Are There Benefits to Blogging?

benefits-to-bloggingYes! There are benefits to blogging!

One of the great benefits to blogging is bringing new visitors to your blog even as you promote on your social media platforms!

What are some of the additional benefits to blogging?

  • Reach a wider audience

We already know that blogging can help you be discovered online as you can strengthen your social reach, your online relationships, with your content.

==> You don’t need technical expertise or a large budget to build your online presence.

You set up your blog, give out great content, promote, and interact with your visitors. Why?

Because having visitors come to your site, gives you an opportunity to get feedback and build a small community.

  • Benefits of a Blogging Community

You can be growing a community through comments and interaction as you talk with your visitors, inviting them to join in the conversations.

==> Even as you’re focusing on your readers and their interest.

One of the big benefits to blogging, is that you can become more useful to your visitors as you learn more from them through the interactions on your blog.

==> Persuade your visitors, asking for feedback and comments.

You’ll be encouraging interactive conversations through direct messages on Social Media. Which will benefit you in getting to know your readers.

I’ve built business relationships more quickly with my blog and sharing my no-cost Build Your List tele-class that I promote on my blog and Social Media. Helping both my readers and myself to get a better understanding of each other!

==> Why do you want to know your readers? Answer that in the comments below – I’d love to hear your thoughts!

I enjoy getting to visit with my readers even as I can enjoy being the ‘loner’ and the Social Butterfly sitting in front of my keyboard.

You know social proof is big and can come as you are building your blogging community.

==> What do I think when I visit blogs with 10 or more comments?

I wonder what is so interesting. Then I read the article and the comments to learn more about the blog!

  • Branding and benefits to blogging

As you build your community and receive positive attention from your visitors:

You’ll be creating value-based and long term connections that helps you create a more compelling brand.

Unique and informative posts keep your ideal audience coming back for more, holding their interest without trying to sale to them – even as you understand that your blogging efforts are more than the content you give.

That’s building consistency and a trustworthiness for your site! That’s great branding.

These are just some the benefits to blogging.

Sometimes blogging can seem simple, yet feel complicated. Right?

==> So…What questions would you like me to blog about?

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18 thoughts on “Are There Benefits to Blogging?

    • December 20, 2014 at 9:00 am

      Thanks, Laurel – What are some of the benefits you’ve found – and what’s your favorite

  • December 19, 2014 at 8:14 pm

    Another great post, Donna. I like getting to know my audience because I want to give them what they want. The only way to do that is to ask them! I write about animals and have come to find out there is about as much interest in posts about domestic animals as there are about wildlife or exotic pets. That’s good to know, and I enjoy satisfying my readers. Thank you for the food for thought that you always give me, Donna. Peace
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    • December 20, 2014 at 9:00 am

      Thanks so much, Jeanne for taking the time to read my posts and make thoughtful comments – Love your blog and share it often! 🙂

    • December 20, 2014 at 8:58 am

      Thank you – Tommy – what are some of the benefits you’ve found – glad to see your comment! 🙂

  • December 20, 2014 at 11:57 am

    You’re right, engaging your community is essential. I like the tip about asking questions. I’m always a little afraid to post questions to my wall for fear that I’ll hear crickets…

    • December 20, 2014 at 1:38 pm

      Awww….Sojourner – Crickets are beautiful – and people still see your questions as you start narrowing your questions to get answers

    • December 20, 2014 at 1:41 pm

      Thanks so much, Joan – Always enjoy your visits! Big hugs, girlfriend 🙂

  • December 20, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    I have reaped so much benefits since I became a blogger at the beginning of the year and you have compiled a great post

    • December 23, 2014 at 7:05 am

      Thanks, Aneta! I do so love blogging and the routine I’ve set up is something I look forward to – glad you stopped by and commented! 🙂

  • December 21, 2014 at 3:48 am

    This is an awesome information on the benefits of blogging. I have been thinking about starting one lately. I am sure you blog has great information I can check on. Thanks for sharing.

    • December 23, 2014 at 7:04 am

      Well that is good news, Rebecca – I hope to hear more about you starting a blog soon 🙂

  • December 22, 2014 at 11:33 am

    Blogging does have its benefits. I use blogging mostly as a way to just express my thoughts and feelings. I’m not very social, so blogging is my go-to way to interact in a way that is comfortable with me.
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    • December 23, 2014 at 7:03 am

      That is wonderful to hear, Erin – thank you for sharing – and yes blogging does help us be more social!

  • December 22, 2014 at 10:26 pm

    It has been just over two years since i started blogging and I really do love it. The benefits you listed in the post make it even better!
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    • December 23, 2014 at 7:02 am

      Thanks so much for your comment, Salma and I enjoy hearing that!

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