Wondering if you should start a blog in 2020? The answer is yes. There’s never been a better time to start blogging. The current pandemic has shown us that digital transformation is inevitable. Everyone was forced to stay at home and work remotely for months, so we can expect this to be the new normal.
People are going to be online more than ever before, so it’s time for you to claim your own space on the internet. One of the best ways to do this is to start a blog. Social media is great, but you don’t really own your accounts. The algorithms are changed consistently and if Instagram decides that they don’t like something you posted, you can be out just like that.
In case you need some more convincing, here are three reasons why you should start a blog in 2020:
Make passive income
Billionaire and expert investor, Warren Buffet said “If you don’t find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die.” Blogging is a good way to make passive income because all you have to do is put up valuable content and watch it bring in the dollars. This requires choosing the right topics, growing your blog with SEO and joining an affiliate marketing program among others. You can still make money from blogging if you play your cards right.
Build your personal brand
Owning your own blog helps you grow in influence. It shows people who you are and conveys your values and what you stand for. I’ve gotten great opportunities because of my blog and have been invited to speak on radio and TV as well. A blog is good for your personal brand because you never know who is reading and what doors they can open for you. If you’re thinking of how to position yourself as a thought leader and show your skills and expertise, then you should definitely start a blog in 2020.
Make impact and add value
Your blog will give you a platform to express yourself and share your experiences with the world. Someone, somewhere needs your unique insights and since you can’t meet everybody face-to-face, your blog can help you make impact. You can add value to people all around the world and help them improve their lives through your blog. Your story matters, and even before you decide to write a book about it, you can start a blog to share it.
There you have it folks, three reasons why you should start a blog in 2020. There are many blogs out there, but none of them has your unique style and voice. There is still room for you to shine. So just do it!
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