Starting a Blog
Are you wondering if you should blog? Would it be worthwhile? Here’s a list of reasons that you should start blogging!
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- Blogging allows you to become a better thinker.
When you blog you are having to organize your thoughts in order to write them out.. Blogging causes you to look further into subjects that you are tackling. This continuous practice helps you train your mind to think better
- It makes you a better writer.
Remember the saying “Practice makes perfect” or “Use it or lose it”? Both of those come to mind when thinking about writing. The more you do it the better you get. Also, when you don’t practice something you start to forget the details of the process. Writing on a regular basis will build these skills which can help you both professionally and personally when communicating.
- Blogging makes you better with conversation
As you start having people follow your blog, you’ll receive emails and comments from your audience. These interactions with people will help you better articulate yourself and allow you to gain confidence in expressing yourself.
- Share your knowledge
Blogging is a great way to help people by sharing your knowledge on a subject or process. In turn, it makes you feel better for having made a positive difference on someone.
- You can make Money!
Whether through ads, affiliate marketing, sponsored post, or selling your own products you can make money blogging.
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- Blogging empowers you to raise awareness about things you care about.
Do you have a specific cause or a charity that you want to raise awareness about or support? Through your blog, you can help raise awareness and money for these causes.
- No Degree Required
To blog, you don’t need a special degree or classes. There is some training that is nice and can make things easier but there is no specific degree required to be a blogger.
- Minimal Start up cost
To start a blog, you can do it for free by hosting through a platform such as WordPress.com or you can get a host and have your own domain (www.name.com). There is a cost to host through your own domain, however, it’s well worth it.
- Blogging Instills Discipline
To blog successfully you must come up with a schedule and be consistent so that your audience knows what to expect. It can feel very difficult at first until you get into the groove of doing it.
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