I never saw myself blogging and when I finally decided to start one, I searched for all the encouragements I could find just to make sure the tough experiences I was having as a new blogger was not just happening to me.
This blog post has been one of the encouraging moments I needed. I hope you find it just as useful.
Cristian Mihai Writes a detailed 7-rule that will change your blog
This is just an excerpt
I’ve been following and reading a number of blogs for over five years now. I remember this blog by a Romanian journalist; I would spend hours reading the posts, the comments — oh, the comments were so funny and great. It was quite addictive. He got an insane number of comments, and I was jealous of his success.
I was quite sure that I would never become a successful blogger. I created some blogs on various platforms, but I never had the patience to build an audience. The thing is that I never asked myself whether I had something worth writing about on an almost daily basis. I think this is something a lot of bloggers struggle with. What’s worth sharing? What’s considered useful information? Also, I believe that a lot of writers simply focus too much on trying to come up with an original idea for a blog, a new approach, a new angle.
I believe passion is the key element in any creative endeavor.
There are 56 million WordPress blogs. That makes it almost impossible to come up with a new idea for a blog. And even if you come up with something new, if you’re not passionate about it, if you don’t work hard, it’s all for nothing.
I made this blog mostly because I had heard it’s very important for a self-publisher to have one. I needed a place to showcase my books, a place to promote, and a place that would act like a sort of central hub for my other social media accounts. And I wasn’t sure what I was going to write about. I just went with the flow, writing book reviews, movie reviews, and self-publishing related news. But everything changed when I started to write essays about writing and art.
Because it was something I was passionate about, more than anything else in the world, people connected with my words.
Now, I’m sure I’m writing the type of blog I’d enjoy reading. If I wouldn’t be this blog’s writer, this blog would be one of my favorites.
But let’s get to the core of this blog post. Here are some of my rules. I’m no expert, and there’s no guarantee that what worked for me will work for you too.
READ ALL 7 RULES THROUGH THE LINK BELOW