Do you love social media and sharing information or parts of your life online with friends or followers? Have you ever considered starting a blog? There are many reasons to start a blog you might consider if you’ve ever thought about creating your own online space!
1. You don’t own your social media
Remember that when you use a platform like Instagram, Tik Tok or Facebook, you are using a platform that someone else owns. You sign up and agree to their terms of service, and there are many ways that you could either unknowingly violate those or they could make some other change. Either way, there is always a possibility that your account could be lost or the platform could disappear or change and you would no longer have access to the work you built and the audience you grew.
2. You have a story to tell
Whether you want to share your favorite tips on photography or cooking, show people all the best places to travel, or simply document your life, a blog is an amazing platform to share it all! It’s relatively easy to set up and easy to use. You don’t need to wait for approval or permission, simply create your site and start writing!
3. You want to help people
Maybe you know a lot about nutrition or exercise. Maybe you know how to create fantastic family meals. Maybe you can put together amazing outfits on a budget that people go crazy for. Whatever it is, you’d love to share it because you think it just might help others as well. Think about all those times you’ve searched for information online and came across a blog that seemed like the author was speaking right to you. You can do that for others as well!
4. You want to meet new people
Sounds weird, but blogging can be a great way to make new friends or connections, even in person! When you become a blogger you join an amazing community of people who cheer each other on and lift each other up. There are so many valuable blog conferences out there that not only teach you about blogging, but also give you the opportunity to meet other bloggers in person! Even more so, you will make great connections with other bloggers and well as your readers online, and this can be a very valuable part of your social/professional network.
5. You will learn and grow
Think starting a blog seems hard or overwhelming? What thing in life worth doing isn’t? Imagine yourself a year or two down the road, having mastered setting up a website, growing a following, creating blog posts that people actually want to read! How amazing will that feel? Blogging is all about learning new things and growing as person. There is so much reward in that.
6. You want to make more money
Maybe not right away, but with the right knowledge and support, it’s totally possible to make money as a blogger. Whether you want some extra cash or you want to quit your day job, with hard work, smart choice and maybe a little luck, these things can happen for you!
7. You can work from anywhere
Imagine growing your blog, quitting your 9-5 and being able to work anywhere! Isn’t that what so many of us dream of? Blogging can be a great way to take back control of your life and how you spend your time. Easy? No. But totally possible.
8. You want to grow your brand
Have a great idea for a product? Already running a small business? Want to become known in your community or around the world? Blogging is a great way to become known as a expert or leader in your niche for providing quality and helpful information to others. Many companies or entrepreneurs who want to grow a brand do so in part by blogging.
9. You want an outlet
You have something to say, and you would love for others to hear it! Blogging is a great way to have a platform to share. It’s also great for your own personal growth as it gives you a space to write, photograph or be creative with your life! It’s a space that’s all yours to use as you wish and can be an amazing tool for creating happiness and fulfillment.
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