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44 Things I Learned About Blogging


  1. Engagement is the key to building a community not a group of onlookers
  2. Be organized, yet flexible
  3. Stick to a schedule but be reasonable with it
  4. Never lack zeal
  5. Just because you feel others don’t do it, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t
  6. Use your strengths
  7. Ask even if you feel unqualified- you never know who will say yes
  8. Be grateful
  9. Build something meaningful
  10. Master the art of balancing listening to others and yourself
  11. Work on improving yourself constantly
  12. Stay focused
  13. Try new things, even if it “fails.” It will help you in the future.
  14. Figure out exactly what you’re doing and be able to explain it clearly and concisely to others
  15. Never allow work that is not of quality -even if it is free
  16. Try it. Play with it. Learn it. Teach it.
  17. You will have support it’s just a matter of where and when
  18. Sometimes it is better to do it by yourself first, then bring others along.
  19. You can have an impact on others lives by doing something you view as small
  20. Be patient
  21. Listen to that little voice that asks “What if…” and make plans accordingly because that problem will arise later.
  22. Plan. Be prepared even if the plan doesn’t work out
  23. Those who tease in the beginning may end up doing the same thing they teased you for in the end
  24. Work hard but enjoy your life
  25. The first time you do something is harder in a way because you don’t know what to expect. Take what you can from it then try it again and you will go further.
  26. Care
  27. Say exactly what you mean and mean exactly what you say
  28. Don’t ever do it to win someone’s approval.
  29. Embrace the challenge
  30. Don’t try to rush through the uncomfortable and uncertain moments. Know that there will be an answer in the end and observe everything. You may have to walk someone else through the same situation.
  31. Remember what you went through. Remember the feelings and what could have been done better. You will have to help someone else through the same thing.
  32. Talk about what you love, others will be interested.
  33. Celebrate the success of others as you do your own. Leave envy at the door.
  34. Sometimes you need to quit or pause in order to become better.
  35. Enjoy your friendships.
  36. Sometimes people do want to help you out. Take the help.
  37. You are wrong, sometimes.
  38. Calm Down
  39. Control is an illusion. You never had it to begin with.
  40. Don’t overthink it. In fact, make the solution as simple as possible.
  41. Continue to gain perspective; things are much different than you imagined them to be.
  42. Balance growth with quality and care
  43. Discipline is part of the process.
  44. Keep asking questions. Keep looking for answers. Keep trying to figure things out.

Keep the list going. What have you learned in life and blogging? If you have a relevant post, feel free to link it in the comments!

2 thoughts on “44 Things I Learned About Blogging

  1. Thank you great insights on your list. I have a thought on this list about how personal insecurities can cause severe writers block with blogging. Do others agree? Convincing yourself your opinion or point of view does matter.

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