Blogging Career Technology

Blogging as a career full-time or part time?

February 23, 2016
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Blogging has been found to be a profitable medium by more and more bloggers. It is therefore possible to make money blogging in 2016, though, it does not happen for everyone. It requires patience, creativity, innovation and working smart.

The key to get the best blog that has more income stream is to experiment with as many trials as possible and see what works the best for you. Starting a blog is easy but in order to be able to successfully monetize the blog, you will need to establish the blog. Some people want to earn money from blogging for additional income, but some want to make it as the primary sources of their finance. Now it is your turn. If you want to leave your 9-5 job, then there is no one who can get in your way to do it full-time. But before deciding whether you want to work part-time or full-time as a blogger, there are simple steps to follow in order to become a successful blogger.

1-      Develop your new blog. It should be personalized and decorated. Here you will write, publish, and manage your articles. In order to ensure that you fully focus on  blogging, create a site with a full-service blog host, such as blogpress. This manages all the technical details such as the servers and databases and ensures that you literally focus on blogging.
2-      As a new blogger you need to seek support from a very knowledgeable and friendly support team, that is, individual(s) or site.
3-      Market your blog through various channels of internet marketing such as Content SEO, Article Directories, Social Media, and email marketing.
4-      Start making money through your blogs. The most popular ways are Ad Networks and affiliate marketing.

Blogging as a career full-time or part-time can promise good monetary returns. A survey done to investigate if people prefer Full-time or Part-Time blogging, showed that only 25% of the respondents said that their prime motivation for having a blog was to earn a full-time income. Others stated that they are passionate about the topic and want to earn some extra money in the process.

So, let’s assume that you are interested in blogging for making money. Whether you want to be a full-time or part-time blogger, these are some tips that you need to consider in advance:
1-      Blog on a topic you are passionate about. It is important for your motivation of blogging.
2-      Target under-served, but profitable, niche. One should write about something that people are interested in, but that other media outlets generally ignore.
3-      Learn and develop strong photography, image editing and social media skills.
4-      Get connected to other bloggers with whom you can share the content, cross-promote and offer support. It can also prove to be financially beneficial for all involved. This is also a very nice way to combat the loneliness of the home-based blogger.
5-      Invest in up-to-date professional training. This ensures that you keep your skills sharp and current as well as enabling you to learn about the latest options for monetization.

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