Do you think blogging is a good career option?
I quit my job over a year ago. It was a full-time job where I was offering my professional SEO services as an employer. Although it paid me well (several lakhs in Indian rupees a year) but I always wanted to be my own boss.
I blog at Bloggers Passion which mostly talk about how to drive traffic to a site and monetize blogs in general.
Even before I decided to quit my full-time job, my main blog was making me decent income (several thousands of dollars a month).
I’ve been blogging for more than a decade and once I fully realised the potential of blogging, I decided to quit job and jump fully into the world of blogging.
In the last year i.e my blog generated over $100k () and most of my income comes from selling affiliate products.
I also makes most out of(which comes only once a year) to generate more sales.
Here’s the chart form of the overall income when compared to the previous year (2018 vs 2017).
As you can see above, our blog’s income is growing consistently.
So yes, now I can say blogging is a great career option.
But HERE’s a caveat.
The barrier to entry is too low when it comes to blogging.
Just with an investment of $100 per year, you can start a blog (along with a professional domain and reliable hosting like Bluehost).
Side note: Make sure to grab hosting deals likeduring this week as you can grab huge discount.
But the most important thing here is competition.
Since blogging has low entry barrier, so many people jump into it.
So if you are seriously considering taking blogging as a career option, remember this: “think long term”.
You should treat your blog as a business, not a hobby or fun (if you’re really serious about making money in the long run).
Only when you consider your blog as a serious business, you’ll start investing your time and money into growing it.
Otherwise, you’ll give up when things are not working in your favour.
Make sure to start a blog. Give a try for a few months (at least 6 to 8 months). Analyse your competitors.
Then, decide for yourself if blogging is right for you or not.
Also try YouTube as there's a huge demand for videos right now and there are a ton of ways to monetize YouTube channel ranging from AdSense to collaborations to sponsorships and so on.
Have any questions? Let me know in the comments.
To your success,