Finally

Sunday, June 21, 2015

After several years of hiding behind the walls of world wide web, I can now say that, this blog reaches my Facebook. Finally! Yes, I have already decided to share my blog to my other social media accounts. It might sound a little crazy but that's all true.

Most of the people I met through blogging told me that I surprised them in a lot of things. Here are the reasons:

#1. I don't share my blog on my Facebook. Because of that, I got a lot of whys. Well, the main reason why I do not publicize my blog on Facebook is that, there are lots of people who can see it.  But that's the purpose of blogging, right? I have a lot of friends on Facebook, each has a different personality. Maybe I'm too shy to share my outfit posts. Or maybe, I was afraid to be judged. Contrary to what a blogger needs— a large audienceI made it a point not to publicize my blog because I think, it does not have to be that way and that, it would be successful without sharing it on Facebook. Then, it happened. 
#2. Only few know about my blog. I'm talking about the people I meet in school, work, and everything that is related to my personal life. And when someone finds out about it, I just wanted to run away from them. 'Cause really, I don't know what to do. Lol. But when someone from school came to me and said that she knows my blog, I was like, girl are you serious? How did you freakin' find out?! Hahaha! But to tell you honestly, it feels good to hear that.

#3. I have no Instagram. Some, okay, most of the people who know that I am a blogger were surprised to hear that I have no Instagram. I remember one time when someone I met from a shoot I have collaborated with almost shouted in the room are you serious?! Oh yes I am. Very. No doubt. So why don't I have an Instagram? Every time I get this question, I always give the same answer: I don't want to get addicted to it. I noticed that most people with IG were caged to their phones 24/7, before eating, they do every styling they know and sometimes, it gets to the point where they do crazy things just to get that perfect shot to be Instagram-worthy. I don't have anything against with people who loves Instagram. I just don't want that to happen to me. But there came a time when I asked myself, what if I have an Instagram? Sure, I'll have another set of followers. I'll gain more clients. And I'll get the exposure all bloggers want. Then I realized the importance of IG to every blogger, so I have decided to make one. Some brands prefer to have a lot of media platforms, especially Instagram.

Someone asked, wouldn't it be impossible to get a large audience without sharing your blog on other platforms? I say no. Though I didn't do all the sharing in the world, I get a lot of clients, followers, friends and good people to work with. 

Blogging helped me in so many ways. It made me realize who I really am and what I can do. It pushed me out of my comfort zone and meet great people. This blog has opened a lot of doors for me. So I am very thankful for keeping this blog. There's no reason for me to hide it. Once a secret remains not a secret anymore.
Top and Kimono from Bazaar | Shorts from Ellery Clothing | Shoes from Chloe Edit c/o Zalora Ph

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  1. Nice outfit! <3

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  2. Loving the pictures and your outfit. The kimono is so beautiful :)

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  3. Oh wow, it must be such a huge step for you to finally publicize your blog! Congrats, hun! I used to publicise everywhere BUT Facebook, haha! I've oalso only recently just extended promo to IG. Also, I LOVE the look! I'm in love with your shoes!

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    1. It is! Thinking twice is not enough to make this move. I had to think it over and over and over again. It took me 2 years to decide whether to publicize this or not, but I'm so happy that I made the right choice. Thank you, May! ♥

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  4. Congratulations to you! I am still hiding from social media, I am not ready to publicize my blog to facebook yet. I don't know why, but maybe because of criticism. Congratulations again, and nice outfit :D

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    1. Thank you, Kandice! :) I feel you! In fact, I mentioned the same thoughts on this post. You don't have to do it if you feel like not doing it yet. Time will come that you will be ready as what I have gone through. It is really a big decision to make. Taking another step will lead me to another path but I'm claiming, it's gonna be the right path. And if you're worrying about criticisms, I can't blame you. But they will never be out of our sights. They're everywhere! We just got to be the best we can be and prove them wrong. ♥

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  5. You look beautiful. Amazing photos. Cool shoes.
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  6. Nice:) xx
    Bianka
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  7. What a beautiful Outfit :) ,you look super gorgeous!

    lots of Hugs <3

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  8. That is such a great thing for you to share your blog on Facebook! I personally don't think I'm ready for people I know in real life to know about my blog yet, but someday I hope to share it with my friends and family. Congrats to you for getting to that step!

    Running Alyssa

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    1. Thank you! It's really hard to finally decide what I did. I hope you'll share it sooner because I'm sure, they will love it, too as much as you love your blog :)

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  9. you look great, love it

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  10. Somehow I can relate to your feelings... Lovely photos by the way! I love your shoes<3

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  11. I getcha on a lot of these things. I generally keep my blog separate just because most of the people I know are not interested in the blogging world anyways, and it's been cool to meet friends in the blogosphere

    Gina
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    1. You know what I can say? Let them. It's not them whom you should please. Besides, you have readers who keeps on coming back to read your blog and that's what matters most. :)

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  12. Great pieces. I love that the look is effortless casual attire. The floppy hat makes it a mix of boho as well as chic. You look adorable. Great styling job.

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  13. i am completely with you on instagram. i mean, it seems fun to have the opportunity to look cool and hipster-y, but whenever we go out, my friends are glued to their instagrams. in other news, i love your outfit. the pinks, the light fabrics, and the sweet prints. very cool, much fashion(;

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    1. I know! I know! Well, technology does it hahaha. Thank you! :)

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  14. agh ii know what did you feel. actually i never share to fb too before and now my friend told me i'm so different because i'm a fashion blogger hahha and for your style i really like it :) i love your outer. nice to know you

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    1. We're on the same page dear! Hahaha. Thank you! :)

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  15. Beautiful photos and I love love love your style of writing! Keep it up!

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  16. Hi there Cielo! Your blog is nice. Good to see finally you've made connection with your blog to Facebook! And you look amazingly fab in those images! Thanks for sharing out.

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  17. I really enjoy looking at your outfit :D


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  19. I love your pictures!
    Same here. I have no intentions of sharing my blog on Facebook. Some of my friends know that I blog and some of them actually read them. But many of them know that I blog but don't know what my URL is and I don't have any intentions of sharing it with them. My blog is personal and it is up to me if I will share it with people or not. If they find it on Google, fine but it will not come from me. I am a blogger but I don't do it for popularity or to earn a living from it. It is a hobby that I enjoy and if people read it, I am happy. If companies sponsor me, I am happy. But that's its. I have Twitter and Instagram anyway so if they want to read my blog they can find out about it from those two but not on Facebook. And also, I have privacy and security issues with Facebook. I only use it for messenger and for connecting with friends. It is not a platform I will use for my blog. :)

    Jenn
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    1. Thank you, Jenn!
      Good thing they are not insisting you to tell them what your blog URL is. Isn't it such a nice thing to have a blog just for personal purposes and then brands will get in touch with you to have a collaboration? Having them is just a big bonus for us because blogging is just a hobby. But there are people who blogs for a living so they manage to connect their site to every social media platforms they have. :)

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  20. Ahhhhh, you look so lovely and effortless in your photos! Great outfit too as they sweetly complement the scenery.
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  21. Perfect look and great pics! Love the casual, comfy look and the red that's going on here.
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  22. Lol, I can totally relate about what you're talking! I'm new in the blogging industry and I'm kind of a shame of publicising my blog on Facebook because what would people will say. I do have an instagram but it's personal and I don't publicise my entries in there for the same reason.

    I love your outfit, it's so cute and you are a really pretty girl. Congratulations in coming out to the social media world ;)

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    1. I feel you girl, you're not alone hahaha! That's me 2 years ago :D Thank you for your sweet words! :)

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  24. cool post! I feel ya hahaa

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  26. I have received nothing but support when I started sharing my blog on my Facebook. And now people ask me for advice on how to start their own blog! Plus it's nice since I live so far away from my family and friends, they can easily see what i've been up to.

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    1. Wow that's good! When I shared my blog on Facebook, they were all surprised and I received tons of sweet messages. Let's keep it up! :)

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    1. Thank you! It's at Pinto Art Museum :)

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