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Blogging Review - 2010

End of another year again, the New Year just around the corner, time to reflect back, to look back on accomplishments, setting goals! This year, I would try to assess my blogging pursuit. I don’t really remember when blogging became part of my job (it started as a hobby and ‘me too’ thing). For me, fine art of blogging is addictive and blogging satisfaction makes a huge difference in my overall happiness. I may like it or not, but if things remain as they are, I will be spending a huge portion of the next year blogging.

Obviously, one of the biggest (tangible) values I received from blogging is blogging revenue. I have continued my making money experiments at different platforms and with variety of affiliate programs with sufficient degrees of success (here I am posting some of the images to get the idea). Before I discuss making money by blogging, let me hasten to add that money is not the only measurement of blogs’ worth.

During 2010, I mainly concentrated on two of my blogs - Light Within (Personal) and Doodh Patti (Travel and Food) - and started third by the name Logic is Variable (yes, I dated it back from 2009) where I achieve my articles that appear in print media. Others few where I write have been primarily supporting my main blogs.

This year, I experienced with blog flipping, a blog model that is yet new here in our local blogsphere. In that blog contents were pulled, composed and hopefully will come out in book form next year; 2011. I have seen the dummy of the coming book and it feels good to hold. I am celebrating the success to flip my blog by planning more of blog flipping and am already working on two; one in the field of Social Media and another about Collaborative Web Technologies next year.

As I mentioned in an earlier post, local market is now ready to work with bloggers and pay them for their work. During 2010, I persuaded three different organizations to start, run and maintain their blogs. Even individuals are showing interest to start personal branding and reputation management through blogs. I hope to go ahead with this segment where I will urge whosoever I can to start a personal blog.

Fact that SEO professional are approaching bloggers to get help in their SEO efforts might come as a surprise to some. I have been working with one of the reputed SEO companies supporting their projects with contents and links. It is win win situation for both bloggers as well as those working in the field of SEO. 

Last but the one I take most pride and pleasure is that I pushed some friends into blogging. They all started from question like what is a blog and are now in the middle of blogging fusion and as far as I can say are enjoying. Three of them are now substantial bloggers. Two of them have already monetized their blog efforts and already making money.

My blogging had a year of tremendous growth during 2010, in both revenue and networking. For this I extend my most gracious thanks to ever one who has ever been here; reading, lurking or commenting. The sheer amount of content I was able to develop this year is impressive, both in scope and depth.

My goal for the next year is to convert awareness into commitment. It is simply not enough to know. One needs commitment to convert awareness into reality by action to make a change.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to my friends and readers in the blogsphere

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 12:46 PM,

5 Comments:

At 9:04:00 PM, Blogger Asma said...

I hope i could learn from you to blog and in future to earn revenue too. Khair its wonderful blog.

 
At 12:24:00 AM, Blogger Karen Lange said...

The coming new year has me reflecting too. Want to take what I've learned and apply it in even more effective ways. Appreciate your thoughts. Thanks too, for stopping by my blog and commenting. Nice to meet you!
Have a wonderful weekend,
Karen

 
At 7:03:00 AM, Blogger jalalHB said...

It is good that you achieved what you wanted to. I wish you best of luck in your future pursuits.

 
At 7:11:00 AM, Blogger jalalHB said...

It is good that you achieved what you wanted to. I wish you best of luck in your future pursuits.

 
At 1:53:00 PM, Blogger Shiirazi said...

@JalalHB: Thanks.

@Asma: You already know how to blog. You only have to take a start and monetize. You must do that. Sooner the better.

 

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