Start A Blog Today
Blogging isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, actually more and more people and businesses are seeing the benefits to why they need to start a blog.
Since I shared with you the hard truths about blogging with my 5 Reasons You Should Not Be A Blogger
Now that you know what it takes to build a successful blog, I want to share the reasons why I believe you need to start a blog right now. Yes Now..
1- Ok I put this first since this has been an ongoing issue for me haha But I am getting better, to my defense, “I think faster then I type”
2- Your blog is a good place to let your personality shine, the more of you you show the more your readers will relate.
3- A blog is the best place to cover a topic
or niche and build a community with readers that have the same interests.
4- If you didn’t know, a blog is really the best place to promote a service or product, even more so now with all the social media traffic you can get, they will be happier going to a blog to learn more then a sales page.
5- The best part of starting a blog is It Is YOUR Blog, you can say and share whatever you want, you have the complete freedom.
6- Having a blog can and will make you money, if you put the time and work in to drive enough traffic to it.
7- A blog can land you a job opportunity, especially if your blog is popular, you never know who will visit your blog next.
8- It has become so easy to start a blog today that there is no reason why everyone doesn’t have one. You don’t need design or coding skills, WordPress or even Blogger have ready made blogs for you to get up and running.
9- Posting to your blog is a great way to get quick feedback on something you need help with.
10- Having a blog is a great place to write detailed product reviews to share with your readers.
11- Blogs are the best way to get Google traffic, Google luvs blogs and with Worpress, your blog is ready made to be SEO optimized with a few simple tweaks.
12- If you have a small businesses, then you must start a blog, whether you use it just to communicate with your existing customers or for marketing and promotion purposes.
13- Blogging can be fun, especially with many of todays add-ins and plug-ins that let you customize your blog. For me the fun comes in with some of the comments I receive or see on other blogs..lol
14- Many bloggers have turned their blogs into published books, who knows you might end up with your own book one day. Look at Gary V and ProBlogger.
The possibility and opportunity is there.. up to you to chase it down.
15- With your blog you will talk to people from all over the world, people you would never have met without your blog.
I have to say this has been a nice bonus to my blog, meeting people from other countries and get a peek into their lifestyle and culture.
16- Starting a blog and writing on it will help you realize just how much useful information you have on your blogs topic. Seems the more I write the more I know.
17- Your blog is a great place to share your lessons good and bad with your readers, better more if your lessons have to do with your blogs topic.
This will be helpful to your readers and at same time help you build that all important relationship with your readers.
18- Having a blog will help you stay current with what is happening within your niche. I have found some great articles from people that have left comments on my blog.
19- Regularly posting on your blog is a great way to build accountability and give your readers a place to visit regularly to get helpful information.
20- Your blog is the best place for you to send all your new followers from Twitter, Facebook and now Digg. You want to connect and engage readers on social sites, and invite them back to your blog to continue to build that relationship.
But your main goal is to make those social site friends your new blog friends, where you have full control of the relationships.
There is my small list of the reason you need to start a blog today, and I know, There are about a million good reasons.
If you have more, please let me know in the comments.