Daily millions of sites are built in blogosphere, but most of them fail soon. The reason behind failure of sites are different but it shows, it’s not easy to maintain a site. There are always two sides of coin and it is applied to blogging also. Apart from many advantages of blogging, there are few hurdles in blogging career which might keep you away from success and making money online.
This article is not to demotivate you rather it is to share the true facts about blogging so that you can prepare yourself to face all the challenges which you might experience in the field of blogging.
Here are 5 reasons which show why blogging is not an easy task:
People are attracted to blogging and thus competition is also increased. All the bloggers work hard to get good search engine rankings, generate huge traffic and make money online. To compete with so many passionate bloggers requires a lot of hard work as well as smart work.
Even if you are working hard to make your blog successful, there might be chances that you won’t get good results soon or you might face few ups and downs.
But that’s the part of blogging, you need to keep patience, analyze the problems and keep moving ahead . The day that you lose patience you won’t able to blog with same passion.
Blogging is all about sharing knowledge and experience. Thus it is important, that you must have lots of knowledge relevant to your niche. For getting knowledge, you need to keep updating yourself with all the latest news and information.
If readers don’t find updated and current information on your site, they won’t visit back.
There are chances that you might get negative feedback about your blog from your readers. It is possible that your blog readers might not agree with the information you provide or they might give you negative feedback about the design. These negative comments might demotivate you.
Try to listen to negative feedback if it is genuine and don’t let your passion down. Use negative feedback as a way to improve your blogging style. It takes time but once you learn to handle criticism, you are on the way to become a better blogger.
Active participation in blogging community
Blogging is not only about writing quality content, you need to spread the word. You can always create a community around your site by various means like adding Facebook fan page, chat box, and most important commenting on other blogs.
Replying to all comments on your post will give personal touch to your readers and gradually you will have tons of readers who will be religiously following your blog.
As there is a lot of competition in blogging, you need to be very active to show your presence to others. You need to be social, comment on other’s blog, make community and regularly update your blog. It is important to have good online persona that can drive traffic to your blog.
Blogging is easy to start but hard to maintain. To be become a successful blogger you need lots of patience and passion to work. What do you think about blogging, is it an easy career option or not?
A post by Harsh Agrawal.