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21 Reasons You Should be Blogging

21 Reasons to Blog

Why You Should Be Blogging rather that watching TV or otherwise burning up your spare time.

 

We all have freedom to choose what we do each day in our “spare” time. We can sit and watch TV all evening or drink a few beers with the buddies, or do some other form of wasting our days away. Don’t get me wrong, we all need down time and recreation time. We need to spend time with our families and friends. We need balance in life.

21 Reasons to Blog

 

 

But if you’re spending hours and hours watching TV or wasting your time away, why not be blogging? If you’re serious about building a home business for your future time freedom, you need to be using today in a productive manner.

 

 

 

 

21 reasons you should be blogging instead of wasting your hours away watching TV, etc.

 

1. You build your reputation as an industry leader and expert in your area. The more material you’ve written, the more your knowledge and expertise will become known.

2. You learn more on your areas of interest as you research material for writing about in your blog. The more you learn through research, the more of a leader you become.

3. You increase your web sites optimization for search engines (SEO). The more posts you have the more information which can potentially be found by search engines.

4. You grow your list of followers as you have more and more material for them to find and want to come back to. More people opt into your lists and link up with you in other social media.

5. You build relationships with your customers.

6. You grow your company brand.

7. You grow your on personal brand. Your blog and you personally become more known.

8. You grow a larger body of material which can be catalyst for other marketing techniques, such as videos, articles etc.

9. Builds your social network.

10. Fosters ideas for future posts and material.

11. Gives you a creative outlet.

12. Solidifies your thoughts and ideas into writing.

13. You help other people by providing needed information.

14. Helps you make a positive impact on the world with your writings and with your business.

15. You build a community and create sharing among others.

16. You grow your business and income.

17. You move closer to your goal of financial and time freedom.

18. You have Fun!

19. You compile material for your future book.

20. You gather feedback from your customers.

21. You give to the world!

So the next time when you’re tempted to just let the day drift away from you, remember that blog you’ve been planning to keep up on. Take time now to build your business so down the road you’ll have the time freedom you want as well as the financial freedom to enjoy it.

Here’s to your blogging success!

Jerry D Ross

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Are You Wasting Your Time?

Are you wasting your time away?

Internet Marketers can often face a serious problem, especially when using social media. It’s easy to get distracted and waste your time, rather than accomplish the steps that will get you where you want to be; Time Freedom, Financial Success, a Successful Home Business Owner.

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Your time is Precious! If you waste it away doing not productive time fillers, you will not make it to the success you are looking for. It’s too easy to spend time searching for new tools or constantly learning new marketing methods. Don’t get me wrong, you need to be searching for better ways to market online and you need to be educating yourself.

The key is to not make learning new things the only thing you do. If you are going to build a successful internet marketing business, you have to be doing the action steps that will grow your business online. There has to be a balance.

Here is a list of common time wasters that Internet Marketing Business owners can face and that you need to avoid.

1. Spending too much time socializing in trivial things.

Yes, Social Media can be a great tool in building relationships and you internet business. Relationships are a huge key in building a social networking business or MLM. But again there needs to be balance. Don’t JUST socialize on trivial things. Shooting the bull and talking about the puppies is fine in balance.

Decide what the main steps you need to be taking to accomplish your goals and spend most of your online time doing those tasks. Probably at least 80% of your “business” time should be working on those critical tasks.

2. Getting too involved in the techie stuff.

When you’re working with the technologies that internet marketers work with, it’s easy for some people to get bogged down in the technology, rather than accomplishing the step needed for success.

If you’re newer at working with computers, you may be spending a lot of time just learning how to use these technologies. You might consider outsourcing tasks that require a large learning curve for you. It might be more profitable in the long run to have web designer put up your blog (if that’s what you’ll be using) rather than take the time to learn how to do it yourself.

Or on the other extreme, if you’re like me and love techie stuff, its’ easy to spend time learning all the new techie tricks and techniques, rather than sitting down and actually writing the blog post you should be writing (Like right now when I’m writing this post, when I’d love to be tweaking my Linux operating system!)

You have to decide what is the important activities and not let other trivial interests distract you.

3. Watching Too Much TV!

Perhaps the biggest distraction and time waster for many people is the Television Set! Americans on average watch 25-50 hours of TV per week! And watching videos online becoming more the trend, those numbers go even higher. Even if we don’t spend 50 hours a week watching TV or videos, or playing games, etc.; Are we wasting too much precious time that would better be used building your business.

These are just some of the time wasters you might face as you work to grow your successful home business. What ever it is that easily distracts you from your tasks, work to reduce the distraction. Check out my post Getting Things Done! for other tips on Time Management.

The more profitable time you put into building your internet business now, the sooner you’ll have the freedom to spend your time doing what you want to be doing with whom you want to be spending it. The more you spend your time being profitable now, the sooner you’ll have the financial freedom you are wanting!

Here’s to your Success!

Jerry D Ross

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