Does your blog have a business plan? Or you are blogging without a plan? Of what importance is a business plan to a blogger? Well, I will advice you read on to find the answers you seek.
I’m sure all of you have dreamed of attracting a thousand, five thousand, ten thousand, even up to one hundred thousand visitors to your blog each month. I know I have. Imagine what that would mean for your bottom line to drive traffic to your blog in those numbers.
When your Carlights begins to attract a solid following, you might think ‘Now it the time to launch another blog.’ A word of caution: This is where blog can get complicated.
Lots of advertisement options. Small niche blogs don’t have that many advertising options. They have Google AdSense/yahoo’s version and that’s about it. Many of these smaller niches don’t care about advertising only. Internet marketing niches don’t have that problem. There are tons of affiliate and direct advertising methods. An internet marketing firm will know about Google AdWords, a small pet store might not.
Often, we find that our houses are cluttered with so much stuff that you can’t find the use for anymore. People can collect the stuff and sell them on eBay. The key to selling stuff online blogs is to create a good profile for your merchandise and price them favorably. A person can also go door to door looking for stuff that people no longer have the use for e.g. old electronics and furniture, they can then sell, the stuff on eBay or open a garage sale.
Research shows that over 70% of businesses are operating without business plans; in fact, the statistics is even higher when it comes to online businesses, blogging included. I bet you are also guilty of this. It is an established fact that a requisite for success in business is a plan. Now if a plan is a recipe for business success, why are most bloggers blogging without it? Well, I think that’s a question you should answer yourself. Drawing up a plan for your blog is not compulsory but if you are serious about treating your blog as a business; then I will advice you put up a plan for your blog.
In summary, if you do nothing else but find a product to sell, create a website, attract customers, and then promote the heck out of your products, you will make money online. This is true for all beginners!