This post suggests the Top 10 questions that bloggers should ask to themselves.
Let me tell you all something. Blogosphere is now swarmed by millions of bloggers now.
Yes! Tumbler.com states that there are more than 100 million blogs with billions of blog posts incorporated.
Ok, will continue to discuss about blogging.
What is a blog?
A blog is a collection of organized content and a blogger is person who prepares the content for a blog.
People pursue blogging for various reasons. To connect with minded people, improve writing skill, share the updates with family and friends, have fun, help the people, promote something and so on are some of the reasons for this interest. But some people believe that the blogging is a business to make money online and thus had started their blogging carrier without understanding its basics concepts. Due to reasons such as not having perfect goals, bad SEO, lack of experiments and fear of learning, the possibility of making money with blogging has reduced considerably. This finally leads the bloggers to “quit blogging” as they have failed to make money with blog.
If you consider blogging as a hobby or a medium to have fun and stress relief, then I can vouch you that you will learn all the stuffs confidently by doing continuous research as you are not bound by any commitment to making money with it.
On the contrary, if you had started blogging profession just to make money online, then you need to ask some questions to yourself.
Let’s check what are those possible questions!
10 Questions that bloggers should ask to themselves to succeed in blogging
1. Do I have exact goal?
This is the basic question that the bloggers should ask to themselves. Not only in blogging, it is impossible to succeed in any business without having a perfect goal. First fix your mind to a simple goal as it allows you to reach your target soon and boosts your confidence levels. Keep increasing your goal settings and finally aim for bigger objectives. Fixing good goals really provokes you to perform well in blogging.
2. Am I having a good blog design?
Having clutter blog design would make the readers annoyed and they would jump from your blog without reading your magnificent content. The more user-friendly your blog, the more users would bookmark it and visit frequently. So it is essential to have great blog design with easy navigation.
3. Did I select my fascinating niche?
If unfamiliar niche was chosen by you, it is hard to update your blog with latest and new stuffs. So the more you know about your niche, the easier for you to maintain your blog with superior content.
4. Is my writing style is good?
A blogger should be a good writer because blogging is primarily a writing medium. Check your writing skill and if you are not good in writing, try to improve it by continuous practice. Writing similar to conversing with others will set the initial tone to perform in your blogging arena well.
5. Am I unique blogger?
Following some influential bloggers is good but copying their style is bad. To stand out high in the blogosphere, it is imperative that you should speak with your own voice and offer your visitors something different. This would ensure good readership of your blog.
6. Am I targeting the minded persons and helping them?
Targeting audience is vital in blogging to drive quality traffic to your blog. Do keyword research, know where your audience are present and identify what they are searching. Reach them through genuine ways and solve their needs and problems with your valuable blog posts.
7. Is my blog improving?
If you have been blogging for a long time, then its high time you check the readers engagement through discussions in social media, email response, number of comments etc. Updating the blog with trendy topics would advance the performance of your blog.
8. Am I generous?
Accomplishing the blogging stuffs selfishly would ruin your character and shall be disliked by search engines. So try to be generous by sharing the blog post of others, perform guest blogging and leave worthy comment on other blogs.
9. Is my blog is having good social presence?
Having good social presence is a dynamic trick for a blog to stay safe from Google animals like Panda, Penguin and Zebra. Do not over promote your blogs, but try get more social signals with the help of communities and social networks for your blog posts.
10. Am I aware of blog security and is it backed up?
It is the most important thing that your blog should be properly secured from the hackers and the competitors. Use strong password, install security plugins, use upgrade antivirus software and backup your blog regularly.
Asking questions yourself would improve your productivity and getting solutions for your questions would let you to reach the blogging goal effortlessly. Just ask these questions to yourself and use the tips given by me.
Don’t panic, it’s just an alert post for all the bloggers to perform an enhanced blogging and to make money with it. If your answers for all the above questions are optimistic, then I am sure that your goal of viewing the blog as a medium of monetary benefits and minting a career out of it is nearer. And if you struggle in answering any of these questions, then it would be better to find key for it.
As I mention always, your comments are valuable to me. If you feel that I have left out any important question that bloggers should ask to themselves? Let me know, will ask it to myself 😉