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Blogger Recognition Award

Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog. I hope you all are staying safe and sane this quarantine. Not too long ago, I was nominated for an award and I’ll talk about it in today’s post. Before I start, I just want to apologize if I have not been responding instantly to all your comments in my blog. My laptop is not working properly and I am really frustrated about it. I don’t really find it comfortable to type in the screen of my iPad because I’m not used to it but anyway, sorry for my little rant. I just thought I’d let you know!

Before I rant a little more longer, let’s get started with the post!

Blogger Recognition Award

Thank you so much to the very lovely Leilani from hopeleilani.com for nominating me to do this award. You all should go ahead and visit Leilani’s blog. It is very aesthetic for me and I really love her posts plus she’s really a kind and a supportive person. You all should go check it out! ❤️

Rules:

  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
  2. Write the post for the award.
  3. Give a brief story of how you started your blog.
  4. Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers.
  5. Select up to 15 bloggers to nominate for the award and comment on their blogs letting them know that you’ve chosen them for the award.

How I Started My Blog

It was Christmas of 2015 and we were on our way to my grandparent’s house to visit them and I was just on my phone watching Zoella’s vlogs. Back then, I was a really huge fan of Zoella and the team internet and I really do enjoy watching their challenges and stuff. Until finally, I came across to Zoella’s blog and I definitely fell in love with how it looked and that time, there were snow falling and it was just really festive and lively.

Since I have been writing for myself since 2013, I thought, why not make one for myself? I just really wanted to have a platform for what I write that time and I didn’t really know much about blogging but I stumbled upon WordPress and there, this blog came to life! I honestly have never expected that I will meet a lot of friends and supportive bloggers in this platform because you know, I was really just writing— my thoughts, how my day went, my favorite music, series, my adventures, my whereabouts and literally whatever I could think of.

Now I have more than 2000 followers (blog and email subscribers) and I have seriously met a lot of amazing, supportive and kind people online. It’s really crazy to think that because of blogging, I have so many friends now from across the world and it really still fascinate me every time.

And oh, I actually still have my first ever post which you can read here: Hello

My Advice For New Bloggers

  1. Just keep on writing and be passionate about it. I don’t know if it’s just me or you can really feel if someone is passionate in what they write about. You have to love what you are doing because if you do, other people will truly appreciate it and support you. If you think that you make weird or different content from others, just keep on writing passionately because you’ll eventually find people that has similar taste as your and you’ll eventually connect.
  2. Read posts from other bloggers and if you want, you can leave alovely comment on their post. If you want to write, you have to read lots. The blogging community is a community full of love and support and the cycle goes on. You might really want to interact with other bloggers because you get to learn from them, have their support and most of all, you get to have a friend by the end of the day. There’s literally no need to be shy in this community as everyone is just really accepting and I know I have said this many times, but they are also really supporting as well.

I nominate:

I am very sorry if I break the rule by nominating just 5 people. These five people I am about to tag are the bloggers that I really love and have known for so long now. I really love their content and I’m just really happy and grateful to have met them in this huge community. ❤️

Life of Angela

Amelia in Hull

Starling

Gayle

Elsie LMC


There you go. I hope you enjoyed this post! If there’s something wrong with the technicalities of this post as it may appear on your browser, I’m really sorry, I was really having a hard time to use my iPad in this. 

Again, thank you so much to Leilani for nominating me in this! I really loved doing it and I really appreciate it! ❤️

What are some of your advices to new bloggers? I’d love to know, too!

 


Another thing, I’m still up putting buttons in my blog. Take a look here: https://writingsbyjm.com/buttons/ If you want your button to be posted in mine, you can comment down below or exactly in the Buttons page. I’d gladly put yours up! 🙂


Please stay at home and don’t go out unless very necessary; practice social distancing if you do. Salute to all the front liners risking their own lives to help in this whole situation. You are all heroes! Speak up to the government/authorities if they’re not doing their part. Wash your hands and avoid touching your face. Contact your families, relatives and friends who are far away from you, make sure they are safe and well. Pray deeper. Stay safe everyone! 

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35 Comments

  1. this is amazing! thank you for sharing.
    If you have a chance, please check out my music/ art blog.
    It would mean so much!
    https://thehighsnlows.com/

    1. Thank you so much!! I checked out your blog earlier and I love your art!!! ❤️💕

      1. thank you so much!! means a lot!

        1. No worries!! ❤️✨

  2. Congrats

    1. Thank you so much! ✨

      1. You are most welcome dear

  3. Congratulation! xx

    1. Thank you so much lovely! ❤️✨

  4. Congratulations! I loved that little origin story, it was so heartwarming!

    1. Thank you so much, Arshia! ❤️ I’m glad you loved it! Keep safe!

  5. Those are some very good tips for other bloggers! I completely agree with you on the blogging community. It’s a super sweet, supportive, and honestly fun group of people, especially this specific group of blogging girls. I really enjoyed reading this, and thank you for your kind words! 💛

    1. Thank you so much, Leilani! ❤️ I definitely had fun doing this award. ❤️✨

  6. Heartiest congratulations!🎉🎊
    You deserve the best!💯
    It was fun getting to know you a little more through this!

    Stay safe and blessed!☺
    -theinkwarrior

    1. Thank you so much!!! ❤️ I still remember our Zoom call and I still feel happy about it! 😁 Keep safe too! 💝✨

  7. I love the story behind your blog and the journey you’ve been on with it! ✨ You gave some really good advice too 🙌 Thanks again for the nomination 💕💕

    1. Thank you so much and you are very much welcome!!! ❤️✨

  8. Congratulations Jirah!! You certainly deserve all the awards 🙂 Your advice is spot on. And people like different content. I mean yes we like reading stuff we like but we also like learning different things too, expanding horizons and all. And you certainly have to give if you want to receive 🙂 I am happy you started your blog or else how would I have ever met you 🙂 LORD, thank You for Jirah, and thank You for continuing to bless her 🙂

    1. Thank you so much, Margaret!!! You really are so sweet! I know, I wouldn’t have met you otherwise if it weren’t for blogging… this platform is truly a blessing! ❤️ Thank You, Lord, for blessing Margaret! ❤️✨

      1. <3 <3 Praise the LORD <3 <3

  9. Congrats

    1. Thank you so much! ✨

      1. Most welcome

  10. I enjoyed getting to know more about you and your blog’s origin and thank you for that advice! I’ll definitely be taking it. Congratulations, Jirah! Much love 💖

    1. Thank you so much for reading, Nath! I am so glad you enjoyed this post! ❤️✨ Keep safe!

  11. Ahhh Jirah you are so lovely thank you so much for the nomination! Hope you are well ❤❤

    1. You are utmost welcome lovely! ✨

  12. Congrats for finding your passion in writing! Keep it up, we are all here to support you ❤💯

    1. Thank you so much, love! ❤️

  13. yayyy CONGRATS!! 🎊🎊 The story of you starting your blog is so cute! And look how much you’ve grown!! 🙂

    1. Thank you so much!!! ❤️✨ That is so true! I think my growth is also evident in my posts! 😂❤️ Thanks for dropping by in my blog, I appreciate it! ❤️✨

      1. Aww anytime ♥️🥰

  14. Congratulations!!

    1. Thank you so much!!! ✨

      1. My pleasure!!♥️

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