They helped me take part in the first Nuffnang UK challenge by answering this question, “If Sheylara.com was a film, which would it be and why?”
Thank you so much! I love all your answers! :)
Honestly, I was expecting only one response. Maybe two, at the most, if I count Piers, lol. Because I’ve noticed that it’s really, really difficult to get people to response to any social media stuff these days cos there’s just too much activity going on everywhere. So I’m very grateful to you peeps!
Well, the second challenge is up!
I wonder where they’re heading with these kinda questions! I feel embarrassed asking them!
But please tweet an answer, anyway!
Closing date is end of Thursday (midnight) GMT!
Thank you sooooooooooo much!
I’m sorry there is no infographic today. Haha. I’ve been busy working on my blog redesign and drawings!
So maybe I’ll only have one response for this, if I’m lucky.
I got a call last week from CNBC reporter Cris Prystay, wanting to interview me for a story on CNBC.com.
It was nice. We spent about 20 minutes chatting about my blogging career.
I feel quite lucky that, so far, all my interviews have been quite positive. I mean, I haven’t gotten any reporters trying to wrangle nasty stories from me or purposely misquoting me just to make me look bad.
(Okay, except for that little thing in Maxim, but that was probably my fault for reading the question wrongly, and partly their fault for phrasing it badly. But it wasn’t like a deliberate sabotage.)
This CNBC interview was for a business story, anyway, so I wasn’t expecting anything nasty, although I didn’t know the angle of the story when we were chatting.
Turns out I’m a case study for a bigger story on how blogs are today a dominant influence in consumer markets. I feel quite amused. And somewhat flattered, I suppose.
Anyway, what the report didn’t mention is how thankful I am to have supportive readers who enjoy reading what I write. That’s what keeps me happy and inspired.
So far, the feedback on this garish pink spectacle is positive.
Well, I think the colour is garish, but at the same time it fits with all the elements very harmoniously and delightfully. So I’m really pleased with it.
Most of the credit goes to Lionel and his team of designers at RippleWerkz for doing such a grand job on my new theme and putting up with my fuss for perfection.
Some of the credit goes to Nuffnang for being part sponsor and for introducing me to Lionel.
(As a side note, a lot of credit goes to Nuffnang for helping take my blog to new heights and giving me the opportunity to make a decent living through blogging!)
And a tiny pea of credit goes to me for hounding Lionel every time he shows me a new draft, making him change this and code that to accommodate my crazy requirements.
Lionel was awesome and didn’t strangle me once!
Well, so it’s really more his credit than mine.
Finally, mountains of credit to you, my reader, for helping me make my blog a success by reading and commenting, thereby warranting a new blog theme to celebrate a new era of blogs and blogging!
This new theme will motivate me to blog more often so that I don’t disappear for a week again like I did last week.
In any case, I’ve added a new feature (top right) called Post-it Notes (for want of a better title).
It will allow me to make short little posts on the go, which I’ve always wanted to but could never on the old theme. I didn’t want little posts to push down the longer ones which take me hours to write.
I used to collate all my short posts and publish them five or six at a time as “Bite-Size Sheylara”. Remember?
Anyway, this all just means that there will be more content for you to read more frequently!
Awesomeness, yes? So go tell all your friends to come gawk at all this newness and awesomeness!