Presentation on theme: "PROF. JUAN SERRATOS GOMEZ. CONCEPTS, TIPS & DEFINITION WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH A BLOG ANYWAY? WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH A BLOG ANYWAY? WHY DO YOU NEED A BLOG?"— Presentation transcript:
CONCEPTS, TIPS & DEFINITION WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH A BLOG ANYWAY? WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH A BLOG ANYWAY? WHY DO YOU NEED A BLOG? WHY DO YOU NEED A BLOG? HOW CAN YOU LET PEOPLE KNOW? CAN YOU MAKE MONEY FROM A BLOG? CAN YOU MAKE MONEY FROM A BLOG? EXIT… FACEBOOK VS BLOG FACEBOOK VS BLOG
WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH A BLOG ANYWAY? KEYWORDS Web Log Personal website To post (add info) To blog (update a blog) Blogger (person who has one) Post or entry (item added) DEFINITION … Watch video & insert your definition here!
WHY DO YOU NEED A BLOG? BUSINESS First time online presence Hub for marketing & activites An education center To help customers Training Make money EDUCATION Improves writing skills Builds confidence as writers Take ownership of their writing Become better observers Encourage experimenting Encourage risk-taking Increase awareness of private & public writing 1/2
WHY DO YOU NEED A BLOG? PERSONAL To get a better job To start a new business To become a better writer To learn more about a group of people Gain influence Build a network Express yourself ( journal / diary ) Take control of your Online Identity Put simply, employers prefer to hire people with a positive online influence and blogging is the single best way to achieve that. Sometimes a blog starts out as a hobby only to become a full-time business. That’s what happened to Pat Flynn, who created a blog called Green Exam Academy simply to share his thoughts and insights on architecture. When Flynn was laid off from his job, he decided to take his blog a little bit more seriously and about one year later the blog had become a $100,000 per year business.Pat Flynn Green Exam Academy That type of growth isn’t typical. But Flynn’s story is a great example of how a simple blog can be the foundation for a thriving business if you’re willing to commit to it. EXAMPLE 2/2
It is possible There is no single way to monetize blogs There are no formulas Many niches monetize Most bloggers don’t make a full- time living from blogging It takes time to build It takes a lot of work Conclusions Yes, it is possible to make money blogging. There is an ever- increasing number of people making money from blogging at a part-time to full-time level — however they are still in the minority. Those who do make a living from blogging come from a wide range of niches, however one of the most common factors between them is that they’ve been at it for a long while.