On May 13th 2010 this blog went on air, I still can’t believe that I got things to work ^^
In fact I had no real clue about blogging, getting a domain and stuff like that.
At the beginning I was like “As long as one person reads it, it’s all right” ^o^
I didn’t expect that things would turn out like that in terms of comments and attention.
Well, haha at first I haven’t even felt the urge to meter or see my stats, but I came to the conclusion that it would be interesting to know them, so I only installed this plugin a the beginnng of the year 2011 so maybe I missed a few more hits.
This blog is mainly dedicated to figure reviews, at the beginning I just wanted to show my pictures, but after my first figure related post I’ve decided that I already wanted to tell more about the figure, instead of just showing the pictures. I want to write reviews that are helpful
to other people, who might be interested in getting the figure or just want to see how a certain figure has turned out. At the beginning I did a sloppy job in writing, but after some writing experience my english (it’s not my native language) lost it’s first layer of rust and I felt more comfortable in my writing. I also tried myself at writing non figure review related post on this blog.
In this year I wrote nearly 33 figure reviews of my older and newer figures, most likely it will be less than 33 reviews in the next year, but I will think about some other things I could post about here as well in the future, maybe some weekly post rubric where I talk about this and that.^^
Of course I like most of my reviews, but my personal Top 5 reviews are
Thank you thank you Thank you …
Now to the most important part of this post, which is directed torwards you, my higly valued readers. Your comments are always very welcome and are my motivation to keep on blogging.
I highly appreciate that you give me credits for my posts, the pictures and the stuff Im doing.
At this point I would especially like to thank the ones who have visited and commented at a regularly manner, I think theres no need to give out names, I guess you know who you are ^^.
Im also thankful for constructive critism, but don’t be too harsh I can be sensitive sometimes XD
Furthermore I’d like to send a big thank you to my silent readers and visitors, you don’t have to, but don’t be shy when you would like to say something ^^.
I should also give a warm thank you to my friend Michaela, she isn’t interested in the figure hobby at all, but she sometimes comes around to assist me in my shootings, like buildung up the props or doing other stuff. Well, most of the time she’s just teasing me until I want to kick her out XD anyway thx for your support ^_^
Also thx a lot to my cheap and very reliable hoster for causing me no trouble this whole year.
Because of runnig this blog I had a lot of fun this year, I hope we will see and hear from each other a few more years. Other positive things I’ve experienced because of blogging were that I’ve met many interesting and nice people with the same interests like me. I commented on blogs before, but it’s still something different when you have your own blog.
my rusty english skills improved a lot, when looking back at some of my older posts I just can shake my head. Well I’ve already edited a few of these older post, but a few have to be edited yet. It’s still a bit away from perfect, but I will work on it until I am able to write in a more free way, like I would like to.
Plans for the future
My highest prority would be finding a better looking wordpress theme, something more flashy.
Improving my lame html and cms skills at least a little bit, argh I became so lazy with this.
Editing all of the remaning older review posts, decrease the file size of the picture, improve the writing style and editing the layout. Maybe improving the popularity, but Im ok with things how they are at the moment.
Anyway thx for reading – the next review is in preperation.