The 7 Golden Rules of Blogging

“I believe passion is the key element in any creative endeavor.

There are 56 million WordPress blogs. That makes it almost impossible to come up with a new idea for a blog. And even if you come up with something new, if you’re not passionate about it, if you don’t work hard, it’s all for nothing.”

Cristian Mihai

I’ve been following and reading a number of blogs for over five years now. I remember this blog by a Romanian journalist; I would spend hours reading the posts, the comments — oh, the comments were so funny and great. It was quite addictive. He got an insane number of comments, and I was jealous of his success.

I was quite sure that I would never become a successful blogger. I created some blogs on various platforms, but I never had the patience to build an audience. The thing is that I never asked myself whether I had something worth writing about on an almost daily basis. I think this is something a lot of bloggers struggle with. What’s worth sharing? What’s considered useful information? Also, I believe that a lot of writers simply focus too much on trying to come up with an original idea for a blog, a new…

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