Why As Bloggers We Should Stop Apologizing All The Time
One thing I’ve seen talked about a lot on social media recently, and for good reason, is when you should apologize and when you shouldn’t. We have become conditioned to say sorry for the little things, even if it is someone else’s fault, instead of thanking people.
It was really an eye opener and it got me thinking about how as bloggers we often apologize for things that maybe we don’t need to. I swear that almost every email I have replied to as a blogger has started with “I’m so sorry for the late reply”, even if it’s just a few days later. The online world never shuts off, and because of this most of us start to feel terrible about not responding quick enough, when in fact the world will continue to turn.
Now I’m not saying that leaving emails in your inbox for a week is a good thing (something I’ve been guilty of a few times), but as bloggers we should stop apologizing all the time for the little things and start thanking people. Instead of “I’m so sorry for the late reply”, it should be “thank you for being patient” or “I really appreciate your patience”. The same goes for things such as responding to comments or commenting on other people’s blogs. It’s all about finding that right balance of responding without too much time passing but not feeling like you always have to rush or be sorry if a bit of time passes.
It will be a bit different if blogging is your job, but if it’s a hobby then there is no point stressing yourself out too much. Blogging is all about creating what you love, connecting with others, and having fun along the way.
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Those are just a bit of my thoughts on apologizing as a blogger. I’d love to know your thoughts on this topic!
Hi there! Kara'sCloset is a lifestyle blog where I sharing my adventure through my twenties, life's simple moments, and blogging tips with lots of outfits in between. I'm glad you're here, and I hope you find some inspiration!
Hi there! Kara'sCloset is a lifestyle blog where I share my adventure through my twenties, life's simple moments, and blogging tips with lots of outfits in between. I'm glad you're here, and I hope you find some inspiration!