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So You Want to be a Blogger?

You’ve hears the stories of people making a living off of their blogs. The countless success stories of those who earn thousands of dollars per month. Maybe you’re deciding to throw your hat in the ring. Thinking it might be a get rich quick way of making a living. Well think again.

Being a successful blogger is something that doesn’t happen overnight. If you think that you can make loads of money right away then you’re sorely mistaken. Blogging is something that must be built from the ground up.

Building a successful blog takes time. Building up your community, getting engagement with your posts and growing your content to reach your desired readers. This all takes time. Long before you can start making money from your blog, you must grow it first.

You must have some core values set for yourself and your blog. This will help you when the going gets tough. Especially when you’re first starting out and struggling to gain readers.

It can take months or even years to make any money from your blog. Even then the returns might be smaller than you had hoped for.

Making blogging a full time job takes patience, hard work and continuous learning. It is a process of continuous improvement. Developing your craft and delivering messages that your readers will love. The money will eventually come if you decide to take that route with your blog.

Blogging is a journey, not a sprint. So if you want to become a blogger be prepared to be in it for the long haul. Don’t give up in those early days, when you aren’t getting any engagement with your posts. Stick with it. You will be successful one day if you don’t quit.