#1: You Love It
If you love your blogging then you will most probably be successful at it. So many people start blogging because they heard of the Make Money Online buzz. They all quit in a few months time as they lack patience and dedication. Most successful blogs look easy to emulate but in reality there has been a lot of effort which has went into it. Passion is the first and foremost ingredient to blogging success.
#2: There Is Money To Be Made
Whatever niche you select it is important to understand whether it has value. Make Money Online/Blogging Tips niches are saturating the internet. Although, there is money in it. So it would be more profitable if you have a blog on finance, entertainment, arts etc. Remember that there is always potential in all niches – but some have more money in it than others.
#3: You Can Do All The Important Aspects Of The Blog Yourself
If you yourself can – buy your domain name – buy your web host – install WordPress – basic SEO – knowledge in the niche, then you can check this point off. Many start-up bloggers are not conversant with this – they require help from friends etc. Eventually many either trail off their blogs – although some slowly learn the tricks of the trade. So make it a point to know all the basics of blogging. The best way is to go through all the pro-blogger archives on the internet.
#4: You Can Bootstrap Yourself
When you begin a new blog it is easy to get distracted – buying a premium theme, then spending on ad programs such as AdWords etc. The fact is, unless you are launching a business or service – you do not require these frivilous expenditures. You have to bootstrap yourself until the income begins to come to you.
#5: You Have Patience to Tweak and Tweak and Keep Tweaking
It is an interesting fact to me that each day I become better an better at blogging. I assure it is the case with all bloggers. With each day passing you learn new promotional methods, better writing skills, improving your blog SEO etc. A person requires patience for this and those who have it can achieve good success at blogging.
Hope you find the list useful to understand the core lessons for blogging. Eager to provide you with more interesting stuff.
– Vivek Krishnan