Before I created Clueless Fashionista, I started a personal blog. I enjoy writing and am in the process of redefining myself as a writer. My personal blog -- Uninspired Ramblings of Pure Inspiration -- was on Blogspot, but I have since moved it over to my personal website (ashiasims.com). I write about my personal adventures in love, life and career.
I was talking to a good friend of mine and telling her about some of the shopping sites I had discovered. She didn't know about them and said that I should start a blog because I know so much about things like that. I took what she said to heart and the beginnings of Clueless Fashionista began to form in my mind. This happened toward the end of 2007, and by March 2008, I launched the blog. From then, I've been inspired to keep going by the women that I meet on occasion who have no idea about things like fashion, makeup and beauty but enjoy looking good. I've gotten a lot of good feedback from different people on the blog and that inspires me to keep moving forward and looking into ways I can expand to share it with even more people.
Blogging has giving me the ability to take something from concept to creation. I am a full-time freelancer and there are times when I am in between gigs and looking for a way to remain creative. Clueless Fashionista affords me the opportunity to keep my creative juices flowing. It also gives me a boost when Im feeling discouraged about the rocky entrepreneurial path that I chose for myself. This blog is my baby and I am doing a good job of nurturing it. Even though I haven't turned it into a consistent income producer, I am on a great patch towards doing that and it helps me keep moving forward. Plus, there is a level of planning and organization that comes with running a blog and turning it into a viable business. I have become a more savvy entrepreneur and a better freelancer.
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