That’s the dream, isn’t it? Start a blog, write a bunch of posts that enrich the lives of your readers, sit back, and watch the money roll in.
Now hold your horses for a minute there…
Blogging, if you want to treat it like your business, is just that. It’s a BUSINESS. And entrepreneurship is never easy. It’s a lot of testing things out, failing, learning from them, losing sleep, time, money and a fair amount of lost hair thrown into the mix.
When you start blogging, you need to be prepared for making slow and not always steady progress.
If you’re a writer and you just love to write but don’t want to do the hard work of planning, promoting, marketing and all that, then blogging isn’t for you. Thanks to a superb platform called Medium, you can take your essay writing there instead. It’s all good, many of us do it, and love it!
If you’re curious about all the things blogging involves, then read this blog post: 8 Facts about Blogging That No One Really Wants to Talk About.