OUR ATTENDEE SPOTLIGHT IS:
The Two Riveras by Yaimani & Yadira Rivera
What do you hope to experience at Blogging While Brown 2015?
We are newbies in the blog world (b. Sept. 2014) and are interested in learning a vast majority of things including the legalities one should know when blogging to how to maximize your SEO.
We are also excited to be attending our first conference for bloggers of color and the possible collaborations and friendships that can grow from it.
Why did you decide to start a blog?
It's our online journal that we are sharing with the world.
One of our mottos is Own it, Live it & Love it! As we get older it is important to take every moment we encounter and embrace its full potential. The blog is a way for us to capture those moments and someday look back and say, "Damn, we had fun!"
Are there specific types of bloggers you are interested in connecting with at the conference?
We love to meet bloggers from all walks of life, but food and travel bloggers are a must.
Do you have something to offer bloggers to help them take their blogging to the next level?
Know your intentions!
In our short journey in the blogging world, we've learned you are exposed to so many other blogs/ideas that your wants, desires and wish lists keeps growing and can pull you in different directions. It can be an overwhelming process. We always make it a point to bring it back to our intentions. Everyone has a reason why he/she started a blog. Bring it back to that start - that point - that reason. It can serve as a guiding hand when stimulated and/or inspired by new things. Knowing your intentions can also help restrategize your blog as you incorporate new ideas and create new collaborations.
Where do you see you and your blog in 5 years?
I have high hopes that we will have established a partnership with leading hospitality corporations and will be making a profit from the blog, no matter how big.