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4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by teegrams(m): 7:07am On Jun 16, 2017
A lot of people don’t recognize the complexity of blogging. Some go as far as referring it as some kind of hobby, rather than recognizing it as business . Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 things nobody tells you about blogging.


Blogging is Not Some Get Rich Quick Scheme

It’s nice to hear about blogs that charge thousands and hundreds of thousands for publicity or adverts of any kind.

But what most people don’t get is that blogging is hard and it takes a lot of time and patience to be read widely enough to get noticed by firms, corporations and companies for publicity and advertisements.

Most of the widely read blogs today took months, even years of consistent and tireless effort to get to where they are today and have the kind of recognition they have. Blogging is hardly a get rich quick scheme.

Blogging is Not That Easy

There is a general belief that running a blog is what you do when you either don’t have a job or don’t have anything better to do.

Many believe it’s easy and requires little or no effort. That’s inaccurate. Aside having to constantly come up with interesting and engaging content for your blog (almost every hour of the day if yours is a news blog), you also have to consider the mails, questions and comments that you always have to attend to, to help drive engagement on your blog.

Eventually, as your blog grows, you’ll realize it’s hardly something you can do on your own.



A Blogger is Not Only a Blogger

As a blogger, especially when starting out, in order to grow your readership you are going to feel the need to be a web designer (trying to find the right web layout that will be attractive and user friendly), a social media strategist (ensuring you use social media to get as much publicity for your blog as you can), an SEO specialist, a web marketing guru and an amateur photographer all at the same time! It’s a lot.

You might not exactly be a professional in all the above mentioned areas, but you have to be able to handle them well enough not to suck at it and to help grow your blog’s readership.

The Business Side

Many people tend to underestimate or don’t understand the business side of blogging. They either start demanding for money too soon or are completely clueless about how sponsored content works around the policies of the corresponding firms, corporations and companies.

A good number of people don’t realize that some brands or companies have payment terms of ninety days; meaning even after doing publicity for them, you might not get your payment until after three months.

Some brands also have you working on sponsored content and you will have to send them draft upon draft till they like what they see. Since you’ve likely already signed a contract with them, you really don’t have much of choice.

It is important to recognize the business side of blogging and try to understand it before going into it.

Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by oluseyiforjesus(m): 7:42am On Jun 16, 2017
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I dedicate dis FTC to all JAMBITES whose results were cancelled never give up Remember to be a Blogger u don't need Certificate but you need Education. Shalom.

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Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by Merceline(f): 7:45am On Jun 16, 2017
beautiful content
Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by toprealman: 7:45am On Jun 16, 2017
Most blogs here are 100% recycled tatafoo...silly gossip. No content worth reading, zero research. I'm tempted to blog about my field but time eh!

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Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by Igboblog: 7:45am On Jun 16, 2017
Blogging no be moi moi oo

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Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by Bbanj(m): 7:46am On Jun 16, 2017
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Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by Gabrendo(m): 7:47am On Jun 16, 2017
I agree...
Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by ameheo(m): 7:53am On Jun 16, 2017
That's the truth of it all simplified.
Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by Evinsco(m): 7:58am On Jun 16, 2017
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Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by oswaggiee(m): 7:59am On Jun 16, 2017
i do wonder if people blog for passion these days
Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by Evinsco(m): 8:02am On Jun 16, 2017
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Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by leksmedia: 8:12am On Jun 16, 2017
Blogging should be based on passion or on fields you are knowledgeable about. Blogging can be fun , stressful and rewarding , I have made a few bucks and I trained people making hundreds of dollars monthly. Yoy just got to understand how it works. Contact me for your blog design or training visit www.leksmediaconcept.com OR call 08173091370
Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by Nobody: 8:38am On Jun 16, 2017
Igboblog:
Blogging no be moi moi oo

It's fun bro as long as you aren't on a constant strive to start making money. Treat it like a passion and a business, give it time for like 3 months and you'll start seeing results.

One of the things that hurt bloggers is being lazy to read and try new stuffs. Blogging isn't about publishing articles, you need to get your butt up and research about lots of things that helps your blogging career. Keyword research, SEO, guest blogging, comments etc..

Content and consistency is key.

www.entmirror.com is over a week old. It's a home for entrepreneurs
Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by emmayodata(m): 8:42am On Jun 16, 2017
Tell them, and that blogging should not be always about happenings - Davido this, wizkid that etc Write about an idea, vocation, passion etc.
Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by newslifeop: 8:54am On Jun 16, 2017
Great
Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by bamasite(m): 9:21am On Jun 16, 2017
toprealman:
Most blogs here are 100% recycled tatafoo...silly gossip. No content worth reading, zero research. I'm tempted to blog about my field but time eh!
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and http://www.phcpromo.com
are strictly original content. Should you be interested, I can create a column for you to startup your blogging!

cheers!
Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by Nobody: 10:53am On Jun 16, 2017
Respect to all bloggers out there. I know it ain't easy!
Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by ipreach: 11:58am On Jun 16, 2017
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Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by wordpressdony(m): 10:23am On Jun 17, 2017
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Re: 4 Important Things You Need To Know About Blogging by Nobody: 4:35pm On Jun 17, 2017
You made some great points. Great article.

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