Let’s Build a Community!

Join The me Project

Let’s Build a Community!

Hello everyone, today I thought I would do something a little different and share my thoughts on current events, along with what I’ve been working on behind the scenes.

Starting a Community

When I rebranded as Join The ME Project, one of my main goals was to create a community. I’ve discussed this a few times already. But I truly believe that blogging shouldn’t be a competition. It should be about creating strong bonds with like-minded individuals.

The Community Facebook Group Photo

The Facebook Group

This thought process and mindset spawned The Community Facebook group. I created this group for the bloggers, influencers, and creators. We are all at various stages of development and growth but that doesn’t mean we can’t lend a helping hand.

Within the group, you can find resources, weekly threads, and Q&A sessions. Feel free to join a growing Facebook group!

Twitter logo

Creation of an RT account & Threads

So many of us get burned out because we’re constantly worried about stats. Added on by the pressure of people who follow/unfollow and brands with unrealistic expectations. Instead, we should celebrate each other’s milestones because in the general span of things, we are a small community. Wouldn’t it be better to ignore what we have no control over?

But to combat the negativity, I want to make sure that I do my part. Today, on Twitter I’ve created an RT account that’s also attached to the Facebook Group.

The community twitter

I know one of the biggest struggles about what we do, is feeling like our work doesn’t get seen or pushed in front of a big enough audience. While this account is starting off at the bare minimum, I’m hoping with your help, it will grow.

Instagram thread

Use What You Have to Highlight Others

I wrote about it today in the FB group, but there will be one new change that I will be adding to my Instagram. Each month, I will post a thread on FB entitled, Instagram Highlight. Once a week, I will randomly pick someone to highlight on my IG feed. You just have to be a member of the group and following me on IG.

Find out my thoughts on current events and what I've been working on behind the scenes. Read at jointhemeproject.com

That’s really all I have to share with you today, please let me know your thoughts in the comments below.

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  • Reply ukbeautygems

    I think this is such an amazing initiative to help others and each other. I took a long break from my blogs for personal reasons and had a lit on and now I’m back I truly feel a little lost! My posts on Instagram aren’t getting seen and theres not much engagement. I’m also starting a new project based on our personal events and self love journey to help ourselves and others and once that is up and running this is where I will be! You have inspired me and motivated me to keep going in ways that you’ll probably never understand. Thank you!

    February 19, 2019 at 8:30 am
    • Reply Erika

      I truly wish that I could give you a hug through the screen. I know exactly what you mean and understand completely. I’m just so happy we connected.

      February 19, 2019 at 3:39 pm
  • Reply ukbeautygems

    Thank you big hugs back, I’m so happy too! typo above new project with my sister*

    February 19, 2019 at 8:10 pm
  • Reply Nzinga-Ain

    This is beautiful and I’m actually really interested in joining you on some of your groups and whatnot!

    March 7, 2019 at 9:29 pm
    • Reply Erika

      I would absolutely love that!

      March 7, 2019 at 9:38 pm
  • Reply Ashley Firth

    This is such an amazing project! Good luck in developing your Community!xxx

    March 7, 2019 at 10:13 pm
    • Reply Erika

      Thank you! I really appreciate your kind words

      March 7, 2019 at 11:47 pm

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