Hidden Facts behind Blogging you should know before you think about starting a blog, especially if you are planning to make money from it
Everyone is hammering on how to make money online from blogging, you know how tempting it is to always talk about it right? after all, what’s the point setting up a blog If you can not make money from it? I almost join them in preaching this Gospel according to St. Bloggers!
But if I join the bandwagon effect without saying the truth, The “God” of blogging will not forgive Me, hahaha. I made this post in order to reveal ” Behind the Scene” of what successful bloggers will not tell you.
Just like the said ” Success has many family members, but failure is an orphan” This is exactly what is applicable in the blogging industry.
Let us be very blunt! Most bloggers attempting to make money from blogging are not actually making cash yet through it.
In today latest gist, the media is awash with the success stories of successful bloggers and how lucrative blogging is, but have you sat down to meditate on the other sides of the story?
People like ProBlogger and John chow were the typical examples on how blogging can make you a multi-millionaire, bringing this down to Nigeria, When you hear How to make money through blogging celebrities like Linda Ikeji and co are all we remember
I am writing this post based on my discovery and experience plus my interaction with most successful bloggers who are earning something substantial on the internet
Real Hidden Facts behind Blogging
Gone are those days when blogging is just an art, or a mere passion thing, today’s blogging is a career, job, business and every business will always be riddled with huge challenges
Except you belong to the group of persons who are not bothered about making income from blogging, then you need to know the real truth about how to making money from your blogs
1. Blogging for Dollars is not for you if you are lazy
In 2009 I had an AdSense account and a small blog, for the first 1 year of my blogging experience, I was not able to earn up to $50! there are so many blogs out there, in fact, according to a survey carried out one of the top bloggers Darren Rowse, the founder of ProBlogger, during his blog membership program and report, 28% of bloggers earn less than $10 in a full year while 25% others earn between $10 -99 dollars in a full year!
So what’s the buzz I am hearing About making money online through blogging?
2. It Takes Time to Build Successful Blog
Another Discovery which I believe should help you prepare your mind for a long ride into the blogging world is that it really takes time before your efforts will start paying off
Of course, We all use Linda Ikeji as a benchmark on how successful anyone into blogging can be! Have read her story? I bet you may be discouraged to even start. Linda Ikeji Started blogging in 2006 for over 4 years she was earning nothing, it was around 2010 that her efforts started to pay off
If your intentions are to make money through blogging, can you really wait that long?
This is not to put you off from attempting to kick start your blogging career, my intentions are to correct the notion on how easy it to make money from your blog so that you will not get disappointed so easily or give up during the tough times
3. There is no Formula on Making money online through your blog
This is another deception some upcoming bloggers like you and me have been fed with, I have come across countless web pages offering a secret arsenal to making 6 figure income monthly, They even release guaranty steps you will follow to make money, but in the end, you end up buying their products ( Spinning)
In my little discovery from the interviews I had with successful bloggers through chat, there is no secret formula for making money from your blog.
From the discussion I had, most of them acted on a hunch that led to a big discovery in their path, What this meant is that as unique as our niches are so are our challenges,
What works for you might not work for the next person, and we forge our own success and stories as we battle the demons, so when next you hear anyone telling you about the glorious breakthroughs he had made remember there were also the challenging side
No Doubt blogging is very promising and lucrative if you break through but it’s not a get a rich quick venture, you may later discover, its one of the most time draining career
If your interest is to make a living out of your blog, you should prepare for the time when nothing is trickling in, you should have other sources of income, Make blogging a part-time thing until the breakthrough, These are most important hidden facts behind Blogging you should know
Of course, There are other factors that will determine how successful your blog can be such as writing quality contents, Promotional strategies, and how you implement your Search Engine Optimizations