I started up this website, ‘tautological times’, two or three years ago. I didn’t really have much of a plan for it — actually, I didn’t have any plan whatsoever!
Naturally, such a disorganised endeavour has not resulted in profit for me (at least from a monetary perspective); but it has enabled me to put together a portfolio with examples of the kind of things I like to write. For that, I will not forget ‘tautological times’: it has been a good stepping stone for me in the journey towards monetising my hobby of writing.
That being said, it is time for this chapter to come to an end.
It’s fair to say that ‘tautological times’ isn’t the most memorable of titles. In order to turn my portfolio’s website into something that could one day host some traffic, I have decided I should rebrand. I have a few ideas for naming my new website, and am looking forward to building it.
Another problem in my current approach: people may read some of my articles, or stories; but unless they are my Facebook friend or follow me on Twitter, they are unlikely to ever stumble upon any of my writing again.
Therefore, along with the new website, I will be working to build up social media pages which I hope will help me to build a following of people who enjoy some of (if not all) my writing.
So that’s it! I’ve learned from a number of rookie mistakes I’ve made over the last few years, and now is time for me to correct those mistakes. I’m looking forward to the process, and am more confident now than I’ve ever been.
Hopefully, if you’ve read this far in one of my boring update blogs, you will be interested enough to follow my story some more. If you are, then keep your eyes peeled! There’s more to come from me.