Starting a new activity is always hard until you finally start it. First of all you need have your own self determination in doing anything. No doubt You will definitely fail at the beginning, but the perfection doesn’t come in a single go right. Some times when i tell the people i blog for a living, they roll their eyes . That’s so easy, they say. But the only bloggers know the difficult in meeting all credentials and to be updated.
What is a Blog?
A Blog is just an journal or data information website displaying information in date wise order with the new posts appearing first. Blogging is not just for businesses, With blogs we can benefit personally, professionally and financially. Writing has actually become one of my great hobbies, i recommend blogging to everyone. Blogs today have become very essential part and needed for most of the generation world wide. conventional writing has taken a back seat with the birth of blogs. Ink is replaced by keyboard and readers are targeted world wide.
Blogging can be incredibly valuable to a variety of people and for variety of reasons.
1. Blogging for networking and exposure:
Networking is one of great way of meeting new people, locally and globally. Some people may start a blog because to expand their networking opportunities and skills. With the help of their blogs, they can establish and develop their expertise and extend their online reach to many.
2. Blogging for business or a cause:
We may come across some blogs which support business or non profit organization. In my view, business and charity blogs are mesmerizing tools to jump and start social media sharing.
3. Hobby / Interest in writing:
This can be referred to as most common reason people start blogging. Perhaps many people like to write, and they like to write for themselves. Basically, this is how actual blogger should be and blogging is to be. This is why blogging started and why blogging existed. Most people dont care about the best platform for blogging. They keep on writing blogs. They just love to write and if some one happens to comment it is good sign.
4. Making money:
If you have a blog with good writing, with a plenty of readers there may be n number of opportunities to monetize. In this imperfect economy, being diversified and additional sources of income can be tremendously beneficial. So, start a blog today. If you are doing a job that does not pay as much as you would like or if you would simply like to earn more money, blogging is the best platform. But it is very time consuming process and one must have patience.
5. To connect with like minded people:
Blogging is the best platform to connect with people who thinks alike. The audience or the customer which you gain through blogging doesn’t have to just be your audience. They can become your friends or colleagues. If you are blogging on a particular topic, they help you to take your thoughts forward. Through blogs a lot of ideas sharing takes place.
6. To build your own innovation:
At times, your mind will be with all creativeness and gets innovative ideas, which are not sure about it. Blogging is best platform to exhibit your ideas explicitly. You may be having a lot of fear of their acceptance. So, blogs are the best option to cherish your ideas. It gives you both readers and also confidence to boost up.
7. To gain knowledge:
We can surely gain knowledge on the blogs today. There are many blogs nearly millions available on web. Updating blogs regularly with last information is perfect way to tune up and reach the audience.
8. Create a record:
By blogging we can able to create a record. According to “the 1 percent rule”, only one percent of internet users create new content and makes blogging. while other 99% are only participants simply view it. By making blogs you can separate your self from 99% of people. Standing out is essential in an increasing competitive economy.
9. To help others:
Blogging means indirectly helping others. A lot of blogs were written to help people in the situation like break ups, diseases and parenting etc. It is difficult to talk to someone personally on some crucial topics. Instead blogs works in effective way and gives relief to user or the reader.
10. Can get name and popularity:
It is human tendency that if they see any successful people they try to follow that path. This is also true in blogging industry. People like Amit agarwal, Darren rowse or other bloggers who have money and fame. Here again passion is foundation of blogging. If you want to become a famous blogger only one thing you need is to crawl, it is impossible to jump.
If you want to be a blogger you need to do two things:
- Read a lot
- Write a lot
These are the some ways that will help you start a blog. Let me know other reasons why one should start blogging now. Starting a blog has its pros and pitfalls. While trying to make a blog consider both the sides of arguments.
Also read: How to create a blog and start working on it
If you dont stop thinking about it, dont stop working for it.