Update: Thank You for Helping Ericotrips Win the Afrobloggers Awards

We WON the Afrobloggers Awards for Tourism and Culture!!! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

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First and foremost, I’d like to appreciate God, my friends, family, loved ones, the Afrobloggers team and of course, you guys – the ever supportive WordPress community.

Having ericotrips successfully emerge as the 2020 winner of Afrobloggers Awards for Best Tourism and Culture blog still feels like a dream come true and sometimes, I want to pinch myself just to be sure. No kidding… LoL.

Fact is, this victory is our victory. Yes!

In truth, I wouldn’t be here without a whole lotta moving gears.

From the darling Wonani of Dose of Wonani, who was kind enough to nominate ericotrips for this African-born award to my amazing followers on social media and WordPress who assured me of their own votes. To all, I say a BIG THANK YOU!

Here’s an excerpt from the congratulatory email I received:

“This award is in honour of the work and dedication you put in your work. 2020 was not a walk in the park and your efforts do not go unrecognised. That is the spirit of Ubuntu and we celebrate you!”

From my standpoint, what’s most fascinating about Afrobloggers is how they incredibly promote African bloggers in diverse niches through social media campaigns, enthralling interviews, awards and recognitions.

Through this experience, I was opportune to discover more of my brothers and sisters creating awesome content around the continent and if you’d like to see more of the work being done by Afrobloggers, you can visit their about page too.

Final Thoughts (My Two Kobo)

I think what is most important or fundamental in anyone’s pursuit for success or recognition is having pure passion.

When you’re passion-driven, I personally believe that you wouldn’t rely too much on outer factors like money, positive comments or motivation from family or friends.

If you love something well enough, like Nike says, “Just Do It!” Follow people making big waves in your niche/industry and be open to learn new ideas every single day.

I mean, it’s okay when you fail, lose focus or find consistency a tad challenging but regardless, dust yourself up and get ready to play ball again.

As we come to a close on my mini-TED talk *wink, I hope that you’d be the first person to believe in your superb dreams and ambitions.

Cheers to new beginnings dear friend and once again, thank you for helping ericotrips win the Afrobloggers awards.

Interested in reading more of my articles? C’mon, have a look around. 😁

You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

See ya on the next one! ✌

50 Comments Add yours

  1. Wow! Congrats my friend. Keep on working hard..


  2. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji says:

    Woowww congratulations lovey


    1. Thanks a bundle Lebogang!


  3. Sooo happy for you Ero!!! Well done!
    I’ll be looking for you on your Ted Talk! πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–
    This is definitely a pinchable moment!

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    1. Yes! Very “pinchable” LoL… thank you for your kind messages Cindy!

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      1. You’re so welcome!!!!
        Don’t pinch too hard. 🀣
        You should have told me I messege the whole comment!
        Glad to see you writing!πŸ’–

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  4. Congratulations on winning!! You totally deserved it. You’re a solid proof that hardwork and dedication does pay off. Congrats again! And I wish you many more wins πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

    Thanks for the mini Ted talk, it fired my interest in writing again, if only just a little.

    Keep doing you!

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    1. Haha Arobeh! You mean the TED Talk worked? LoL. Thanks for your kind words and I hope you surprise yourself on your writing journey soon enough…
      Cheers to more wins too. πŸŽ‰


  5. A belated congratulations! Thoroughly deserved.


    1. Thanks Sir Lignon. 😁

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  6. amleta says:

    Congratulations πŸ₯³πŸ₯³πŸ₯³πŸ₯³πŸ₯³


  7. justcalmwildness says:

    I have been wondering about your posts. I haven’t seen them in a while. How are you?


    1. Oh Jackie, I had a brief illness and decided to take a break from blogging. Many thanks for the care. ❀

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      1. justcalmwildness says:

        Oooh How are you doing now?


      2. I am recovering pretty well. Thanks for the concern.

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      3. justcalmwildness says:

        Get well soonπŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’›

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  8. justcalmwildness says:

    Aaaaw this is awesome. Congratulations❀❀❀


    1. Thanks Jackie! 😊

      Liked by 1 person

  9. Mope's Tales says:

    congratulations hun! you deserve this.


    1. Thanks Mope! 😊


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