Blogging is a great, personal way to make your own space on the internet. Because most blog hosting sites are free – at least at the basic level – a lot of people have chosen blogs to get the word out about their opinions and matters close to their heart. Which is why, the blog world sometimes seems overwhelming and overpopulated. After all, if so many people are doing it – millions in fact – how are you ever to make your presence felt? Whether you blog about books, movies, travel, food, there are a million other blogs like yours that you have to compete with. Here are a few tips to make sure you have a fighting chance.
- Be yourself: While there are a million blogs, there is only one you. This statement for blogging cannot be overstated. There is a reason you have chosen to blog, and not create a website or use any other platform. Blogs make it possible for your own personal voice to be heard, and you should not forget that. Your unique perspective on matters will immediately make you distinguishable from all the rest of them. Successful and popular bloggers are those who never lose their own voice, and who have a message and know how to keep their audience entertained and coming back for more. Continue reading