Creating and maintaining a blog is one of the best ways to market yourself or your company on the internet. Blogging provides a wealth of opportunities for both yourself and your readers.
Research shows that over 70% of businesses are operating without business plans; in fact, the statistics is even higher when it comes to online businesses, blogging included. I bet you are also guilty of this. It is an established fact that a requisite for success in business is a plan. Now if a plan is a recipe for business success, why are most bloggers blogging without it? Well, I think that’s a question you should answer yourself. Drawing up a plan for your blog is not compulsory but if you are serious about treating your blog as a business; then I will advice you put up a plan for your blog.
You might think your little Cooking is already a star. If so, go ahead and enter a few blog beauty contests to see if it will snag a prize or two. Nobody willing to give you a prize? You can create a few of your own and make yourself the sole recipient. I’ve done it and it works quite well, actually.
How catchy is your tagline and header? This question is important because your blog header is usually the first thing visitors set eyes on when they come to your blog. A good way to create a good blog header is to ensure that it contains the ultimate benefit a visitor stands to get while on your blog.
Which sites are recommended? Start by asking your friends about the sites they use, and check out the reviews of various sites in online blogs and review sites.
If you want to succeed with blogging, you need to make sure that you know what you are doing. Take the time before you start your blog to do research, so that you can make sure to get out of it what you want. Read as much as you can on the subject, and be 100% certain that you have all the knowledge that you need.
Some of the lucky ones were able to earn big by selling—not goods though—but ideas. You think you are an expert on something? You think you can be the next world famous guru on real estate or forex? Or could it be that you have some money making secrets you would like to share to the world? If you answered yes to any of the questions, then maybe you can try your luck and spend some time creating the e-book that can make you rich.