Yes, you read that right!
Tell me, how many of you’ll have empty blogs? The one’s that you started with full intent, but never got down to actually developing!
We’ve all been there, done that (myself included). The idea is to start a blog because you have something to say, not simply to jump onto the bandwagon.
So what are the few things to keep in mind, before opening a blog? Here’s my two cents on it:
1. Read, Read & Read
I cannot stress, on how important, it is to read – read articles, magazines, other blogs, Facebook posts or even advertisements if you want to. It really shows you the various ways in which an idea/message can be put across.
2. Pen down a journal
Yes! It doesn’t have to be detailed or lengthy – simply a framework of the various ideas you might want to touch upon, the people you wish to collaborate with & a tentative posting timeline.
3. Prepare a Blog Schedule
Starting a blog is hard work!
It’s essential to have a certain schedule for writing posts, publishing them, putting out teasers, contacting people. It helps maintain consistency & it also motivates you to continue writing.
If there are any more tips & tricks that you may have, do let me know!
P.S. I will leave you with a very interesting quote by popular blogger Ron Dawson (you can check out his work here – http://daredreamermag.com/about/ron-dawson/)
“The first thing you need to decide when you build your blog is what you want to accomplish with it, and what it can do if successful.”
Until next time,