SUCCESS TIPS FOR ASPIRING BLOGGERS:
How To Become A Successful Blogger In 2019
Creating a blog takes less than an hour, but creating a successful blog takes way more time.
As an aspiring blogger, there is an extremely high possibility of getting on board the wrong train and thus, the need for proper guidance.
Starting out wrongly goes a long way in destroying the success of your blog.
There are so many unsuccessful blogs today. This is a clear signal that many new bloggers run their blogs the wrong way.
To be on the right track to blogging, you have to follow the tips given below in this article.
As you may already know, blogging is the creation of top quality contents for a target audience, mostly for profit.
If you want to be a blogger, then be prepared to write because blogging is writing.
Here are a few tips that’l guide you through.
As an aspiring blogger, follow them, so as to always be on the right track, as you enter the world of blogging.
Do Proper Niche Research
The niche you create your blog on matters a lot. It plays a crucial part in your career as a blogger.
Picking the wrong niche can lead to an unsuccessful blog. A blogger has to possess knowledge in his/her niche. You have to make sure the niche you choose will be favourable to you on the long run.
Do not just make researches on trending niches, choose one you are not even well familiar with, and hop into the blogging world. It will do you no good.
As an aspiring blogger, you have to conduct proper researches on categories that you are most familiar with, and pick a niche that suits you well.
Trust me, this is the first step towards a fruitful and successful journey into the world of blogging.
You can do it!!
Remember! The journey of a thousand miles starts with a step…
Update Your Blog Frequently
To be successful as a blogger, you have to be consistent.
You have to blog regularly, update posts, write new ones, and always check on your blog.
Most blogs today loose potential subscribers due to this.
Inconsistency can pass a negative message over to your subscribers.
This is not good as you would loose subscribers. They will take you as an unserious blogger who does not worth subscribing to.
It is well proven that bloggers who regularly update their blogs, get more views than those who don’t.
You don’t post an article today and forget about your blog for the next three days. You post articles and check your blog stats regularly, to know how your article is doing, update whenever you have a better idea, and write more articles.
This is the key towards growing as a blogger.
Write Quality Blog Post
In blogging, “content is king”. The quality of the contents you offer, goes a long way in determining whether you would be a successful blogger or not.
Blog readers hate poorly written articles. This is only natural, as no one would find reading a poorly written article with so many grammatical errors and poor arrangements funny.
You must make sure you properly cross-check your articles before bringing them live on your blog.
You have to make proper researches.
Thats why you have google!!.
Always check for grammatical errors in your posts before publishing them.
Well written posts attract potential readers. Most of these readers turn into potential subscribers.
That’s how you keep growing.
Do Keyword Research
While your post title idea may seem nice in your imaginations, you have to conduct keyword research on the post you are writing, in order for you to discover the phrases people hit on google while searching for similar information.
After conducting good keyword research, you have to intergrate these keywords into your post, so as to increase the chances of appearing on google.
This helps in generating more traffic to your blog, and is a good step towards making your blog successful.
There are so many keyword research tools that can help you out.
Here are some free keyword research tools.
- Google Keyword Planner
- Wordstream Free keyword tool
- Answer the public
And lots more.
These keyword research tools help you discover keyword search volumes, CPC rates, and their competitions.
You can also find related phrases people search for, and their search volumes.
With these tools, you gain access to to a lot in keywords.
There are also paid keyword research tools like SEMrush, Spyfu, and more.
To be a successful blogger, you must reply comments by visitors on time.
Any blogger who doesn’t do this is bound to always loose subscribers.
There is every need for you as a blogger, to reply every worthy comment. This brings you closer to your visitors, and helps you to build credibility.
If you reply comments, you indirectly encourage visitors to comment. By commenting , you make them come back to your blog.
Leaving the comment box to only your visitors, with so many questions unanswered, sends a negative signal to new visitors.
You have to always reply to as much comments, as you can.
This is a good step towards being a successful blogger.
Use Well Optimized Photos In Your Posts
You have to make your posts as visual as possible. This makes your blog lively. Always use high quality visuals to aid your points in your articles.
In some cases, the visuals pass the message that words don’t carry.
This can also lessen the possibilities of readers getting bored while reading your posts. This surely attracts visitors.
You can always get copyright free photos online. These are free high definition photos that can be used both personally and commercially, for free and without restrictions.
You can get such images from platforms like Pexels, Unsplash and Pixabay.
All you have to do is visit any of these sites, and search for any kind of image you want.
All the results are royalty free images and they are high definition.
Social Media Promotions
To grow fast in the blogging world, you have to do some promotions on social media.
Social media is a useful tool for blog promotion. Almost everyone has atleast one social media account.
Promoting your contents on social media exposes your contents to a whole wide range of audience ranging from friends, to friends of friends.
Growing your visibility on social media increases your chances of becoming a popular blogger.
Social media platforms like Facebook, twitter, Instagram, and more, can also be used to get you closer to your readers, improve on your relationship with them, and even helps you to gain more subscribers, as this sends positive signals across.
To cap it all, if you want to be a successful blogger, you must be well prepared for social media marketing.
Write Longer & Original Contents
You have to offer original contents written by you. Avoid placing copied contents on your blog. It does you no good, on the long run.
Copied contents make you less special as a blogger. Do not be afraid of being original.
Even if you are able to come up with only two original quality posts in a week, its is far off better than placing copied contents frequently on your blog, all in the name of being consistent.
Originality is specialty.
Keep posting just the original articles. With time, you’l get used to writing articles, and will even produce more original articles in a short period.
Writing original contents display your personality, and writing style to your visitors. Believe me, those who love your style will subscribe to your blog to get more posts from you.
All you have to do is continuously write original posts, and you’l see how a growing number of visitors who love your style would keep coming to your blog.
This is another good habit you must possess, if you want to be a successful blogger.
To be successful in the world of blogging, you have to be patient.
Blogging is not a get rich quick scheme. It grows in a gradual process, and brings the income naturally, when the time is right.
Always having the cash in mind, blindfolds you on what blogging really is.
You can not possibly just hop into the blogging world, and expect to start earning already. If you are looking for such kind of income, you can not find it in the blogging world.
A blogger generates income in a gradual process.
Don’t just look at the successful bloggers and think they achieved all that in just a few months.
Some even took up to two whole years to get to the level you see them today.
As you keep blogging without giving up, you gain more subscribers, gain more authority in your niche, and before you know it, you’l be there.
Let Your Blog Be Responsive And Mobile Friendly
Gone are the days when most internet users visited the internet through computers.
Today, almost everyone visits the internet from mobile phones.
You can see the importance of making your blog mobile friendly.
This helps you in becoming a successful blogger, as you will not miss out on the large volume of visitors that visit the internet from mobile phones.
It lets you make the most out of your blog in terms of traffic generation.
Be Open To Criticism
As a blogger, you serve the public and at such, you have to be open to criticism.
Everyone has a different opinion. What pleases Mr. A, might not please Mr. B. Remember, do not expect a calm approach from everyone. People are different.
Do not follow up criticizing comments with abusive words.
This tells other visitors that you are immature. All you have to do is avoid such kind of comments.
There is sense in every nonsense. Do not reply abusive posts, but study them, to see if there is any area you need to improve on.
Don’t expect good manners from everyone.
All you have to do is keep blogging.
Those who love your style would always follow you.
As an aspiring blogger, you ought to follow all these, as you enter into the world of blogging, so as to be on the right route to success.
12. Build Quality Link To Your Site
Make sure you get quality backlink to your site every day through guest post, networking with other bloggers, press releases and other White Hat method.
Please be careful of black hat Seo techniques, it will make Google sandbox your site or even de-index it.
Read more at How To Get Backlinks In 2019.
If this guide has been of help, please feel free to drop your comments.