27 Harsh Facts Every New Blogger Should Know About Blogging

Great advice for bloggers old and new

Hugh's Views & News

Thinking of starting a blog? Here are 27 harsh facts I’ve learned about the world of blogging since I started my blog in February 2014.

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  1. Blogging can become addictive and take over your life.
  2. You’ll probably lose touch with some friends because you won’t have the time to keep in touch with them anymore.
  3. Readers don’t find your blog, you have to find them.
  4. Just because somebody ‘liked’ your blog post, does not mean they read it.
  5. Just because somebody left a comment on your blog post, does not mean they read it.
  6. Blogging can seriously stress you out and make you feel guilty (if you allow it).
  7. You’ve more chance of winning the lottery jackpot, than one of your blog posts going viral.
  8. Over 81% of bloggers who want to make some money out of blogging, will never earn more than £100.
  9. Not everyone will agree with what you have to say.
  10. Not everyone will…

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12 Responses to 27 Harsh Facts Every New Blogger Should Know About Blogging

  1. I’ve had a blog sincethey began… Way back before smart phones and social media existed. When it started, it was all about writing. It still is for me. I don’t understand the need to “generate followers.” i don’t understand the need to post photos on Facebook and get 1000 “likes” for each photo, either.

  2. on the level says:

    I liked this AND read it

  3. Thanks so much for sharing my post with your readers, Michael.
    Best wishes to you,
    Hugh

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