What was your biggest rookie mistake?

What was your biggest rookie mistake?

What was your biggest rookie mistake?

Your rookie mistake doesn’t have to deal with writing product reviews, it can be about anything new you have tried that you would like to share.  Parenting, blogging, purchasing a home, making new friends, dieting; whatever you have done and realized the mistakes you made after the fact.  Hindsight is 20/20!  For me, I know my biggest rookie mistake this year was not getting organized BEFORE I started doing product reviews.  I had no idea that things would progress as quickly as they did.  Soon I was buried in products and the holidays were here.  I thought I had a handle on it, but soon realized I was getting swamped and not enjoying it like I should be.  If your hobby is not fun anymore, you need to examine what you are doing wrong and reevaluate your decision to do it.  I love reviewing products so I needed to find a way to get organized, and fast. There are so many things you can do to prepare yourself for this, and it is never too late to start.

OrganizationOne of my next articles is about being prepared to review products.  ∼ What do you need to do before you even start requesting products. ∼ Amazon Profile ∼ Email Set Up and Folders ∼ Organization on your computer ∼ Workspace ∼ Schedule ∼ Networking ∼ What are some of the ways to keep track of your orders ∼ What else do you need to do so you can you can be ready for the actual products once they start arriving!!! There are so many ways you can make this easier so that you can enjoy it more. These organizational tips aren’t just for beginners, experienced reviewers may find some gems in them also.  

Leave a Reply below and share what your biggest rookie mistake was and tell us what is the most useful thing you do to stay on top of being organized as you do reviews.  I love to hear from people and I think it is important to be able to share our mistakes and success. I want this blog to be a place where you can feel welcome to come and not only hopefully learn something, but share your own experiences or find a sounding board for your questions from not only me but the other wonderful people who are following this blog. 

I would also love to read about what you all use to stay grounded and organized in LIFE!


Remember, life is about the map you follow and the treasures that you find along the way ~ Lynn Marie



6 Responses »

    • I find it hard to get organized, but once I do, I never regret it. Having a system seems to make everything easier; whether it is how you write your blog or reviews or how you keep track of monthly expenses.
      I am like you though when it comes to unsolicited advice, ask any of my friends, lol. I just want people to know sometimes that there are easier ways of doing things.
      Thanks for commenting Rose!

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