TV Trev: Year in Review

23 Jan

TV Trev's year at the movies

So as you may or may not have realised...it's been one year almost to the day (okay it's been about 3 weeks since the year marker passed but give me this) since I set the audacious target of getting 100 blog posts done in a year.

I'll admit at first I had no idea what I was getting myself into, Ghost was a new platform that could maybe go under at any point for all I knew, I had no clue how to use it properly, update it or anything, I had no idea if anyone would read my stuff much less like it. Simply put I was heading out into the unknown and it was terrifying exciting. But I set myself some goals that were in my mind achievable when broken down, in reality they were difficult to accomplish around a surprisingly busy year.

TV Trev Targets

You can see my targets above in the screen shot of them and I'm proud to say that I accomplished them and more. This I can put down as a result of dedicating myself to getting two posts out a week at minimum, which meant I was able to hit my 100 post mark. However if I'm honest I did have a lazy week here and there but it is needed at times.

Over the year my writing has improved in my mind, I can easily whizz out a post in an hour or less now depending on how long I want it to be or how much research it involves. The style of my blog has solidified to be exactly as I imagined it which is a bit of a culture blog focusing on TV, Film and entertainment events. This focus has resulted in me going to a number of events I honestly would never have thought to go to and has also got me watching a wider variety of shows and films. I've made connections with other bloggers and even took part in a photo shoot or two.

Highlights include going to the Bafta's (kind of), meeting Stan Lee, being Mojo Jojo, getting a press pass, having producers tweet me after reading my posts and of course having Shirley from Community chew me out a little bit...yeah that was fun.

I want to keep this post quite short but would like to thank a few people for making my first year of blogging the amazing journey that it was:

Adam - Your help with designs, infographics and general encouragement has been unrivalled.

Jon - You too have been a great source of encouragement, trip partner and a faithful reader.

Ben - My proof reader at times, spotting mistakes I make is never easy.

Androo - The man behind my cover photo's. Many more little projects in the pipeline.

Matt aka @theawkwardstag - Can't actually remember how we came across each other but glad I did. Massive inspiration at times.

One Minute Briefs - A subject of one of my posts and a one minute break for my brain to be creative during the week.

Blog Hour - Lots of helpful tips in there.

Finally anyone who read my blog. I don't know who you are, I don't know where you're from but thank you for reading. I'll try to keep doing more of the same.

Infographic


There's lots more I could say but I'll leave it at that. Have a look at the infographic it is awesome and sums up the year. Also please leave a comment it would mean the world.

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