Intro to The Awkward Years Project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEQOdNGbnT0
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Back in 2013, Merilee Benson shared a photo of herself holding up a middle school portrait. From that photo, came the Awkward Years Project, a blog that shows people who may be going through a tough time that their greatness is in the making.
That one photo turned into a collection of submissions from people around the world embracing the awkward — sharing vulnerable stories and photos of times when they didn’t feel at their best, and stories of how they overcame it.
Over the years, The Awkward Years Project and Merilee’s blog got away from her, but she’s reviving her passion project with a 6-week blogging challenge, where she’ll be working on re-started The Awkward Years Project (using Bluehost and WordPress) on a daily basis. Each week, Merilee will be sharing what she accomplished, what she’s struggling with, and a nonprofit that she loves.
Follow along Merilee’s journey as she gets started blogging again and join in if you’re looking to pick back up an old passion project or blog!
Week one: Merilee talks about the excitement of getting started back with her blog, but acknowledges the struggle of carving out time to do it. She created a new logo and banner for her site (www.awkwardyearsproject.com) this week. Merilee discusses WordPress plugins and wants to dig deeper into how she can optimize her site better with these over the next 6 weeks.
You can watch this video also at the source.