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Blogging is a freedom of expression, and anyone may blog about anything they like. In fact, it is now one of the best careers of today according to Yahoo Education. Unfortunately, scams and harassment are all over the blogosphere and still rising fast. These bad eggs must be stopped before we eat us alive. However, I still believe that it can be a decent career. I still see many of them who I can consider honorable, and here are some of the reasons why.
It is very difficult to earn trust when you are blogging because most of us here are totally strangers to each other and even oceans apart. It is easy to make a pirated post, but once you loose trust from your readers it will be the end of the world for your blog. Similarly, it is also hard to trust someone you do not know, so much so if you cannot meet him in person. Money is one of the major reasons why we blog but on-line business transactions are based only in trust and word of honor. Would you trust your hard-earn money to strangers?
Bloggers are one of the most patient workers in the world. A good blogger usually spends long hours before completing a post, not to mention the research he has made just to satisfy his readers. Reaching the targeted audience is much harder while maintenance is pure hard work. Blogging is not an easy task like some expects wannabe are telling us. Making good money consistently through easy blogging is a false tip. It is all about finding the right strategy and giving what the readers like to see. Are you patient enough?
There are millions and millions of blogs around the world but how many of them are original and how many of them are just practicing plagiarism? When we say originality in blogging, this includes the style and how it attracts the audience. For me, blogging is a science of sharing facts and all of us are making experiments out of what we read. It is the creativity that makes the difference among us. I believe all of us are born artists. Artists live forever and that is what makes them honorable.
Are you blogging with your heart, or are you just using your common sense? Although the latter can be effective, it is our passion that can make us honorable. A blog topic does not have to be serious, it can also be fun. But it will be different if sincerity is not applied. Readers are very sensitive, they like sincere bloggers. You may pass the criteria of the search engines, but it is hard to win the heart of the readers. Language is just a bridge, but the sense of every word is truly that counts. Use you mind, but follow your heart.
Anyone who knows how to use a PC can make a blog, and that’s the hurting truth. While there are formal rules to make a decent blog, they are not enough to control everybody. Any crazy blogger can easily make a disturbing post. It is sad that some of us tolerate them and even support them. Although they can be penalized or banned later on, we cannot erase the damage and the bad influence it brought to the reading public, especially to child bloggers. Blog like everyone is watching. After all this is what we want.
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Article Source: Humane Blogging Tips
Saturday, May 17, 2008 at 1:25 PM Posted by Angel
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