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Blogging has become an important and a recognized profession in this modern age. While many people blog as a profession, many others do it as a part time job or as a way to supplement their income. 

You should also realize that there are many benefits of blogging as a hobby as there are in blogging for marketing or business. Regardless of how it is used, it has quite a number of benefits, some of which will be discussed in this article.

what do I gain from blogging?

You should decide what to blog about and go for it after reading this article

Now, let us take a look at some benefits of blogging.


  1. It is a good source of income: Whether you want to go into blogging as a carrier choice, (yes we have many people who blog for a living) or just to supplement your income, you can make a lot of money depending on your commitment and the content of your blog. Benefits of blogging for business are enormous, you should take advantage of it.
  2. You will become a better writer: At first it might seem like you cannot write a 300 words blog post but all you need to do is start and you will get better at it. Just the discipline of sitting down in front of a computer writing will make you better. Don't just think, act.
  3.  Your researching skills will improve: For you to deliver rich content, you have to research on areas you are not too sure of. This helps your research abilities. More to that, you don't want your readers to read something you wrote and laugh at you afterwards.                              
  4. Gain influence: when you become a successful blogger, you will gain wide audience of people who will trust and respect you. Many popular bloggers you hear and read about today started their blogging journey one day and now people rush to events to hear them speak. You can gain the influence too. 
    Don't forget to read: HOW TO KEEP YOUR BLOG READERS
  5. You will Learn: Writing has a very good way of making the writer learn. To write compelling posts, you'll have to read and in the process of reading, you'll learn a lot.
  6. Improve your networking skills: Except you are using blogging for keeping a personal diary or for a private reason, you'll want people to know that you have a blog and read your blog content. For this to be achieved, you'll need networking. You can use social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter etc to let people know about your blog. This process is called networking and you'll get better at it as you keep on doing it.
  7. Get a job: many companies look for Ready-made writers who have online influence to write for them. Some pay you per article you write or pay you monthly for a specific number of articles per week, month etc depending on your agreement with them.
  8. You get to advertise your products and services at low cost: when you start blogging, placing advertisements on your blog is at your convenience and you can even charge people some amount of money if they want to place adverts on your blog. You can even set up a website or blog for free.
  9. Express Yourself: A blog is an expressive medium that can contain words, images, and sounds. Whether your blog is formal business affair or a personal (it could be about your workouts everyday) or a diary, blogging is powerful form of self-expression.
  10. Build Trust: Trust is an important part of life though it is a rare commodity. It is important to build trust online between you and your readers and you’ll have to demonstrate that you care about them by posting valuable and honest articles. That way, you can earn their trust and keep them coming to your blog.
Read also:How to Start a Blog. A Steb-by-Step Instruction 

 The benefits above should have your mind on starting a blog which I believe is an easy task. You can also learn about Internet Marketing so you can market your products and services online.


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