Do You Tell People About Your Blog?


A very different style of post from me today, not sure how it will go down but here goes. Let me set the scene for you. Next month I will be celebrating 4 years of blogging!! Not as many as other people out there but for me the longest I've actually stuck to something. When I started all those years ago, I was in year 11 stressing about GCSE's now I'm in my 2nd Year at uni stressing about my degree. Oh how life has changed. 



Over the four years things in the blogging world have changed drastically and so many bloggers/vloggers have done so well that they do as their job full time - goals right there. 2016 has been the year where I've started to 'make money' from blogging, not millions but a steady amount to keep my shopping habits at bay and help me through university. The brands that I've collaborated with have been insane and still so many things in the pipeline. Basically, blogging is amazing ok. But who actually knows that I do all these things? Well, my immediate family do and my closest friends do/the ones who follow me on social media. Everyone else in my life? Have no idea. 

I'm like Hannah Montana leading this double life - not really but its the best way to describe it. I don't have the confidence to tell people in my life that I run a blog and that its doing well. How will they react? What will they say? Will they find it stupid? It probably sounds silly but I get anxious and nervous about telling them because of what they might do. Might not do anything but ask me questions and have a genuine interest but its still worrying. Let me give you an example, I live with 4 girls currently in my new house. We've known each other for over a year, live together and basically do everything as a group. But they have absolutely no clue about my blog, no idea that I have own little cove on the web and its my life. Should I tell them and if I do how do I tell them? 

I'm going to tell the world of family and friends eventually, maybe one day. I'm thinking of dropping hints on facebook by sharing the blog facebook page, or posting things more on snapchat ect. Bringing it up in conversation is hard because I'm not a very open person and can't just tell people. 


If you have ever been in the same position then please let me know what you did or if you are going through the same thing let me know what you are thinking of doing. Just any advice at all that would help me clear my head at all. Maybe I'm being a little dramatic but its playing at the back of my mind over and over again. Do I say something or not? 


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