5 months, 1 week ago Simple URL Shortener Team
8 Reasons to Keep in Mind Before Starting a Blog
I love writing, whether about my personal thoughts or just about anything that captures my interest.
So for quite some time I have asked myself, “Should I start a blog?”
I dig on some research about the benefits of blogging, and man, I wished I started long before. Blogging allows me to learn more and earn more at the same time! Don’t we all want that? I have come up with a few yet topmost reasons why start a blog ASAP!
1. Speak Your Thoughts:
Blogging lets you become the head producer and director of your stories. You have the freedom to write about the topics that interest you and present them the way you want them to be. You do not worry about wrong inputs because you control the flow of information.
2. Learn Endlessly and Be Organized With Your Thoughts:
When writing your blog entries, you will sometimes stumble upon topics you are not so familiar with. This becomes an opportunity for learning since you have to research more about the topic in order to come up with a high quality entry.
When I was starting my own blog, I’ve researched my way on how to start a blog, about WordPress blog, even blogging for money! Later on, these learnings turned into something productive. Also, blogging forces you to be more organized with your thoughts and see to it that one thought would flow effortlessly to another. You don’t want to be writing about your trip to Hawaii and talk about cancer on the next paragraph, right?
3. Build Your Audience Until Whenever:
With blogging, your audience will not be limited to your friends or followers only. Blogging gives you the chance to be connected to billions of people around the globe who is looking for information about a certain topic or interested about the same thing your publishing. With this, it aids you in marketing yourself or your business.
Blogging saves you a great deal of money versus highly expensive marketing campaigns while reaching out to anyone who has access with the world wide web. If this isn’t enough yet to convince you as to why start a blog, scroll down!
4. Establish Rapport and Potential Client Engagement:
If you’re into business, then it’s already a given that you need clients in order to make your business grow. Since blogging connects you to anyone at anywhere, then by giving concrete value through your entry, it would be easier to engage with your leads. These leads are potential buyers, and buyers mean money!
5. Be Known As An Authority:
Okay, we’re not talking about dictatorship here. When you already figured out how to start a blog, most commonly through WordPress blog, you’d realize later on that there are some topics that really interest you and would want to be known for them.
Hence, your audience sees you as a significant person in relation to a topic or idea at hand. It improves your image as a professional and your blogs can even become your modern day business cards. Great, right?
6. Doorway for New Opportunities:
When you’ve established yourself as a key person about a certain topic or issue, different opportunities will be knocking at your doorstep. Speaking engagements, guestings, coaching or mentoring, and even product sponsorships! All these are possible when you start your own blog page. Talk about getting famous, here’s your chance.
7. Expand Your Social Circle:
Blogging allows you to meet new people everyday from everywhere. These people might not just be potential clients but could turn into friends, business partners and suppliers. Who knows, you might just find The One through your own blog page? Exciting!
8. Supports Your Expertise:
Prior we talked about blogs as your new business cards but sometimes they could act as your resumes as well. When you’re applying for a certain position and claim to be a subject matter expert, you can back it up with your blog. How convenient it is.
“Should I start a blog?” Well, I tell you, why shouldn’t you? Enjoy your blogging!
Do you have a blog already? What inspires you to get started with blogging? And what are your struggles from the beginning to where you are now? Share your story to us and let others be inspired too.
5 months, 1 week ago AngelusParticipant
All good points!
One I’d like to add is simply: Try To Help Others. Most of my blog posts are to help solve a problem that I wasn’t able to resolve with existing resources.
An angel in wolves clothing..
5 months ago Lion KingParticipant
Yes and it is important to be disciplined and structed too. Thanks for posting!
Follow the crowd and you be just another cheep.
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