Blogging Success 101 – 6 Simple Steps To A Successful Blogging Career

Were you aware that Blog is now an official word in the dictionary? Do you even know what a Blog is? If you have a work at home business, you ought to learn. Blogging is an effective and inexpensive way to promote your work at home business. It is simple and can yield good results.

If you don’t already have a blog, creating a blog is your first step. You can do this very quickly. Creating a new blog at blogger.com (which is owned by Google) only takes a minute or two. This is your “sample” blog. Think of this blog as your blogging portfolio.

Go to http://www.blogger.com and sign up for a free account. (I’m using them as an example. Feel free to pick whatever you like.) The form will ask you to enter your real name, a screen name, a password, and email address. If you have a GMail (Google Mail) account, use that. For your screen name, keep in mind that it will appear at the bottom of each article/entry that you post live to your blog. So pick something suitable. Rules for names are provided.

You can activity offer to exchange links with other blogs that are involved in the same topic as you. This blogging tip has been used by some of the top bloggers because they know that search engines will increase your rank based on the number and the quality of links pointing back to your blog.

If you blog for a living, you will be doing something that you may or may not like, but you will be your own boss. If you can put in the same amount of time an energy blogging, as you would on some other job, you could potentially make double or triple the income of any degreed position, and also be your own boss.

The best thing about Blogging and browsing for your work at home business is that you are also able to offer others the benefit of your expertise. If you are a consultant or information-based work at home business, you can bring consumers to you as they look for know-how on the internet. Each post can be a tip or lesson to help clients and entice customers to use your services. Not a writer? Hire a blog writer for a small fee to post for you.

In order to keep your blogs really fresh, invite a group of your friends / colleagues and give them blogging access. That way you will have several reporters blogging information and you won’t end up killing yourself, trying to keep your blog populated with good information. If you use Blogger, upgrade to Blogger Pro. You can have your team post to the blog from email, create and syndicate your blog as an RSS feed, and a whole lot more! Adding the ability to post comments on your blog extends interactivity and usefulness to the blog itself.

Blogging is not something that you can be an expert for weeks. It can even take years to master the art of blogging, but there are always considerations. Constant studying and reading tips from other expert bloggers will make your success closer that you expected. What I have mentioned above are basic blogging tips. You can always use your resources to explore on the topic and make your blogging dream come true.