This is a guest post by George Meszaros who is a serial entrepreneur and the co-founder of Success Harbor. Please feel free to connect with George on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
Some of the most successful bloggers started blogging as a hobby. Some of them wanted to document an important phase of their lives. Others wanted to share adventures from travel to business to major life events.
Success demands you have your own products as a blogger
Many started simply to teach others. The point is that most successful bloggers didn’t get into blogging for money. It’s hard to believe that some multi-million dollar revenue blogs started out as small side projects.

It doesn’t happen overnight. I have interviewed many very successful bloggers and several of them shared that the first couple of years were a lot of work with little reward. Their sites have received few visitors if any during the first few months, but they kept writing and churning out content.

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Did you know that blogging is the best way to build your brand identity? It helps you, not just in reaching out to a maximum number of people, but it is also the most effective way to get your message out to the world.
Essential steps to find time for blogging especially for busy people
Everybody I talk to understands the value of blogging. But, the biggest challenge people have is finding time to actually do it.

Starting a blog is one thing; staying consistent, and continuing to blog regularly, is another. That is where most people give up. In fact, I have seen blogs with good community fade away because the blogger couldn’t keep up.

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Matt Cutts, who runs Webspam at Google rocked the SEO world with his latest post titled “The decay and fall of guest blogging for SEO”. I have received countless blog posts, newsletters and questions from people all over since then.

Guest Blogging Is Not Dead - Quality Guest Posts Are Still Valuable For Branding Traffic And SEO

And therefore, I decided to consolidate my findings in this post and provide my perspective of what is happening and what really is going to happen with regard to guest blogging in the short term and in the long term.

The Cause Of Panic In The SEO World

This is what Matt Cutts said and it has a lot of SEO experts worried (especially those who have been using guest blogging as their main SEO strategy):

Okay, I’m calling it: if you’re using guest blogging as a way to gain links in 2014, you should probably stop. Why? Because over time it’s become a more and more spammy practice, and if you’re doing a lot of guest blogging then you’re hanging out with really bad company.

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This is a guest post by Anna Fox. She is the writer addicted to self-improvement. She is devoted to her searching for new ways to increase productivity. You can follow her on Twitter or Google+

When it comes to blogging, time is always a factor. Whether you write on the web casually or for business purposes, time saving is a critical component.

Blogger with his laptop looking for time saving tips forbusy bloggers

That makes anything that can save you time a valuable addition to your toolkit, whether it's making the writing process itself easier, or helping you to shave time when you're attending to the technical needs of your website. Freeing up more of your time means being better able to choose how you want to spend each valuable hour that you dedicate to blogging.

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When I started blogging, I decided to follow the top blogs in every area of my interest, started to study what they write about, how they write and what they recommend.  Soon it built my confidence and inspired me to start writing and I started to improve myself in many ways.

Top 5 Blogs Every Blogger And Entrepreneur Should Follow - Kumar Gauraw

 

You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read. ― Charlie “Tremendous” Jones [tweet this]

I’ve numerous friends who are attempting to get serious about their personal branding, their businesses and get a little more serious about their blogging this coming year.

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