BLOGGING: I will keep on saying this, if you are not a blogger try to get one as a friend, spouse or relative.
A successful career and life is depends upon being “on purpose.” We all bring our own uniqueness and magic into the world. Your goal in life is to find out what that is, grasp it and share it. Your blog may be the digital platform where it’s uncovered.
Here are 10 reasons why blogging will have a major effect on your profession and life if you are prepare to start the adventure to create and publish.
#1. Blogs refine your thoughts
Taking a seat and distilling your insights and ideas into paragraphs and structured is an art. Wrestling wrangling those words into shape will create clarity from the cloud. Make it a practice each day and magic shall happen. #2. Blogs reward the creator
Creating is one thing, but another thing is publishing. Being willing to put your ideas and thought out there takes a willingness and bravery to be vulnerable. You may be stopped by doubts. These include:
Why would anyone want to read my ideas? I have just the same old thing and nothing new to say. Get rid of your fears and publish your creation. Rewards shall come.
#3. Blogs amplify your humanity
A blog opened up by social networks with easy to-use interfaces is the intersection technology and humanity. It is an amplification and extension of our uniqueness, content and creativity to over 7 billion people. The low friction sharing will open up your identity to a world that is waiting to hear your voice.
This is one of major importance of a blog on your career. Tribes are not any more local but worldwide connection of shared passion and interests. Blogs that are powered by online communities and Twitter feeds enable us to interface with those global tribes in real time. Connection with global communities provides networks and insights that can quicken your learning process, success and opportunity. You change them and they change you.
#5. Blogs give introverts a voice
If I tell you guys that I’m an introvert you won’t believe, now through blogging I have a voice. It is estimated that about 50% of us fit into that category. If you think that is you then your blog can be your platform to address to the world, let your personality be heard and shine.
#6. Blogs reward the “new age” publishers
Blogs are online books, magazines and resources all moved into one. A portal for learning, expression and publishing, blogs validate our creative content by quantifying attention via comments, re-tweets and sharing.
#7. Blogs embrace the experimenters
In the age of print, making errors was time-consuming and expensive. With your online publishing platform you can explore in real time without financial risk.
#8. Blogs accelerate discovery
The low friction of the social web enables content makers to bypass the old gatekeepers of publishers and editors. What took years or decades to achieve/accomplish that important attention can be possible in weeks and months.
#9. Blogs open up a world without borders
Opportunity in the past was frequently constrained to “local.” Today your online platform isn’t limited by geography. The world is currently your playpen.
#10. Blogs are the future’s news vehicle
I believe truly that blogging is the new form to deliver news. We will still have journalists and reporters, however the noteworthy stories and news of the day are presently on our hands- it is our job to be the first hand eyewitness accounts of the current goings on.