Recently, I quit my job to start a blog and become a full-time blogger. Most of my friends were quite amazed. I was bombarded with tons of question.
Is it still a good time to start your blog? Do you really think you can make a full-time income by blogging? Will you make the same amount of money as when you were in such a high paying job? Should I start blogging part-time?
I was overwhelmed by the sheer volume of questions. This why I decided to write this post.
Here I will give you 10 reason why I decided to become a full-time blogger. Also, why you should start a blog in 2018.
why you should start a blog in 2018.
1) It’s super easy
Starting a blog is super easy now. It requires minimal effort to get your blog started. You don’t need to have any technical knowledge to run your website. With WordPress and other automated software, you can start and maintain your blog very easily.
Check out guide “step by step guide on how to start an grow your blog.”
2) It’s Super Cheap
Starting a blog is super cheap. There is hardly any upfront cost. The only thing which you have to buy is hosting and domain name. With the advancement of technology, the cost of these two things has gone down. There are lots of cheap web hosting available which are super fast and highly scalable.
Check out this guide “How to find web-hosting site at super low cost”
3) It’s Fun
Starting your own blog is lots of fun. There is no great feeling than sharing your knowledge with rest of the world. You will love when people will visit or subscribe or comment on your blog. Many times I wake up at night just to find out how many people visited my blog.
The blog can actually become your online asset which can generate a good amount of money for you. I quit my job to start my own tech company. Meanwhile, I also made sure that I keep this blog alive. Although, my tech startup did not produce enough cash-flow. It was this blog, which helped me sustain myself.
I am not talking just about side income. Many blogs were later on turned into a serious business and were sold for hundreds of million dollars.
5) Writing skill
You cannot deny the importance of writing skill. No matter in which profession you are. You can be entrepreneur or blogger or have a full-time job, you have to have an excellent writing skill. Having your own blog can significantly improve this skill.
If you start a blog, you have created lots of content. This means you have to do lots of research to create those content. This provides amazing opportunity to learn new things every day. You are on never-ending track to learn new thing about your subject.
7) Subject Matter Expert
As discussed in the previous point, you a learn a lot when starting your blog. After writing few articles, you will find that you have much better in-depth knowledge. You will ahead of most of the people. You can then present yourself as a Subject matter expert. This helps you to find more jobs or business and freelancing opportunity.
8) Learn New skill – Digital Marketing
Starting your blog makes you an expert in digital marketing. Why?? Because you work hard to get traffic on your blog. You learn every tips and trick to get traffic. Digital marketing is one of the most in-demand skill right now. From jobs to business opportunity, the possibilities for Digital Marketers are endless.
Whether you are in Job or have your own business, you do not have freedom. Ultimate freedom is when you are making money without even being physically present. You can monetize your blog and generate passive income from there.
Read this Guide “Step By Step Guide to monetize your blog”
10) Being Entrepreneur
Blogging has a very close resemblance to entrepreneurship. You will become a digital entrepreneur. In entrepreneur cycle, you ideate, then build, launch and market the product to generate profit. It is similar in case of blogging. You come up with your niche, create content, launch and market your blog to generate revenue. There is no better feeling than owning something. This feeling can be fulfilled by blogging.
Are you convinced now? If not, do let me know in the comment section what is holding you back. Also, let me know what is the most important factor which motivated you to start your blog.
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