Okay, let’s clarify a bit. I am not going to stop marching ahead, but I think this will be my last “STEP” for now. We have clarified what we want to change and have listed steps to take in order to change it. We have taken a picture, or more, to remind us of where we started and now it is time to just keep marching onward towards our goal.
The last step that I think we need to do at this point is to state the reward.
When we meet our goal, what will we do?
I had stated that I want to increase my following and to have positive interaction with my readers. I want to do this so I become a better writer and may be able to market my books in order to become a best-selling author. My blog will help me develop my own personal message so I may go on to be a motivational speaker. The March Ahead process guided me to my goals.
But, that is not enough. I need to determine the when – then of my goals.
When my blog reaches 500 followers, then what am I going to do?
Ideally I would upgrade my account to the next level. You know, the one that costs money. However, I don’t know if I want to spend money yet. So, I think I will hold that then off until I have 1,000 followers. I am still pondering this decision, because I don’t know exactly what the advantage of upgrading would be.
For now, I am going to take the next step and try to restructure my blog. I have two blogs, this one and one designed around my book. Unfortunately, I have not devoted any time to the other one, and I have not had any traffic. I think I will try to restructure them together.
I am going to take the on-line blogging class for beginners again because I think I will learn things I didn’t understand the first time. After that, I may take the intermediate course which requires upgrading my blog.
For the rest of the month, rather than doing steps, I am going to simply give updates of my progress. Then at the end of the month, we will do an evaluation of my success.
Any thoughts on upgrading to the medium level of WordPress?