There is hardly black and white situation in many areas of work and the same applies in blogging. When I meet other bloggers we often discuss certain blogging trends and the importance of social media as well. And you hear different opinions which is natural as some bloggers may have lot of followers on Instagram and some may be bigger fans of twitter. The fact is that blogging and social media can constantly change its form. There are new platforms that becoming popular and lots of shifting. And the speed is ridiculous. By the time you achieve decent following on one platform there is something new (like all the fuss with Instagram stories vs Snapchat). And at the same time you do not want to lose traffic on your blog so you have to stay consistent there too. Lot of work right?
So what is right or wrong? Well, I believe we are all different and what works for me does not work for others others. In an ideal world we all want consistency and even following across the board. However, how to achieve it? I have noticed that trends can change also depending on the countries. Maybe I will be generalising but have you noticed the amount of followers Italian bloggers would they have on their Facebook? The numbers are huge and they sometimes are miles away from their following on Instagram.
I have also noticed that some bloggers with very big following on Instagram have very few followers on Bloglovin. And I have also seen the opposite. Does that mean that Bloglovin is giving them massive traffic on their site whilst Instagram fans may not seem them as successful? Who knows.
The key is for your to identify what works for you and realise what you want to achieve in blogging. I also believe that more visual people will enjoy platforms like Instagram more and will be very good at growing it. And there may be some of you that are better in writing so most people will be coming everyday to your blog to read something new and interesting.
As I said a great thing would be to have it all but only very few can keep the right balance. So heads up and create a plan that works for you.
Stejne jak v jinych sferach tak i v blogovani plati, ze neexistuje zkratka cerna a bila situace. Kdyz potkavam ostatni blogerky tak casto probirame posledni trendy v blogovani a socialnich platformach. A kazda ma vzdy jiny nazor. Neni se cemu divit, co funguje u jedne nemusi zarucene fungovat u uplne jineho uctu. Existuji blogeri, kteri maji obrovske mnozstvi sledovatelu na Instagramu, ale na jejich blog chodi malo lidi a muze to byt i obracene. Navic smer blogovani se neustale meni, protoze technologie a trendy se siri a promenuji obrovskou rychlosti (treba jako posledni manie ohledne Instagram stories vs Snapchat). Nez si clovek staci vybudovat zakladnu na jednom ucte, musi si otevrit novy. A pokud nechce dojit napriklad o navstevnost na blogu musi se ve stejne mire venovat i psani na blogu. A to vsechno obnasi hodne prace.
Idealni situace by vzdy byla mit vyvazeny pocet ctenaru a sledovatelu vsude, ale to se malokomu podari. Vsimla jsem si (a ted budu asi hodne generalizovat), ze nekdy se trendy meni i podle toho z jake zeme jste. Treba takove Italske blogerky maji obrovske mnozstvi fanousku na Facebooku a v porovnani s Instagramem mi to prijde nevyvazene. A mam take kamaradky, ktere maji obrovske mnozstvi sledovatelu na Bloglovinu a treba v porovnanim s tim zase malo na Instagramu.
Osobne si take myslim, ze to ma co delat s tim jaci jste. Pokud jste hodne vizualni tak vam asi pujde od ruky Instagram. Vase fotografie budou ucelene a to vam pomuze ziskavat nove sledovatele. Nekteri zase nebudou tak dobri vizualne, ale treba jsou skveli v psani a to zvysi jejich navstevnost na blogu. At uz jste dobri na to ci ono…je na vas vytvorit si plan a soustredit se na to, co se k vam hodi.
Love Glamazon xoxo