There are a number of myths that people looking to start a blog believe when it comes to blogging and I am going to share 7 myths about blogging that I hear at events I speak at and the mindset shift you need to succeed – because your mindset as a blogger will pull you through them.
Blogging myth 1 : I can just start a blog on anything and people will find me
Blogging Myth 2 : Finding Things To Write About Is Difficult
This is so untrue and a little dangerous to believe because when you focus on an area in the hope it will make you money you will become bored and you will find it difficult to know what to talk about – especially if you are not making money with your blog!
There are direct and indirect ways to make money from blogging and myth number four isn’t actually a myth – it is perfectly true….. if the only thing you do is add Google adsense on your blog or similar advertising it will take you years to make money! The myth comes in believing that this is the ONLY way that bloggers make money from their blog.
Blogging Myth 5 : It is not worth starting a blog if my business is a local UK one
A recent article outlined the fact that local searches are growing rapidly – 58% in one year. That means local Londoners are looking for local information about their local businesses and to find a local service.If your service is a local one then you can definitely benefit from using a blog to help get you found.
Blogging Myth 7: If I start a blog I can make money quickly