Meet Brandy of Realism for Dummies!

Your name: Brandy
Name of your blog: Realism for Dummies
Blog social media handles: 
Meet Brandy
Let’s get to know YOU:
Tell us a little bit about yourself (mini bio): I am 31 years old, married with one son who is my world.  I love to read and write and am very sarcastic.  This is obvious in my blog. 😊


What do you do outside of blogging (think school or work): I work in the insurance industry full time.


What do you like to do on your down time? Read and spend time with family and friends.


Blog niche: Parenting and life in general.


What’s the purpose of your blog? To help people when they are stuck when it comes to parenting or relationships using humor and sarcasm.


Who’s your target? Anyone who needs a good laugh, probably a lot of mom’s.


What’s the best way for your audience to contact you? Through Facebook or email.


How would you describe your blogging style? Laid back and sarcastic.


When did you start blogging? This year.


What inspired you to start blogging? A friend of mine suggested it and I did some research and thought it would be good even if it is just an outlet.


What’s the biggest change in your life since you started blogging? It takes up a lot of time so I would say less free time until I get everything sorted out.


Blogging goals:
  • Short term: To get followers!
  • Long term: To help make money to pay off student loans.


If you could start blogging all over again, what would you do differently? Nothing


How do you motivate yourself to continue blogging? Keep my goals in perspective.


What attributes has helped you become successful blogger? I wouldn’t say I am successful yet.


How have you tried to increase your blog traffic? Which way has been the most successful? I have started to use Facebook and will soon be studying how to use Pinterest.


What’s your favourite social media platform and why? Facebook for now just because I know how to use it.


Most of your traffic comes from which social media platform? Facebook for now.


What’s your favourite blogging group on Facebook? Blogging for Newbs


Do you have a freebie for your readers? If so, what is it? Do we need to subscribe to receive it? Yes, a discipline idea sheet and yes they do need to subscribe.


What’s your greatest win so far with blogging? Just getting started is a win for me.


What’s the biggest lesson you’ve so far with blogging? It is very time consuming.


Has blogging surprised you in any way? If so, how? Again, the amount of time it takes just to research everything and get traffic.


How often do you publish a post? Once a week.


Have you had writer’s block? If so, how did you overcome it? Not yet.


Do you have a blogging schedule? Daily theme? Please share! No I don’t.


Have you guest posted for someone? Not yet but would love to.
  • For whom?
  • Blog URL:


Do you accept guest posts? If yes, tell us about it! I would love to, anything to do with parenting or relationships.


Have you made money from blogging? If so, how? Not yet.


How long had you been blogging before you made any money?


Who’s your favourite blogger before you started blogging and why? (Name and blog URL) I don’t have any


Who’s your favourite blogger now and why? (Name and blog URL) I don’t have any, I am still researching and trying to figure out who is worth following the most.


What type of blogs are you interested in reading and why? Relationships and parenting because it is personal and can help personal growth.


List the top 5 blogs you are reading currently: (Names and blog URLs) None right now.


Give advice to someone who wants to start blogging: Do lots of research before you decide to take the leap.


Tell us one thing your readers don’t know about you: I love to read, not just write!


Anything else you’d like to share with us? Go for it!!! 


Leave a message for your readers: Thank you for supporting me.

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