No Instant Success In Blogging And The Solutions

Many people created a blog or even blogs to get their success, especially on blog monetization. I’ve see lots of advertisement on the net that offered SUCCESS in a few weeks, even in a few days. I don’t believe any of them. As my background, I’m a former Teacher, so I always believe we need to spend some time to get our success in every part of our life including in blogging (of course).
Do you get your blogging success in one night? Do you make lots of money with your blog in one night? If you did, you are very lucky person. I believe we must provide good information about blogging, and I want to tell my beginner friends: there is no instant success in blogging.
This article base is only on my experiences, from my blogging journey.Β  If you have another or different experiences, you can share here at the comment section or if you disagree with this article we can talk about it together πŸ™‚

Why there is no instant success in blogging?

I have a few points that we must consider that confirm that there is no instant success in blogging.

1. Writing Content.

I’m sure even if you are born as a writer you can’t create 100 pieces of content in few days.

2. Get Index By Search Engines

Your blog sometimes needs to get indexed by search engines, especially if your blog is brand new. You need to be patient to get indexed by search engines.

3. Promotion

You can not promote your blog once, blog promotion is like writing content. You need to promote your blog everyday to get more attention among other blogs.

4. Traffic

Traffic is very important for our blog, traffic is like the feed of our blog. If there is no traffic or visitors our blog will be like a zombie. To get tons of traffic or visitors you need to manage your blog promotion well.

5. Page Rank

Even the importance of Page Rank is debatable, but advertisers still use your Page Rank and you should give importance to it if you want to join ad networks. To get your first page rank you need to wait about 3 months because Google update Page Rank about every 3 months. Lucky me, Google decided Page Rank 3 for my three months blog πŸ™‚

6. Monetizing.

This is every blogger’s dream, making money from their blogs. Even in AdSense, you can’t make money in one or two days and then receive your first $100 from it. It’ll take months or even an year to get success with AdSense. I can never believe a blogger(if there is one) who can get his/her instant success in AdSense. This is because if your account is brand new, your chance to get banned by Google is bigger and if your AdSense revenue increases everyday after you created your AdSense account. There is a myth associated with Google AdSense : Try to play safe until you get your third payment from AdSense. Third payment indicates that you are a trusted AdSense Publisher. So with any other making money program you need to spend more time to get your success.

7. Link Building

Building your links will need some time. Whatever your strategy on link building, you need to perform step by step actions. Google will mark your blog if suddenly your blog receives a lot of links in a few weeks. You need to manage your link building campaign well to avoid Google penalty.

I’m sure, all of us want to be successful bloggers, success with our blogging activities whatever our goal is. Creating a master plan and sticking with it is the key to success in blogging. Blogging is a long time commitment, it needs a lot of energy and time. Stay with your plans and get your self motivation. Key to blogging is traffic and traffic related to our promotion.

So besides being a great writer you need to create a promotion program or schedule to promote your blog. Creating good and useful content is a must but you still have to stick with your promotion plan to get more visibility and exposure on the blogoshpere. Even if you are a marketing genius, you need to spend some time and wait for a few weeks so your blog can get more visitors. Creating content is important but try to spend your time to promote your articles around the blogoshpere and wait for the result.

OK, guys you can share your opinion and start a discussion on this comment section and hope we can share useful tips to get our success in our blogging journey.

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  • Great post… Blogging Success comes from hard work everyday.

    If you do that in time you will see some success.

    Patients and hard work.
    .-= John Paul Aguiar´s last blog ..Google Says – A Strong Twitter Community Will Get Your Tweets Ranked On First Page =-.

  • Another reason that instant blogging is a hoax is that it takes quite a while to earn money from a brand new blog. You can’t get paid for ads because the traffic will be quite low and you can’t affiliate products because the trust between you and your readers isn’t there yet.
    .-= Jasmine Henry from System Fail News´s last blog ..Have You Voted? =-.

    • Its happened when I started my blogging journey, I found so many advertisement that said we can get success with our blog instantly, from AdSense, affiliate, etc and when I followed the links suddenly I’m in a sales page lol!
      Thanks for being my first commentator Jasmine.
      .-= Latief@AnotherBlogger´s last blog ..Free WordPress Themes From WPREX =-.

  • Good article.

    It takes a long time to build up. 95% of the blogs indexed by Technorati have been abandoned (after the initial excitement, no new content for months).

    People need to have realistic goals and a plan for achieving them prior to starting with a blog.
    .-= Jacob Maslow´s last blog ..psoriasis cure =-.

  • Great point’s bro!

    Blogging is a long term and strategic venture.

    And like every serious venture it should be done with patience.

    There is no over night success!

    Nobody who starts a blog must begin with daily entries.

    For the beginning up to three posts per week can be an achievable goal.

    Blogging is a great way to establish you’re self as a trusted source and expert in your niche.
    To gain trust and credibility takes time and persistence.

    • Yes, we need to use all the resources to success with our blog and keep doing all our plan one at a time until we meet our goal.
      Thanks for sharing your opinion here Dragan.

  • Even affiliate marketing which is the easiest way to make money onlin also take time to achieve it. So do blogging. People always think blogging can make they rich in one night by just writing blog posts. But they don’t know behind the scene of blogging.
    .-= Fazreen´s last blog ..How To Upgrade From Thesis 1.6 To Thesis 1.7 =-.

    • Agree with you Fazreen. Especially when we want to make money from our blog. Creating contents, promoting, get socialize, etc. All of them need some times and effort.
      Thanks
      .-= Latief@AnotherBlogger´s last blog ..Free WordPress Themes From WPREX =-.

  • It’s funny Latief I was just at John Paul Aguiar blog reading a similar article demonstrating how hard it is to create a successful blog. It’s takes much time, dedicated and work to become a very popular and successful blogger.

    Everything you mention in this article requires dedication and commitment to your blog. We have to keep working hard and promoting. If we do that along with backlinks and good content we will do good over time.

    Personally I think blog commenting is the best free way to get successful when it comes to blogging.
    .-= bbrian017´s last blog ..What makes us the best blogging community on the web =-.

    • May be John and I are twins bro, lol! But we have different style and he is an expert πŸ˜€
      Yes, I prefer a blogging journey is a long term commitment, dedication, etc that will bring us to our success in the future whatever our blogging goal.
      Leave Comments? Yes its my powerful weapon to get my blog get Page Rank 3 at the first 3 month of it age plus created content and link building.
      Thanks for the nice comment Brian.
      .-= Latief@AnotherBlogger´s last blog ..Free WordPress Themes From WPREX =-.

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  • Hanif

    great read..very helpful tips for beginners..thanks for sharing

  • Yup, I never seen an instant success in blogging this far. All the success blogger that I know do their part in hard work before gain it.
    .-= Dana @ Blogging Tips Blog´s last blog ..Add Google AdSense Code Manually in Atahualpa 3.4.5 WordPress Theme =-.

  • Agree with you Dana but there’s so many advertisement telling newbie about instant blogging success πŸ™‚
    .-= Latief@AnotherBlogger´s last blog ..Why We Need A Blogging Plan? =-.

  • Talking about writing, blogging and success… I can say.. to be able to success at anything in this life, you should reach your goals, I can imagine a writer who write for his self and no body read for him, how he will succeed?!

    Blogging is kind of the same, so I don’t agree or follow people who blog for themselves! I mean how come?! what for?! there must be a better reason for blogging!

    So basically, any blogger need a plan, a gaol and as Dragan and John said in their comments…. Hard work and patience!
    .-= Hesham @ FamousBloggers´s last blog ..How Old School Bloggers Can Incorporate That New School Blogging Mentality =-.

    • Yes, no success come easily and all of them need plans, hard work and patience. Great combination with every thing in this life πŸ™‚

  • Latief, you are certainly headed in the right direction. Guest posting is a great way to build links too. Nice job!
    @Ileane
    .-= ileane´s last blog ..Take Control of Your YouTube Activity Settings =-.

  • Hi latief nice to see you here, you crafted the idea very well bro..
    .-= ysfirdaus´s last blog ..How Does This Blog’s PR Jump from 1 to 3 Without Regular Posts? =-.

  • Good post, Latief, it’s not going to come overnight. But if you keep plugging away with good content, success will come your way.
    .-= Rob Cubbon´s last blog ..Creating an interactive PDF eBook in InDesign =-.

  • There is no instant success to blogging. I tell people all the time that it’s not a field of dreams and just because you build it, they will not come. There is much that goes into a good blogging site and people don’t realize that it’s not magic that just happens, it takes actual work. The best thing that I can tell people about blogging for success is to blog about a niche that they are passionate about, and be consistent not only with the content, but the time frame that the posts occur in. Regular readers want to be have updates in a timely manner and if they are confused as to when and how often a post will happen, they will eventually tune out.
    .-= Sal Surra´s last blog ..Practical Social Marketing Management Tips =-.

    • Blogging is a long term commitment and create a niche that we really love and passion about is a great start Sal.
      Love your blog and having fun with it is will give us the power to always blogging and success will come to us if we created a good plan.
      Thank sharing your opinion bro.
      .-= Latief@AnotherBlogger´s last blog ..5 Tips For Writing Article For SEO =-.

  • This is so true that success doesn’t happen over night, and you constantly need to promote and build links. I think that anyone who claims that they made money within a few days that they are lying. The bloggers that I know personally who make a very comfortable full time living online had slow but steady growth.
    .-= Tina T´s last blog ..Friends with Benefits Video =-.

    • Yes Tina, promotion and build link and build personal interaction with other blogger through blogger community or Facebook I think is a great idea.
      Thanks for your comment, you give me a new idea πŸ˜‰
      .-= Latief@AnotherBlogger´s last blog ..5 Tips For Writing Article For SEO =-.

  • Great post! So very true! Patience is definitely the key to blogging (and all the other things you mentioned:)
    .-= Kevin M.´s last blog ..8 things we need to quit =-.

  • I’m still confuse with google page rank, what does affect it?
    .-= adhinatalia´s last blog ..Dapet Google AdWords Gratis senilai Rp.400.000,- πŸ˜€ =-.

  • ZiE

    I agree with you, its a law of nature that you need to work hard for your success, no instant success your us, on line or off line activities
    .-= ZiE´s last blog ..Mengkompress file pada directori Linux menggunakan Command Shell =-.

  • Success in blogging never comes overnight ……..you need a lot of hard work and patience . A very good post indeed Latief for newbies.

    Keep up the good work πŸ™‚ .
    .-= Shabnam Sultan´s last blog ..Verizon LG Ally Android phone to be launched on May 20 =-.

  • It will take time to get success in blogging. I think patience is the main think to get success in blogging

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  • I think link building is the most interesting part in blogging. I love to see the increase number of links to my blog everyday. Usually, i will leave comment in dofollow blog to get the backlink. I totally agree with you that there is no instant success in blogging. We need to put effort on it. Thanks for your sharing! πŸ™‚

  • In the short time I have been blogging I can already see my personal growth. That said, I’m an impatient person and can’t wait for the day my blog and my business aren’t that “new”.

    Thanks for the reminder that good things come to those who wait!

    • Patient is one of the key factor for a success in life Christine, so with our blog. Patient and work hard is a good couple πŸ˜‰ for success.