Above all other attributes to have in order to be a successful blogger, first you must have a passion for what you do. Once you have mastered that, you will never have to sales pitch anything again…ever. Your passion will result in better engagement with your audience, but more importantly your content will be helpful and informative. Blogging must only be used to share and inspire, not so much the sales.
Every successful blogger is constantly reviewing and testing different methods and tactics, this is time consuming. They do this in order to establish what actually works, so they can share with their readers. Which is why you must have a passion for what you do, because them time is no longer a factor.
A serious blogger always have resourceful fresh ideas based on their own trial and error, because your blog must be captivating and resourceful. Strive for getting both regular and new visitors because this way you will increase your blog visitor/view ration. You want your views to be more than your visitors, because that means returning visitors. Your blog must be unique and appealing, only then will this ration increase.
Successful bloggers will always be testing and researching new traffic driving ideas, methods and tactics to get the best targeted exposure. Most serious bloggers make use of methods like writing articles, eBooks and publishing their own websites. Content will direct your visitor to your blog and even web form, then to your website and eventually ending up on your sales page. Successful bloggers will research the page rank of a particular site before commenting or posting any content, including online publishers.
A serious blogger refuses to give up and regardless the conversion they just keep going, researching and posting. A serious blogger, most of the time also have some great writing skill which they learned over a long period of time. A successful blogger actually doesn’t know how to give up, and neither does a successful affiliate marketer. They are also not in a hurry, and realise the importance of time sacrifice.
If you possess these qualities, then you may be ready to start your own blog and comfortably surprise your audience. Be moderate, be precise but above all you must be professional. Never turn your blog into a tsunami of sales frenzy posts, and refrain from sharing raw affiliate links. You must only share links to your own website and email list landing pages and web forms.
The most important keys to having a responsive blog audience is interesting useful content, moderation, timing, and relevant audience. Be precise, and be objective when you set realistic goals.