The Pond Gets Loud: How Bloggers Balance Blogging and Life – What Have We Learned? [A Summary]

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Hello friends! I hope you are all well, and are reading some spectacular books.

Have you ever wondered how many hours book bloggers spend on their blogs per week? What about the hours they spent reading? Is there a difference in the number of hours employed book bloggers versus student book bloggers spend on their blogs?

In the last month, I asked book bloggers to share their experiences of balancing book blogging and life with me, and 42 incredible book bloggers shared their experiences with me, and detailed their ‘average week’ or thoughts about what it means to be a book blogger and balance that blogging with life.

Today, I am going to present to you all a summary of what they have said, including the number of hours that they spend reading, blogging, what they are doing during their ‘work’ as a book blogger, and some themes that emerged whilst I analysed their responses.

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The Pond Gets Loud: 10 Book Bloggers Share Their Experiences of Balancing Blogging and Life – Part V

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Hello my friends! ✨ Welcome to the last post of the current series, The Pond Gets Loud: Balancing Book Blogging and Life.

When I first set out in organising this collaboration, my aim was to provide book bloggers with the opportunity to share their experiences of being a book blogger and share their average week of being a book blogger in order to raise awareness of the incredible work that they do. Read More »

The Pond Gets Loud: 8 Book Bloggers Share Their Experiences of Balancing Blogging and Life – Part IV

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Hello friends! And welcome back to The Pond Gets Loud – a ongoing feature where book bloggers share their experiences. The aim of this series is to provide book bloggers an opportunity to share and be more open with their experiences about balancing book blogging and life.

Today is the fourth, and second to last, post of the current The Pond Gets Loud series that celebrates and raises awareness of the incredible work that book bloggers do by sharing their candid stories of what the average week of being a book blogger looks like. Read More »

The Pond Gets Loud: 8 Book Bloggers Share Their Experiences of Balancing Blogging and Life – Part III

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Friends, warmest of welcome backs to The Pond Gets Loud – a ongoing feature where book bloggers share their experiences. The aim of this series is to provide book bloggers – including Booktubers, Bookstagrammers, and so on – an opportunity to share and be more open with their experiences.

Today is the third post of the current The Pond Gets Loud series that celebrates and raises awareness of the incredible work that book bloggers do by sharing their candid stories of what the average week of being a book blogger looks like. Read More »

The Pond Gets Loud: 8 Book Bloggers Share Their Experiences of Balancing Blogging and Life – Part II

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Happy Monday friends! ✨

Welcome back to The Pond Gets Loud – a ongoing feature where book bloggers share their experiences. The aim of this series is to provide book bloggers – including Booktubers, Bookstagrammers, and so on – an opportunity to share and be more open with their experiences.

The current The Pond Gets Loud series hopes to shine a light on the incredible work that book bloggers do and the amount of work they do by sharing their honest accounts of what the average week of being a book blogger looks like. Read More »