Mistake #1: Going solo
Blogging is NOT a one-man job.
You can NOT succeed if you’re the ONLY one working on your blog.
Blogging requires a lot of tasks, such as;
Blog post editing and optimization
Networking with other bloggers regularly
Finding the proper monetization strategies
Regularly analyzing your website’s SEO and your competitors
And the list goes on
You can’t do ALL these tasks alone.
It’s OKAY to work hard for the first year (when you’ve no budget to outsource blogging tasks). But once your blog starts generating income, invest all the money back into growing your blog (not on buying your favorite smartphone, bike, car, etc.).
Mistake #2: Not being consistent
Are they still blogging? Not even 1% of them!
To succeed in blogging, you must be consistent with your posting schedule. Consistency is key when it comes to running a successful blog.
By regularly publishing new content, you can build a loyal audience and establish your blog as a go-to source for information in your niche.
Mistake #3: Ignoring SEO
Search engine optimization (SEO) is the #1 factor in running a successful blog.
SEO traffic converts BETTER.
Here are some key things to consider when it comes to SEO;
Use keywords strategically in your blog post titles, headings, and throughout the content of your post.
Creating 10x better content than your competitors
Optimizing your images using descriptive file names and alt tags. You can also use a free plugin like Rank Math.
Building backlinks through guest posts, blog comments, Quora answers, etc.
Regularly update your blog posts. It's essential to keep your blog up-to-date and free of broken links and outdated information to provide a top-notch experience for your readers.
By learning from these mistakes and avoiding them, you can build a blog that earns thousands of dollars every month.
To your success.