If you are reading this right now, you are probably a newbie as far as blogging is concerned, or about to begin the journey. This beginner blogger success tips were inspired by my own experience as a newbie. Many people are beginning to give blogging more attention than ever before, for different reasons. While some take the opportunity the blogging platform presents to simply express their personality, others make it a serious business. Whatever the side you belong to, blogging gives you the opportunity to cover a wide range of connection on the internet.
If blogging is serious business to you, this article will give you a better insight into becoming a successful blogger. For the purpose of this article, I would be focusing mainly on Blogger as a blogging platform.
Even though Blogger offers a simple interface that helps beginner Bloggers to set up their blogs without any special technical skills, there are things one needs to know or do correctly in other to be successful as a blogger. I will try to briefly discuss some of the success tips here and hope that you find them really helpful.
Get enough knowledge: Don’t be in haste to start blogging for any reason. You need to lay a good foundation for success. Be sure you know exactly what you are doing and what you should or shouldn’t do (my people perish for lack of knowledge. Hosea 4:6a). Nobody starts out anything with the intention to fail. If you must succeed, you must get the right knowledge. Use Blogger Help when or where you are not sure and try not to assume anything. Learn the proper way to setup and use your blogger tools. See Blogger’s getting started guide for useful tips.
Choose a topic: after setting up your blog, you would need to make posts. This means that you have to write about something. Choosing a topic gives you something to write about, therefore, you should choose a topic or topics you are either familiar with or have passion for; this way you don’t run out of ideas. When choosing your topics, try to make them SEO friendly as much as possible. This helps with your ranking.
Create rich and quality content: whether your site is about places, people or things, what keeps readers glued to your site is the quality of the contents you offer. People are not ready to waste their time on your site filled with junk contents. if you have good and quality content, the visitors to your site are more likely to return after their first visit.
Beneficial posts: ensure that your posts are beneficial to your readers and not made for rankings alone, this makes your blog/site the ‘go-to’ source. Readers should be able to find solutions to certain challenges when they visit your blog.
Making money: this shouldn’t be the first thing on your mind, because it would make you lose focus, since you would rather worry yourself about how you are going to make money. And the thought of giving quality service would take the back seat.
Post often: even if you don’t post every day, try to post as often as possible. It keeps your site updated and gives your visitors something new to read each time they come around.
Associate yourself with other bloggers: Join forums to interact with other bloggers and learn from them. Associating with other bloggers gives you even more and or better ideas for your blog.
Webmaster’s Requirements: There are certain requirements expected of your site, ensure that you meet the Google’s Webmasters Requirement.
Register your domain name: this cost some amount of money though, but it is important as it helps you create a stronger web identity, which is likely to make your blog visitors take your blog seriously. It also helps your blog with search engine ranking.