A few years back, no one would have imagined that blogging will become a major way for anyone to make money. In the last 2 years, we have witnessed an incredible increase in the number of bloggers. Especially school and college students are the majority of adopters.
There are many college students (most of them from engineering college) who spend day and night to fulfill their blogging dreams. Unfortunately, most students are missing their classes, and spending their precious time in researching and writing articles. This habit ultimately affects their overall academic performance. Here are a few tips for them to maintain a balance between College and blogging:
Blogging for College students:
If there is one thing which I regret about my blogging career, that would be: I didn’t start blogging in college time. College time is the best time to start a blog of your own, as in this period you will be getting maximum leisure time, and instead of spending time on Facebook, or playing counter-strike, you can work on your blog.
Additionally, it will help you to enhance your personality, and by the time you are out of college, your blog will be making handsome income. Imagine how good that would be if your blog income will help you to pay most of your bills. If you are one of those students, who are in school or college, and have a blog, here are few more tips to help you make most out of your blogging:
1. Attend Your Classes
Blogging indeed gives lots of fame and money, but you should accept the fact that degree is the most precious thing for any student. Companies judge you by your academic performance, not from your blogging experience. So never ignore your studies. Attend all the classes and maintain a good percentage.
2. Make A Proper Schedule
Make a time table and decide the time which suits you for blogging. Don’t be a night owl by doing research and blogging. It will affect your schedule. Try to complete your work and go to bed before midnight. Take at least 6-7 hours of sleep.
3. How much time you should devote
It depends on your college timing. If your college ends up at 5:00 p.m then you have 7 hours for blogging and studies. Try to create a balance between these two work. Both are necessary. Stick with your schedule.
4. Tell everyone about your blog
Try to tell everyone about your work. Don’t become a suspicious guy among your friends. Give your blog address to your friends and ask them to read your blog and leave comments.
In college, many students join call centers and various other part-time job. But blogging is a personal part-time work, and it pays you more than any other part-time job. Try to catch some web publisher and show your writing skills to them. You can quickly get work if you are an efficient writer.
6. Attend Meetings in Your City
Try to catch some famous people from your field. Attend blog camps, and blogger’s meet, and Tweetup organized by various bloggers in your city. Register for these events and catch big fishes of your field and discuss them about blogging. You can also ask for help regarding any subject.
7. Organize Blog classes in your college
If you are an established blogger, then you can organize blog camps for other students of your college. You can take permission for the classes from your head of the department of director of your college. You can educate your fellow students about blogging business, and how they can earn from a blog.
8. Impress your friends
Blogging is an immediate source of fame for any student. You can become famous among your friends by showing your blogging skill. Try to research different articles on your niche and write about them on your blog. Try to solve various technical problems of your friends through your blog.
9. Read blogs related to your branch
If you are a student of Computer science, then you can read blogs related to your study. Lifehacker and Howtogeek are a very well-known blog for computer users. Similarly, you can read Howstuffworks, Techcrunch, and Mashable for knowledge of various startup companies and Social Media.
These are essential Blogging tips for college students. Are you a college student who loves blogging. Do you follow any one of the tips mentioned above? Kindly leave a comment.
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