Guest posted by Ryan Biddulph
Few bloggers are immune from struggling at some point during their online careers.
Slamming into the same problems persistently feels demoralizing.
You probably know what it feels like to work for weeks on end only to see diminished results in the traffic, subscriber or profits departments.
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Instead of giving up or making the same painful blogging mistakes decide to adopt a new, effective, intelligent approach to dissolving your struggles and promoting your blogging success.
Follow these 4 tips to ease your blogging struggles.
1: Clarify Your Why
The main reason why you struggle is because you’re blogging for the wrong reasons.
Giving, generous bloggers blog mainly to follow their passion, to blog predominantly for fun and to serve their readers.
Blog for the right reasons. Clarify your why. Stop blogging predominantly to get traffic or to get profit.
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What can you talk about all day long? Blog about it. Tie your passion to some pressing problem. Solve the problem through your blog posts.
Struggles originate in being heavily tied to outcomes. If the outcomes do not manifest you lose your blogging motivation, creating a vicious, endless cycle of doing the wrong things backed with the wrong energy for the wrong reasons, perpetuating your misery.
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Blog to have fun and to give. The struggles dissolve and your traffic and profits will grow steadily over the long haul when you are blogging mainly to follow your passion.
2: Seek and Follow Mentors
Seek and follow top blogging mentors.
Follow the advice of established, pro bloggers to ease your blogging struggles.
Pros know how to build successful blogs. Read their blog posts. Feast on their knowledge. Study their courses and eBooks.
Top bloggers help to get you on the straight and narrow. If you are struggling by straying from proven blogging fundamentals these blogging big dawgs give you a nudge in the right direction.
Keep It Simple Persistently.
Doing simple, powerful things persistently – backing the actions with the right energy – creates blogging success.
All blogging struggles grows out of doing complex things, or from doing simple things in fits and starts.
Example; writing one guest post monthly won’t solve your blog traffic problems. Writing one guest post every 2-3 days and placing the guest post on a well-read blog from your niche will solve your traffic problems quickly.
4: Promote Other Bloggers
Promote other bloggers.
Observe your blogging struggles dissolve into the energy of generosity.
How it works: promote other bloggers on your blog, through your guest posts and through social media. Persistently promoting other bloggers makes your life easier. Newfound blogging buddies – who appreciate your generosity – gladly promote you in return, expanding your reach and easing your struggles.
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Think about 1-3 bloggers who you can promote every time you publish a blog post or guest post. Promote a fellow blogger a few times daily on Twitter and at least once daily on Facebook.
The blogging bonds forged from your persistent promotions increase your blogging traffic and profits over the long haul. The friends you make leverage your blogging presence quickly.
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About the Author
Ryan Biddulph is a blogger, author and world traveler who’s been featured on Richard Branson’s Virgin Blog, Forbes, Fox News, Entrepreneur, Positively Positive, Life Hack, John Chow Dot Com and Neil Patel Dot Com. He has written and self-published 126 bite-sized eBooks on Amazon. Ryan can help you build a successful blog at Blogging From Paradise.