Everyone has a blog, and you’re tired of not being able to relate to what people are talking about – why not create a blog of your own? That sounds reasonable, doesn’t it? After all, there is that saying that if everyone else is doing it, you might as well. Then again, if you are a thinking person, you would want good reasons for doing something, such as creating your own blog. Let me provide you with some of these good reasons.
One, a blog is a great venue for you to express your ideas and thoughts. This is the basic rationale behind a blog. With a blog, you can be the author behind great pieces of writing. You have full control over what you write and what you want to share with your readers. The bottom line is this: if you have something to say, then you can use a blog to make yourself heard.
Two, a blog is a great way to have fun and make new friends. Do you ever wonder why people stick to blogging after so many years? One reason is because it is so much fun! Even if you’re not the best writer out there, blogging can open up doors for you in terms of friendships and fun. Just don’t be too uptight about what you’re doing – that just might take out all the fun. Another point – the fun part stems from the fact that you have full creative control over what you’re doing. You choose to write about something that you are passionate about, and the fun simply follows. What better way to spend your free time?
Three, a blog can reach out to a lot of people. If you are looking to promote a specific product or service, then a blog is a cost-effective way to go about it. There are blog platforms that are for free – no cash outlay for you. All that you need is to have something to write about (your product or service and other related information) and someone to write (you!). Bear in mind that blogs can be read by anyone and everyone who is connected to the Internet – the world is literally at your fingertips!
Four, a blog can make you money! Yes, I am talking about revenue. A lot of people actually go into blogging thinking that they just might strike gold. While this scenario happens quite rarely, there really is a potential for earning extra income through blogging. There are many ways by which you can do this – check out our dedicated page for monetizing your blog. Look for premium backlinks to authority blogs on your niche and topics.
Five, a blog can help you make a difference in your own little way. If you are passionate about a cause, then a blog is a great way to express your sentiments and make others aware. Since you can write about anything in your blog, you can choose to focus on a charity or any other issue that is important to you. You never know, you might make a difference in the lives of people.
Convinced yet? Why not try it out, and start your own blog today!
Originally posted on November 12, 2009 @ 4:47 am