when bloggers meet.

boss babe fest 2016 | theclevercarrot.com

Blogging is quite the solitary profession.

Days are usually spent creating, photographing, and writing alone (or with a cat on your lap).

When you do socialize, it’s within a virtual web of curated social media feeds and blog comments with absolutely zero physical contact.

There are no hands to shake, lunches to attend, and hugs to give when a co-worker needs it most.

Ironic, isn’t it?

But recently, I had a chance to bridge the gap between virtual and reality.

I attended the first ever Boss Babe Fest: a blogging retreat for like-minded people….

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grow as you go.

grow as you go | theclevercarrot.com

There’s a small tab in the main menu bar called ‘Chronicles.’

In this section, I talk about life outside of the kitchen including tales about family life, blogging, etc. Initially, it was updated fairly often.

But as time passed, recipes became the main focus instead.

After all, isn’t that what bloggers are supposed to do? Stay on topic?…

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reason #6: too many updates

reason #6: too many updates | theclevercarrot.com

This may not be the most riveting read, but you might find it a bit interesting…

For every post that I publish, I get a handful of new email subscribers.

And, a handful of unsubscribers.

Luckily, the service that manages my reader subscriptions will give you a reason as to why someone has unsubscribed from your blog. It gives you insight to their personal preferences. The most popular choice is #12: other or will not disclose (a.k.a the nice guy’s way out). Then, there is reason #6: too many updates….

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