Many people are intimidated by the thought of starting their own blog, but it isn’t that hard to set up your blog. With the right dedication and smart planning, you can start a blog that will help you quit your day job and make you a significant passive income. Blogging requires no significant risk-taking on your part, but the rewards are truly astonishing if done right.
One of the reasons why bloggers fail is that they’re not producing engaging, outstanding quality content. With so much content being produced, great content is the minimum bet for getting in the game.Neil Patel
Why do blogs fail? any idea. Blogging is a leverage for any person who wants to be a thought leader in any industry.
- BEING AN INCONSISTENT BLOGGER:
Number one is that they are not consistent. Blogging, as a whole, is a grind. You have to continually write and create content in order to succeed as a blogger, which is not always easy to do. Consistency is a discipline every creative need to learn.
Usually, people start off very excited about it. They’re like, “I’m going to do this blogging thing and really hit it hard.” The first, second, and third day, they’re publishing one or two posts a day; they’re going crazy.
That is a huge problem because blogging is a grind. It takes time, especially that first year. It is brutal because you’ll spend hours grinding, and nothing seems to be happening.
But I assure you, as you continually create more content, you will get bigger. You will become a better authority on Google. You will be able to actually rank and get people to come to your website, just from the search engine.
To avoid this pitfall, it’s pretty simple. Just make sure that you are consistent and create a schedule. I always advise people that in their first year, they shouldn’t look at any other metrics but their own production.
2. WRITING CONTENT WITHOUT SHARING
Content distribution is a key strategy in content creation. Why create content if you won’t share? Your content won’t reach your target audience. Actively engage in online communities that have similar objectives with you.
3. NOT HAVING AN OBJECTIVE
Objectives drives you to your desired destination. It will inspire consistency, know why you are blogging.
4. THINKING BLOGGING REQUIRES LITTLE EFFORTS
Blogging requires a lot of effort, to churn out valuable content you should not be complacent,. You have to put in strategic efforts to ensure that people are drawn to your content. This requires a lot of research
5. HAVING NO OPT-IN AND SUBSCRIPTION FORM:
People surf the internet everyday, there are over six hundred million blogs in the world. That someone came across your blog is because the accessed it on the search engine when they were searching for a solution to their problems. They might go and not come back, you need a channel that will funnel
Do you think your blog will survive the next year? I’d really love to know your thoughts about why you think the majority of blogs fail and if you think there are any tips they could have applied to survive and make it through to bigger and brighter futures.
Please leave a comment below as it might really help someone out there.