Blogging is the new and hottest form of sharing information and thoughts. However there is still a lot of confusion and lack of clarity about it which makes people stay away. This article would help in solving those and aims at answering the queries on how to build a blog. Before understanding how blogs works and getting to the process of creating one. It is important to know and identify the purpose. People might have different reasons for starting a blog. Such as:
Creative urge: Blogging is seen as a medium to build the creative streak that people has. It helps to bring clarity to their thoughts, which makes people understand who they are. It also helps in sharing your thoughts and ideas to the world which helps in boosting self-confidence and persona.
Improving the skills: Some skills like writing or baking improves with regular effort and practise. When there is a blog, it helps a person to be consistent in presenting his/her skill to the world.
Communication: The wide reach that a blog has is an enormous advantage which only rare mediums provide. It is an opportunity to share your thoughts and ideas to the whole world. It is also an extremely powerful tool, as a common man has the equal power of a leader or a successful business tycoon.
For the society: There are often times, when people feel frustrated about how things work or are not satisfied with something. All they have to do now is to create a blog and share what they think or feel. It has the power to bring a change in the society and in other people’s lives.
To get published: The old world is long gone, people are reluctant to read books now. So many new authors share their art of writing through blogs to grab attention and following of readers. This has been a technique that is guaranteed to work and give results.
As a career: It is a fact that many people do blogging for a career. It does take a lot of time, but it is a best way to make money while doing what you like.
Once the purpose has been identified the next step to do is to decide on the theme or focus of the blog which a person are going to start. The theme of blogs are called ‘niche’ and it is vital to have one. It would be ideal to choose a niche according to his/her passion so that they would enjoy the art of blogging. Only when the work gives fulfilment or motivation, would the person enjoy it. When the person enjoys doing something, he or she is most likely to continue doing so for a long period of time.
If the person finds it difficult to find a niche, all they have to do is to identify their hobbies or any activity which they enjoy doing. It can be anything ranging from sketching to carpeting or cooking or photography. All they have to do is identify the area in which they are most comfortable in and would be happy to talk to people about. Once the person has fixed the area, then there is hardly anyone stopping him/her to get to blogging.