I'm Neha and I live on the beautiful island of Mauritius. I love reading, writing, blogging and photography.
How long have you been blogging and what type of blog do you have?
I have been blogging since almost 3 years now. My blog doesn't have a specific niche. I write about everything that resonates with my soul.
What made you decide to start a blog?
Since I am an avid reader, this encouraged me to start writing my thoughts down. Hence, I decided to start my own blog where I could inspire people and share my stories.
Do you have a routine that helps you stay on track and be productive?
I cannot associate the word routine with blogging. I write when I feel like it, when the words start flowing.
Have you ever experienced a creative rut and how did you get out of it?
Yes! Each time I experience a creative rut, I go in nature or meditate so as to connect with myself more.
Neha's tips for people who want to start blogging
Just do it! It will be difficult at first but if you love writing, go for it. And, don't think much. Because, everything that you ever wanted is on the other side of fear.
Bloggers that inspire Neha
Everyone who has a blog is an inspiration to me. It takes a lot to write publicly irrespective of whether anyone is reading the articles or not
What has been one of the most challenging moments in your blogging journey so far?
The most challenging part was to balance it with my work schedule. Eventually, I did create more time to do something that I love.
With the rise of "Influencer" Marketing, how can bloggers stay true to their creative voice and individuality while still promoting valuable content for their audiences?
Do not try to be someone else. Unleash your creativity. Write it down. Once you have your audience, they will always be here to support your work. Building a relationship with your audience is primordial. Don't just publish articles. Respond to people's comments on your blog and connect with them on other social media platforms.
How can a new blogger find support from peers in the community?
There are many bloggers' groups on Facebook and on Google+ as well. Use social media to get support from other experienced bloggers.