Hello. It’s Belinda.
I hope you had a good week.
As for me, I’ve really been “putting my nose to the grindstone.” If you want to know the truth.
And I don’t mean just the regular work. Meetings and hay tastings and all that.
No, I’m cooking up something new. A “side hustle.”
That's right. I'm taking a second job. I need the money.
This all came from that company policy re: comments on my blog. As in I’m not allowed to have them and that’s a big problem for me.
Because I follow what Dale Carnegie says in his book. “The end justifies the means.”
I may have crossed a line when I hacked into the blog and added a comment box. But more than 80 of my friends used it to leave messages on my work anniversary. And I got to write back.
So it was worth it.
Well the tech team changed the password behind my back. I tried for three hours to hack in again and I said forget it. I have better things to do with my evenings.
Which brings me to why I suddenly need money.
I’m going to start my own blog.
How about that.
Not sure what I'm going to call it. Maybe "Belinda Says Hi" or something along those lines. I have to ask my notary about the laws.
Also it will have a comment box at the top and at the bottom. In fact the whole blog might be one big page of comments and that would be fine with me.
Anyway, that’s what kept me so busy all week. Researching how to do it.
Some companies I found say they can have your blog up and running in a few hours. Come on. I wasn't born yesterday.
There’s a lot of “scams” on the internet so I have to use my street smarts. Dig around in the fine print.
Another glitch is I have not received any paychecks yet. Not sure what the delay is. All I know is I need some cash to pay the blog company and get hooked up to Wi-Fi.
Plus I can’t use my Small Pet Select computer for a personal blog so I’ll be looking for a used laptop. Any brand will do. It doesn’t have to be fancy.
There’s a lot to learn but a year ago I learned how to be a spokesrabbit so I’ll be fine. The trick is finding work I can schedule around my day job.
I searched for “overnight part-time jobs” on the internet and there were 59,030. Which is plenty.
The funny thing is my agent said I don’t have time to answer comments on my blog. Says I have enough work already.
And now the whole team thinks I can’t manage my time.
Won’t they be surprised when they find out I’m pulling "double shifts."
Spokesrabbit, Small Pet Select