Make My Own Blog – Top 10 Reasons to Get Started

by Cade Arnel on November 27, 2010

Make my Own BlogHave you ever asked yourself, should I Make my Own Blog

Well there can be many reasons you might like to begin your own, the good news is … you only need one to make a start to learn how to blog.

Over the last decade, blogging has become increasingly popular as a way to express your ideas and to get yourself noticed online.  So here are 10 reasons you should start your very own blog.

Top 10 Reasons to Make my Own Blog

1. To Express Your Thoughts and Opinions
If you have a view on a topic, blogs are one of the best ways to have your say, and connect with like minded people.

2. To Promote Something
If you have a business, a product, a service or even yourself to promote, blogging is a excellent choice. Blogging is also very cost effective, as its actually possible to start a blog for free, and start promoting something.

3. To Help People
Many blogs are written by people who genuinely want to help other people. Often they want to help others, who are going through a similar situation, experience or task.

4. To Establish Yourself as an Expert
How do people become an known as Experts in a field?… If you are knowledgable in a topic and you begin blogging about it, sooner or later people will begin to discover what you have to say. If you provide good valuable information, you will soon become an expert in your field and people will want to know more about what you have to say.

Blogging5. To Connect with People Like You
Making your own blog posts expressing your thoughts and opinions on your interests or passions, can help you find or attract like-minded people.

6. To Make a Difference
Blogs are a great way to bring local, national, global, political or social issues to attentions. Its a great way to be heard and to make a difference.

7. To Journal your Experience
Using a blog to journal an experience is a great way to capture the detail of an experience such as travelling, adventure or even a personal experience. If fact friend of ours, who are travelling around Australia have started a blog about their New Life on the Road, so your welcome to check it out.

8. To Stay Connected with Friends and Family
By being able to share stories, photos, audio and online video, blogging can provide a simple way for friends and family to stay connected in almost any part of the world. Many travellers use blogging to stay in touch with family members while away from home.

9. To Make Money
By being commited to producing regular fresh content, it is possible to generate income from a blog through advertising or other income generation strategies. The successful bloggers who have learnt the craft of blogging, can bring in substancial income.

10. To Have Fun and Be Creative
One of the best parts of blogging in my own opinion, is that it allows me to be creative when making my own blog posts, which is really cool.

So if you have been struggling with the question “Should I make my own blog”, as you can see the are many reasons why. Blogs are not just for entrepeneurs and writers, they can be for businesses, young mums, travellers, grandmas, college students or people from all walks of life.

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Sean McLaughlin December 3, 2010 at 7:37 pm

I think it’s a great idea for anyone to start blogging for whatever their reasons are, the majority of people would definitely fit in at least one of the ten reasons to start your own blog. Thanks for the article.
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Jo Carey-Bradshaw December 6, 2010 at 11:48 pm

There certainly are nearly as many reasons to make a blog as there are bloggers. And of course, all those who are wanting to start making a blog. Your 10 good reasons are quite spot-on. Thanks for this article.
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Tegan December 7, 2010 at 4:29 pm

What a wonderful list of reasons why a person would make their own blog! Only a few months ago I didnt know what a blog was, but now I have one and could never go without one. I think it is especially great to connect with people that are like minded!
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Cheryl December 7, 2010 at 11:13 pm

You have outline some great reasons for anyone to start blogging. Must say the ‘blogging bug’ is becoming quite contagious.
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Carolyn December 13, 2010 at 9:29 am

These are excellent reasons for starting your own blog, and it really is quite easy! I enjoyed reading your post.
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nobuhle December 13, 2010 at 11:47 pm

i wanna start my own blog too


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