This is a tough world! The Internet is a big, scary place. It takes some real guts to do what ag bloggers do. It takes class and savvy! So, what does an ag blogger need to equip themselves for the mission of agovcating? Well, let's take a lesson from my very own Twitter account.
Agricultural bloggers need to be organized.
If you learn anything from this post, it's this: have a sense of humor. Be yourself. Be willing to make fun of yourself. Blogging should not be high-stress; if it is, you're doing it wrong. There may be a high-stress post here and there, but blogging, as whole, is a hobby for 90% of the population. It's a way to get your voice out there on behalf of your cause. In my case, I'm blogging to show that agriculture is an industry full of unique, amazing, and wonderful people. I'm blogging to share my agriculture story, as only a dorky 20-something college kid can.
Do it your way. And don't be afraid to laugh.
I do want to end on a slightly more serious note, though.
A blogger should always, always be appreciative. To their readers, to their supporters, to the friends and family and significant others who may or may not get it. Always show appreciation to the people in your life. Things have been very stressful for me lately, between person life issues and the transition of coming back to college. I can't tell the people who support me, how much I appreciate them. I can try to, though. In fact, I've done it a few times via tweet.
So, with those takeaways for the post, I leave you with these: