Saturday, July 29, 2017

What Blogging is and Why You Should Care

What Blogging is and Why You Should Care

If the term blogging doesn't ring upĂ‚  bell in your ears, then it's probably time we taught you what it was, to help you remain up-to-date with the current trends. Remember, gadgets, cell phones, electronic goods, be it anything in this world, it becomes obsolete in just few months, and maybe even us humans are next in the queue.

Many people just think of blogging as a personal diary or even a past time, or rather a hobby, though in reality it can turn out to be lot bigger than just a past time. Many accomplished bloggers make as much as $ 10,000-$ 50,000 on a monthly basis, so blogging is not child's play, by any means.

The first reason why you should really care about learning the art of blogging is the sheer fact that it can serve as a replacement for your full time job, and yield handsome returns. Moreover, you don't really need to travel anywhere, nor spend a penny to learn blogging. As a matter of fact, blogging is as easy as learning how to use a computer, though mastering the art of making money through blogging is not equally easy.

The first and foremost thing that you must do, in order to learn the skills necessary to become a successful blogger, is to create your first personal blog targeting the area of your interest. Once you put up some good informative content on your blog, it is necessary that you popularize it over the internet to drive heavy traffic.

You can resort to link building campaigns, post comments on other's blogs and include a back link to your blog, post threads in forums and generally just increase the number of backlinks to your site.

Moreover, you can submit your blog URL to all the popular search engines like Google, Yahoo!, MSN, AOL, ASK and the likes of them. You can also submit your latest posts to sites like digg, delicious, reddit and many more. There are actually thousands of these sites if you look for them.

You should next plan to create a big community of followers on Facebook, Linkedln, Twitter, Wordpress, blogger and other similar social networking platforms to increase the popularity of your blog.

Having done so, you're all set to make some handsome revenues with the help of online advertising programs like Google AdSense, ClickBank, text-link-ads, Adbrite and many more.

Sure , blogging can be good fun, but the essence of learning the art of blogging is far beyond fun and entertainment. If you start slowly and then introduce yourself to new ideas over time, the blogging world really is your oyster.

John S Stanton is a webmaster who runs a number of blogs, most of them are hosted with Dreamhost.

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