When I was writing my last post ( My Daily Makeup Products + Total Cost) I thought it might be interesting to time myself and see how long it actually took to write the whole post. I don’t think many non-bloggers realise how much time blogging can take up. Everything from taking photos, to writing and editing, can be time consuming. So here’s a quick break down of how long everything took:
Taking Photos- 25 Minutes
For the post I took the photo on my iPhone 5. I usually use a digital camera, but as I only had one photo to take I used my phone. This actually seems quite a long time to take one photo, but the lighting wasn’t great and I tried quite a few different layouts. I think in the future I’m going to take bulk photos to save time.
Editing Photos- 30 Minutes
I’m really not the best at editing photos, but I think they look better edited than the original shot. I use PicMonkey to edit my photos. I usually adjust the brightness and highlights as well as the contrast. You can see the results below:
Writing The Post- 1 hour 35 minutes
Looking at the post I can’t believe it took me so long to write, but there are a lot of links, which take some time to add. I also had to find the prices for all the products and to be honest I am quite a slow writer! The time does include proofreading and spellchecking, as well as smaller things like adding tags.
Total Time Taken- 2 Hours 30 Minutes
That’s the time taken to write the whole post, but it doesn’t include any promotion, like posting on Twitter. The post was probably one of the quicker posts to write, due to only having one photo to take and edit. How long does it take you to write a post? Do you have any tips on writing a post more quickly?