I made so many mistakes at the start of my blogging career.
I started JadeCraven.com as my main business in 2009. At that time, I didn’t have a real business plan – despite the blog being my online real online presence! I shared some of the mistakes I made in this post.
I was fortunate enough to get multiple high profile guest post opportunities despite having a low profile. I found the opportunities thanks to networking on Twitter. I realized that people had a lot of misconceptions about guest posting and shared those in this post.
In 2009, my first list post on Problogger went viral. It got a lot of attention in a short amount of time. I learned a lot from the experience that I was able to apply to future posts.
In early 2010 I launched a social media consulting business with a friend.
I attended the Connect Now conference in 2010 and learned a lot about networking in person. I shared more about my experiences at From The Trenches: Connect Now Edition
This post was written in April, 2010, when I was at the height of my blogging career. I detailed all the networking experiences that helped me along my journey.
Multiple people in my community had been commenting on trend called product launch fatigue. In this post, I argued that we were viewed trends through a filter and that they weren’t always representative of larger marketing trends.
How spending money on products in your niche can make you a better networker.
I launched my first official newsletter in June, 2010. I shared my personal experiences dealing with the challenges of email marketing.
In July, 2010, I launched my first e-course about how to network online. I sold 40 copies of the e-course and made $880 USD.
In August, I formally launched a digital marketing agency with a close friends.
In June, 2010, I started working as a networking assistant for a launch coach. He ended up covering my expenses to attend Blogworld with him. I wrote about my experiences at Jade’s Jetlagged Recap of Blogworld
2010 was a fantastic year, with a lot of new experiments and successes. This post provided an overview.