A blog is reflection of your personality and the kind of efforts you are putting in. There are millions of blogs and a similar number of bloggers over there but the ones those are successful are just a percentage of that.
There are certain traits and habits that would help you become successful. Not only they would help you to be effective and successful blogger but also help to achieve other goals in your life.
Here are the habits that you should practice and develop if you are not doing them already.
Be A Prolific Writer
A blog is nothing if you do not write. Many a blogs suffer this death of neglect. People install, throw welcome posts or fw more and then once in a while.
Do not follow that route. Write as much as your time allows and maintain a consistency.
Remember! More you write, the better your writing gets.
It needs hard work, resistance to temptation and patience to be prolific. Keep pounding those keys, no matter what!
Have a focus and blog around that. It is worthless to describe the colors of your suit or of your cat if you have a business blog. Look it from angle of business. Your reader is not interested in all the decorative stuff like that. They want the information and if your blog is not doing that, you stand to loose a reader.
If you provide value instead, your blog would be rewarded with line of loyal readers.
Most of the people who come to your blog would not cross check. Only very advanced readers do that. Naive readers would perceive you as an expert and you should not be in business if you are not up to the mark. Therefore keep learning and improving. Do not bluff or misrepresent the facts.
Learning makes you knowledge enriched and a knowledge enriched person is treated with respect and followed.
Moreover, things change quite fast over the internet. Therefore, as an expert it is your obligation to learn the new changes and apply to your business.
The word persevere means to continue in a course of action even in the face of difficulty or with little or no indication of success. The success does not come over night. It demands input and patience. You need to persist to be successful. Continue even if you fail to see any success sign.
It would surely arrive.
Take charge. Plan ahead and chart a course for your success. Innovate whenever you can. Go to other people’s blog and make comments. Discuss in forums. Make friends and create industry links.
Slowly, this would build a tide that would result in huge leap
What Do You Follow?
How do you approach becoming successful. What habits would you advise?