I am sure.
I am damn sure.
You would be tired of reading posts like
“Why you will not be a successful blogger”
“You are not doing it right”
Though I accept I have also written posts like these but now I feel the only thing that these type of posts do to you is
For a blogger (like you!)
For a passionate blogger (like you!)
For a blogger with the potential to be the best (yes I am talking about you!)
This demotivation is not good at all and it would really hurt you if you find this type of post on your favorite blogging tips blog.
These types of posts are getting in trend because they warn you; they scare you to make you read.
Today, let’s be the part of a change
if you want to change the world then change yourself, if you and I change we can change the world together.
I am not asking you to go on a war with me, just read the whole post and then I’ll tell you what to do to bring the change.
In this post we are going to discuss some reasons
Why you will be a successful blogger
You as a blogger, you might be working really hard from the past few months but you are not seeing results.
Well, that’s fine because we are told from the beginning, “BLOGGING IS NOT QUICK MONEY” but do you trust yourself that you will be a successful blogger one day, Do you?
Well let us see….
You are spending a lot of time on social media
Do you sit before your computer with your FB account open on it?
No matter you chat with your girlfriend the whole day, but trust me
If you are a lot active on social media, you don’t know it but you are actually creating a brand out of yourself.
Let us have an example, you know two bloggers
One, who just checks his twitter or Facebook or any other account once, twice or thrice in a day
Other, you see a green dot after his name the whole day, or he just tweets every minute
You will soon forget the first one after some days but the later one will be on your mind whenever you check your social account, and he doesn’t know that he just made a regular reader for himself, yes he just bound you
he forced you to think about him, he forced you to think about his blog just by being active on the sites he loves.
Well, let us just keep the example aside
The blogging guru’s teach you, Social media is a vital part in marketing
And they are doing it, you too just try doing it
and if you are already a lot active on social networking sites then there is no harm in saying that you, yes you! Will be a successful blogger.
People who visit your site, you call them readers not customers
As I said previously, blogging is not quick money and if you understand this simple line then there is nothing more left to say
If you understand that money will not stay for a long time but your readers will,
If you actually call them readers not customers then you can relax because you can be a success in the days to come
That’s not just a hollow advice but if you think about it in long-term you will bow before me 🙂
I want to elaborate the above point, May I?
It’s good to make money but it is stupidity to compromise with the comfort of your readers.
I say it again; I am not against making money
When you start taking the people who visit your blog as customers you will soon see that your blog’s readership has now decreased and you actually have more products on your blog than some quality content
If you have readers instead of customers, no matter you are in loss or in profit you will always think of their betterment and someday or the other they will understand it
and once they do,
Everyone loves being loved
And let me say it frankly, if your blog looks more like a blog and less like eBay or flipkart then you will be a successful blogger.
You are a helper
Okay, now answer my question
as a blogger, you create content
What’s the role of that content?
Why do you write it?
Simple, the content you create helps people in some or other way
helping people is a trait which I bet you will always find in every top blogger
don’t believe me, first try and then believe
Contact any top blogger in your niche and ask for any kind of help
If he is not buried under some really urgent work he will always help you out in getting your issue solved
let us say, I want to start a blog on blogging tips
I just called Kulwant Nagi, the owner of Blogging Cage (one of my favorite blogging tips blog)
I said, sir I want to start a blogging tips blog, should I?
He will not say to me that
No! don’t even think of doing so
You will not be successful
I am the giant in the field and I won’t let you stay in the blogosphere
Instead he will motivate me in starting the blog; also he will help me out in setting up the blog.
If you also have a helping nature like Kulwant who is always ready to help out his readers then yeah you can proudly say that yes, I will be a successful blogger.
Your 100th post is better than your first one
Seth Godin said
You don’t launch a popular blog, you build one
Okay, I totally agree with it
When it comes to building a blog you need to be consistent, patient and a lot other things according to the gurus but one thing which I believe is most important is
Your blogging success is not about your next post, it is about all your posts
Do one thing, open a new tab in your browser and open your blog
Head to the archive section and browse through your blog archive
Open any post from you first five posts in a new tab and then open any post from your latest posts in a new tab
Read the first one and then the second one
Check your writing style?
Is it same or different?
Check the overall quality?
Same or different
I don’t know whether it is same or totally different but if you see that second is better than the first one then take a deep breath
Sorry, take the deepest breath
Because you got one more reason to say that yes, I will be a successful blogger.
You don’t look at the time while working
I don’t get track of the time I blog
Don’t I have a watch?
I do, but I get too bound with blogging that whenever I am before my computer screen writing something the only thing which goes in my mind is the next word which I want to type.
You know the reason behind this
In one word it is
Yeah, if you are truly passionate about what you do I am sure while doing it you don’t feel like thinking about something else.
If I throw some more light in my philosophical way then it would be like,
Your heart comes before your brain
Passion about the job is the determinant factor in a blogger’s success, right?
No matter you are disciplined or not
You are patient or not
You are consistent or not
But if you are passionate about what you blog about you will surely develop the above qualities in you after sometime
And your passion will once again make you say,
Yes, I will be a successful blogger and no one on earth can stop me
There is no word such as “Quitting” in your dictionary
A blogger faces a lot of problems in his career and there are times when he thinks about quitting
If you think
Jeremy shoemaker never thought about quitting.
Amit Agarwal never thought about quitting.
Hongkiat Lim never thought about quitting.
John Chow never thought about quitting.
Kulwant Nagi never thought about quitting.
You are totally wrong,
These people also at some point of time must have thought about quitting when they didn’t get the expected results
But you know what they decided,
Obviously you know,
They kept on working and whenever anyone asked them
Why don’t you quit? you are not getting good results
Their usual reply would be
Quit? What is this word, I haven’t heard it before
They remained consistent in their work and kept on running
In your blogging life you must have also faced the decision of quitting but if you were able to resist it and decided to remain in the fight as Kulwant and other bloggers did then you can say it again, this time loudly
I will be a successful blogger
Over to You
Above were some reasons why you will be a successful blogger, remember I was talking about a change in the beginning of the post.
That change was in you
Answer me one last time,
Are you Feeling motivated?
Are you feeling like, Yes I will be better than the best
I will reach the top?
I know your answer but then also. say it 🙂
If you really like this post, be honest to yourself
Is this post worth your share and comment?
Did I hear it right?
Then what are you waiting for, share this post on your favorite social networks (remember, I just motivated you) and believe me I am too eager to know your responses about this post.
Good luck, Happy Blogging
And remember; never give a shit to critics and demotivational posts
Read this post again and say to yourself
Yes! I will be a successful blogger and no one on earth could stop me