its called “My Blogging Journey Challenge” (Check it yo!). Anyway, here’s my responses to the […]

  27. Oh DQ, my trip isn’t till June, so I still have a month more to go of blog posts and memes. :P I just blogged about it today because I felt like sharing.

    Thank you to everyone that has participated in the meme so far and also a big thank you to all those that have left kind words for me and my blog. I’m so flattered and happy and very much appreciative. <3

  28. Thanks to Berry for launching another great adventure!!

    On further reflection I should have named this “Don’t Fence Me In” ;)

    In any case, after a lot of fun and a bit of soul searching here’s “My Blogging Journey”.

    http://tatianastearoom.blogspot.ca/2014/04/my-blogging-journey.html

  29. […] Strawberry Singh’s Meme this week is a follow up to one she did a year ago. I took part in that one, it was called the Why Do I Blog? Meme, so I thought I would take part in this one too. […]

  30. I wish my answers were as good as your questions.

  31. […] Strawberry Singh’s Meme this week is a follow up to one she did a year ago. I took part in that one, it was called the Why Do I Blog? Meme, so I thought I would take part in this one too. […]

  32. […] Today I am indulging in responding to Berry’s latest meme: “My Blogging Journey.“ […]

  33. […] Last year, Strawberry Singh posted her “Why do I blog?” meme, to which I responded (albeit a bit late). This Monday (April 28th), she continued on that theme and, seeing that my April in RL was much more hectic than I wanted and thus kept me from blogging as much as I wanted, I decided to get on with this post a bit earlier. So, Berry’s meme for this week is “My Blogging Journey”. […]

  34. Here’s mine. Love the tablet you previewed, too.

    http://paywriter.tumblr.com/post/84475845687/blogmeme

    As I mention in my ramblings, I appreciate what you’ve done to get all of the amazing bloggers listed above to share and expose ourselves to each other!

  35. […] for another blog challenge by Strawberry Singh! This is the followup challenge to yesterday’s post. Let’s get started with chatty post […]

  36. […] for another blog challenge by Strawberry Singh! This is the followup challenge to yesterday’s post. Let’s get started with chatty post […]

  37. […] varsity jacket from FATEwear and secondly to answer a bunch of questions about blogging from Berry’s new blog challenge. Skip to the credits after the questions if you don’t care about my invaluable insight about […]

  38. […] Strawberry Singh‘s blog […]

  39. […] wrote a post responding to Strawberry Singh’s Blogging Journey Challenge days ago, but my answers to her questions were so fist-eatingly dull I couldn’t bear to […]

  40. […] had her “Why do you blog?, Part 1″ questionnaire last year. She recently posted “Part 2.” Between the two she raised a lot of very interesting questions. Well, she raised a lot of […]

  41. […] of boredom. In the end I enjoyed it a lot, so that’s why I’m up to answer part deux: My Blogging Journey Challenge. It’s not as interesting as the previous one –well, my answers are not– but here […]

  42. […] what will I write about then instead. Luckily the rescue this week came by the way of one of Strawberry Signh’s blogging challenges, and having blogged rather a lot lately (if nothing else in word count, since I still keep […]

  43. Well, as promised, here’s my Blogging journey challenge..:

    http://wp.me/p6Yjh-sU

    And thank you!

  44. […] doing another StrawberrySingh Monday meme! Plus also adding a Fashion tile (I got inspiration from merely answering these questions) and […]

  45. It was so wonderful to read about everyone’s journey and how they feel about their own writing. This challenge has been a really good exercise for me as well. I learned quite a bit from some of your answers and hope to improve my blogging as well.

    Thank you all for participating. I have the next meme up now, hope you can join in again. <3
    http://strawberrysingh.com/category/berrys-blogger-challenge

  46. I did both parts, 1 & 2, within days of each other. They can both be accessed through a post I made about why the heck I do these memes anyway. :) Here: http://seicherrae.wordpress.com/2014/05/05/why-i-meme/
    or straight to the questionnaires at
    http://seicherrae.wordpress.com/singh-strawberry-memes-forever/

  47. […] My Blogging Journey Challenge […]

  48. I managed to get off my lazy bum, and do another awesome challenge! yayyy!!
    http://thead82.blogspot.com.au/2014/06/the-long-journey-down-blogger-road.html

  49. […] some bloggable photos. Photos were taken on the always adorable itutu sim. I also wanted to do the My Blogging Journey meme from Strawberry […]

  50. […] some bloggable photos. Photos were taken on the always adorable itutu sim. I also wanted to do the My Blogging Journey meme from Strawberry […]

  51. […] some bloggable photos. Photos were taken on the always adorable itutu sim. I also wanted to do the My Blogging Journey meme from Strawberry […]

  52. Can’t believe i finally did a challenge…. and then forgot to post it!! Here it is… late ha ha
    http://threadsandtuneage.com/sanvean/

  53. […] forgot that I completed Strawberry Singh’s  “My Blogging Journey Challenge” …. well I guess I didn’t really complete it since I never posted the answers. So here […]

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