Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

I am always thankful and happy to see fellow bloggers who read and leave comments in my blog post. It always felt good to connect with everyone through blogging. In connection to this, would like to send my gratitude to Zarrah of for the sisterhood of the world blogger award.

Here are my answers to Zarrah's questions...

1. What keeps you from blogging?

Before it use to be the quality of my writing. Ive been blogging since 2009, and I have always been blogging on personal thoughts and experiences. However, when I started to gain sponsors and advertisers the pressure to produce a well-written post and insightful articles to gain more advertisers, eats my enthusiasm to blog. Thank God! I have overcome this and the idea of quitting blogging is no longer on my mind...
Recently though time is keeping me to consistently update my blog. I am currently juggling with my online jobs,  blog hopping/commenting and growing my instagram followers... Speaking do follow me on instagram and ping me Ill be happy to follow back. (Insert shameless plug! >.<)

2. What are 3 essentials a blogger must have?

Laptop/PC. Ofcourse... because how can you set-up a blog and write a blog post without this.
Camera. Because for me photos gives more life to a blog post.
Passion. You need to have passion in blogging in order to share something to your readers. Your readers can read your enthusiasm on your blog post and it will be an essential factor for them to keep coming back and read your blog. This enthusiasm will also fuel your desire to keep your readers updated as you progress in the blogosphere.

3. Best comment on your blog so far.

The best comment are those that answers the questions I ask in my post or those comments which relates to my post, for I know they are reading my post. It warms my heart knowing they took time to read my post. I will no longer mention specific commenters for they are many to mention.

4. What is the best thing about blogging?

Before I knew about blogging Ive been writing personal thoughts and experiences in my diary notebook. Back then it was me myself and my diary... Blogging relive that hobby of mine.... to share and document memories worth keeping, but this time with other people to read and add their ideas/suggestions/tips through the comment box. I feel like I gain more friends to connect and converse with. That is why I always appreciate those who comments on my blog post.
And ofcourse, I get to earn something and shop for free. Thank you sponsors and advertisers! ;)

5. Can you name 3 blogs that inspire you the most?

During those time when I dont like blogging and sharing anything on my blog. There's 2 blogs I have always been reading and following... I just enjoy how they share their personal experiences... they are and The third would probably be random fashion bloggers, they are many to mention so will make it general. :D

6. As a blogger, what do you think we can contribute to the community?

Sharing positivity and honest to goodness reviews/information. As a blogger we have the power to inform not just local community but international community as well. We can promote our local community through our blogs. We can also lighten up someones day through our blog.

7. If given a chance to switch lives with someone, who will it be and why?

Kendall Jenner. No Im not a fan of the Kardashian. In fact I havent event watch their reality tv show besides some videos on Youtube whom Ive accidentally watched. I just love Kendall's style and every time I see her in a new outfit, I always feel the need to have it or wear it. I am also a self-confess model wanna-be.

8. What camera are you using?

Most of the time my Sony Experia Z mobile phone and then my Nikon D90 whom, until now,  I am still learning to master. Blah! (>.<)

9. What is your photo editor?

When I am in hurry and lazy Picasa 3 but when im in the mood Fotor.

10. Give a quote that best represent your blogging life.
I have two quotes....
No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you'll find the positive side of things. ~ Demi Lovato

To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. ~ Tony Dorsett

Blogs I Nominate to answer my 10 Questions

Official Seol | Styleccentric Fashion | "Ice cream" whispers Clara | WhatWouldVWear | Star Dust Bohemian | Different Colors & Different Styles | Made in Mauve | '96 Wild Heart | KellMeNow | Looks by Lau

  1. What made you decide to start blogging?
  2. How did you came up with your blog name and blog url?
  3. What is your number one blogging DON’T?
  4. What are your trade secrets in gaining lots of follower on your social media accounts?
  5. Do you plan your blog post or #OOTD post?
  6. When you were a child what did you want to be when you grew up?
  7. Aside from blogging what are the hobbies you enjoy?
  8. Do you want to learn any specific languages? Why?
  9. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?
  10. If you were to give a newbie blogger an advice on blogging, what would it be?

Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award recognizes the unique voices of women bloggers around the world.

To accept this award, here are the rules:
  • Thank the blogger who nominated you, linking back to their site.
  • Put the award logo on your blog.
  • Answer the ten questions they have set you.
  • Make up ten new questions for your nominees to answer. Nominate ten people.

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  1. thanks for the nomination! I will make this as soon as we set up our internet. I'm living in coffee shop wifi for awhile. I would love to answer these questions.

    Dice, '96 Wild Heart
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  2. Great award and cool questions :)

  3. Congrats! I love the Demi Lovato quote. :) Have a fun week!

    xo, Bry

  4. I agree that one of best things bloggers can do is share positivity - it's such a supportive and cheery community! Your answers were so interesting to read through.. and good call on mentioning 'passion' as a necessary tool those interesting blogging :)

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice

    1. Thank you Grabrielle! Oh I learn that from my own experience. Lossing that passion to blog is a serious problem in blogging.

  5. Congrats girl! Love your answers. Getting great comments are a nice feeling, especially when you know they took the time to read.

    xx Yasmin

    1. Thank you Yasmin! I agree, it always flatters my heart reading constructive comments. :)

  6. This is a very good read.. Nice to see thay people still blog because they've got the passion for it

    Glowyshoe blog

    1. Thank you very much! Oh yes, a lot of bloggers still have it. :)

  7. Good and very interesting question. Answer of many of those Qs tell a lot about a person.

    Mahshid مهشید

  8. I agree with you Venus, it takes a lot of time to read the content and comment, that's why I deeply appreciate everybody WHO actually READS. I also try to keep my writing short, so the peeps don't get bored or too lazy to read. Besides all that: Passion is the key for real! And when it comes to blogging also fun and never pressure! So nice of Zarrah to nominate you... love this girl!

    xoxo Ira

    1. Thank you Ira. I definitely agree with everything you said. Yes, I am thankful for Zarrah's nomination, love her too. ^_^

  9. *pat pat* It's okay I'm a model wannabe too hahaha! I don't like the Kardashian clan but I'd be lying if I said I didn't love their outfits. Seriously gorgeous! Congrats on the award! That's amazing <3

    xx Bash | Hey Bash | bloglovin'

    1. Im not a fan of the Kardashian as well, in fact I havent event watch their reality tv show besides some videos on Youtube whom Ive accidentally watched. I only like Kendall... :D
      Thank you Bash!

  10. Really love your post ! xo
    Can we follow each other ? Let me know on my blog and I will follow back immediately xo

    BLOG | GorisHelena

    1. Hi Helena! Welcome to my blog. Glad you like my post.
      Yes, glad to follow each other. Will visit your blog. :)

  11. Great post!
    You have a lovely blog! Let me know if you'd like us to follow eachother on GFC and keep in touch?
    Lyinyou blog

  12. Congrats on the award, it's always nice to get to know a blogger and everyone's different reasons for blogging ;)
    Come join the giveaway on my blog:

  13. This is a great post and a lovely tag~ thank you for sharing!
    ~Kiyomi from kokorosasa

  14. Thanks for nominating me girl!! I appreciate the thought :) This was such a nice post to read as a fellow blogger! I completely agree that blogging provides a fantastic outlet for journaling/documenting memories. It's great to be able to share those with a new community as well!


    Looks by Lau

    1. You're welcome Lau! And thank you for liking this post. I do agree, its always great to share. :)

  15. I totally agree with the fact that bloggers can bring a lot of positivity into the world. People read our articles and when we have a positive and open minded mindset, you can clearly recognise in our content, it can affect readers so much!

    I just discovered your blog through a comment you posted on a Girl About Town and I'm kind of addicted haha!

    1. Thank you for dropping by Sally! Yes I agree... Coz I feel the same reading other blogs. :)

  16. I love the Demi Lovato quote! I agree that passion is important when blogging. Sometimes if I'm not feeling it, I can definitely see it in my writing and I know I need to come back to it at at a later date. Loved reading this

    1. Thank you Sophie! I am very glad you love my post. :)

  17. It's always nice to get those genuine comments so you know people are reading versus the "great post" comments. Blogging does take time & effort, so the comments are always welcome. :]

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  18. I totally agree that passion is key when it comes to blogging! I really think you can make someones day through this community too, whether it be through your posts or commenting on others

    Rachel xx

    1. Yes connecting with each other either through commenting and reading on a post can go a long way. :)

  19. loved to read your Facts :D And I totally agree to you: I never watched the kadashians, but her style is awesome :)

  20. Thank you so much for the nomination!! I loved your answers, I only hope I can do as good as you :D passion and support in the blogger world are definitely important and I also love Kendall Jenner's style xD xx

    elizabeth | ”Ice Cream” whispers Clara | follow on bloglovin

  21. VENUS! I love this post. Thank you so much for nominating me. I feel honored :) Sisterhood of bloggers for life my friend!


  22. Congrats on the nomination, love! So happy for you!!!! I've checked out your fave blogs, and I agree with you is pretty nice! Thanks for introducing us!
    Have a great weekend, beautiful girl!
    Much love,

  23. Congrats on your award, dear!!! I completely agree that passion is one of the must-have things a bllogger should have. I think if there's something that influential/relatable bloggers have in common is their passion for what they do, and blogging is not an easy thing to do so it's truly important to always remember why we started this in the first place. :)

  24. PS, I just followed you on Instagram! :) (@stylebydeb)

  25. Congratulations on the award! I really enjoyed reading your interview!

    Bella Pummarola

  26. Lovin' this interview!

    Have a wonderful weekend!
    With love,
    Suzy ♥


  27. Your three essentials of blogging are on point, especially the one about passion!

    Connie | Sponsored by Coffee | Etsy


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