Hello October 2017

hello october

Hello October 2017! You have started like as a blank canvas for many of us, your arrival signals the festivities.  From Thanksgiving all the way through to Christmas itself, yes I said it Christmas 2017. I won’t claim to be an overly organised person when it comes to presents, giving or receiving. But this year all that is about to change as I already have a couple of items already. The start of October also signals a chance to for people to work on their yearly and/or monthly goals. It is time to check the progress of how far we’ve come and what else we can accomplish.

I am sure everyone has plans for this month but as I say Hello October 2017, I am forced to re-assess. There is so many things that have happened in my life so far that I am still accepting. Completing my 30 countries before 30 bucketlist comes to mind. Finding another source of funding for my education is another, all these I did not do alone.

Whilst I sit here typing and thinking of ways of ways of saying Hello October 2017, life is passing by fast. With only 3 months left to the year, I wondered what challenge I should set myself. Then I remembered I promised to write an e-book, sharing tips on how I make money blogging. Obviously there are countless books out there and posts on this subject alone. But I feel I have something different to offer that most part-time bloggers can relate to and might use.

Another thing I am thinking about is being more intentional and consistent with my monthly newsletters. My subscribers must have gotten a surprise yesterday when they saw me send the newsletter. The last time I sent a newsletter was January 2017, that’s already 10 months ago. I have vowed to work on this more and ensure I share my newsletter monthly. It is with my newsletter that I will offer the e-book for free a limited time only but first, I need to write it.

And that’s it from me, this is how I am saying hello to October 2017. How are you greeting October? Any plans for this new month and the rest of the year?


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  1. Lauretta at Home and Horizon
    October 3, 2017 / 11:41 pm

    Good luck on your e-book! I’m also working on mine.

  2. Mellissa Williams
    October 3, 2017 / 6:27 pm

    I love the sound of your 30 countries before 30. Your ebook sounds interesting too!

  3. KGR
    October 3, 2017 / 3:50 pm

    You’re e-book idea sounds really good so I hope you get the chance to write this month. I’ve already done my big goal of the month by doing a 10 mile challenge for Diabetes UK last sunday! I’ve got a couple of running goals in mind though x

  4. Kara
    October 3, 2017 / 2:54 pm

    My goal is to get to the end of the year unscathed. Writing an ebook is something I would love to do

  5. October 3, 2017 / 11:17 am

    No set goals for me but I am loving your blouse x

  6. October 3, 2017 / 10:09 am

    I don’t really have any specific goals this month except from growing what I am already doing x

  7. Joanna
    October 2, 2017 / 11:32 am

    This year is whizzing by. You have achieved so my so far this year already.I’m doing a no spend month for October with the aim of being better with my money.

  8. October 2, 2017 / 11:20 am

    You’re right this year has whizzed by so quick. Good to have goals otherwise more of the year will just slip through our fingers.

  9. October 2, 2017 / 10:33 am

    I can’t believe there’s only three months left earlier – this year is flying by. You’ve achieved so much already! But good luck with the eBook x

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