Do you ever get the feeling that social media – including blogging – is just one big shouting match where everyone is trying to one-up each other?
I’ve heard a lot of business owners talk about this. It can feel reallllllly frustrating when you feel as though you’re putting out content and content and content and you’re not seeing the “massive returns” that social media supposedly will reap.
So, let’s get really realistic about how to identify whether your blogging and social media efforts are actually making a difference. There are a few key ways to pinpoint if you’re meeting your goals, and sometimes they may be more subtle than you would expect.
There are two types of successful writers out there – the ones blessed with an innate talent and perpetual inspiration, and the ones who work hard every day. The latter ones have no choice but to technically grow by constant practice. You will be surprised, but most famous writers achieved their recognition through routine.
If you want to be a remarkable online writer, waiting for the inspiration to come is not an option. In the online environment only constant contributors survive. So let’s see how you can improve those skills and why not, cash in more money.
I accept that you may already think I’m crazy just based on the headline of this article.
But despite that – or perhaps because of it – I’m going to walk through the logic of something that I once heard Suzanne Evans proclaim on stage, which was, “Anytime I want to make a butt load of money, I go around the house and throw stuff away.”