Blogging Tips For Beginners
I have been blogging for some time now and with that, I have made a lot of mistakes. Am sure you have heard this before but blogging in its self is hard. If I could give advice to my first time blogger self is that you have to consistent in everything you do.
In this blog post, I will be talking about mistakes you do as a blogger. Blogging in South Africa is not that easy I feel we are still going through so growing pains in this industry.
Your brand statement isn’t strong
Now, this is where most people lose the plot. I included, It took years yes years to figure this out. When someone looks at your flay lay of a video they should quickly identify your brand that it’s your content.
The number one reason you’re probably not attracting your ideal reader is that you don’t have a solid enough brand statement.
You must always I mean always know that you are writing not for yourself but for your audience. Describing your self as a beauty blogger or fashion blogger could work if you have a huge flowing. This means you need to convey what makes you different and how your content.
You’re consuming too much content
Research is good but as a new blogger don’t consume to mush content. You can look at so many bloggers that you change the actual direction of the blog you want to start.
Get all the information that you might and sit down and work it that simple.
I learned to give myself a time limit so I was only spending a certain amount of time-consuming content.
You’re not using your blog enough
So you not blogging any more?… I have seen this so many times, many bloggers have left there blogs for the IG. My thoughts on this are that your blog is yours and a platform that won’t go anywhere.
It’s also a great way to demonstrate your expertise and become a thought leader in your industry.
You don’t have time to develop your skills
You need to develop habit s that will help you build your blog. Am in bed right now it’s 10:12 pm on Monday night I have work tomorrow. And am writing this post because I need to get in the habit or develop a skill in writing every day not when am in the mood.
Now there are more things that go in being a good blogger and we can go on and on about them but these are my top 4 blogger mistakes. What are your know struggles as a blogger? List them down below