Today, we will list out of our experience, which we think are the most important tips for budding bloggers.
The following tips are in no particular order.
Who blogs in a specific sector, should be up to date. Therefore, bloggers read a lot. It also improves their writing skills dramatically.
No man is an island. No man can be isolated truth. And just for bloggers, it is very important to make contacts. Of course not only to other bloggers, but also with businesses of their own industry. Finally, we will at some point need free neutral review submissions and like that.
“Who does not know the goal is not the right way.” That is a saying. And that is true of course for blogging. Only if you have a goal or several goals, one of which can also derive the right measures. And of course you can measure success only if one has previously set targets.
To achieve goals you need plans. What kind of content you write, speak about when you will have achieved something, etc. No one loves to read a failed person. Sympathy might work in other arena in life, but in the Internet, there is no sympathy: no visitor, no search engine will be sympathetic to you. You have to win. Look at us. We started from zero. Definitely Ankur and Corrine (only two persons, no others) helped a lot; but after a certain time, we needed to plan our goal.
A good plan also facilitates the daily work.
All kinds of blogs are already enough in number. To be successful, you should seek a thematic niche that it can operate optimally. Since the target group may well be first small, but filled them addressed efficiently and is loyal. This pleases the advertisers. Writing about many things is difficult but you can achieve the target.
One should never start a blog without at least with 5 articles. First impressions count, and who finds an empty blog, is not likely to visit again.
Many would-be bloggers are concerned about whether their articles are good enough. This is normal. Exempt you from the idea must be perfect. If only perfect blog to read, then the internet world would be very empty.
The contents are the most important criterion for success of a blog. So chew again not just any news that there are so to read a hundred of other blogs. Write your articles in your own experiences and incorporate writes purely your own opinion. In this way your articles will be unique.
Search engine optimization
Many do not like SEO. It is not about any special actions, but to optimize their own blogs. It also recommended by Google. There are free WordPress plugins. We have wrote many articles here on SEO and important plugins.
It is very important to blog regularly. Whether this is every day or once a week, that is up to you and up to the niche. But who is blogging intensely 2-3 days and then again for another month does not write, is rarely successful and not end up in many feed readers. Why niche differs? Say our other blog, DailyMedico does not need 2-3 posts perday, do you know why? because there are only few good medical blogs and probably the competition is less. But, for this website, if we stop posting for two days, it will simply sink down.
Create your own style
So that you and your readers in mind remains protruding from the mass of the other blogs, you have to develop, among other things its own style. Your voice must have a recognition factor. This is usually a nice, friendly and communicative style. There are bloggers get that much attention around swear by. But this is usually not permanent.
Errors are important. And despite all the tips we will make mistake. But this is very good because you can learn more from it than from successes. And only those who learn to always be long-term success.
Many bloggers are very economical with links to the outside websites. This is a big mistake. Only those who diligently and without remorse (without “nofollow” ) Link to other blogs and Web sites get back links also. Then you do not need to link exchange or something to get started.
Besides the visitors from Google today many readers come via social websites such as Twitter, Facebook etc. You should make use of it, maintaining your good article stops there and ask your readers to vote for you there.
Every comment and every email is worth like gold mine. Answers to questions in comments and thanks for praise. Who comes in contact with the reader creates a personal level, one time visitors, returning regular reader makes. Plus you learn a lot about the needs of the target group.
We wrote few mistakes in codes, which were corrected by expert visitors. We not only thanked, but also made a link to their websites or blogs. This method establishes that you are an honest person.
Eventually you must develop an vision for things that could be interesting for your blog. Go with open eyes through the (on-and offline) world and take the needs, problems, concerns, etc. on the people, in order to make good articles.
Competition can be very helpful. Learn from the competition and it sets the learned behavior to put into your own blog. You do not have the best of all blogs. It is enough if your is better than the blogs of your competitors.
To earn money with blogging is a beautiful thing. But who is blogging just for the money will eventually lose the desire. Money should never be blogging the number one motivation. Otherwise, the chances are very high that it will not give your blog a long existence.
Forget the whole “Get rich overnight” funda. building a blog is hard work and most do not get rich from it. But those who provide the necessary patience and motivation, can eventually live off blogging.
Keep your blog software up to date for example keep your WordPress updated.
The look is important. It is like in real life. Since your contributions can still be as good, if your blog looks bad, you will not find many readers. The best thing you you looking for the perfect free template (eg for WordPress ) and adapts it according to your ideas and after.
Anyone who regularly or even every day want to write articles for his blog, must have the fun of it. Anyone who has any fun to write on, which it will be difficult in the long run.