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How to Start A Blog With 5 Methods

There are many different circumstances in which one might want to start a blog. It’s good day and you’ve decided your passion for writing an article needs to be shared with the world; you have a knack for reviewing French disco-pop; you’ve been elected to spearhead the launch of your company’s new blog. Whatever the case could possibly be, I think it can be simply declared that there must be an acceptable level of passion behind that which you are writing. Alright, seeing that we have got that taken care of, let’s concentrate on the terms and conditions; the important points that few will show you and to be honest, usually are not obvious from your established site you already follow.
The real fact is, each blog carries a beginning. Unless you have already famous status, starting your site will not be simple. Beginning your blog will seem, actually who am I kidding, it will be a challenging job for quite some time. Granted, the longer you pursue establishing your website and which makes it a respected way to obtain article inside your field of expert knowledge, the ‘easier’ it’s going toget. But allow us to not prosper of ourselves; you’ll find nothing easy about starting your site over completely from scratch. You will come across some common issues at the start that have a tendency to get rid of the weekenders from your committed and passionate bloggers. To borrow some help, allow me to share my best 5 methodes:

1. What Do I Write About?

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This might sound like a silly question, but seriously, what do you write about? I find a lot of people run into this problem because they are not specific enough about their topic. So you want to write about Ferrari’s? Great. But even that can be narrowed down even more. Perhaps you write about the different types of seat fabrics or body kits that Ferrari owners indulge in. Or say you want to write about the stitching process that goes into the steering wheel of the Ferrari Enzo.
Yes, be specific! You don’t already have to be a specialist in your field, per se, but that is an end goal of writing a blog isn’t it? The point is, choose a specific area that you are passionate about, and write on that. It will make your job easier in the beginning, instead of feeling like you have to write on some broad topic.

2. No One is Reading My Blog!


Of course they’re not! You just started the silly thing. Really, unless you have the celebrity following already, expect a grass-roots following. Bottom line: content will speak for itself. This is why it’s so important to be sharing valuable information on your topic that is not found, or at least scarcely found anywhere else (this goes straight back to a specific topic).
As you write, pay attention to tagging the article properly, as well as using the right categories from the get go. I use SEO Quake and GoogleTrends to maximize tagging efforts.

3. Where Are My Subscribers?

This is a common question. You’re getting a decent flow of traffic, and your two posts per week are proving to be engaging and having your readers coming back for more.
Much of that problem can simply be derived from the fact that your “subscribe now” box is difficult to find, not functioning correctly, or simply isn’t there. One of the best way subscribers come on board is when they StumbleUpon your blog, discover it via Delicious, or any other social media avenue. Likely, they will scan over your blog, discern as to whether or not it fits their intellectual needs, and then move on. If it works, they could bookmark it or subscribe. But you have to be providing them with an opportunity to subscribe on every page. What’s more, perhaps add incentive to subscribe, but only if you can provide precise follow through; empty promises are best kept to past relationships.

4. Why Did My Viewership Decline?


This is a tough question because it could be a number of reasons. Did you just promoted your blog on Facebook and the promotion ended? Did you do a guest post on another blog over a week ago?
If you haven’t done any promoting outside of writing your blog and promoting it on Facebook and Twitter, then it could just be a slow period. At the end of the day, it’s going to do you no good to worry about slow periods (# of visitors, # of subscribers, # of comments). These things tend to happen with blogs. The more important thing is that you keep on writing according to your editorial calendar (what, you don’t have one yet?) and keep producing content.

5. Iam almost empty of Ideas!

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Nonsense! This is more likely due to a creative block of some sort, and it’s also where you get a chance to spice up your blog a little! In the beginning, we tend to go for the obvious issues, the articles that are easy to write on. Sooner or later, you will realize that you have the ability and knowledge to write about topics you didn’t even know existed when you first started the blog.
Let me be clear on this: Be adventurous! Exhibiting your dynamic creativity on a subject will say a whole lot more about your ability as a writer and expert in your field than will the same article being regurgitated 10 different ways. Dig deep!
While there’s no paved road to success in the blogosphere, there are commonalities between bloggers that we can learn to share and help each other out. This is a community, not a one man show, so sharing tips and tricks along the way will help you become more educated, as well as improve the quality of content overall. There are just some of the hardships that you may experience.

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