As some of my friends know I have been blogging for a long while - I started originally in 2005 I think, when I went to Ireland and I though it would be a good way to communicate with family and friends back home. I thought it would be easier than emailing and it was. I used Typepad which I had to pay for so eventually I found sites where I could blog for free. Over the years I have been active in a number of blogsites including BlogEvolve (I abandoned that after there was no support from the site owner, Hub Pages (which I still visit occasionally and write an article or two), and various other sites. I found Blogger easy to use, and rather like Wordpress but I always found that a challenge for some reason.
I've not found that many of my friends (even the writers) have been keen to use blogs though I have taught some the rudiments of blogging, indeed have set some up with Blogger which I think is the easiest for those who have few skills in the IT Department.
Strangely I have not connected with bloggers in Australia - my readers are more likely to come from US or UK. I don't know why.
Somehow through Facebook I found the 31 Days Blogging Challenge, which is currently underway having started on June 1st. There are only a few Aussies listed in the Challenge and from what I have seen they are not as active in the Challenge as they could/should be.
So I went searching to connect with other Bloggers in Australia. I found a couple of interesting sites. One is called All for Women and another is Blog Chicks. I will register with them both, and see what happens.
One of my aims is to make some money from my blogging. Easier said than done I think. So I am out to learn all I can.