October Recap & November Goals!
Happy November, y’all! It’s almost TURKEY DAY! 🦃 October was such a fun month for me (and my blog)! I met most of my monthly goals & I celebrated my birthday (basically ALL month long 😂)!
You can read my post “What I Learned My First Month of Blogging” here! It’s packed full of tips and tricks for beginners. I also share my experiences and some of the things I learned along the way!
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Like I mentioned earlier, I met most of my goals this month. I’m not going to make excuses for why I didn’t meet my goals (even though I – very badly – want to justify myself)!
NO excuses for this gal!
If you missed last month’s posts, here’s a recap!
So how did I do with October’s goals?
First, here’s how I did with my personal goals :
Read 1 book.
I did indeed meet this goal! I finished the book I was reading and began the next book in the series, so I considere that a win! Lol.
Workout 3 times a week.
I only worked out a couple times this whole month. I went on a run yesterday, but I need some serious help and some serious motivation in this aspect.
Get a haircut.
I am scheduled to get my hair cut today! Nothing like waiting until the last minute 😂
Take my baby trick-or-treating for the first time!
We are taking our baby trick-or-treating tomorrow and she will be going as “Boo” from Monsters Inc. It is the CUTEST costume I’ve ever seen in my whole life.
Celebrate my birthday.
I definitely celebrated my birthday. Basically for the entire month!
And here’s how I did with my blogging goals :
Publish 20 new blog posts.
I published exactly 20 blog posts this month. Go me!
Reach 750 followers on Instagram.
I have 880 followers currently, so I crushed this goal!
Reach 500 followers on Twitter.
I have 680 followers on Twitter, so I also crushed this goal!
Reach 350 followers on Pinterest.
I was surprised that I reached this goal, honestly. But I did manage to reach 420 followers on Pinterest this month!
Reach 25 followers on Google+.
I don’t push Google+ much yet because I’m still learning the ropes, but I almost hit this goal with 23 followers!
Make $5 from my blog!
I didn’t quite reach this goal. I made $2.38 from my blog. But I’m honestly content with that. You have to start somewhere!
Reach 20 email subscribers.
I currently have 17. I was so close to reaching this goal!
Have 1,000 daily pageviews on my blog.
I did reach 1,000 page views on my blog one day, but then they dropped back down. So I will consider this achieved, even though it’s not a consistent 1,000 page views every day.
Novembers Goals –
Not much of a goal, but my husband & I are having our family down for Thanksgiving, so I just hope I’m a good host for 12 people 😳!
Go Black Friday shopping! I’ve only gone a few times, but I want to go this year with my sister and sister in law!
Workout 3x a week! I NEED TO DO THIS! My friend is going to come over twice a week so we can walk together, so that’s a start! & my plan is to run at least once a week on my husband’s off days.
Eat more fruits and veggies! I’ve already started doing this, but I want to start eating at least one fruit or veggie per meal.
Publish 20 new blog posts. This seems like a good amount, again, for this month!
Reach 1,500 followers on Instagram. I have 880 now.
Reach 1,000 followers on Twitter. I currently have 680.
Reach 750 followers on Pinterest. I have 420 now.
Reach 45 followers on Google+. I currently have 23. Google+ isn’t my biggest concern right now, it doesn’t bring me that much traffic.
Make $5 from my blog! Since I didn’t quite reach this goal last month, I’m going to keep it the same!
Reach 25 email subscribers. I have 17 now and with my growth last month, I think this is reasonable.
Have 1,000 daily page views on my blog. Since this goal wasn’t failed or achieved, I’m going to keep it the same.
What personal or business goals do you have this month? Feel free to share in the comments below! & remember, sharing is caring!