Oh no! What if all bloggers stop creating blog content? That will mark a doomsday in the blogosphere, won’t it?
And I am not talking about any movie that is in the work. I’m talking real.
You can even say that I’m venting out my feelings towards lazy bloggers who’ve started a blog but cannot create content.
Or those bloggers who re-hash the content that is already available, make it “unique” according to Copyscape and fill the blogosphere with a truck load of BS.
Content creation is not content spinning. I am not talking about creating a masterpiece with every blog post. But I am talking about being useful, at the least possible factor. I hope you get the idea.
Blog content creation has become a pain for most bloggers. If you try very hard every day to find blog content ideas and make those ideas into wonderful blog posts, something’s wrong.
You may want to read this post:
I would say either the passion or the seriousness factor is missing in your blogging business. You either chose to blog on a topic in which you’re not passionate about.
Or, you are not serious about your blogging business; if you’re doing it for fun, that’s fine. But if not, and if you’re expecting a decent income from your blog, you need to be creating content on a regular basis.
Think about this: will there be a blog or a online business or a product without “content” in it? Content is the life blood of any online business and you have to be prepared to create it on a regular basis, no matter what.
Well this may sound bitter, but that’s the truth.
I will discuss 5 smart excuses made by some of these lazy bloggers.
Let’s dive in….
I am suffering from writer’s block
OK OK, writers block. I would rather say that there is on such thing as writers block but you might not agree. Actually there isn’t a thing called writers block.
But what we think as writers block is writers laziness. That’s it. I myself used to think that it is writers block. But it is not.
So what is this thing about? – Not being able to write! This is not a great thing or an obstacle. You can indeed kick on its butt by following any of these simple tips:
- Have blog content ideas in your reserve
- Don’t write on only one topic – that’s the reason I have many blogs on different niches. If I’m bored on a topic, I write on a different topic and that gives me some fresh air. If you have only one blog, have a private blog or an online diary where you can write on different topics just for fun.
- Write in blocks – a.k.a. work on multiple posts simultaneously.
- Go read a book or read other blogs (don’t overload yourself with information, though).
- Go take a walk or do a workout – you will see ideas rushing through your mind while you’re on it.
The possibilities are endless and you can totally overcome the block. I mean, it is doable.
I have no time to create blog content
Well, then make it. If you are doing a business, and if you want your blog to generate an income, you gotta put your butt on a chair and work for it.
You cannot find success without working for it first.
Think about this – there are countless jobs that want the workers to stand under the hot sun and operate heavy machinery; there are jobs where the workers knock countless doors to get the target sales numbers. There are jobs that require the workers to travel to various places and deliver goods.
Blogging is not like that. You sit at your comfort and just create content. I am not telling that this is the easiest job in the world. But at least, I consider myself blessed to be blogging.
And with this thankfulness, every blogger should find the time to sit down and work on their blog. Make the time to create content. That’s it.
I am not good at writing
No one is born a writer. I was not. Writing is a skill. A skill is something you develop by training yourself; by practicing it. The more you practice the better you get at it.
If you think you are not a great writer, write more. If you are bored on a topic, write on a different topic.
It is in general good to have a personal blog to get some fresh air. As I mentioned already, I have a few on different topics and then my personal blog. A few (of those few of em) are given below.
Problogging Success – This very blog on blogging/internet marketing niche.
Jane Sheeba – My personal blog.
And then I also write guest posts.
No I am not tooting my own horn here. Nor am I asking you to start 8 blogs. I’m just trying to convey the point that writing on different topics helps me stay motivated and fresh.
If you can’t commit on creating content for 8 blogs and some more, maintain a private blog or a diary where you dump some offbeat content to shape your writing skills, or as a hobby.
You can try 750words.com for this.
I cannot find ideas to write
You can only get more ideas to write than you can actually write. We are in that kind of an era. We are loaded with information. There is nothing as lack of information, I would say.
You can get information just about anything with a little bit of research. And when you do your research, make sure you use this little tweak and make your writing process faster.
Don’t forget to capture every blog post idea that occurs to you. That is the key to your content creation success.
Are you making any of these excuses? If so, you are contributing to the blog content creation doomsday.
And you’re letting the chances of building a successful blogging business slip through your fingers.
And you’re letting yourself become yet another failed bloggers; a drop out.
Don’t give yourself any room to make any of these excuses. Get over them; get moving; get into action and reap the results.