When you hear the word ‘blog’, what comes to mind? Have you considered starting a blog?
A blog (weblog or web log) is a website consisting of entries (also called posts) appearing in reverse chronological order with the most recent entry appearing first (similar in format to daily journal).
Blogs typically include features such as comments and links to increase user interactivity.
In this report, I’ll share with you interesting reasons why you should consider starting a blog today. Also, you’ll find an easy to follow guide on how to create a blog all by yourself in few minutes and other useful information to make the guide achieve its purpose.
I’m sure you know what that means, in the next few years, there’ll be more blogs than what we can imagine and you’ll be left out if you don’t consider starting a blog today. Without wasting much of time, let’s get to the real thing.
5 Reasons You Should Consider Starting a Blog
I guess, the following are one of the major reasons you should start a blog. Let’s see if you’ll find one or two reasons to start one.
1Stop Living in The 19TH Century
We now live in the digital era (information age), where every individual is searching for information that will help improve his/her life. Where else do you expect to turn to? Search engines.
Blogs now bridge the gap between information demand and information supply. As long as you blog about a topic or area of interest, there’s always a listening audience ready for you.
Your audience will see you as an authority and this will definitely lead to new business and career opportunities.
2Build an Online Presence
Offline businesses have started to realize how important it is to get their businesses online. 58% of over 3 billion internet users worldwide use the internet for shopping.
Most consumers look up information about a product or brand online before getting their hand into their pocket go buy anything.
A business without customers isn’t going to stand for long and small businesses that are offline have started to realize that their customers are on the go, online.
These businesses have found ways to put their businesses in front of people always, by extending their products and services online for wider a coverage. They blog around such products or services.
3Take Up Challenges
When you take up something tasking that you’ve never tried you’ll have the opportunity to grow. Sure, blogging is tasking and anyone who says the opposite hasn’t tried it.
As an individual such tasking activity like blogging helps you develop more skills. It’s a learning experience. You learn how to write and through that, you can learn a lot about yourself.
4Find Out More And Give Yourself A Voice
I guess, those who’re able to express their thoughts with words are writers. I write to express myself and develop what I stand for. I start with a blank page and everything that comes after that is coming from within.
When you blog, you write about anything that interests you and you’re free to discover who you are and how you can add value through your blog.
5It Is Affordable and Easy To Set Up
To Build and own a blog doesn’t Cost you a leg, and also it doesn’t eat up your 24 hours. Even if you’re not skilled in the art of web designing, you can get to build your own blog by yourself.
Before I give the last tip on why you should consider blogging, here are 10 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know about blogging
I won’t hide this from you; you’ll have to spend some money to buy a domain name, hosting service etc. Nothing to worry about, they’re very affordable and the investment is worth it.
6It Can Help You Make Real Money
When there’s value, you’ll definitely have a growing audience and you can definitely earn real income from your blog.
There are techniques world leading bloggers have put in place to make money from their blog and you can start to make some real money as well when you do start. (If you haven’t).
There you have it. The world is online and you need to join the trend. Stop being the downloader, be the uploader.
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