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MYTHS ABOUT BLOGGING:-
Let’s look at and discuss a few myths about blogging.
Luck has nothing to do with success in blogging. Successful bloggers did not start writing their blog one day and become a hit. They did not get 10,000 visitors overnight or made $1000 on day 1. They worked hard and learned things that work after a lot of trials and errors. They spent hours on writing and promoting post after post month after month and then succeeded. It is their effort which is behind their success and not the luck.
YOU NEED A HUGE AUDIENCE
Most people grow slowly and may not attract a vast audience. They may never get to million hits per month but it is OK. All you need is the right audience. I have seen people who make plenty with an email list of just thousands and then people who make pennies with an email list of lakhs. The key to success is attracting the right audience. You need a domain and a decent host to start with and then you might need to invest in the right theme and plugins. You may have to invest in the right email tool and keyword research tool and a landing page tool. All these are essential for your growth (depends upon your goals).
YOU NEED TO BE TECHNICAL:-
You need to also have knowledge about the latest technologies. Well, it helps if you know your way around the technical things related to the blog. But you do not have to be a tech guy to succeed. You can always hire someone to help with it.
YOU HAVE TO BE A GREAT WRITER TO SUCCEED:-
Not everyone is a great writer. Learning and polishing your craft along the way is the key. You do not have to be a great writer but you should be willing to learn to write better. You should be honest to understand your weak zones and take measures to get better. You should be ready to write more often and regularly because that is the only way to get better.
YOU HAVE TO PAST EVERY DAY:-
Most people quit blogging because they felt if they do not blog every day they won’t succeed. It is not the quantity that matters but the quality matters. Well if you can follow a schedule (one post a week or once every two weeks ), it definitely helps. But if you only post when you have something to share, it will also work for you (as long as the content you passed is of high quality and people feel it is worth the wait).
YOUR BLOG MUST BE PERFECT FROM THE BEGINNING:-
When you start you do not need the right logo with the right design or the right tag-line.You do not have to get your headlines or your opening paragraphs great or fantastic closings. What matters is starting today with a promise to yourself of making a constant effort to get 10x better. So do not wait for perfection start today with whatever you have.