What makes your blogging career a Big failure


Many bloggers start a blog expecting fruitful results and dollars out of it. But a majority of them drop in the middle and make themselves a big failure. Read on to know what makes your blogging a big failure.

Majority of the bloggers are giving up within one year of starting their blog and I found many silly mistakes by digging the cause. In last 2 months I made a survey on about 100 blogs of different niches and found that more than half of them failed to move up. And 90 per cent of the failures have multiple niches published on their blogs. So, I understood that selecting a niche which you are not good at is the first step towards failure.

A Blogger gets motivated by some blogs like John Chow dot com or Pro Blogger and starts blogging immediately without having clarity if he could really do justice to the niche he chose. So, motivate yourself but finally select a niche in which you are expert. Also, blog design plays a major role in attracting a visitor to make a second visit. If you welcome a visitor with an army of advertisements, he would be surely killed. So, read on how could you work smart enough and make your blog a visitor's paradise.

You are late- Get out of Google


If you have a technology blog i.e. a Tec Blog, you need to act quickly like a cheetah to post updates. Else someone will sit on you. Let us take an example, to win a Gold medal in 100 m sprint you should obviously beat Bolt. You cannot start the race even 1 sec late or a sec earlier. But here you'll have the chance to post earlier than your competitors. But what's happening in majority of blogs? They are re-posting what's already posted in other popular blogs which is a bad practice. When you are late and there is nothing new in the purpose of your post, try to make it more unique by going deep into the content.

You stepped in wrong niche


During my research I have seen a blog that has less than 20 blog posts and it made $2000 in just one year. What made it successful? Obviously the niche (cydia software for jail broken iPhone) he chose brought him the success. Also, he didn't win the very first day; it took more than 8 months to start earning and on an average blog made $174 per month. Imagine the earnings he could have made if he posted regularly. So, what I suggest you is, never choose a popular niche, blog what you know. It ultimately leads to success.

Your blog is looking ugly


Have you ever seen a Moto GP bike? Doesn't it look ugly with excess ads? If your blog post isn't presented in a pleasing way, visitor just skips it. Write an article or a review with proper introduction, headings and conclusion and it should just look like a student's letter to Principal. I have seen several tech blogs with posts on gadgets just mention specifications and 2-3 pictures. If you don't produce detailed information of a product to your readers why would he visit your blog tomorrow? So, don't become money minded blogger on the very first day, work for at least 5 to 6 months to build it. Even top most websites like Mashable and Huffington Post didn't taste success on the very first day.

Even Google's considers your blog presentation i.e. number of external and internal links you place in a post, irrelevant outbound affiliate links you place etc. So, if you unnecessarily use affiliate links in keywords updates like Penguin, Hummingbird may throw your blog out of search results. So, try to implement some restrictions and spend more time to present every post with no errors. Ensure your visitors that your blog is a rich and unique source of information and that makes them subscribe to your RSS feed and follow you blog on Social media.

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Comments

Author: Shravan22 Nov 2014 Member Level: Gold   Points : 4

You have mentioned some of the major reasons which newbie bloggers make during their blogging career. Personally I feel that blogging as a career option is a bit risky. If your blog is doing really good getting good traffic then its good. However your blog might lose its rankings in no time. Its always ideal for newbie bloggers to start blogging on a apart time basis and once when they are really sure, they can make it as a full time profession.



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