So you want to start a blog?
It makes sense–everyone else is doing it.
But how do you stand out from the crowd?
Whether it is for your small business or for your personal brand, starting a blog requires knowing tricks of the trade for it to be a hit.
Lucky for you, we know a thing or two about writing blogs…so read closely the five steps for starting a successful blog:
1. Choose your niche
Deciding on a topic for your blog is one of the most crucial steps when starting out (that’s why it is number one!). With so many topics to choose from, it can be cumbersome picking just one. Best practices suggest creating a content marketing mission statement to narrow your focus, reach a defined audience, and drive engagement.