- By Connie Ragen Green
- Published 08/20/2008
Blogging for your business can be tedious, exhausting, and something you dread. It can also be exciting, thrilling, and something you look forward to with anticipation. What makes the difference? The degree of passion you have about your topic. If you are truly passionate about what you are writing, the words will flow and you will look forward to the process. You will also be able to make money and turn your blog into a profit generating tool much more easily. Here are some suggestions for figuring out what you should be blogging about, so that you can maximize your profit while writing from your heart. 1 – Take a good look at your life experiences, interests, and passions. Think about what people come to you for help or advice with. Find the topic that can encompass as much of what you love as possible, while also being an area that you can monetize easily. 2 – Spend as much time as you need doing the research that will be required to find out what information and help people need and want from you. You will want to read other blogs, discover which words and phrases these people are using to search for information, and see what other products and services are already available in this area.
3 – Beg
in blogging about your knowledge and expertise in your chosen niche. Give as much quality information as you can so that your readers will view you as a resource instead of a vendor. This will serve you well as you continue to build an online business over time. 4 – Treat your blogging like the business that it really is. Make a schedule and a calendar to decide in advance what you will be writing about. You may want to have a book review every Thursday, or a guest blogger once a month. This will add value to your blogging and give your readers a more concrete idea of what to expect from your writing. They will also be more likely to visit your blog and sign up for updates, because they will not want to miss anything that you are providing. 5 – Ask your readers to comment and to give you other feedback that will enhance their experience as well as yours. The best blogs continue to be the ones that allow the readers to become part of the conversation, and recognize their knowledge and point of view on the topic of the post.
As you write about your passion in your chosen niche, the words and ideas will flow and will find that you have created a joyous and printable experience for yourself and others. Your blog will bring you prospects and clients, and you will have a way to monetize your online business.
Connie Ragen Green teaches you how to write articles and eBooks to build an online business, as well as how to use the technology needed. Visit http://www.EbookWritingandMarketingSecrets.com to find out more.
by Connie Ragen Green