Blogging Business: The Myths And Truths
After more than one year of blogging experience (although I am still in learning phase) many readers of my blogs and friends of mine keep asking me about “how to become successful blogger” or how to earn money online with blogging. After answering too many questions finally I decided to seat down and write one all in one FAQ article so that you as a reader can understand what the blogging game is all about. So, here it is the Blogging business: the myths and Truths exclusively for you.
What Actually The Blogging Means?
According to wikipedia, “A blog (a blend of the term web log) is a type of website. Blogs are usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order (Recent entries are listed on top). Blog can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog. Most blogs are interactive, allowing visitors to leave comments and even message each other via widgets on the blogs and it is this interactivity that distinguishes them from other static websites.”
When we talk about blogging business, blog is the platform where we share information in text, image or video format to help, teach, guide visitors or just for fun. We work hard to increase the number of visitors to our blog from search engine (also known as organic traffic) per day. When we start receiving high traffic on our blog, we can use them to produce income (revenue) using different methods like advertisements, CPC ads (google adsense) and paid blogging etc.
What Is Auto Blog And Is It Beneficial?
As I said, blog is about sharing information, auto blog means a blog that automatically fetches information in full or part from other websites / blogs / article directories / content sharing sites like flicker and youtube on particular topic. This can be done using automated script or some software. As you can see there is no real hard work in auto blog, its setup once and forget about it and hence very less chance to get success. I recommend avoiding auto blogging.
Its Not Quick Rich Scheme.
Yes, blogging is not quick rich scheme or one night business. In fact, blogging is a long time journey and will require you to pay enough attention and your hard efforts just like any offline business will need.
Blogging Has Never Been Easy, This Business Is Easy To Do But Hard To Sustain.
The main reason most blogger fail in the beginning is because blogging is not a kid’s job as It may seem first time. Creating blog, posting content regularly may be easy job, but building quality traffic, improving ranking in search engine and improving credibility of your blog on internet (of course to earn better revenue and better price for your advertising space) is not that really easy. Blogging is continuous learning process. Anyone can start it but to get success you have to keep doing and doing until you learn what you are doing.
Blog Not About Copying / Publishing Content, Its About Guiding, Helping, Caring, And Teaching People.
Yes, if you want to setup a full time blogging business, it won’t be enough to publish content, but your content should really help your readers the way they want. I mean if your reader came to your blog when looking for particular information on search engine, your blog should offer the same information to him, otherwise his first visit to your blog will be the last visit for ever.
There Is Not Quick Money, But There Is Sure Huge Money Opportunity Ahead.
Another reason why people quiet blogging in initial stage is because they fail to make expected income from it. Let me clear that blog will not give you instant income, but if done in systematic way, it will surely give you a huge income after a year or two. The duration, you will start making good amount of blogging revenue will depend on how soon you become proficient in blogging.
I know these are not all the questions you have in your mind, but its not possible to explain everything in single page article. If you want to know more, why don’t you ask me in comment below?