Writers begin blogs for a number of different reasons.
Some do it to promote their work or latest novel. Others dream of running a successful blogging business, while a few just do it for the love of writing.
I began my blog for the first reason; as a way of getting potential employers to see my portfolio website and take a look at my work. The main subject I selected for my blog was “tips & trends” for newbie writers and figured that giving advice to those in my own profession would be a nice little bonus. My logic was, if I had good traffic, decent ranking and a number of interesting posts, new clients would not only see me as someone worth hiring but also as something of an expert amongst my peers. Read more →