Disappointment

Last Friday was supposed to be the relaunch of Invincible Summer..

I was holding off posting for days, waiting to post a pointer to my first post there.
Unfortunately, Life happened to the owner of the blog and the relaunch was pushed back, first a few days, then maybe next month, and now. . . I don’t know. She says:

I suppose I just wanted to write a note telling you that I’m still here, but I’m not sure where I’m going. And this blog is still here, but I don’t know where it’s going.

I completely understand where she’s at. I completely understand that she bit off more than she can handle right now.

I’m certainly guilty of the same thing, fairly often.

But I can’t hide my disappointment.

I was looking forward to working on more creative stuff. I do better when I have a deadline than when I’m working for myself.

Her following is larger than mine, and so is her mailing list. I was looking forward to greater exposure.

Now, I have a lot going on, too.

And I could be doing other stuff to promote my blog (I want to submit a guest post to Wild Sister, for example).

I’m about half-done writing up a workbook I want to put up here.

I haven’t even asked people here to look at the Inspired To Do Lists that I made or put a link in my sidebar.

On my To Do list for two weeks has been to create a page of the places I’ve signed up for affiliates and clean up my sidebar. That won’t really take me that long, but I’ve avoided it.

I haven’t listened to several of the more recent talks from the SSSBR. I also need to create a video and write up a piece about what I’ve gotten out of it, and I’ve been putting that off.

I’m putting it out here for accountability. Kick me in the ass. 🙂

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5 comments on “Disappointment
  1. It's the weekend… so set a goal here. It doesn't have to be everything. And shouldn't be. But pick one thing. And tell us what it is. I refuse to kick your ads for not reaching undefined goals. But I might do it for setting them. 🙂

  2. (ads?!? Oh autocorrect, how I love thee…)

  3. I need to spend at least one hour working on a TPA (something for my credential) and put up the affiliate page.

    Tomorrow, I'm driving out to SF for a few hours, but between tonight (when my usual chat partner is at a party) and tomorrow evening, I think I should be able to get these things done.

  4. ROFL – the kindle fire has a “swipe” to type feature, and it guesses what word you want. So, even though I have autocorrect turned off, if I don't pay attention, I get some interesting changes.

  5. Ok, progress report time!

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