10 Proven Reasons to Start Blogging Today

(And 3 lame excuses that just won’t fly)

OK, but why start blogging (instead of other content marketing efforts)?

A comprehensive content strategy will reach far beyond blogging into things like press releases, case studies, whitepapers, video, audio, infographics, email marketing, writing guest articles, interacting on social media, and oh so many more. But blogging is the quickest and easiest way to generate fresh new content.

  1. Sites that generate 15 blog posts per month average 1,200 new leads per month #blogging
  2. Websites with blogs have 434% more indexed pages #seo
  3. Sites with blogs have 97% more indexed links #seo #blogging
  4. Social media sites and blogs account for 23% of all time spent online #socmed #blogs
  5. Articles with images get 94% more views #blogging #images #seo
  6. B2B companies that blog generate 67% more leads every month compared to those that don’t #b2b…
  7. The average word count of top-ranking content (in Google) is between 1,140–1,285 words #google…
  8. Content creation is ranked as the single most effective SEO technique by 53% of businesses #content…
  9. 70% of consumers prefer to know a company through articles (blogs) rather than ads #trust
  10. 60% of B2B marketers report that their biggest challenge in 2016 will be producing engaging content…

Reasons you’re not blogging & excuses that just won’t fly

Starting to see a theme here?

No matter what your excuse is for not blogging, the answer is almost always “Start somewhere!” quit making excuses and dive in. You can make changes as you go and learn on the fly — it’s OK. Just stop waiting for that perfect moment, because I’m here to tell you — tomorrow never comes. There is no perfect time. Now is the only time. Everyone who ever made anything of themselves started somewhere at some point in time.

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Aimee Beck

Independent Content Marketing Manager | SEO Copywriter | Editor. Let me breathe new life into your web pages, blog posts and email campaigns. Email me today!