How To Blog for Beginners

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So you decided to start your own blog, and probably the first question that comes to your mind is What Should I Blog About?, and that’s the question I’ll try to answer in this first part of a series of articles that I have titled How To Blog for Beginners.

You can blog about anything you want because there are no limitations on subject matter or content. Plus, you can create as many different blogs as you want for free, so if you prefer you can create multiple blogs on various subjects. Because you probably will be writing fresh blogs regularly, you probably ought to choose subjects that are of genuine interest to you. It may be difficult to produce blogs about topics that you don’t care about, or have only a passing or tangential interest in. A better idea is to identify a topic or a couple of different subjects that you are passionate about and focus on develop those subjects. For example, if you are mad about the movies, then a film blog may be the best option for you. Or if you are the world’s biggest fan of your local sports team, then you might consider producing a blog devoted to all the news, happenings and opinions of that team. Think about subjects that you could talk about all day: Those are the ones you will be most likely to be able to produce fresh, interesting and compelling content on a daily or weekly basis.

Your enthusiasm for your subject matter will make your blogs more appealing for readers. They are going to want to share in your passion and interact with you, exchanging stories and ideas and participating in your topics blogging community. It’s a bad idea to select a blog topic just because you think it may be profitable, especially for your first blog. If you have no passion about a subject matter, that will shine through in your writing. For example, if you identify that blogs about Forex trading are among the most financially successful, but you know nothing about trading foreign currencies nor do you have any interest in the topic, then it’s probably not a good idea for you to launch a Forex blog. Follow your passion and you will have a greater chance of writing a popular, successful blog that hundreds or even thousands of people are going to want to read on a regular basis.

You probably already have an idea about what you want to write about. But if you don’t, you can develop topics for your first blog or blogs by thinking about interests or hobbies you have had in the past. For example, if you favorite courses were in English literature, then you might consider producing a literary blog. Or if you were a passionate enthusiast of sewing and needlepoint, then those subjects probably would make a great blog topic for you. You don’t even need to have a blog topic if you don’t want one. There are many bloggers who simply write about their daily lives, or their families, or their struggles to lose weight or get in shape. Others share their opinions on whatever subject happens to appeal to them on any particular day. There really are no limitations on what you can write about.

If you need inspiration, try visiting one of the big blog hosting sites, such as Blogger and WordPress. Both sites let you search for and browse blogs on any subject, or simply review the most recently published blogs. Once you find blogs that interest you, with the push of a button you can subscribe for free and each time a new post is published it will automatically be sent to your email inbox or RSS feed. Or if you prefer you can have blogs sent to your Facebook news feed or Twitter feed. Often, once you find a blog you like it will lead you to another on a separate topic. This in turn can lead to more and before you know it you have spent hours reading and enjoying other writers’ blogs while gathering ideas and
inspiration for your own.

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