It wasn’t enough to tweet this post. I’m reblogging it because it’s that good! I’ve only just started a Facebook group for niche-less bloggers who might be feeling a bit lost. I want members to be GENUINELY interested in supporting each other. I want members to know that they can reach out to the group if they’re struggling with their writing or if they need advice on a blogging resource. I want it to be a community that encourages and motivates. That can’t happen if members are only interested in promoting themselves or if their time is spread across 100 other Facebook groups (that is not an exaggeration). Thanks again, Elena. You’ve validated so many of my thoughts on the direction of my little group. If you belong to blogging groups or you’re an admin for a group, please read the full post.
This week, after growing and building my Facebook group for 3 years, I made the difficult decision to archive it. Though I alluded to my members, in my last post, that time management was the sole reason for closing the group down, it is only partially true. Yes, my business is growing and I have to be smart about how I spend my time but honestly, time would not have been an issue if it weren’t for the following reasons.
5 Reasons I Chose To Close My Facebook Group
- I’ve lost that loving feeling. Unfortunately, checking in and monitoring the group began to be a chore. I no longer enjoyed interacting with my members and found myself being curt or disrespectful to genuine inquiries. That isn’t fair to them and I’m sorry if you ever felt snubbed or stupid for asking questions in my group. I love blogging. Whether you…
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