Factors that determine your Blogging Success

This might sound like grandma topic because you have heard it time and again from various sources. However, I am going compile the ingredients to your blogging success once more here – this time as a bullet list because that’s what I do whenever successful bloggingI am ill (been on leave for the whole week and hence not much online activities)

I am grouping the key success factors under four categories – viz blogger, blog and reader related parameters plus external entities. I request you to add other factors as one or two word comments (for a change) here:

Blogger related

#1 Passion

#2 Creativity

#3 Time availability

#4 Commitment

#5 Writing skills

#6 (Social) Networking skills

#7 Style and tone

#8 Technical Abilities

#9 …

Blog Related

#1 Niche

#2 Blog Design

#3 Engagement model

#4 Search Engine Optimization

#5 Frequency of updating

#6 Quality of content

#7 Uniqueness

#8 Content formulation (pillar posts v/s tips v/s news updates)

#9 …

Reader related

#1 What is in it for me?

#2 Age group

#3 Geo group

#4 Visitor proportion (search v/s regulars v/s social media)

#5 Browsing medium (mobile etc)

#6 Reader’s understanding of blog platform / structure

#7 Purpose of visit

#8 …

External Parameters

#1 Google

#2 Social Media

#3 Monetization instruments

#4 Blogging platform and technologies

#5 Technical forums, support

#6 Latest social networking tools

#7 Design trends

#8 Blogging trends (microblogging, vlogging…)

#9 …

Feel free to add more in any of the above categories as comments…

Happy Blogging!

Comments

  1. Nice post Ajith! I think everything starts with passions and the rest follows!

    Cheers
    Sandeep

  2. Rahul :

    Yes, this points are essential for blogging success.

  3. Short and Sweet! Awesome!

  4. Appreciate your comments guys :)

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