Building Your Skills Through Blogging

Posted May 1, 2012 by Marcy Twete in Career Moves

I have women ask me regularly how they can start a blog, whether or not they should blog, and what blogging might give them. For me, my Minneapolis Career Girl and Chicago Career Girl blogs eventually led to the launch of this platform, Career Girl Network, and ultimately my venture into entrepreneurship. And while I’m no longer a traditional blogger, I am a huge advocate for women bloggers.

You might not realize, but blogging can build skill sets and potentially your reputation in your industry and can make you a stronger version of yourself. Blogging is no longer just an online journal where you pour your day’s events. It’s become a way to showcase your personality, skill set, and build a network online. I recently read “11 Life Skills Learned from Blogging” on one of my favorite blogs, becoming minimalist. If you’re thinking about blogging, this is a must read. I wholeheartedly agree with everything in the article. Check it out now by clicking on the link above.

About the Author

Marcy Twete

Marcy Twete is the author of "You Know Everybody! A Career Girl’s Guide to Building a Network That Works" and a career expert who believes in order to be empowered in your career, you must be surrounded with resources and a network that both supports and challenges you. Marcy began her own networking journey as a professional fundraiser in the nonprofit industry, honed those skills as a fundraising consultant, and in 2012 networked her way to nearly 1 million readers as the CEO of the professional development website Career Girl Network.


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