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Have you ever been part of a blogging challenge? If not, then you should!
I'm sharing this today because tomorrow I'm joining up with a few thousand other people for another 21 day blogging challenge! And I'm hoping that what I share today, and throughout this next challenge, you'll be inspired to start your own!
Law of Attraction
My success mentors always say, “What you focus on expands.” And it's true!
The Law of Attraction is basically, “What you think about (and take action on ) you bring about.” And by blogging daily, with the focus on one of my passions, I saw more opportunities come about for me to share with you
It's Possible to Write a Blog Within an Hour
Most of the time, it took me at least an hour or more to research, write the blog, and get the photos done for each post. — But that's because of 2 things.
1 — I didn't do my research beforehand. I'd have a general idea as to what I wanted to write about, but then I would do my research in the allotted time I outlined for myself to do all of what was needed for the blog … But this isn't time efficient.
2 — I didn't use the tools at my disposal! The blog you're reading my post from is utilizing a blogging platform called Kalatu. To make the explanation short, Kalatu is THE BEST blogging platform out there! Not only does it utilize WordPress, but it also (a) allows you to market whatever you want without penalty, (b) nothing you put on the blog will ever be taken down [unless it's illegal], (c) provides multiple ways to help spark your imagination [like providing a headline, blog templates, and more]!
Blogging Is a Great Way to Learn About Social Media
If you are using your blog to have an online diary, then you probably don't care about social media.
But if you're an entrepreneur trying to get your business more traffic, you MUST have a blog! People only buy from you when they like you and trust you. And what better way to show someone who you are than with a blog where you share things that you're passionate about and can attract others like you to what you do?
When you're trying to bring in more traffic, you MUST know a thing or two about social media. Otherwise, the time you spend might be wasted. So along the process, you have to find someone who knows what they're doing, learn from them, and take daily action to implement what you learn!
That's one of the reasons I love one of the businesses I'm in — not only do I have a team of people who are eager to see me succeed, but who also teach me information on how to increase my earnings online AND my knowledge of social media and internet marketing! It's a proven system that not only condenses the information you might find through Google, but also tells you what is working RIGHT NOW, not what was working 3-5 years ago or more.
If you'd like more information, be sure to click here!
Or, if you don't want a condensed, packaged, step by step formula for utilizing social media and online marketing to learn how to make money online, then you can go the time consuming (and possibly more frustrating) of Googling and trying to learn it all on your own. [Which it can be done – I know several who did it and made bank!]
With My Particular Blogging Challenge – You Can Win Prizes!
During my last challenge, the first part was simply to complete the challenge. And by doing so, I got the following badge I can proudly display on my site:
Sure, someone could be a bit uncouth and swipe it for themselves and SAY they survived the blogging challenge …. But I have the pride of knowing that I actually did it! I blogged daily for 21 days. It was rough sometimes with my schedule, but it was worth it! 🙂
What's great is that every person who completed this challenge got this reward, too! So it wasn't a concession prize like too many people try to offer these days to make people “feel better” or whatever. We earned this badge and proudly wave it!
Now, what I'm REALLY excited about were the other prizes that came about. For example:
— one couple who blogged together won the “Most Passionate Bloggers” award, which means that they got to have their own Kalatu design created for them … and we all get to celebrate with them and use their design!
— another blogger won “Kalatu Blogging Idol” … I think this just means they got the most votes for favorite blogger? They got something pretty nifty from that, as well!
— another set of bloggers used their blog to market one of their businesses and got a cash prize for most ALL IN sales! I mean, who does stuff like that? Awesome people, that's who! Now results not typical and individual results vary based on your knowledge and own hard work … But that's frickin' awesome! And they totally earned it because they followed a system and utilized the knowledge at their fingertips!
Now, I'm not sure what they'll be giving out this time, but I'm super stoked to find out!
There Are Several Resources to Help Inspire You!
As I mentioned before, the Kalatu blogging platform is phenomenal! You get stuff like:
— a plugin that gives you headline that gives you plugin suggestions
— a plugin that suggests ideas for you to blog about
— a plugin that provides a template for you to write out a blog and then formats it for you
And if that's not enough, it also provides you with places to go to in order to get ideas like:
And if all else fails … Google is your friend!
QUICK TIP: When you Google something, at the bottom of the page are related words other people are looking for that are similar to what you searched for. So while you may not find the results you're looking for, the other keywords listed just might provide you with a new list!
It's Good For Your Brain!
As I've said in a previous post, doing something different helps your brain! Doing something different does all kinds of good things for your brain and helps you out in other ways as well.
And if you've been blogging for a while, doing a challenge like this is still good for your brain! Why?
Because you begin to form a habit, for one. And for another – successful people always complete the challenges they take on. Successful people don't. So why not take on this easy challenge, right?
You also are putting your voice out there! When you blog about what you're passionate about, you not only provide valuable information people can search for, but you allow others to reach your corner of the internet. This in turn allows you the opportunity to provide value to people you haven't met yet.
Maybe it's a DIY on a neck wrap to help with neck pain … maybe it's information on how gaming is actually beneficial for you … Maybe it's simply information on how to earn money online … Whatever it is, blogging is an easy way to get your opinions out there in order to get your voice heard and potentially affect thousands of other people in a positive way!
You Can Make Money Blogging
Seriously! I just came back from an event for one of my businesses wherein I was FLOORED to find out how many of those there had made money by blogging … And how MUCH they made … Now, not all results are typical and individual results will vary (see average income earnings here) … But I met so many people who had replaced their incomes from blogging … And a ton of people who made some money within their first week! (I even met someone who made a few hundred in their first day!)
I even met several people who had made over $1,000,000 (that's 1 million dollars peeps) by following a simple system, learning how to utilize social media and online marketing, and helping others do the same.
And you can, too!
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