Sell Your Expertise with a Blog - Book CoverQuote by Howard Howell about Blogging

Are there any other reasons YOU should Blog?

Maybe a few of these may resonate with you…

  • To Express Your Thoughts and Opinions
    You have something to say, and blogs provide a place to say it and be heard.
  • To Market or Promote Something
    Blogging is a great way to help market or promote yourself or your business, product or service.
  • To Make Money
    It’s important to point out that most bloggers don’t make a lot of money blogging, but the potential does exist to generate revenue from your blog with hard work and commitment. There are many bloggers who bring in big bucks. With patience and practice, you can make money through advertising and other income-generating activities on your blog.
  • To Establish Yourself as an Expert
    Blogs are wonderful tools to help bloggers establish themselves as experts in a field or topic. For example, if you’re trying to get a job in a specific field or hoping to publish a book on a specific topic, blogging can help legitimize your expertise and expand your online presence and platform.
  • To Connect with People Like You
    Blogging brings like-minded people together. Starting a blog can help you find those people and share your opinions and thoughts.
  • To Make a Difference
    Many blogs are issue-based meaning the blogger is trying to provide information to sway people’s thinking in a certain direction. Many political blogs and social issues blogs are written by bloggers who are trying to make a difference in their own ways.
  • To Stay Active or Knowledgeable in a Field or Topic
    Since successful blogging is partially dependent on posting frequency and providing updated, fresh information, it’s a perfect way to help a blogger stay abreast of the events in a specific field or topic.
  • To Help People
    Many blogs are written to help people who may be going through similar situations that the blogger has experienced. Many parenting and health-related blogs are written for this purpose.

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