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10 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Own Blog

Why You Should Start Your Own Blog

In this article, I will point you down the main reasons why you should start your own blog.This will encourage you enough to start a new blog in action.heare are 10 things to consider before you start a blog.

1. Blogging is Easy

 

Yes, that’s true if you are able to write E-mails then you can run a blog.The hardest part is setting it up.But I have fully explained it on this blog.

With WordPress, you don’t have to design your blog using HTML or PHP.You only have to work with theme customization and installing plugins.These customizations are pretty simple like changing a profile picture on facebook.Wordpress dashboard is a user-friendly blog management system.Once you get the grip of it, you will know exactly what to do.

 

2.Google loves Bloggers

 

Google is the world number one search engine.Search engines help to bring new readers to your blog.When your blog is ready, google go through your blog articles and pages.And the articles will be listed on google.It means you will receive additional visitors from search engines.these new visitors will become your new friends or future business partners.

3.Blogging Makes You a Better Person

 

Blogging will surely make you a better person in many ways.It obviously improves your writing skills as well as communication skills.You will write articles, tutorials and you will write about your personal experience and opinion.And you keep writing to an international audience. You will start thinking more intentionally about who you are and who you want to become

Furthermore, when you send a job application many employers look for employees who have blogs and write openly about their subjects and study cases.So writing a blog is definite “plus” for you.

 

4. Blogging Helps Other People

 

You share your knowledge via blogs.This will be very useful if you have studied a bit about a certain subject matter.You can help other people with specific problems.Let’s say you have a blog about “Coding in python”There are many new coders daily entering the programming world with Python coding.Your knowledge or advice could be essential and very helpful.

The same thing goes with any other blog topic.It should not be a technical one may be a blog about “Mother care”  or ” Photography” You can help other people in their own way.It will be very heart-warming when you start to get emails saying “Thanks for providing such valuable information

5.You Can Make Money with Blogging

 

Now this is the most interesting part that you have been waiting for.You must have seen or have heard about people who are making a lot of money by just blogging.It’s not easy at the beginning you have to spend some time, traffic but once you have enough readers you will start making some small, yet passive income.with time traffic numbers will increase and yet your income increase.I am not only talking about few hundred dollars.But most of the people earn their living from blogging.

 

6.Can promote yourself

 

When you have a blog you can promote yourself or make you look like an expert.Finally, now you have a tool or a channel to promote yourself.You will really get amazed how many people will contact you directly to offer working positions.This will open you a lot of doors that you might never ever dream of.

 

7.Can keep you in touch

 

Active and motivated people have very less time to sit on facebook or any other social “Chat rooms”.Blogs can keep you in touch with friends, family, colleagues and relatives.They can easily read about your achievements, activities via your blog.A wise blogger can make his/her own blog as a communication tool.

 

8. Blog Can Help To Grow Your Business

 

Does your company have a blog? if not that means you are missing a lot.Most popular and successful companies have their blogs.They update their achievements, new products to the community using the blog.

As an example, your potential clients can read interesting stories about your company success, ideas, strategies, and your blog can turn them into regular paying customers.That’s a huge opportunity that lots of small and big firms are not using.

 

9. Blogging Helps to Improve Writing and Argumentation Skills

 

Good writing skills and knowledge of English is necessary for everyday life and also in professional career.Blogging can improve your knowledge about in these subject areas.And it gives a huge impact on your writing skills.The more you write, the easier it becomes.With time you will increase confident in your language skills.

 

10. Blogging Can Become Your Hobby

 

If you have too much free time and you are constantly browsing facebook and other social media you should really consider start blogging.

You will soon get addicted to this good thing and you will start learning many things.So if you are bored right now then what are you waiting for? You will get a lot of good and new experiences, there is nothing to lose.

 

 

Some interesting facts about blogging

 

  • There are approximately 130 million active blog readers in the US right now.
  • 90% of companies who blog daily have acquired at least one customer (probably much more) through blogging.
  • 80% of the US online consumers trust the information they get from blogs.
  • 61% of US online consumers have made a purchase based on recommendations from a blog.
  • Blogging is most popular in age group of 20 – 35-year-old. It’s over 50% of the total blogging population.

Source: Yahoo

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Lanka Rathnayaka
I am a freelancer blogger who is interested in Computer programming and web technology.Currently Studying information System Engineering at the University of Colombo.
http://scout-labs.com

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